Snapseed by Nik Software

Among the enormous range of image editing apps for tablets and smartphones, TIPA members agreed that Snapseed offers an original and comprehensive set of tools. Nik Software’s Snapseed stands out with a rich package of every day functionality and creative effects, plus a unique interface allowing the most intuitive handling of photos with touch screen … Read more

Adobe Photoshop Elements 10

Adobe shows that a very powerful photo software package doesn’t have to be very difficult to use. Photoshop Elements 10 offers three levels of user interface, from a super simple Quick Edit for novice users, via the Guided Edit for users who want to learn more, to a Full Edit for advanced users who want … Read more

Nikon D800

Dubbed a “multimedia” camera, the D800 offers an amazing 24x36mm (full frame) 36 MP sensor that allows photographers to capture images of impressive quality. The image file size begins to rival medium format digital camera back output and allows photographers to print their images using large format sizes. Its Full HD video mode will also … Read more

Sony Alpha NEX-7

The Sony NEX-7 is a compact interchangeable lens camera that aims to provide the same quality as an expert reflex camera. It has the same 24 MP sensor as the Sony Alpha SLT-A77 expert reflex while retaining compact size and offering a convenient, OLED-type EVF and articulating monitor. Its elegant design, complemented by metal construction, … Read more

Canon EF 8?15mm f/4L USM fisheye lens

Fisheye lenses allow photographers to shoot spectacular pictures with extreme viewing angles. In combination with a 24x36mm full frame sensor DSLR camera, the Canon EF 8-15mm allows for either full frame or circular fisheye images; with smaller sensors it covers the full frame. Its 180-degree field of view offers exceptional creative capture capabilities. This Canon … Read more

Nikon SB-910

Built on Nikon’s Creative Lighting System (CLS), the new SB-910 flash unit incorporates an enhanced intuitive operating system and graphic user interface (GUI). The SB-910 speedlight covers the most popular focal lengths, and has a built-in FX/DX-format identification that optimizes zoom settings based on the camera body. This new speedlight also provides more efficient battery … Read more

Sony Alpha SLT-A65

Combining innovation with a class-high 24.3 MP sensor, the Sony Alpha SLT-A65?s Translucent Mirror Technology enables 10 frames-per-second shooting at full resolution and Live View with phase detection focusing capability, available in all modes including HD Movie. TIPA members were especially impressed with the camera?s OLED (and world?s first) electronic viewfinder quality with “real time” … Read more

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II changed the landscape of digital photography. No longer are digital still and video two separate worlds, shot with two distinctly different systems. Now users can decide whether to shoot stills or video (or both) on the spot, carrying just one camera system. The EOS 5D Mark III further improves … Read more

Nokia PureView technology

Camera phones have often been criticized for inferior photo quality. But those days are over now that Nokia PureView technology has arrived. As implemented in the pioneering Nokia 808 PureView, a comparatively huge sensor – both in terms of physical size (1/1.2 inch) and resolution (41 MP) – serves as the key to real world … Read more

Sony XQD Memory Cards

Currently available in 16 and 32 GB capacities, Sony’s XQD Memory Cards are made for the demanding needs of today’s pro still and DSLR videographers. Offering read/write speeds of up to 125 MB per second (currently, when used with the Nikon D4s), the card can record approximately 100 RAW images in continuous shooting mode. TIPA … Read more