Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 reviewed

Until recently, Panasonic compact cameras have been notoriously noisy. While the company has done better with recent compacts, the Lumix DMC-L1 leaves something to be desired in the noise department. At its lowest setting of ISO 100, images were...

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Nikon D200 DSLR reviewed

The Nikon D200 has more customizations than the average photographer would ever need but if you have specialized photographic needs, you will want the extensive customization settings and exposure flexibility available. In this case, insead of buying a DSLR...

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Canon EOS-1D Mark II N reviewed

The photos we've taken with the Canon EOS-1D Mark II N files are smooth and show almost no noise at ISO 100 and ISO 200 -- even ISO 400 and ISO 800 look very good. There is no sign...

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Kodak EasyShare P712 reviewed

About this time last year though, Kodak launched its “P” series of cameras, getting it off to an auspicious start with the impressive and critically acclaimed 8-megapixel P880, as well as the 5-megapixel, 12x zoom P850. Both cameras have...

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Sony Alpha 100 dSLR reviewed

When Konica Minolta, a brand that had built up an impressive reputation in photography was in difficulties, Sony was quick to contact them. This finally resulted in a takeover of Konica Minolta's camera division which suddenly gave Sony loads...

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Nikon D80 DSLR reviews collected

It probably doesn't come as a surprise that the Nikon D80 DSLR is essentially everything we hoped for, and the bottom line seems to be that this digicam borrows a myriad of features from the wallet-abusing D200, but won't...

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Nikon D80 10MP dSLR previewed

Nikon have now revealed all the details of their new 10.2 MP DSLR, the Nikon D80. It's aimed at the consumer market, but has a number of features in common with the 10.2MP Nikon D200, which is almost twice...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 dSLR reviewed

When it comes to the lens included with the camera [body only not available], the LEICA D VARIO-ELMARIT 14-50mm/F2.8-3.5 ASPH. lens surpasses those offered as kit lenses on other dSLRs. With a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 28-100mm, the excellent...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC L1 reviewed

I'm of two minds about the Panasonic L1. Part of me really would like to like it. I'm pleased to see Panasonic entering the DSLR marketplace at around the same time as Sony with its A100. Since the camera...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 dSLR

Besides improving upon the resolution of its 8 megapixel predecessor, the FZ30, the FZ50 also throws down a new feature called Intelligent ISO Control, which adjusts the ISO setting (max. 1600) and shutter speed based on subject movement --...

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Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 previewed

Now Sony have released their first DSLR. the Sony Alpha DSLR-A100. It's clearly a hybrid using some of the Konica-Minolta technology (and the Konica-Minolta lens mount), but it adds a few new features and shows that Sony is quite...

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Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG macro lens launches

This medium telephoto macro lens is ideal for both digital SLR cameras and 35mm film SLR cameras. The design of this lens makes it suitable for taking pictures in all situations from infinity to 1:1 macro, both with natural...

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Nikon D2Xs DSLR introduced

The D2Xs includes improvements to the viewfinder for easier viewing during High-speed crop mode, an updated 11 area AF system designed to perform even faster and with greater precision, the addition of a new LCD with a 170-degree wide...

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Samsung NV3, NV7 and NV10 retro SLRs announced

The Samsung NV10 (photo) with 10MP resolution, Schneider 3x optical zoom lens, 2.5 inch screen and advanced shake reduction. The retro-styled 10MP digital camera is only .7 inch thick. The Samsung NV10 has an MSRP of $399.99 and will...

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Nikon upgrades flagship D2X - say hello to the D2Xs

The major enhancements to this model include an improved 2.5-inch display, longer-life battery, the addition of a black and white mode, Adobe RGB support in all color modes, and better viewfinder performance; other, less exciting improvements are a new menu...

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Canon EOS 30D reviewed

The EOS 30D is the replacement for the extremely popular EOS 20D, which was launched in August 2004. It is the latest incarnation of a range of models which started back in 2000 with the EOS D30, which was followed...

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Canon EOS 30D reviewed

At 8.2 megapixels, with a 5-frame-per-second burst, a 9-point autofocus system, and Canon's DIGIC II processing chip, the 30D matches its predecessor, the Canon EOS 20D, specification for specification. However, the 30D has a 2.5-inch LCD, which makes the 1.8-inch...

