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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 dSLR

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

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Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 previewed

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Canon EOS 30D reviewed

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

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Pentax *ist DL DSLR reviewed

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

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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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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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Nikon D200 dSLR reviewed

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

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Canon EOS 30D reviewed at length

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

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Epson R-D1s - compatible with Leica lenses

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

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Nikon D200 reviewed glowingly

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

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

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

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Olympus E-500 with 14-45mm lens reviewed

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

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Olympus 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 *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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Kodak intros next EasyShare in Z-series

Don't rush out right yet for the next-gen Z650 because this compact zoomer isn't likely to hit retail shelves until next month for $349 list. Kodak's Z650 tacks on some features usually found in higher end cameras, such as...

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Phase One starts shipping P45 39 Megapixel Digital Back

The first and only 39 MP digital camera back - the best image quality in the industry Phase One, today begins shipping the highest quality digital camera back ever - the P 45. The P 45 - the world's...

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Nikon's D200 10.2 megapixel D-SLR is (finally) official

So, the long wait is almost over. Nikon finally got around to announcing their much anticipated D200 D-SLR digicam today as the rumor mill predicted. Specs and snaps had been leaking like CCD epoxy over the last few months...

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