Olympus Stylus 770 SW reviewed

This point-and-shoot camera's rugged body, which is sealed against the elements and capable of withstanding rough handling, is otherwise fairly standard for its class. But the fact that the Olympus 770 SW is water/freeze/ crush/shock-proof makes it stand out...

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Tamron AF18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di-II LD Aspherical (IF) Macro (whew!)

Tamron set out to design a compact power zoom that would not skimp on quality or range and for the most part have succeeded in delivering both. There’s no question that a 13.9x tele is a remarkable feat, albeit...

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200 reviewed

In a camera with a really good low-dispersion lens, limited image compression, and really great noise suppression algorithms, the 12-megapixel sensor could possibly yield some excellent photos. The W200 is not that camera. If you derive emotional sustenance from...

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Fujifilm F40fd reviewed

The 8.3-megapixel Fujifilm FinePix F40fd has more resolution than its F-series siblings and proved through performance tests that its new 1/1.6-inch image sensor is worthy of the hype; it kept noise to a minimum and resolution to a maximum....

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Fuji Finepix S9600 Review

In terms of design and style the Fuji Finepix S9600 is as close as you will get to a digital SLR without buying one. It dwarfs almost every other compact digital camera on the market. This means that there...

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12MP Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z1200 reviewed

Casio, like Panasonic earlier today, just pumped out their own 12.1 megapixel shooter, the Exilim Zoom EX-Z1200. A 1/1.7-inch CCD and 3x zoom lens will be responsible for collecting the photons while the Exilim Engine 2.0 processing attempts to...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 reviewed

We like:Wide, powerful lens with little distortion; quick performanceWe don't like:No manual exposure controls; tiny buttons; no stop-motion movie modeCNET.co.uk judgement:Though it leaves out one fun little shooting mode, the Panasonic DMC-TZ3 improves upon its predecessor in nearly every...

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Canon PowerShot A570 IS reviewed

The image quality of the Canon PowerShot A570 IS camera is great. The colours are saturated and appear natural. The saturation is a bit strong for my taste, but that is a personal preference. The Canon PowerShot A570 IS...

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Nikon CoolPix P5000 reviewed

The Nikon CoolPix P5000 isn’t the top-drawer semi-pro compact that many were hoping for, but it is a well-made and well-specified camera suitable for more experienced photographers. Its lack of performance and slow AF system are handicaps, but comfortable...

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More pix of the Pentax 645 medium format

Pentax were showcasing their 645 medium format digital camera again, following its appearance at Photokina in Autumn 2006. Via PhotographyBlog...

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Sony DSC-W100 reviewed

The Sony DSC-W100 takes up where the W50 left off, offering an increase in resolution to 8.1 megapixels, while retaining all the other technical specifications and characteristics of its predecessor, such as the Carl Zeiss 3X optical zoom and...

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Leica C-Lux 2 updated to 7MP

The C-Lux 2 has a Leica DC Vario-Elmarit f/2.8–5.6/4.6–16.4 mm lens (28–100 mm in 35 mm). It consists of 7 elements in 6 groups - quite impressive for such a compact camera - and it has optical image stabilization......

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Canon Digital IXUS 65 reviewed

The Canon IXUS 65 is a potentially lovely little camera which could have been one of the best pocket compacts on the market, with great build quality, stunning performance, attractive but functional styling and good value for money, but...

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Canon PowerShot SD900 Digital ELPH preview

Canon's Digital ELPH series is designed for the person who doesn't want to worry about shutter speeds and apertures to get good pictures. If Auto mode doesn't do the trick the Programmed Auto (M) accesses options like White Balance,...

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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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Canon PowerShot A710 IS reviewed

At first, it doesn't look very different to its predecessor. However, the Canon PowerShot A710 IS really is an improvement and a much more complete camera. You could say that, with the Canon PowerShot A710 IS, the A series...

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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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Olympus Mju 725 SW waterproof compact

For those who like to take part in active sports and other lively pursuits, life can sometimes get pretty tough. That’s why it’s good to know that Olympus caters specifically for people with active lifestyles that accept no limits....

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Canon Digital IXUS 800 IS reviewed

Easy to use, reliable, fast in operation – and delivering pictures that, for the most part, require little if any post processing – the Canon Digital IXUS 800 IS suggests itself as one of the better (perhaps even one...

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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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Samsung Digimax L70 launched

Samsung unveils the new 7 Megapixel Digimax L70 digital camera, one step up from the 6 Mp L60. The design of the new Digimax L70 is different from the other cameras in Samsung's premium line and matches the style...

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Kodak Easyshare V570 reviewed

The Kodak Easyshare V570 is a pocket sized digital camera. Where it differs from other digital cameras of this type is that it has a longer 5x optical zoom lens. A further advantage of this camera is that the...

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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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Samsung Digimax Pro 815 reviewed

As a precursor to Samsung's entry into the SLR market--and a statement by the company that it's serious about the camera market--the Digimax Pro 815 serves its purpose. It shows that Samsung has a handle on the systems and...

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Fujifilm Finepix F30 reviewed

This camera seems designed for the photographer who wants a lot of big-camera functions and performance in a small package. The Fujifilm Finepix F30 caters to this market with such functions as custom white balance, an Aperture or Shutter...

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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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Olympus Stylus 720 SW reviewed

As with the rest of the Stylus line, the Olympus 720 SW design is based around a weatherproof body that ensures wherever you go, your camera will go right along with you, unhindered by rain, sleet, or snow that...

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Casio Exilim EX-Z1000 reviewed

Despite, and not because of, the megapixel willy-waving, the EX-Z1000 is a superb camera. It possesses first class build quality, brisk performance, outstanding image quality and an innovative and easy-to-use control system that makes it ideal for a first-time...

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FujiFilm FinePix Z2 reviewed

The stylish design and the combination of Real Photo Technology with the 5 Megapixel resolution make for interesting specifications. Fujifilm has understood that there is more than just having a good eye for an interesting design and that features...

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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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Olympus SP-320 reviewed

Weighing just more than eight ounces with two AA batteries and an xD-Picture card installed, the Olympus SP-310/320 is too bulky to call a pocket camera, but it doesn't take up much room in a purse, and it'll ride...

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Nikon Coolpix S6 Wi-Fi reviewed

The Nikon Coolpix S6 is compact and stylish in its metallic silver or black body with chrome accents and S-curve "Wave Design." It is one of the few digital cameras that features built-in Wi-Fi technology for transfer of images...

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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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Olympus FE-115 reviewed

When looking at my test shots it is important to take into account the price level of the FE-115. This is after all one of the cheapest digital cameras you can buy from a well known brand. The results...

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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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Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di-II LD Aspherical [IF] reviewed

The Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di-II LD Aspherical [IF] is a good lens. It's pretty sharp at all focal lengths, even wide open, but contrast does go up a notch when stopped down from f2.8 to f4. Chromatic...

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Nikon Coolpix S6 Review

The Nikon Coolpix S6 has a 6.2 megapixel, 1/2.5 inch CCD that delivers 6.0 effective megapixels. There are a range of image sizes (High (2816 x 2112*), Normal (2816 x 2112), Normal (2048 x 1536), PC (1024 x 768),...

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Pentax Optio A10 in-depth review

The Optio A10 is an ultra-compact camera with an 8 Megapixel CCD and 3X optical zoom lens. The body is made mostly of metal, and it feels very solid for the most part. Weak spots include the usual flimsy...

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Olympus MJU 810 reviewed

On the whole the Olympus MJU 810 offers good picture quality. Weatherproof digital cameras are few and far between so this one is clearly an option if this appeals to you. With digital image stabilisation and help text to...

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Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Digital ELPH reviewed

This camera is targeted to Point-and-Shoot photographers with 6.0MP resolution (which is more than plenty for producing very large prints), and a 4x optical zoom (where most of its competitors stop at 3x). AUTO and 9 Scene Modes (plus...