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Pentax *ist DL DSLR reviewed

Image quality is excellent, the images have very good colour, with good contrast and detail, with low noise except at higher ISO settings. Images were slightly smoothed but this is adjustable within the camera. Purple fringing was not noticed, and...

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Olympus EVOLT E-330 reviewed

What good's a live view if you don't have a large LCD to enjoy it on? Not only is the LCD on the E-330 big (it's 2.5"), but it can also flip back from the camera and tilt. It can...

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Canon EOS-5D in-depth review

All things considered, this is the best DSLR, for my own work, that I have ever used. I do primarily three kinds of photography. The first is work that I assign myself and this often takes the form of projects...

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Nikon D200 dSLR reviewed

With the release of the D200, Nikon have climbed to the top of the enthusiast dSLR market. With a host of features typically reserved for professional cameras, 10.2-megapixels of resolution and excellent image quality, Nikon has not only surpassed Canon...

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Canon EOS-5D dSLR hefty review

Following in the impressive footsteps laid down by earlier members of the highly-acclaimed Canon EOS line of digital SLRs, the new 5D definitely upholds its EOS lineage. While a truly excellent photographic tool though, it doesn't automatically represent a slam-dunk...

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Nikon D200 vs. Canon EOS 5D head-to-head review

The Nikon D200 – Canon EOS 5D Head-to-Head Review marks the debut of our comparative review format. There's plenty of debate about whether the 10.2 megapixel Nikon D200, at $1700, and the $3200, 12.8 MP full-frame Canon EOS 5D even...

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Canon EOS 30D reviewed at length

Although we have previously discussed this Canon's new EOOS 30D, C||Net have posted an in-depth review which is well worth reading:We like:Excellent low-light performance; fast and responsive; straightforward controls; nice balance of features for both experienced and rookie photographersWe don't...

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Epson R-D1s - compatible with Leica lenses

If you're looking for a way to make use of that extensive collection of Leica lenses you've accumulated over the years, there's another option beside waiting (and waiting) for Leica to release the Digital M. Epson has announced a modest...

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Nikon D200 reviewed glowingly

The Nikon D200 is a truly superb camera to work with; it is fast, works intuitively and will rarely disappoint the user. All of this is emphasised by the results. Good colours, that can be altered to your heart's content,...

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Nikkor 18-200mm AF-S DX VR lens reviewed

One of the surprises with the D200 announcement was that it could be purchased with a new DX wide angle to telephoto zoom lens. Having a kit lens for consumer camera isn't new for Nikon, but this was a doozy:...

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Canon EOS-30D in-depth review

Overall, the photo quality on the EOS-30D is excellent, especially if you put some decent lenses on it. Color and exposure were consistently good, noise levels were nice and low (even at higher ISOs), and purple fringing was rarely a...

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Olympus Evolt E-330 reviewed

The Evolt E-330 gives D-SLR photographers the best of both worlds: the options of composing on the 2.5-inch LCD screen or of looking through the viewfinder. How did Olympus achieve a live view? Essentially, it inserted another sensor, in this...

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Mamiya ZD 22-megapixel DSLR announced

If you've been waiting for the 22-megapixel Mamiya ZD digital SLR, we've got good news and bad news for you. (Yeah, we know that sounds familiar. It's that kind of day.) First the good news: Nearly two years after being...

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Canon EF-S 17-55/2.8 IS USM lens

Canon today strengthens its EF-S lens series with the Image Stabilized wide angle EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM. With image quality and construction approaching that of Canon's renowned professional lenses, the EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM becomes the fastest standard...

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Nikon D200 reveiwed

The Nikon D200, a long-awaited successor to the company's D100, offers serious amateur photographers and value-minded professionals a compact, sub-£1,500 digital SLR with many of the specifications, features and build characteristics of Nikon's high-end pro cameras.Although not quite the...

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Canon EOS 30D announcement and reactions

Just in time for the PMA show in Orlando, Canon have finally announced their oft-rumoured EOS 30D! This 8.2 megapixel camera features the same low-pass optical filter and DIGIC II processing as it's EOD 20D predecessor, but adds a 2.5"...

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Olympus E-500 reviewed

Unlike previous Olympus dSLR cameras using the Four Thirds system, the E-500 has a much more traditional body design and immediately feels familiar to any digital SLR user. The body is comfortable to hold, its weight and size are comparable...

