PDN's Digital Camera Reviews

APRIL 23, 2011

Check out our hands-on reviews of digital cameras, including compact cameras and digital SLRS from Nikon, Canon, Fujifilm, RED, Sony, Pentax, Olympus, Ricoh, Leica, Samsung and other digital camera manufacturers.

Nikon D4S

“S” is for sequel with Nikon’s latest fast-shooting flagship DSLR.

Fujifilm X-T1

Fuji's much anticipated, DSLR-style mirrorless camera is here but is it the right tool for pros?

Sony's Full-Frame Alpha A7R

Sony's high-resolution, full-frame camera is powerful enough to rival many high-end studio cameras.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Capture cinema-quality video almost anywhere with this RAW-capable compact camera.

Leica X Vario digital camera reviewLeica X Vario

Hit the streets with Leica’s fully modern un-rangefinder camera.

Hasselblad H5D-50 digital camera reviewHasselblad H5D-50

Hasselblad’s latest medium-format camera system blows the doors off full frame.

Canon EOS 70D digital camera reviewCanon EOS 70D

Canon’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF for faster video autofocusing is the real star of this new DSLR.

Nikon D610 digital camera reviewNikon D610

Has Nikon’s new, lower priced, full-frame DSLR solved the dust/oil problem of the previous camera?

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II digital camera reviewSony Cyber-shot RX100 II

You may want to put down your big DSLR rig for this high-quality pocket camera.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 digital camera reviewOlympus OM-D E-M1

The new, bigger sibling to the E-M5 includes upgrades like built-in Wi-Fi and improved focusing. 

Pentax Ricoh GR digital camera reviewRicoh GR

Ricoh’s latest entry in the fixed-lens compact camera competition offers a wealth of features and customization options.

Fujifilm X100S digital camera reviewFujifilm X100S

A retro-style compact for the manually inclined gets faster and smarter.

Sony Cyber-shot RX1

A full-frame camera in a compact body? Sony makes it happen with the RX1.

Nikon Coolpix A

An SLR-sized sensor, fixed lens and minimalist metal body make this an easy everyday carry— or a capable backup in a pinch.

Pentax K-5 IIs, digital camera review Pentax K-5 IIS

Pentax continues to up its DSLR game.

Leica M Monochrom digital camera reviewLeica M Monochrom

It’s the outstanding image quality that makes a color-blind, nearly $8,000 camera downright appealing.

Canon EOS 6D digital camera reviewCanon EOS 6D

Canon’s lower priced, full-frame DSLR doesn’t skimp on image quality.

Fujifilm X-E1 digital camera reviewFujifilm X-E1

Fuji’s small and light, retro-style camera is a fun, back-up body for special photo projects.

Nikon Coolpix P7700 digital camera reviewNikon Coolpix P7700

Nikon takes a step forward with its latest flagship compact camera, but is this Coolpix still playing catch up?

Nikon D600 digital camera reviewNikon D600

Nikon is aiming this 24.3-megapixel full-frame DSLR at prosumers, but is it good enough to appeal to pros?

Samsung NX20 digital camera reviewSamsung NX20

A step in the right direction for wireless connectivity in digital cameras.

Canon EOS-1D X digital camera reviewCanon EOS-1D X

Canon unleashes a digital beast with this fast-shooting, full-frame, flagship DSLR.

Red Scarlet-X digital camera reviewRed Scarlet-X

This 4K-capable digital cinema camera will help you make the leap to serious filmmaking.

Sony Alpha NEX-7 digital camera reviewSony Alpha NEX-7

Find out if Sony’s high-end compact system camera was worth the wait.

Fujifilm X-Pro1 digital camera reviewFujifilm X-Pro1

Does Fuji’s new retro-style, interchangeable lens pro camera live up to the hype?

Pentax K-30 digital camera reviewPentax K-30

Pentax's newest DSLR is a tough beast of a camera that takes great pictures.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 digital camera reviewOlympus OM-D E-M5

An odd but oddly endearing Micro Four Thirds-based compact system camera from Olympus.

Nikon D800

Nikon challenges the medium-format market with its budget-friendly, full-frame, 36.3-megapixel D800.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III digital camera reviewCanon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon’s follow-up to its pioneering HD-DSLR offers more than initially meets the eye.

Nikon D4 digital camera reviewNikon D4

Nikon’s new, fast-shooting, full-frame DSLR is a photojournalist’s dream.

Canon PowerShot G1 X digital camera reviewCanon PowerShot G1 X

Canon puts a big sensor in a small camera and good things happen.

Pentax 645D digital camera reviewPentax 645D

Find out if this 40-megapixel, “reasonably priced” medium-format camera really worth the wait.

Canon PowerShot S100 digital camera reviewCanon PowerShot S100

Canon improves its popular high-end compact camera but it still feels a step slow.

Ricoh GR Digital IV

A high-quality compact camera from a company commonly associated with the photocopier world.

Nikon Coolpix P7100 digital camera reviewNikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon makes subtle but significant upgrades to its flagship Coolpix camera.

Sony SLT-A77

This fully loaded 24.3-megapixel APS-C digital SLR was our favorite of the year.

Nikon J1 digital camera reviewNikon J1

Nikon’s first mirrorless compact system camera raises as many questions as it answers.

Sigma SD1

Read our take on the controversial DSLR and surprising superzoom lens from Sigma.

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GF3 digital camera reviewPanasonic LUMIX DMC-GF3

This little compact system camera makes a nice street shooter if you can overlook its consumer styling.

Leica M9-P digital camera reviewLeica M9-P

Leica subtly (perhaps too subtly) updates a modern-day classic.

Olympus XZ-1 digital camera reviewOlympus XZ-1

Find out how this advanced compact camera stacks up to the competition.

Olympus E-5 digital camera reviewOlympus E-5

Olympus adds HD video to its flagship DSLR and a handful of new features.

Canon EOS 60D digital camera reviewCanon EOS 60D

Canon 60D offers 1080p HD and vari-angle screen while the textured rubber body gives you a good grip.


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