2011 Camera of the Year

Fuji X100

This is the first year that I have passed out honors for a Camera of the Year, and I sure picked a year full of solid cameras to do this one.  There have been some truly great cameras released this year that meet all sorts of photographers’ needs, including the Canon Rebel T3i, Canon 1D X, Nikon D5100, Sony NEX-5N, NEX-7 and NEX-C3, Sony A77 and A65, Olympus E-PM1, E-PL3 and E-P3, among plenty of others.

However, only one camera gets the honor, and that camera is the Fuji X100.  Read on for the why. [Read more...]

The 10 Best Photography Products of 2011 . . . So Far

1. Fuji X100

I don’t think I’ve had more fun with a camera since I first held the 5D Mark II.  Sure, it’s got some quirks, but the excellent image quality and amazing flash sync speed push the Fuji X100 into the front runner position as my personal pick for camera of the year.  We’ll see what the rest of the year holds; however, it will take some serious innovation to unseat the X100.  Find it at B&H Photo (when it’s in stock). [Read more...]