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 reviewed

Introduced in February, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 is the new flagship of the W-series point-and-shoot camera line. This compact digital camera keeps traditional elements, such as an optical viewfinder, and merges them with more modern assets, like a 2.5-inch...

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Polaroid i1032 joins 10 megapixel club

Polaroid has launched the Polaroid i1032, a new compact 10 Megapixel digital camera. The camera comes with 3 x optical zoom, a 2.4" LCD monitor, 32MB internal memory and support SD Memory cards for external storage. Unlike the new...

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Casio Exilim EX-Z1000 review

Ergonomically, the EX-Z1000 is a great camera. The controls are well laid-out plus the camera is quick and responsive. Unfortunately I am less impressed with the images produced by this camera, especially as the 10 megapixel resolution is one...

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Kodak's EasyShare V610 10x ultra-zoom reviewed

The EasyShare V610 is Kodak's ultra-zoom followup to their world's first, dual-lens digital cam, the V570. Unfortunately, just like its wide-angle bro, the V610 is getting a mixed reaction from reviewers. DCRP got their hands on the V610 and...

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Samsung NV10 - 10 megapixel compact

The Samsung 10 Megapixel camera, joins the NV Series of digital still cameras featuring unique, slim designs with sleek bodies in brushed black, stainless steel and a trademark Samsung blue ring located around the lens of each model. This...

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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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Canon PowerShot SD700 IS reviewed

Along with its low-light potential, the SD700 IS has several deluxe features that suit its Digital ELPH flagship status. In a relatively slim body, the camera has a 4x optical (35mm-140mm in 35mm equivalent) extending zoom lens that's fast...

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Samsung Digimax S600 reviewed

Still, we were happy to see a full manual exposure mode. Not many point-and-shoot cameras let you select both aperture and shutter speed. Strangely, the S600 doesn't offer shutter- or aperture-priority modes, though it does include program and full...

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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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Canon Digital IXUS 800 IS debuts

The IXUS 800 IS features a 4x optical zoom and the optical Image Stabilizer (IS) technology that can be found in Canon's professional EF lenses, reducing movement blurs when taking photos. Via UberGizmo...

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Bogen 3169D Tripod System

The Bogen 3169D Tripod System ($200) pairs the absolutely wonderful 3130 micro fluid video head with quick release with a solid 3001D Tripod to create a stable base for your video and photo shooting. The quick release system allows for...

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Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 announced

The Sony A100 offers a pretty impressive feature set, coupling the Sony Alpha lens mount (which is said to be compatible with "most" lenses sold for Konica Minolta's Maxxum camera line in the USA) with a 10.2-megapixel APS CCD...

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Samsung Digimax A503 reviewed

The Samsung A503 is equipped with a 1/2.5 inch CCD image sensor that gives you 5 Megapixels in resolution. This small model also has a 2 inch color LCD display. It does not have an optical viewfinder but you can...

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Polaroid PDC 5080 reviewed

None of these specs meant much when I ran the camera through our usual tests. The resolution on the PDC 5080 averaged an awful 725 lines, far below the acceptable range for a 5.1MP camera, 1,200 to 1,500 lines. The...

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Canon PowerShot SD700 IS reviewed

Canon's SD700 IS was enjoyable and easy. In the picture quality area there is nothing to complain about because the SDF630 delivers outstanding photos with vivid color. It's fast to turn on, power up and recycle time between shots seemed...

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Olympus µ720 SW reviewed

The Olympus µ720 SW's combination of resolution and waterproof durability are, to date, unparalleled for a camera of this size and class. For adventurous types, those benefits will probably outweigh issues with usability and middling indoor image quality. Via C|Net...

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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 IXUS 800 IS reviewed

The Canon IXUS 800 IS gives you plenty of confidence when it comes to taking a picture. It handles most situations very well. The build quality is excellent too and I also like the design and style. They say you...

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Samsung Digimax i6 reviewed

Announced on the 1st of January 2006, the Samsung Digimax i6 is the "world's first" PMP (Portable Media Player) digital camera - the camera will play Xvid MPEG4 videos on it's 2.5" screen. The camera also features MP3 playback....

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HP R967 introduced - 10 megapixel compact

The HP R967 compact digital camera features HP Design Gallery, a creative feature that enables consumers to quickly and easily add creative effects and borders to their photos right on the camera. With HP Design Gallery, consumers can choose up...

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Olympus FE-140 reviewed

The good: Extremely simple; handy features for newbies.The bad: No manual controls; mediocre image quality.The bottom line: The Olympus FE-140 is a fine selection if you don't want to make decisions, but it doesn't offer many choices either. Via C|Net...

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 reviewed

Sony's Cyber-shot "W" series updates the already popular Cyber-shot line with mid-size, yet compact body built for travel, and the W100 model dominates the top of the line with an 8.1-megapixel CCD. A 3x zoom lens, generous 2.5-inch color LCD...

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Fujifilm FinePix Z3 reviewed

The Z3 defines itself as a lightweight, super-compact camera that still has the ability to catch great pictures. It sports an array of nice features, like i-Flash, which automatically corrects the exposure to create more natural looking backgrounds. The camera...

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Olympus Mju 700 (aka Stylus 700) reviewed

The Olympus Mju 700 digital camera is available in various colours; silver, orange, black and blue. The camera I used in the trial was orange. The weatherproof body comes in useful in countries where rain is the rule rather than...

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Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG MACRO HSM lens announced

Sigma unveils the APO 70-200 mm F2.8 EX DG MACRO HSM, a large aperture telephoto zoom lens - optimized for digital SLR cameras - with a minimum focusing distance of 100cm and a maximum magnification ratio of 1:3.5. The super...

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Nikon Coolpix S5 reviewed

Despite some rather obvious shortcomings such as the tiny controls and reflective LCD screen coupled to the average lens quality, the Nikon S5 would still make a nice addition to the family’s photographic gear as an elegant ladies' camera, to...

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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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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 reviewed

Compared to digital SLRs and some other superzoom cameras, the small, lightweight 6-megapixel Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 feels almost like a toy. Only after acknowledging its powerful 12x (36mm-to-432mm, 35mm-equivalent) optically stabilised lens, manual controls, extended selection of scene modes 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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Fujifilm Finepix F11 reviewed

Since the F11 has the same optics, CCD and image processing system as the F10 it’s no surprise that its image quality is identical, which is to say very good indeed. Exposure, focusing and colour reproduction are all first class,...

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Canon Powershot A620 reviewed

In addition to the 7 Megapixels and the DIGIC II processor, the Canon PowerShot A620 is equipped with a 4x optical zoom lens (focal range of 35 - 140 mm in a 35mm camera). With this range, you can shoot...

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Casio Exilim EX-S600 in-depth review

Casio's Exilim EX-S600 is the 2006 upgrade of the very popular EX-S500 from last year. This stylish and compact model is almost identical to its predecessor, with only one major improvement; resolution is boosted to 6-megapixels. It features a wealth...

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Canon PowerShot S3 IS reviewed

While the S3 isn't exactly "an exciting upgrade" over its S2 IS predecessor, the reviewer still found it to be an "excellent" ultra zoom camera. Besides the bump from 5 to 6 mexapixels, the camera's two most touted new features...

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Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z60 reviewed

Casio's Exilim compacts are quietly building a big fan base with those that know of them and word of mouth, offering stylish, simple to use and compact cameras at good prices. The Z60 retails for a penny under £200, but...

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Canon PowerShot A700 reviewed

The PowerShot A700 model features six-megapixel resolution together with a retractable 6x 35-210mm optical zoom lens (35mm equivalent). The A700 model incorporates 22 shooting modes from fully automatic to fully manual to achieve optimum results for any photographic application. The...

