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Podcast: Holiday camera spectacular with Ben Long

Ben Long joins Chris Breen to talk about the state of the art in digital photography and recommend gifts for the camera lover in your life.

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8 ways to take better photos with any camera

The best way to get better is to take lots of pictures -- while following Lesa Snider's expert advice.

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HomeMonitor, Simplicam, and Netcam HD: Can any of them beat Dropcam?

Wi-Fi network cams aren't all created equal. We pit three newcomers against the crowd favorite, Dropcam.

Wi-Fi security cam Simplicam can detect faces, cutting down on false alarms

You probably don't want a notification every time a bug flies by your security camera. Check out Simplicam.

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Hands-on with Homeboy: This could be the best home-security camera yet

This tiny device has the potential to shake up the home-security market.

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Pentax K-50 review: A decent entry-level DSLR that braves the elements

The K-50 is chock full of interesting features (such as weather sealing), but its image quality isn't the best.

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Canon EOS T5i review: This entry-level DSLR is particularly great for video

With its ease of use and powerful features, the T5i is a great step from a point-and-shoot or smartphone.

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Review: 5 entry-level DSLRs under $900

The phone in your pocket is OK for quick snapshots. But for challenging subjects or lighting, you need an actual camera. These five entry-level DSLRs make the upgrade easy.

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Sony Alpha a58 review: A feature-packed entry-level DSLR great for beginners

If you aren't wedded to Canon or Nikon, the budget-priced Sony Alpha a58 offers a ton of features and good image quality.

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Canon EOS T5 review: Entry-level DSLR offers basics and value, but not much more

The Canon EOS T5 is relatively inexpensive and takes care of the basics, but it doesn't offer all the bells and whistles you might want.

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Nikon D3300 review: Solid compact DSLR for beginner and pro alike

The D3300 is the rare DSLR that will please both beginner digital shutterbugs as well as those with more experience.