Sally Wiener Grotta
Sally Wiener Grotta is the president and lead analyst of DigitalBenchmarks test lab (www.DigitalBenchmarks.com). The scripts she created for various tech publications for testing and evaluating digital cameras, image quality, software and related technologies have become industry standards. Among her numerous books is the first major volume on image processing “Digital Imaging for Visual Artists” (McGraw-Hill), co-authored with Daniel Grotta. Her hundreds of reviews, stories and columns have appeared in scores of magazines, journals and online publications.
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The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is a well-constructed, tamper-resistant, intelligent camera that's part of the Nest Home security ecosystem.
The Nest Cam Outdoor offers high-quality video and audio with easy-to-use apps, but you'll need a pricey subscription plan.
The Nest Cam IQ is a great outdoor security camera, but we prefer the Arlo Pro for its local storage and more affordable plans.
The Arlo Pro 2 provides a great combination of software, free cloud storage and video quality.
The Arlo Ultra delivers top-notch video, a great set of features and powerful but easy-to-use software.
The Arlo Q is an excellent security camera with great video quality, strong motion and sound detection and a generous free cloud-storage plan.
Mixbook and Printique are two of the best services for making photo books, cards, and calendars; which should you choose?
Don't be tempted by Walmart's comparatively low prices. The software is severely limited, and the printed products are unimpressive.
Frustrating software and printed products that are average at best make CVS Photo an also-ran that's easily outshone by Mixbook and Printique.
Mpix has a lot to like, but in the end, it's a mixed bag that delivers generally very good photos but uneven software and print production.
A small, fun to use mirrorless camera with interchangeable lenses that delivers quality images, versatile video and peppy performance.
The cloud-based Adobe Lightroom is a powerful photo editing app that lets you work on all your full-resolution images on all your devices.
Impressive quality, performance, and a slew of useful features make the Alpha a6600 a worthy new flagship device for Sony’s line of mirrorless APS-C cameras.
Bypass the Swann Alert Indoor camera; its audio is very problematic, its video is soft and blurry, and its app is limited.
The EufyCam 2 is a good fully wireless home security camera that doesn't require a cloud plan.
Good video quality and intuitive software that covers the essentials makes the EzViz C1C our favorite budget home-security camera, despite its problematic audio.