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Canon PowerShot SD630 reviewed

It’s designed for the point-and-shoot crowd or someone who just wants a shade more options in their photographic arsenal. Anyone who wants to adjust the aperture or shutter speed should look elsewhere. Although a solid camera I did find myself...

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Ricoh R4 now in blue

Yeah, we know, we know, we're not into covering colorized model re-releases. And we're by no means letting Ricoh off the hook for simply re-releasing their R4 in another color -- ahem, Mystic Blue -- a few months down the...

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Canon Powershot A700 reviewed

The 6.0-megapixel PowerShot A700 from Canon is the flagship model of the A series, and that honor places even more burden on its shoulders to perform. Canon have included the DIGIC II image processor that enhances picture definition and vibrancy...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 reviewed

Image quality in good light is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5's strength. Well-lit shots have a very pleasing look, with natural, accurate colour rendition and very few JPEG-compression artefacts. While the camera tends to underexpose sometimes and burn out highlights other...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 reviewed

The Panasonic DMC-TZ1 is currently the smallest digital camera in the world with a 10x digital zoom lens. Thanks to some very clever folded optics technology, the Panasonic TZ1 allows you to carry a camera with the focal length of...

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Canon PowerShot SD630 reviewed

Taking pictures with the Canon SD630 was enjoyable and easy. In the picture quality area there is nothing to complain about because the SDF630 delivers snappy photos with vivid color that seem to jump right off the monitor. It's fast...

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W30 reviewed

The W30, a fairly fresh release from Sony’s redesigned point-and-shoot series, packs 6 megapixels in a housing that is flat, thin, and almost trendy. Its design merges the film camera-inspired optical viewfinder with digital technology like the 2-inch LCD screen,...

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Canon PowerShot SD430 Digital ELPH reviewed

The Canon PowerShot SD430 is an impressive little camera, with super build quality, great image quality, and the flexibility to bring back good-looking pictures from a wide range of shooting situations. And when you get back, you can wirelessly transfer...

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Kodak Easyshare V570 reviewed

The dual lens system looks like a gimmick, as though Kodak is straining to create some distinguishing feature for the camera. In fact it works well. For anyone planning a trip that will take in the cramped cities of Europe...

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Casio Exilim EX-S600 reviewed

The Casio Exilim EX-S600 is a very nice camera with a lot of great features. You’ll be sure to get great results and extremely good pictures from your photo excursions, but be careful when comparing it to other cameras around...

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Samsung Digimax i6 camera with PMP features

Combining a compact 6 megapixel camera with admittedly rudimentary media player abilities is, in retrospect, a blindingly obvious move. But isn't that always the way with great ideas? Whatever the origins might be, we love it and predict a wave...

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Nikon Coolpix P4 reviewed

The Nikon Coolpix P4 may not be the smallest, lightest or even most stylish compact digital camera available, but it makes up for this with by being packed with features and producing excellent quality images. The VR system is effective,...

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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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Sony DSC-W50 Cyber-shot reviewed

The Cyber-shot DSC-W50 is a decently priced 6 megapixel shooter from Sony with claims to higher light sensitivity and not a lot else to brag about, at least on paper. DCRP has put the camera through its paces, and they...

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Olympus SP-700 compact reviewed

The Olympus SP-700 is a very small and compact camera, and yet is equipped with a 3-inch LCD monitor. Regrettably, this leaves precious little space for controls and those that are there are a bit buried between the chromed edge...

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Kodak EasyShare V570 reviewed

A cool feature of the docking station is the Slide Show button: press the Slide Show button on the docking station, and your camera becomes a hands-free display unit running a slide show of your pictures (10 sec. interval). The...

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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 P3 WiFi compact reviewed

It's not been long since Nikon announced their latest volley of (WiFi enabled) digital cameras, and we've been pretty curious to find out how the P3 in particular stack up to the competition. Digital Camera Review snagged one of those...

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Leica C-LUX 1 6MP compact

For a no-frills camera designed simply for snapping photos, the Leica C-LUX 1 is perfect. This six-megapixel camera sports a bright, high resolution 2.5-inch LCD display to showcase your best shots. Via TechEBlog...

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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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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX9 reviewed

Panasonic is somewhat unique in this area, offering stabilization on camera models that offer as little as 3x optical zoom, where other manufacturers until recently have restricted the feature to their long-zoom cameras. While stabilization on a 3x zoom camera...

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Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital ELPH review

The Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital ELPH is a great go-anywhere camera which took the SD450 and made everything better. The SD600 features 6 effective megapixels, 3x optical zoom and a 2.5 inch LCD.The SD600's new LCD has more resolution and...

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Casio Exilim EX-S600 reviewed

At just over 0.6-inch thick, Casio's Exilim EX-S600 is one of the thinnest cameras I've seen--it's small enough to slip into a shirt or pants pocket without causing any unsightly bulges. The model costs $350 (as of 2/6/06) and is...

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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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Tamron AF 55-200mm Di II LD macro reviewed

The Tamron AF 55-200mm Di II LD Macro is pretty small and light, and has a semi-matte back finish. The body is plastic and the wide zoom ring has a rubberized grip. Manual focus is achieved by rotating a very...

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Canon Powershot S3 IS reviewed

As with most small sensor cameras, noise levels of the Canon Powershot S3 IS will be higher than those seen with DSLRs of the same pixel count, but even so, if it follows the trend of similar cameras, ISO 400...

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iQRIO CamP3 gimmick spinner

This is iQRIO's CamP3. If you look at it closely, it has exactly the same casing, buttons (photo, video), LED and power plug layout as the Sony DSC-M1 (probably the same OEM). It also offers the same functions as...

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BenQ reveals new ultra-slim X610, E520+, E600, P500, C530, C630

BenQ today unveiled six new additions to its digital camera Classic, Elegance, Luxury and Performance lineup: the X610, E520+, E600 and P500, C530 and C630. The highlight of all six models is the X610, the world's slimmest 6-megapixel 3” LCD...

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Olympus MJU 600 reviewed

Every now and again I come across a digital camera that I just cannot get along with. Sadly the MJU 600 falls into that category. The first model I had was shipped back to Olympus for repair three times. On...

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-M2 reviewed

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-M2 is a jack of all trades and a master of some. Thanks to good image quality and a big, bright LCD that's usable in sunlight, this is a surprisingly good 5-megapixel snapshooter -- assuming you're willing...

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Casio Exilim EX-S600 reviewed

The good: Ultracompact design; a huge selection of scene modes; excellent movie capabilities.The bad: Mediocre photo quality; no true burst mode; poor LCD visibility in bright light.The bottom line: Though it's a stylish, easy-to-use ultracompact with good movie-capture capabilities, mediocre...

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Kodak Easyshare V550 reviewed

Starting with the outdoor scenic shots this is an area where the camera performed well. I particularly like the colours. They have a lively, vibrant feel to them. Focusing is up to scratch without being razor sharp. As is so...

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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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Sony Cyber-shot DCS-S600 reviewed

With its compact, pocket-friendly size and straightforward interface, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 is well-suited for beginners or anyone who doesn't want to fuss around with camera controls too much. Essentially a point-and-shoot digital camera, the S600 does offer a handful...

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Nikon Coolpix P3 VR Wi-Fi reviewed

The Nikon Coolpix P3 is quite a camera, with a very effective Vibration Reduction (VR) technology (Nikon speak for Image Stabilization) and no-hassle Wi-Fi wireless transfer of your images from camera to PC. Though it does not offer total exposure...

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Jobo Giga Vu PRO:evolution - PMP for pro photographers

The Jobo Giga Vu Pro:evolution is a new version of the Giga Vu Pro that we first reported on a year and a half ago. This portable media player is primarily targeted at professional photographers, with special features for reviewing...

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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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Canon IXUS Wireless compact

Unusually for a modern compact camera, the IXUS Wireless has a comparatively small 2in LCD monitor and a good quality optical viewfinder. This is very useful for saving battery power, since you can turn the monitor screen off and take...

