Photography Tips & Tricks
Not getting the dreamy out-of-focus backgrounds you were hoping for from your dSLR's kit lens? Here's how to do it.
How to get a blurred background from your dSLR's kit lens - CNET
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 has an excellent f2.8 25-600mm zoom lens; fast shooting performance, even when shooting in raw or raw plus JPEG; and excellent picture and video quality for its class. It has a ton of shooting options, including full manual for stills and movies. It also has a hot shoe and an audio input socket. (and I've owned both FZ30 & FZ50 models which were sensational)
Cameras and camcorders for dads - CNET
Check out the DxO FilmPack 4: an upgrade to the film-styling software brings 65 new recipes to give specific looks to digital photographs.
Expanding its support for smaller mirrorless cameras, Zeiss announces two wide-aperture premium lenses now are on sale, with a 50mm macro model to come: cnet.co/14dvzsv