How to set up your nice camera as a high-quality webcam in 5 minutes

Everyone needs a webcam these days, whether for business meetings or the distant socializing accomplished via video calling — but if you’re like most, you’re using the built-in camera on

Canon To Bring Smooth Aperture Adjustment Rings To DSLRs?

If you've been in <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/photography/">photography </a>for more than ten years, you probably remember the way things used to be on old film cameras. There was no electroni

Sony Updates Alpha And NEX Line With NEX-5N, NEX-7, A65, A77

It's been difficult to avoid news about Sony's new line of digital cameras these past few months. Leak after leak has exposed body designs, lenses, sensor sizes, and other specs. They're all official

Canon's T3 Gets A Tiny Bit More Colorful With Red, Brown, Grey Options

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/canons.jpg" />In order to extend the news cycle a bit, companies tend to release variants of their gadgets on an extended schedule. Case

Sigma SD1 DSLR Gets Priced At Nearly Ten Grand

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/sigma_sd1.jpg" /><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/09/21/sigmas-sd1-dslr-has-46-megapixels-kind-of/">We heard about the SD1 back in

Nikon Announces ME-1 DSLR-Style Mic For Your New D5100

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/ME-1+D5100-620x373.jpg" />So Nikon just put out its new D5100, a consumer-oriented movie and photo machine that competes with Canon's <a

Nikon's D5100 DSLR: Swivel-LCD, In-Camera HD Movie Filters, $800

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/D5100_1-620x317.jpg" />The DSLR wars continue, and Nikon may have taken the lead against <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/Canon/">C

Sony Going All In With Translucent Camera Mirrors

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/translucent.jpg" />Sony made a surprising announcement today in Spain, saying that all future models of its Alpha line of <a href="http:/

Pentax Releases Silver K-5 And Limited Edition Lenses

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/k5_silv.jpg" />Despite having only ever used one for a few minutes, I'm a fan of the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/09/10/pentax

Canon Increments DSLR Line With New T3i And T3

Compact DSLR video has been made slightly more crowd-friendly with Canon’s latest cameras, the T3i and T3. The former is clearly a direct successor to the T2i, which we reviewed here, and the T3

Olympus Releases Weather-Proof E-5 DSLR

Olympus has updated its DSLR line with a successor to the E-3. It’s got a micro four-thirds sensor but it’s still an SLR, so M4/3 fans had better look elsewhere. This is a full-size camera

Pentax K-5 DSLR Pictures And Specs Leak

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/pentax-k-5.jpg" />Hot on the heels of the consumer-level K-r released yesterday, Pentax's K-5 is making an appearance, though not quite a

Pentax Announces K-r DSLR For $800

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/pentax-k-r-black-white.jpg" />Pentax has updated its DSLR line with the new K-r, successor to the K-x. The improvements are modest: you'v

Nikon Makes The D3100 DSLR Official: $700, 14 Megapixels, Improved Video

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/D3100_18_55_front34l_rgb-620x471.jpg" />If you've been following the rumors about the Nikon D3100, you pretty much know all there is to k

Sony's Swivel-Screen α33 And α55 DSLRs Get Pictured

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/sony-a33-a55-3-525x590-620x333.jpg" />Being a Canon man, I've had little occasion to check out the Sony Alpha series of DSLRs, but honest

Is This The Canon 60D?

These spy shots appear to show the swivel-screen DSLR that’s been rumored for the past few months. We also hear that there’s a Canon event being scheduled internationally for August 26th,

A Few Likely Canon 60D Specs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/60d.jpg" />Our usual source for unreleased (and possibly false) Canon info, Canon Rumors, has posted a few specs for the 60D that actuall

Canon 60D to be revealed in August?

There were some rumors swirling that the mythical 60D, supposedly a prosumer DSLR situated between the T2i and 7D, would be announced tomorrow. That doesn’t seem to be the case after all, but wi

Watch House? Like gadgets? Tonight's episode was the one shot on a 5D mk II

I heard about this a little while back when they had just wrapped. The director was excited to have shot an episode (the season finale) on the 5D mk II and was answering questions about it, a bit inex

Rumor: new Nikon DSLRs incoming?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/front.jpg" />New Nikon DSLRs... that wouldn't be much of a rumor — of <em>course</em> they're coming. But this rumor has specs! Thi
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