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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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BenQ DC E600 6 megapixel compact - world's slimmest

BenQ has been shouting about its new DC E600 camera, a 6 megapixel beauty that measures up slimmer than an anorexic giraffe. In fact, BenQ claim that it’s the slimmest 6 megapixel snapper in the world. Via T3...

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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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Minox DC 6011 ultracompact announced

The Minox DC 6011 offers six megapixel resolution coupled to a MINOCTAR-branded 3x optical zoom lens. Other features include power from a proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable battery (which is charged in-camera via a bundled camera docking station), as well as...

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Canon Powershot A610 review

The Canon PowerShot A610 left behind a truly positive impression. The camera does keep its promises and is a worthy successor of the previous Canon A-series of digital cameras. Canon is a successful brand in the digital camera market; they...

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Casio Exilim EX-Z600 preview

The Casio EX-Z600 was released this week at PMA and promises to add a strong competitor in the crowded 6 MP market. This digital camera features a 2.7-inch, 153,600 pixel Super Bright LCD screen, a handful of manual controls including...

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Olympus Evolt E-330 reviewed

Although I'd hardly call the Olympus Evolt E-330's performance subpar, taken as a whole, it is the weaker aspect of the system. Shooting performance is acceptable but far from best in class. From power-on to first shot takes about 1.7...

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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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Pentax Digimax L85 announced

The new Digimax L85, the latest addition to Samsung's Prestige line of digital cameras, is the world's first digital still camera to feature High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI). This revolutionary new feature allows L85 users to share their photos on...

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Vivitar ViviCam 8600s launched

Vivitar launched the new Vivitar ViviCam 8600s camera. Loaded with technology, the slim Vivitar 8600s camera slips easily into your pocket or purse, ready to shoot great photographs or videos. The Vivitar ViviCam 8600s digital compact camera shoots 8.1 Megapixel...

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Hasselblad 503CWD - nice but kinda pricey

Designed around the classic Hasselblad 503, with Carl Zeiss Planar CFE 2.8/80 mm lens, 2.2-inch OLED display, FireWire 800 output and a 16 megapixel 36.7 x 36.7 mm sensor, the Hasselblad 503CWD may well be the most beautiful digital camera...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 introduced

The new 5-megapixel DMC-TZ1 incorporates the powerful 10x optical zoom LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens (F2.8) into a 112 × 58.1 × 40.2 mm compact body. The Extra Optical Zoom (EX) function can extend the zoom ratio up to 12.5x in...

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Fujifilm FinePix A600

Fujifilm has announced the debut of a new entry-level compact digital camera in the popular FinePix “A” series, which allows users to take high quality pictures easily. The FinePix A600 features a 6.3-megapixel version of the high-performance Fujifilm Super CCD...

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Pentax 645 medium format finally slated for US release

Pentax are set to release their long-awaited US version of the Pentax 645 medium format digital camera at Orlando's PMA show. The camera will feature an 18.6 megapixel Kodak CCD and a typically huge (and fugly) body. No word on...

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W70

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W70 is a 7 megapixel digital camera with a 3x Optical Zoom lens and a 2.5 inch LCD screen. It features 58 megabytes of internal memory as well as Memory Stick Duo. Expect to see the Sony...

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Panasonic's first dSLR

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 brings to fruition the company's pledge last April that it would create a digital SLR under its own branding, compatible with Olympus' Four Thirds lens mount standard. The L1 looks to be quite an interesting SLR...

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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 PowerShot S3 IS announced

The S3 keeps the earlier model's 12x optical zoom, ups the megapixel count from 5 to 6, pushes the maximum ISO to 800, bumps the flip-out LCD to 2 inches and adds a 60fps QVGA movie mode. Pricing has yet...

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Samsung Digimax L60 announced at PMA

The new Samsung Digimax L60 is a part of Samsung's lineup at PMA 2006. The 6MP L60 features a 2.4-inch color LCD display, 3x optical zoom SHD lens and a 5x digital zoom. The L60 boasts of a great ergonomic...

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Pentax Optio touchscreen compacts

Pentax has announced 3 new additions to its Optio range in the form of the T10, M10 and W10 digital cameras.The 6MP T10 with 3x optical zoom features a very generous 3-inch high-definition LCD monitor for easy viewing and a...

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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 Stylus 810 announced

Blurred images may be a thing of the past thanks to the new Stylus 810 digital camera featuring Digital Image Stabilization, a technology that allows you to take crisp clear pictures and to retouch blurred pictures at the touch of...

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Minox DC5011, DC6011 compacts announced

Minox is rolling out two fairly basic digicams, the 5-megapixel DC5011 and the 6-megapixel DC6011. Both cameras have all the now-standard features: 2.5-inch LCD, 3x zoom and a movie mode. Pricing hasn't been announced, but we somehow don't expect these...

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BenQ announces the DC E600

BenQ announces the new DC E600 digital camera, featuring a unique 2D-Rotating Lens-Eye and the camera's PF mode, for Panoramic Focus also supports you to get excellent results. A 2.5 inch high resolution LCD screen and VGA movie recording at...

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Nikon Coolpix S4 reviewed

The Nikon Coolpix S4 is a six megapixel digital camera with a 10x optical zoom lens. The feature that makes the Coolpix S4 different to almost all other digital cameras is its twisting lens. The lens can be swiveled 270...

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Nikon Coolpix P3 and P4 announced

The COOLPIX P3 and P4 feature a 1/1.8-inch CCD. And because they offer 8.1 effective megapixels of image resolution, both cameras deliver outstanding imaging power that's not only enough to show beautiful skin texture and capture the myriad colors of...

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Canon Powershot A700 announced

The Canon PowerShot A700 adds an array of advanced, enhanced, yet easy-to-use features into a compact and eminently affordable package. The new Canon A700 camera model expands upon Canon’s success as A-series models have captured the number one digital camera...

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Canon Digital IXUS 800 IS announced

Another one of Canon's many announcements today, the IXUS 800 IS (known as the Powershot Digital Elph SD700 elsewhere) is a 6 megapixel version of Canon's bestselling IXUS line. The slimline compact features a 4x optical zoom with, for the...

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Canon SD630 unveiled

With compact dimensions of just 3.5 x 2.2 x 0.8", the SD630 features the attractive styling that is a hallmark of the series, along with a spacious 3.0-inch LCD display but forgoes any form of optical viewfinder. The 3x optical...

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Olympus FE-120 review

The Olympus FE-120 is an entry level digital camera. It has six megapixels and a 3x optical zoom lens. Although the FE-120 has all the features you need to use it as a standard point and shoot model it is...

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Nikon 105mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor lens

Nikon has today announced the 105mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor, a macro lens with vibration reduction which Nikon claims is the first of its kind. Nikon has loaded the lens with a number of features in addition to vibration...

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Kodak Easyshare V603 announced

Building upon the tremendous success of its award-winning line of KODAK EASYSHARE V-series digital cameras, Kodak debuts the V603, a compact camera that is the perfect mixture of style, performance and simplicity that can slide into almost any pocket. The...

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Casio Exilim EX-Z850 8.1 megapixel compact announced

The Casio Exilim EX-Z850 features a 2.5 inch screen with 1200cd/m2 brightness, 3x optical zoom lens, a flash that reaches 12.1m in darkness, anti-shake DSP and a battery life of 440 shots after the CIPA standard. Casio made the new...

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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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Pentax Optio WPi reviewed

The Pentax Optio WPi is the only fully waterproof 6MP compact on the market, and it is ideal for any sort of outdoor activity short of serious SCUBA diving. It is also an ideal social camera for its sheer indestructibility...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1

The Lumix DMC-LX1, launched toward the end of last summer, is a high-end zoom compact which is aimed squarely at the field dominated by the Canon S series. It features a superb 4x optical zoom Leica DC Vario-Elmarit lens equivalent...

