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Michael J. McNamara

Michael J. McNamara

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Mike McNamara is a world-renowned expert on digital cameras and related gear.

Mike is the former Executive Technology Editor of Popular Photography Magazine, and a renowned expert on digital cameras, printers, camera phones, and color management systems. During his twenty-year editorial career, Mike has written hundreds of articles and had thousands of his photographs published (including over two dozen Pop Photo cover images). His articles and photographs have also won several awards, and he’s been published in American Photo, Professional Photographer, Woman’s Day, Boating, Travel Holiday, American Baby, Stuff, and Fit Yoga magazines.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Imaging and Photographic Technology from Rochester Institute of Technology (graduating with Highest Honors), and that background helped him develop or fine-tune nearly all of the digital testing procedures used in the Popular Photography Lab. In addition, he’s personally tested hundreds of digital cameras, printers, scanners, films, lenses, projectors, software programs, storage systems, computers, and other imaging accessories.

His knowledge and insights into photo products and trends are constantly called upon at major photo and consumer-electronics trade shows, and he’s hosted supersessions and forums at CES, PMA, DIMA, and CTIA. He’s also been interviewed on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, CNN, PBS, and QVC television, and been quoted in USA Today, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Boston Globe. 


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Video DSLR Basics for Photographers

A still photographer's guide to HDSLR technology, terms, and features

ArticleDigital SLRs Gear Guides & Reviews - by Michael J. McNamara, August 22, 2011

High definition movie recording features are found on nearly every new DSLR and interchangeable lens compact camera. But a wide variety of video formats, quality levels, and video-related features make it more confusing than ever to pick the right camera for your still and video needs.

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TAGS: DSLR,  video,  hd video,  hdslr,  HDTV,  HD Television,  Focus on HD Video 

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