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Photoxels provides unbiased reviews, news, and specifications about the latest and best digital cameras.
It includes a buyer's guide, easy-to-understand
digital photography tutorials, a brief history
of cameras and a glossary of digital photography
Photoxels was founded in 2002 by MyKhanh
Wong (Owner, Publisher, Chief Editor) and
Yin Wong (Contributing Editor), the editors
The name PHOTOXELS
derives from PHOTOgraphy
and digital piXELS.
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- Read our QuickFact Sheets about the
digital cameras for a quick tour of
what's available. We add new models as
they are introduced so you are always
- Browse our Reviews
Matrix and read the best
digital camera reviews you can find
on the Web. Get a second opinion, or even
a third, before making your purchase decision.
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- Finally, read our easy-to-understand
photography tutorials to make the
most of your purchase. Unlike many tutorials
that strive to be just "technically
correct," we focus on being technically
correct in plain language. Many readers
write that our tutorials are among the
clearest and easiest-to-understand they
have ever read, period.
The unique proposition behind Photoxels
is to help you, our readers, become better
photographers: our concise fact sheets and
helpful digital camera reviews provide you
with the information you need to make an
informed purchase decision; our buyer's
guide helps you go through the process of
figuring out the best digital camera for
you based on your needs, wants, and available
budget; our reliable e-tailer partners make
it easy for you to make a purchase with
confidence; and, our tutorials help you
make the most of your purchase.
Our target audience is beginner and serious
We report only the news we believe are
relevant to our target audience -- sparing
them the chore of having to sift through
mountain loads of chatter and static to
find the really good stuff.
Our goal is to help you become better
informed, better grounded in what's important;
equip you to know what you like, which digital
camera is right for you so you are not buffeted
by doubts and constant need for reassurance
about whether you made the right purchase
decision; and, help you improve yourself
in the art of digital photography. All the
while having fun in the process!
Disclaimers: Our Errors & Making
Your Own Decision
Though we try to be very careful about
the information we put on this site, errors
may creep in and manufacturers may change
specifications. Included accessories vary
by country. Please verify with the manufacturer's
site for the latest specifications before
making your purchase.
Readers often ask us for digital camera
recommendations. We cannot recommend which
digital camera is the best one for you because
there are too many personal variables to
consider. Our digital
camera buyer's guide reflects our thinking
on this matter, and our hands-on digital
camera reviews clearly identify the
relevant strengths and weaknesses of each
digital camera. Do not base your purchase
decision on our personal opinions alone;
by all means, get a second opinion. You
are the best person to decide which digital
camera is best for you.
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There, we got the obligatory legal stuff
out of the way!
But seriously, we hope you enjoy Photoxels.
Thank you for visiting and we hope you will
tell your friends about us!
MyKhanh & Yin
Feedback from our readers:
Looking for tips on exposure
and how to correct blurr when using a long
lens in low light. Your site has the most
articles on ISO, exposure, etc. I was very
happy to find your site. Thank You Well
-- Brian E.
Looking for Digital Cameras and found your
extremely useful and full of simple explanations.
Please keep up the good work.
-- Ashley T.
and using the histogram on digital camera.
I just purchased my first digital 3 weeks
ago. Your article (I have read others) has
given me the best and quickest understanding
of how to use a histogram. Thank you.
Looking for histogram
tutorial -- this was the first out of
several that explained it clearly to a novice.
Looking for histogram
explanation. Thanks. I get it now!!!
Just wanted to congratulate you on a terrific
web site. I recently purchased a Nikon D100
and found some terminology hard to understand.
After reading your tutorials
they are becoming easier, you guys explain
them so the amateur can understand. I still
have a long way to go, years I expect, but
now I have your web site it's much more
enjoyable, hopefully I will be taking better
photo's in the not to distant future. Regards
-- Cathy T. (Sydney, Australia)
Fantastic article [Low-Light
Exposure]. Lot to digest, but you anticipated
my questions, clarified concisely and simply
enuf for a beginner such as myself- Thanks!!
I was looking for reviews
on digital cameras and I found exactly
what I was looking for! Thank You!
I am just starting to look for a digital
camera that will capture distant wildlife
images better than my current one. I needed
to first learn what is the difference in
& digital zooms. You gave me just
what I was looking for on this beginning
of my quest. Thanks much!
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-- Maria A. P.
zoom cameras vs. digital zoom. Yours
is the best site I have come across. I have
used a digital camera for the past 4 years,
and have learned more from your tutorials
in a few hours than during all that time
using my camera. I plan to buy a new one
with 10x optical zoom. Keep up the good
work. I'm a Canadian also.
-- Bill F.
explanation. I love you!