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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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Sony's new compact W30 and W50

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W30 and DSC-W50 are closely related, with a feature set differentiated by LCD display size. The metal-bodied, 23mm-thick cameras both feature an effective resolution of six megapixels courtesy of a 1/2.5" CCD imager, coupled with a Carl...

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-M2 reviewed

The DSC-M2 is a uniquely styled camera that is a mix of camera, camcorder, and cell phone. The body is made of a mix of metal and plastic, and it feels quite solid. The body is actually two parts, with...

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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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Samsung Digimax L85 announced

Samsung introduces a 8.1 Megapixel digital camera with a 5x optical SHD lens to strengthen its digital success in the popular 8.1 Megapixel digital camera sector. The Samsung L85, introduced by Samsung, is a portable compact digital camera (110 x...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 photos

Mark Goldstein over at The Photography Blog has posted some shots taken with Pansonic's DMC-LZ5 prior to an uncoming review. Despite the nice specs, several commenters have pointed out the obvious flaws in the lens, notably fringing at the edges:...

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Nikon Coolpix P2 reviewed

The Nikon Coolpix P2 bears a superficial resemblance to the Coolpix 7900, with all automatic controls and an extremely small form factor. But there's no optical viewfinder, the flash has been repositioned, and the LCD has grown to 2.5-inches. -...

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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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Sigma AF 17-70mm F2.8 - 4.5 DC Macro Zoom Lens

The Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5 DC MACRO zoom lens has a minimum focusing distance of 20cm (7.9”) throughout the entire zoom range. A maximum magnification of 1:2.3 enables extreme close-up photography. An impressive achievement for a standard zoom lens. The new...

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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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Samsung 5.2MP Digimax A503

The Digimax A503 is part of Samsung's 'Premium' line-up, and features a 5.2MP CCD, VGA video recording at 30fps, 5x digital zoom (no optical), 2" TFT LCD display, voice recording, PictBridge compatible printing, 32MB of internal memory, and SD memory...

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Canon Powershot A410 review

Last August proved to be quite the month for Canon. The Canon PowerShot A410 digital camera was one of the many new introductions. The Canon A410 is an entry-level model with a resolution of 3.2 Megapixels, which is admittedly a...

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BenQ P500 Digital Camera launched

BenQ's new P500 digital camera has little to offer. It comes with a 5 megapixel CCD, offers 5x optical zoom (yes!) through a Pentax lens, and a 2.5” LTPS LCD (230K pixels, 960x240 pixels). It looks clean and simple. There's...

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Fuji Finepix Z2 reviewed

There is a lot to like about the Fuji Finepix Z2. It has a very stylish design and is easy to use. There are now a large number of digital cameras to choose from if you are looking for a...

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HP Photosmart M527 reviewed

The HP Photosmart M527 rounds out the top end of the newly introduced M-series offered by HP at CES 2006. A point-and-shoot at heart, the camera comes with a 6 megapixel CCD, a 2-inch LCD, a 3x optical zoom lens...

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Nikon CoolPix 8800 reviewed

Of course a D50 with a 350mm lens would be a lot more expensive, and it’s here that the 8800 has its big advantage. Camera shake is a well known problem with large zoom lenses, so to combat this the...

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Ricoh GR digital wide angle camera reviewed

The Ricoh GR is an 8 megapixel compact camera with a fixed focal length, wide angle lens. The lens is the equivalent of a 28mm f2.4 optic on a film camera and there is an optional supplementary lens that shortens...

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Konica Minolta Dimage Z6 reviewed

The Konica Minolta Dimage Z6 is a six megapixel digital camera with a 12x optical zoom lens. With this length of zoom lens you should have no problem getting in close to your subject from a long way away. Therefore...

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Canon EF-S 17-85/4-5.6 IS USM lens reviewed

The Canon EF-S 17-85/4-5.6 IS USM is designed for use on the Canon EOS Digital Rebel, Digital Rebel XT and EOS 20D Digital SLRs. It's a general purpose lens with a field of view coverage equal to that which would...

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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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Panasonic DMC-FZ30 full review

Panasonic's DMC-FZ30 is an 8 Megapixel all-in-one 'bridge' camera with a powerful 12x optical zoom lens and SLR-like styling. Like other long-zoom bridge cameras, Panasonic's aiming the FZ30 at buyers of budget Digital SLRs, with key advantages including LCD-based composition...

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Canon PowerShot SD430 - low end remote photography

Wi-Fi capability includes full remote control and capture; ultracompact design; excellent burst capabilities; low shutter lag. For those who want fairly basic remote controlled digital photography, this is the one and only choice. However C|Net's testing reveals a comparatively...

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Olympus SP-500 UZ reviewed

The Olympus SP-500 is packed with features that should appeal to an aspiring photographer. It is well-built, handles comfortably and looks very professional in its black body. A 10x optical zoom brings far subjects close but image stabilization is missing.The...

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Olympus µ810 compact zoomer

Thanks to a collapsible lens unit and repositioned shutter system, this digital camera packs 8.0 million pixels and cutting-edge features into the smallest body of its class. And while a stainless steel, weatherproof* body provides protection, its exquisite form and...

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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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Fujifilm Finepix E900 zoom reviewed

The FinePix E900 is a very solid compact camera, with unusually high resolution, good color and image quality, good manual controls and a well-crafted interface. It's a sensible upgrade from standard compact cameras for users who want to use manual...

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Fuji Finepix F460 reviewed

It would be a bit much to expect perfection from the Finepix F460 considering its price. Even so I would have liked to have seen a bit more quality in my test shots. The outdoor scenic type shots are quite...

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Olympus µ720 SW, still works 3m underwater

With this model, Olympus has optimised the standard weatherproof qualities found in all Mju cameras, making it waterproof to 3m. In combination with the shockproof design, a whole new world of shooting opportunities is opened to photographers. Now, where other...

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Pentax's Optio WPi waterproof camera review

The amphibious OptioWPi digital camera features 6.0 megapixels of resolution and a 3X optical zoom lens and captures high quality images both on land and up to three feet underwater without an additional waterproof housing. The OptioWPi is the perfect...

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Casio EX-Z600 announced

Casio have announced the release of the latest addition to its EXILIM ZOOM digital camera series with the EX-Z600. The latest evolution in this popular series offers 6.0 megapixel high resolution photos in a stylish, compact, and pocket-sized package. The...

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Nikon Coolpix P2 review

Ever since digital cameras became affordable, the Nikon Coolpix range has gained a reputation for ease of use, being packed with innovative features and, most of all, for delivering quality images. The Nikon Coolpix P2 continues the tradition for innovation...

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Sony Cybershot DSC T5 reviewed

The DSC-T5 is the latest in Sony’s line of ultra-slim snapshot cameras, and has a broadly similar specification to the other cameras in the T series, such as the T7, T33, T3 and others, since all of them have a...

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Olympus SP-500 UZ reviewed

The Olympus SP-500 is packed with features that should appeal to an aspiring photographer. It is well-built, handles comfortably and looks very professional in its black body. A 10x optical zoom brings far subjects close but image stabilization is missing.The...

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Panasonic's DMC-FZ7 6 megapixel 12x zoomer

Lovers of the Panasonic Lumix FZ5 rejoice, apparently Matsushita couldn't wait until PMA next month to loose their new DMC-FZ7 on the world in all its six megapixel, Mega OIS (optical image stabilization), 12x optical zoom, 2.5-inch display-touting goodness. Expect...

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Fujifilm FinePix S5600 / S5200 reviews

Announced on the 28th of July 05, the Fujifilm FinePix S5600 / S5200 is a new 5 megapixel digital camera with a 10x optical zoom lens - an update to the popular 4 megapixel Fujifilm S5500 / S5100, and 3...

