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When iPhoto isn't enough: Four reasons to upgrade your software

iPhoto is an excellent tool for basic photo management and editing, but if your library's growing too big to handle or you need advanced editing options, it might be time to look into alternatives.

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How to create beautiful B&W images with Adobe Photoshop Elements 12

Convert your so-so color images into stunning black and white photos with this tutorial from Macworld contributor Theano Nikitas.

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How to process raw images in Photoshop Elements

How to make editing raw images part of your natural workflow with Photoshop Elements.

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How to create a photo book with Lightroom 5

Tips and tricks for using the Blurb plug-in for a professional looking photo book.

Review: Nikon Coolpix P7700 features improved performance and excellent image quality

Advanced point-and-shoot with many professional features is small but easy to work with.


Review: Samsung EX2F point-and-shoot touts performance and Wi-Fi edge

The Samsung EX2F offers an appealing feature set for those who want to grow their skills, as well as for photographers who want to use a compact camera without giving up manual controls.


Review: Samsung NX1000 DSLR offers a range of features for budget conscious shooters

Samsung’s entry-level NX1000 offers a versatile feature set, including WiFi, that will please budget-conscious enthusiasts and consumers who want a compact, interchangeable lens camera with good image quality at a relatively affordable price.


Review: Samsung NX20's well-rounded features appeal to both enthusiasts and snapshooters

The Samsung NX20 holds its own against the competition and even exceeds other mirrorless interchangeable-lens models thanks to its well-implemented Wi-Fi.


Sony Alpha NEX-C3 camera offers sweeping options, low price tag

The Sony NEX-C3 is a solid option for photographers who want a compact interchangeable lens camera with a good feature set and above-average image quality.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 advanced camera sports updated and streamlined features

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 maintains its place as a player in the mirrorless interchangeable lens category.

Tiny but mighty, the Nikon 1 J1 holds its own against larger competitors

Given the strong competition in the compact interchangeable lens category and its smaller sensor size, Nikon's 1 J1 may not hit a home run. But it’s a fun camera to shoot with and, in many ways, the little J1 can hold its own, particularly in terms of performance.

Olympus Pen E-P3 camera gets a performance boost

Improved performance alone may provide enough motivation for Pen users to upgrade and certainly gives the E-P3 an edge over the competition, particularly in combination with its well thought out feature set.

Olympus E-PM1 DSLR emphasizes value and performance

Olympus E-PM1 offers good performance and above-average image quality. However, the lack of external controls and confusing user interface may be an issue.

Sony Alpha SLT-a35 DSLR offers solid assortment of options

The Sony Alpha SLT-a35 is a good option for entry level DSLR users who want a highly functional, lightweight camera that offers some of the benefits of a megazoom.

Canon EOS Rebel T3 offers superior image quality

The Canon EOS Rebel T3 is a solid albeit unexciting, entry-level DSLR that is—for the most part—easy to use. Beginner photographers or those who want a little help along the way will appreciate the camera’s on-board Feature Guide.