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Nikon D200 with 18mm-to-70mm zoom lens reviewed

The Nikon D200, a long-awaited successor to the company's D100, offers serious amateur photographers and value-minded professionals a compact, sub-$2,000 digital SLR with many of the specifications, features, and build characteristics of Nikon's high-end pro cameras. Although not quite the...

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FujiFilm FinePix S9000 reviewed

Being an SLR-like camera, this camera comes chock full of features to make your shooting experience as in-depth as possible. The most notable of these features is the 9 megapixel CCD. That puts this camera's sensor a step above most...

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Pentax DSLR: *ist DL now under $600, including lens

Pentax US announces a significant price reduction on the *ist DL digital SLR camera with 18-55 DA lens kit. The reduction from $799,99 to $599.99 takes effect today. According to Ned Bunnell, marketing director is Pentax the first camera manufacturer...

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Olympus E-500 with 14-45mm lens reviewed

The Olympus E-500's images are generally excellent, particularly at the lower ISO ratings. In most shooting conditions our test photos showed nicely balanced colours, good sharpness, accurate automatic exposures and no visible purple fringing around details with contrast.Our test images...

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Olympus EVOLT E-500 with Olympus 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6 zoom lens

A well-designed compact 8-megapixel digital SLR camera, the Olympus Evolt E-500 offers a notably broad set of features for its class, including Olympus's signature dust-reduction system. Every time you turn on the E-500, its supersonic wave filter vibrates 35,000 times...

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Olympus E-330 - DSLRs catch up to compacts

With the new E-330, the company has added something you won't find on any other DSLR: continuous live color previews via the LCD, enabling SLR shooters to skip the viewfinder, just as point-and-shooters have done for years. According to...

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Nikon D200 review

While the D2x still holds an edge in several areas, there's no question that the Nikon D200 delivers the most performance for the money of any camera Nikon has created to date. This is a camera that just feels right...

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Olympus E-500 DSLR reviewed

What do you get when you mix one part old school Japanese optics manufacturing, one part ugs 80s-lookin' body design, and one part high-end lowish-priced DSLR? The Olympus E-500, of course, which DC Views took a good look at and...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30 reviewed

The Panasonic Lumix FZ30 combines a 12x optically stabilized zoom lens with a 8.0-megapixel sensor, a host of features, and a new burly look designed to entice novice and enthusiast in a market that's swinging toward the SLR. (The Panasonic...

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Samsung releases GX-1S, their first dSLR

Samsung is announcing the February launch of their six mega-pixel dSLR entry, the GX-1S. This was "developed jointly" with Pentax, but otherwise appears to be a rebranded Pentax *ist with a less stupid name. Offering high portability and mobility through...

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Canon EOS 5D 12.8 megapixel DSLR reviewed

Before getting into an in-depth description of the EOS 5D, it’s important to explain why this camera is such a breakthrough. The key is the fact it uses a full-frame 12.8MP CMOS imaging device. A full-frame imager eliminates the digital...

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Nikon prepping wireless D3H DSLR?

We're hearing rumblings from France of a new DSLR from Nikon, the D3H, that packs in WiFi and a 3-inch LCD. The supposed camera should take 10 megapixel pics and drop in the second half of the year for $3800....

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Fuji FinePix S5200 reviewed

The Fuji FinePix S5200 is a light and portable digital superzoom camera that takes very good photos and video clips. It compares well with similar products on the market, but its smallish LCD and subpar optical zoom keep it from...

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Pentax *ist DL

The smallest and lightest digital SLR on the market at the time of this writing, the *ist DL is also among the most affordable in the 6-megapixel category. As the entry-level model in the Pentax line, it was designed...

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Hasselblad launches the world's first 39 Mp SLR

Hasselblad announces the H2D-39 digital SLR camera and the CF-39, CF-39MS and CFH-39 camera backs based on Hasselblad's true 39 Mp CCD sensor and its unique Digital APO Correction technology. This new line of products features the new Hasselblad Natural...

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Mary's Christmas Shopping: Gifts for my dSLR

I've been playing Crave Christmas Chicken, leaving all my shopping to the last minute -- but with less than a week to go, it's time to start spending my Virtual Crave Pounds. I bought a Canon EOS 20D in...

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Digital pinhole camera

Dennison Bertram has a neat hack up over at DigiHack: turn your DSLR into a pinhole camera. If a pinhole camera is something you’d like to play around with, you can build one for the cost of a body...

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