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Sony Cybershot R1 reviewed

Let it be clear that the Sony Cybershot DSC-R1 is an extraordinary camera indeed. This doesn't just limit itself to the design, but also covers the optics. The fact that the Sony R1 is equipped with a Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar...

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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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Nikon Coolpix S3 Review

The Coolpix S3 is a 6-megapixel camera that delivers high performance shooting power and image quality in a sleek and ultra-portable package. Like the Coolpix S1 and S2 before it, the Matte Black Metal-body Coolpix S3 boasts a 2.5” LCD...

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Sanyo Xacti VPC-C6 reviewed

Our good friends at Steves Digicams have published their review of the Sanyo Xacti C6 digital camera. The new Sanyo C6 can take 6.0 Megapixel still pictures while shooting high-quality moving images (when still images are taken, video clip shooting...

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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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Kodak EasyShare Z700 overview

A 5x zoom lens, aperture- and shutter-priority modes, and plenty of automatic features give the economical 4-megapixel Kodak EasyShare Z700 appeal for budding shutterbugs. Via Crave...

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Casio Exilim EX-Z500 Review

The Casio Exilim EX-Z500 is a five megapixel digital camera. It is an ultra compact model. This is the type that will fit easily into a fairly small pocket. The Exilim EX-Z500 has a standard set of features for this...

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Fuji Finepix F11 Review

The Fuji Finepix F11 is a 6.3 megapixel digital camera with a three times optical zoom lens. It is a stylish model with a metal body. The Finepix F11 is a step up from a simple point and shoot digital...

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Sigma's new macro zoom

Sigma have announced their new 17-70mm F2.8-4.5 DC MACRO lens. It can be used with wide variety of subjects and it is an ideal large aperture standard zoom lens for digital SLR cameras featuring APS-C size image sensor. This lens...

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Canon PowerShot SD550 Digital Elph reviewed

PC Mag has bestowed its prestigious Editor's Choice award on Canon's ultracompact, and it seems ultraawesome, 7.1 megapixel PowerShot SD550 Digital Elph. As we've reported before and its name kinda indicates, the $409-at-Amazon SD550 is an update of last year's...

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Kodak EasyShare V570 reviewed

The typical ultracompact digital camera often has your back up against a wall when equipped with a wide angle that affords no better than the equivalent of a 35mm-to-39mm view. Eastman Kodak has a better idea: including a second, ultrawide...

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Fujifilm FinePix S9500/S9000 reviewed

Fujifilm's FinePix S9500 Zoom is a 9 Megapixel all-in-one 'bridge' camera with a long 10.7x optical zoom lens and SLR-like styling. With its design and features, Fujifilm is clearly targeting buyers of budget digital SLRs, quoting LCD-based composition, a tilting...

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Fuji FinePix E900 reviewed

The E900 is the follow-up to the FinePix E550, which was introduced in July 2004. Both cameras share the same 4X zoom lens, 2" LCD display, manual controls, conversion lens support, and VGA movie mode. While the E550 offered an...

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Olympus IR-500 Overview

The Olympus IR-500 is a competent 4-megapixel camera with a limited zoom range, but its 64mm high-resolution LCD and playback capabilities will make you want to take it everywhere as a portable shoot-and-show display. The funky form factor and huge...

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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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Nikon D200 reviewed by pro shooter

The Nikon D200 establishes itself firmly as the much longed-for "digital" F100. Alternatively, it can be seen as a wolf in lamb's clothing. You get an image quality within a hair's width of the D2X, Nikon's current digital flagship. In...

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New Pentax Optio A10 and E10

Here's another couple of cameras shown off at CES. Pentax had its compact Optio A10 with 8 megapixels and a 1.8-inch CCD with its own "shake reduction" technology. Whether any of these motion-stopping technologies work is still a mystery, but...

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Vivitar ViviCam X60 - 10 megapixel compact

The recently announced ViviCam X60 certainly caught our attention. The camera, due out later this year, boasts a range of features not typically available in a compact, especially one expected to retail for under $500. Those features include a 10...

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Panasonic Lumix LS2 first impressions

The Panasonic Lumix LS2 pushes the price point for optical image stabilization, with Panasonic's full-blown MEGA O.I.S. in a 5 megapixel compact camera for under $200. The small, 3x zoom camera would be price-competitive without stabilization as it is –...

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Kodak EasyShare P880 Zoom reviewed

The P880 is Kodak's top of the line EasyShare camera and the "big brother" of the Easyshare P850 we recently tested. The P880 is distinguished from its sibling by its higher resolution, 8 versus 5 megapixels, and its high-quality 24-140mm...

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Vivitar ViviCam X30 first 10 Megapixel

Vivitar ViviCam X30 first 10 Megapixel: During the Consumer Electronics Show we had so much to do that sometimes we miss a digital camera introduction like this one. Vivitar announced the launch of their new Vivitar ViviCam X30, their new...

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Review posted for Olympus Stylus 600 Digital

Olympus continues to refine their very popular Stylus line of digital cameras and the six megapixel, 3x-zoom Olympus Stylus 600 is once again one of the best Stylus models to date. Its body design is trim and compact, with a...

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T9 reviewed

You'd think there wouldn't be much more to say about Sony's DSC-T9 other than that it's light, thin, takes decent pics and sells for about $450. But CNET has given the cam a once-over, and finds much more to talk...

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Sony Cyber Shot DSC-S600 preview

The Cyber-shot DSC-S600 is Sony’s new entry level addition to its Stamina line of digital cameras. Announced at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show in January, this point-and-shoot model offers 6 megapixels and basic features at a low retail price of...

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Fuji FinePix E900 reviewed

The Fuji FinePix E900 ($499) is a midsized digital camera with a 9 Megapixel SuperCCD HR sensor -- yes, you read that right: 9 Megapixel. The E900 uses the same sensor as its big brother (the FinePix S9000), though it...

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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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Pentax Optio S6 reviewed

The Pentax Optio S6 is a six megapixel pixel digital camera. It is an ultra compact model. This is the type to slip easily into a pocket. The camera has a standard sized 3x optical zoom lens. The Optio S6...

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Canon PowerShot A620 reviewed

The Canon A620 is the top-of-the-line A series model and is an attractive, medium compact and affordable digital camera perfect for an aspiring photographer. It can be used as a point-and-shoot camera in Auto or Program AE mode, but it's...

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Hasselblad CFH 39 digital back

Hasselblad CFH 39 digital back : The new Hasselblad CFH 39 digital back features an ultra-high resolution, 39 Megapixel sensor and has been custom built to fit the design and functionality of the Hasselblad H2 camera and is completely compatible...

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Samsung SC-MS25 photos/music/video

Samsung is leading the charge in multi-function devices with a new line of three 6-in-1 digital still cameras that offer video and voice recording, music playback, data storage, and web cam capability in addition to producing high-quality digital stills. The...

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Canon PowerShot S80 Review

The sturdy, solid, 8-megapixel PowerShot S80 is the update to the PowerShot S70, last year's Editor's Choice winner. The camera is pricey ($549.95 list), but most features are improved, and only a couple have been dropped. As such, the S80...

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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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Canon Powershot A620 Review

The Canon Powershot A620 is the 7 megapixel replacement for the very popular 5 megapixel A95 model. As well as the increased resolution, the Canon A620 has a number of important improvements, principally the Digic II processor, which is also...

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Ricoh Caplio R30 announced

Ricoh announced today the launch of the Caplio R30 compact digital camera featuring a 5.7x optical wide zoom (28-160 mm in 35 mm camera format) in a trim body only 26mm thick. The new Ricoh Caplio R30 is positioned as...

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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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HP Photosmart R927

The HP Photosmart R927 is one of three cameras being showcased at CES 2006 by HP as part of their enhanced R-series. The R927 improves upon previous HP models by adding an extensive in-camera editing system to a sleeker and...

