Don't-Miss Photography Stories

Online backup options for photographers

While the advent of digital media has made it easier for photographers to protect and back up their images, it's still important to know your options and craft a plan. Macworld senior contributor Glenn Fleishman has put together a list of backup services you can enlist to help safeguard your precious images.

Apple updates Digital Camera RAW to support 6 new cameras

Apple has released an update to Digital Camera RAW that adds support for six new cameras. This compatibility update, version 3.6, will affect iPhoto and Aperture users.

PhotoCopier for iPhone and iPad

The variety of filter choices available in this universal image-editing app -- and the results they produce -- will impress you, even if the sheer volume of choices can be a little overwhelming.

The latest and greatest camera announcements of 2011

Options abound if you’re looking for a new camera in 2011. Here are the newest announcements we’re excited about, including ultra-compact cameras, premium point-and-shoots, pocket megazooms, rugged cameras, DSLRs, and everything in between.

IRISPhoto 4 scanner

The IRISPhoto 4 Scanner is a fine choice for folks looking to digitize large stacks of 4-by-6 photos, and who favor speed and convenience over superior scan quality. However, if you’re hoping to digitally preserve the beauty of high quality photos, the IRISPhoto 4’s washed out and noisy scans isn’t the device for you.

Sony previews new translucent mirror DSLR camera

At the CP+ imaging trade show in Yokohama Japan, Sony unveiled a prototype of the next Sony SLT (single-lens translucent) camera, the A77. The upper mid-range camera will replace the three-year-old A700 in Sony's line-up.

Canon Selphy CP800

The nice photos that the CP800 produces are overshadowed by the pricey, wasteful consumables it uses to create them.

Samsung releases two new sub-$200 point-and-shoots

Samsung adds two new sub-$200 budget point-and-shoot cameras, the PL20 and the ES80, to its digital camera line-up.

Pentax unveils new rugged cameras and special edition K-5

Pentax releases two new rugged Optio compact cameras, a silver limited edition version of its popular K-5 DSLR, and a 25mm lens for it's 645D medium format camera.

Canon adds two new Rebel DSLRs to line-up

Canon announced two additions to its entry-level DSLR camera line on Monday, the EOS Rebel T3i and EOS Rebel T3.

Flickpad Pro for iPad

This iPad app provides a terrific way to explore photos on Flickr and -- after a recent update -- Facebook.

Canon PowerShot G12

The G12 delivers excellent image and video quality; and it backs up its manual controls with fun scene modes, an optical viewfinder, and a tilt-and-swivel LCD screen.

Review: Nikon D3100 DSLR camera

Falling into line just above Nikon’s entry-level D3000 DSLR, the new D3100 has some fresh features that make it an attractive DLSR option for photographers who are just starting out.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

The Lumix LX5 isn't the most novice-friendly camera, but it offers an insane amount of power for a fixed-lens camera when you dig into its manual controls.

JVC intros GY-HM750U ProHD camcorder

JVC Professional on Monday introduced the GY-HM750U ProHD compact shoulder-mount camcorder.