Getting Acquainted: Tools for Tricky Light

The word photography literately means “writing with light.” But working with unusual or tricky lighting is one of the most challenging aspects to master with the camera. Backlit subjects, reflective surfaces and low light settings are just a few t...

Shot In The Dark: What Makes A Digital Camera Good At Low-Light Photography?

The number one question we read in our comments section is “How well does this camera perform in low light?” Unless it’s about a dSLR or mirrorless model, the answer is usually “not well.” Concerts, bars, dancehalls, foggy nights, or any dim sett...

Getting Acquainted: Using In Camera Flash

At first, using a camera flash seems pretty simple, just turn the flash on if it's dark, leave it off if it's bright or just use the auto. But treating flash simply will result in simple (and sometimes even awful) photos. Even basic point and shoo...

Getting Acquainted: Burst Shooting and Timer

People are often surprised when they use my camera for a quick shot and find they've taken not one, but several photos. My camera pretty much lives in burst mode, a setting that continues to take quick shots when the shutter button is pressed. But...

2013 Digital Camera Trends

Whether or not you've got a jump start on your new resolutions, the digital camera world is already slimming down and speeding up in 2013. January's new releases, as well as models expected to be out in the next few months, feature more cameras wi...

Finding a Digital Camera for Family Photos

Easy playback and viewing lets you instantly review your photos with family and friends, and simple downloading makes printing and emailing your snapshots no harder than a few mouse clicks. If you're searching for a digital camera for family photo...

CES 2011 Wrap-Up

CES 2011 Wrap-Up: Best New Digital Cameras At CESJan 10, 2011Digital Camera HQ rounds up the best and most exciting new cameras on display at CES 2011, including models from Fujifilm, Olympus, Canon, Panasonic, and Casio. Read More »CES 2011 Wrap-...

CES 2011 Wrap-Up: Sony Launches 11 New Cyber-shots, Teases Alpha Updates

Sony's digital camera division made a quiet but classy showing at CES 2011. The pan-electronics giant unloaded nearly a dozen new Cyber-shots and offered a few leading details about upcoming Alpha models. Rather than writing a short book on all th...

How Digital Camera HQ Selects its Retail Partners

The retail offers shown for all the cameras on our site are provided by our price comparison partner Shopping.com, which is the most comprehensive comparison shopping engine on the internet.Shopping.com relies on its users for quality control. Nex...