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Nikon Coolpix P1 - User Review

The P1 is the latest addition to Nikon's very popular Coolpix line. Its features include an 8-megapixel imager, Nikkor 3.5x optical zoom lens, 2.5-inch LCD as well as standard 802.11b/g WiFi (wireless) connectivity. This simple to use point-n-shoot offers various...

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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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Monster 10 Megapixel Cameras from Vivitar

Yup, you knew it was coming. What's the digital camera business without the megapixel wars? And to eclipse the competition best they could (they are NOT French for god's sake), Vivitar announced 2, 10 Megapixel cameras at CES. The X60...

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FinePix V10 in Korea

FujiFilm presents the V10 in Korea, a 5.1MP digital camera with a 3" screen that covers almost the whole back of the device... very cool indeed! Via Akihabaranews...

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Fujifilm Finepix V10 with giant 3" screen

Fujifilm today announces the launch of the FinePix V10 Zoom, a next-generation digital compact camera with distinctive looks and an extra dose of fun. Available in a stylish, two-tone design and with a distinctive body, the FinePix V10 Zoom features...

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PC World Top 100 Products 2005

PC World have published a list of their Top 100 Products for the year. Such items as the Opera browser, various spam filters and graphics cards dominate the list but here and there are products of relevance to the...

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Hacking Digital Cameras

digital camera hacking hacks holiday gift guide book ExtremeTech...

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Using a Universal Remote to Control a Camera

A quickie link - The extremetech website has an extract from Hacking Digital Cameras posted on their site. The excpert looks at using a universal remote control and its infrared signals to control a digital camera. “I was bored...

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Canon PowerShot S80

Aside from one or two very minor lens shortcomings, Canon's new flagship S-series model stands out in its class...

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Canon A620 review at Steves Digicams

Canon A620 review at Steves Digicams : Our good friends at Steves Digicams have published their review of the Canon Powershot A620 digital camera. With 7.1 Megapixels, the Canon A620 digital camera incorporates a host of high-end features normally...

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Pulling out the stops: Nikon D200

We've always been fans of the Nikon D70, and for a while there it was the only camera in the Nikon range that combined semi-pro performance with a body small enough to consider lugging around for casual use. But...

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Nikon Coolpix S2 - digital camera

Aimed squarely at snapshooters looking for a carefree pocketful, the ultracompact Nikon Coolpix S2 does all the hard work and delivers decent picture quality. It's tiny! Via ZDNet Reviews - Most Recent Digital Cameras...

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Smallest VGA Camera

As detailed on MobileMag the Korean based MCNex has created the smallest VGA camera sensor in the world measuring 5.5 x 2.9mm. It is destined for use in cell phones and PDAs. While the units VGA resolution (640×480) sounds poor and...

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Nikon D2X Digital SLR

The first digital SLR from Nikon to cross over the double-digit Megapixel barrier is the Nikon D2X. Armed with a new DX format image sensor of 12.4 million effective pixels, it is a 6.8 Megapixel camera as well. How's...

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Canon Powershot S1 IS

A follow up to the ultra-zoom Canon Powershot Pro 90 IS released close to two years back, the 3.2 Megapixel Canon Powershot S1 IS packs features such as an Image Stabilizer, a 10x optical zoom, an Ultrasonic motor, and...

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Nikon D200 announced

Nikon has introduced the D200, a new high-performance 10.2 megapixel digital SLR. The pro-level camera features a 50 millisecond shutter release lag and a 5 fps sports mode. There is also a large 2.5" LCD screen. The D200 will be...

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Superzoom cameras

Superzoom cameras combine the versatility of a big zoom lens -- typically ranging from around 30 to 300mm (35mm equivalent) -- with the convenience of an all-in-one camera......

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DigitalCamera Magazine in 30 seconds

The latest issue of Digital Camera Magazine has been released. The £69 Epson Stylus Photo R220 A4 inkjet printer is given the best buy award and a 90% rating against 5 other printers ranging in price up to £189....

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The Fluffies - Digital Awards

Pocket-lint.co.uk has released the nominations for the Fluffies - Best Compact Digital Camera 2005. The Fluffies ’endeavour to reward companies for innovative, groovy and great products that have been launched in the last year’. The line-up is : Panasonic DMC-FX7...

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Featured Site: Mount Everest 360 Panorama

Here is a "cool" link that gives you a panoramic view at the top of Mount Everest. Photo by Roderick Mackenzie [Why did I climb Everest?]. Makes you want to ditch that PC and go climbing eh?...

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Canon PowerShot SD450

Decent image quality and a well-rounded snapshot feature set make the high-performance ultracompact Canon PowerShot SD450 one of the better choices in the current Digital Elph lineup....

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Sony Cyber Shot DSC-N1

This camera isn't for everybody, but its huge touch-screen LCD and photo-album display will certainly catch the eyes of those who want something a little out of the ordinary....

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NET COWBOY infrared Webcam

Hackaday told you how to make an infrared webcam back in March, but for those of us not adventurous enough to give it a shot, we can pick up the new 窶廸ET COWBOY窶? from Japan窶冱 DIGITAL COWBOY. Priced at...

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Photoxels Editor's Choice 2005 Award

This is around the time our editors sit down and look back at the year in review. We look at all the digital cameras that came out during the year and review our notes, paying particular attention to three...

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Canon Powershot SD450 reviewed at Steves Digicams

Canon Powershot SD450 review at Steves Digicams : Our good friends at Steves Digicams have published their review of the new Canon Powershot SD450 digital camera. The Canon SD 450 camera offers a big 2.5-inch LCD screen and features...

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Fuji FinePix F10 test

Fuji FinePix F10 test : The quality of the Fujifilm FinePix F 10 has been setting benchmarks, the Fujifilm F10 digital camera is finding more and more impressed users. The F10 Zoom extracts high quality from the 6.3 Megapixels...

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Nikon D2X Digital SLR

The first digital SLR from Nikon to cross over the double-digit Megapixel barrier is the Nikon D2X. Armed with a new DX format image sensor of 12.4 million effective pixels, it is a 6.8 Megapixel camera as well. How's...

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Canon EOS 350D Digital SLR

First, it stole the limelight at PMA 2005. Now it has reached our shores. Enter the successor of the EOS 300D - the EOS 350D Digital SLR. 8.0-megapixel, DIGIC II, 3 FPS shooting, are just a few of its...

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Konica Minolta Dimage Z6

Compact and affordable, the image-stabilized megazoom Konica Minolta Dimage Z6 delivers a solid feature set. Finicky photographers may take issue with its image quality, though....

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Hasselblad CEO Christian Poulsen looks into the future

I attended Hasselblad’s press conference this morning at PhotoPlus, where CEO Christian Poulsen laid out his vision for the company’s future—and the future of digital photography in general—for a small group of photographers and journalists. Some of it was...

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Digital Trends

With the imminent closure of Agfa it seems the worldwide change to digital photography is unstoppable. According to INfoTrends, a market research firm, almost 80% of professional photographers now own a DSLR—and just over half of all photographers surveyed plan...

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New 6X Gitzo tripods

Gitzo, the first people to introduce carbon fiber tripods for professional photographers, announced a new product line today, the 6X series. The new tripods are made out of a sturdier new fiber with more layers (six, to be exact)...

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Olympus E-500 and PhotPlus recap

Now that I’m recovered from some technical difficulties over the weekend—if losing the keys to, well, everything you own, and having to get your car rekeyed because it has a chip in the ignition that won’t recognize a new...

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Casio Exilim EX-S600

â€?Casio’s new Exilim EX-S600 has a thickness of only 16.1mm (0.63 inches), and features “Resurrection Shot.â€? When you take a picture of a dead person, they’ll come back to life.â€? Well that’s one way to get me to read...

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Olympus Mju Digital 600 Review by PhotographyBLOG

PhotographyBLOG reviews the Olympus Mju Digital 600 (also known as the Olympus Stylus 600) and writes - 'the Olympus Mju Digital 600 is a purely point and shoot digital camera which offers a mixture of good looks, numerous scene......

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Nikon D200 pre-release pr0n

Ok, the new Nikon D200 cat is pretty much out of the bag now. These photos which look identical to shots we had last month were grabbed off the Nikon UK site by some anxious fellas over at DPReview....

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Ricoh Caplio R3 reviewed

Ricoh’s Caplio R3 is definitely an unusual camera: an ultracompact point-and-shoot with 7x zoom and image stabilization, at a street price of under $500. But how does it actually perform? Trusted Reviews checked it out and came away impressed,...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30 reviewed

It may borrow its looks from a DSLR and its lens from Leica, but Panasonic’s 8 megapixel Lumix DMC-FZ30 is a prosumer EVF (electronic viewfinder), and that’s fine with Megapixel.net. The site gave the camera high marks for image...

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The Hello Kitty Digital Camera

You’ve got to be a brave soul to risk buying a rather unweildy looking $365 digital camera with a mere 4 megapixel sensor, 1.5-inch LCD, and xD slot just because it sports Ms. Hello Kitty—but then again, that apparently...

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Fuji's new FinePix Z2

Fuji’s new FinePix Z2 offers just a slight bump in specs to the already luscious Z1 — so small, in fact, that we can barely differentiate the two. The cameras share the same 5th generation 5.1 megapixel CCD, 2.5-inch...

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Kenko's Z510 camera plays games

Good thing your laptop, cellphone, PDA, portable media player, and portable gaming device didn’t have games on ‘em, because it’s about time you stepped up to a real device like Kenko’s Z510. In addition to a 5 megapixel sensor...

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Sanyo's Xacti C5 tapeless digital camcorder reviewed

UK tech site BIOS has posted a review of the Sanyo Xacti C5 digital camcorder that came out earlier this year, and find it to be quite suitable for personal use. As we’re sure you remember, the C5 is...

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Kodak EasyShare-one reviewed

DigitalCameraInfo has an in-depth review of the much-anticipated, WiFi-enabled Kodak EasyShare-one four megapixel shooter, and they predict that this category-creator 窶徇ay impact the digital camera industry far beyond its sales.窶? As we are all quite familiar with (due to...

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The Disney Princess Locket-Style Wearable Digital VGA Camera

Just in case you didn’t get the royal memo, it was writ that all pretty, pretty princesses hereby reserve the right to wear magical reverse-lockets that let them take pictures—and said magical lockets should have extremely long names (Disney...

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Samsung and Pentax getting together on DSLRs

Looks like these days the quick way for the big boys who’re hangin’ DSLR-free to get in on the action is to lend their name to a partnership with a reputable camera manufacturer. It hasn’t paid off in dividends...

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Fuji's Pivi MP70 pocket printer

Moblogging be damned, we want our NeoPrint style shots, and we want ‘em now! Thankfully Fujifilm’s just broken out their new Pivi MP70 on us, a very portable printer with a rechargeable battery that sucks in your shots via...

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Canon EOS 5D reviewed

If you’re ready to upgrade from the Digital Rebel to a full-frame, pro-quality digicam, the 12.8 megapixel Canon EOS 5D may just be the right way to go. DigitalCameraInfo tried out the $3,300 camera, and found its “blend of...

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Should you get a prosumer digicam or go for a DSLR?

So which is it gonna be? With prosumer EVF digicams hitting 9 megapixels (like the Fuji FinePix S9000, pictured) and prices for low-end DSLRs falling into the $600s, the two variations are competing for the wallets of well-heeled shooters...

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JVC's 30GB Everio video cam reviewed

PC Mag has a review up for JVC’s 30GB Everio GZ-MG30U video camera. They’re not hating on JVC’s utopian ideal of HDD recording, we rather like the idea ourselves, but there are still compatibility problems with editing programs, and...

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Sanyo's XACTI DMX-C6

As you have probably already guessed, this is the 6 megapixel version of the XACTI DMX-C5 MPEG4 digicam and camcorder. In hopes of being taken more seriously as a camcorder, they have upped the recorded frame rate from 30...

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Konica Minolta Maxxum / Dynax 5D review roundup

Reviews of Konica Minolta’s new six megapixel Maxxum 5D digital SLR are starting to dribble out (this one’s known as the Dynax 5D outside of North America), and we figured it was high time we collected together all the...

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Kodak announces 39 megapixel CCD

Kodak may have thrown in the towel in the DSLR market, but that doesn’t mean the company has completely abandoned the high-end photo market. In fact, according to the company, it’s gone to the absolute highest end, with two...

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Canon's new Powershot SD430 Wireless

Canon just announced their Powershot SD430 Wireless (or Digital IXUS Wireless outside of Americas) 5.3 megapixel digital camera. It features a 2-inch LCD, 3x optical zoom, MMC/SD card support, and USB 2.0 for tethered transfers. Of course, it’s the...

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Casio's new EX-S600 6 megapixel digital camera

Casio’s new EX-S600 gives their popular Exilim Card line of digicams a bump to 6 megapixels. This camera also extends its anti-shake technology with an MPEG-4 movie stabilizer function and flaunts a better battery for up to 300 snaps...

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Fuji Finepix F11

Fujifilm have announced the Finepix F11 Zoom! From their announcement: This new camera sits alongside EISA Pocket Camera of the Year, the FinePix F10 Zoom – which achieved best-seller status – in Fujifilm’s high quality compact range.  The new model...

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Fuji Finepix F460

Fuji have announced their Finepix F460 compact digital camera with an impressive set of specs. From their press release: Fujifilm has announced the debut of the new FinePix F460, a 5.1- megapixel digital camera featuring a 3x optical zoom lens,...

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Ricoh Caplio GX8

The Ricoh Caplio GX8 has been reviewed by PhotographyBlog! From the write-up: "The Ricoh Caplio GX8 is a frustrating camera. It's one of the most usable, intuitive and well-designed digital cameras that I have ever reviewed. At the same time,...

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Canon EOS-1D MARK II N

Canon have upgraded their workhorse SLR the EOS-1D with a larger LCD and higher burst speeds. From the announcement: After successfully creating the world's fastest digital SLR*, what could Canon possibly do for an encore? Make it even better. And...

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Canon's new Digital ELPHs - SD550, SD450 & SD30

Canon have announced three new SD-series PowerShot cameras. From their press release: Canon continues to address and appeal to the style conscious consumer with the addition of three new design-oriented digital cameras. The 7.1 and 5.0 megapixel PowerShot SD550 and...

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Canon's new PowerShots - A410, A610 & A620

Canon has quietly introduced three new cameras in its PowerShot range. The A410, A610 and A620 are respectively 7.1, 5.0 and 3.2 megapixel compact cameras featuring 3x and 4x zoom lenses. From the announcement: Whether it is Mom capturing memories...

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Canon EOS 5D

Canon have announced the latest SLR in their flasgship EOS line. From their statement: Photographers who have yearned for a full-frame digital SLR that won't break the bank—or their backs—just got their wish with the new compact Canon EOS 5D...

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Canon Powershot S80

This new 8 megapixel camera from Canon has just been announced. From the release: Canon's elegant new flagship PowerShot S80 digital camera features 8.0 megapixels of resolution and a 28mm wide lens in a sleek package that offers photo...

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Ricoh Caplio GX8 announced

The Ricoh Caplio GX8 has been announced! From the press release: Ricoh announces the Caplio GX8, an 8-megapixel successor to the popular Caplio GX. The GX8 Combines a 28mm wide-angle zoom digital camera with outstanding performance and expandability, all in...

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