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Archive for February, 2009
The Epson R-D1x has a rangefinder and good lenses.
If you seriously take pictures you use a rangefinder and good lens. It is as simple as that. Yes, you can take great pictures with all sorts of cameras. Happens all the time. But the Epson R-D1x is the sort of camera serious users drool over.
This week Samsung introduced a new compact digital camera with a twist. In addition to taking photos and shooting video, the Samsung CL5 also has a built-in MP3 player.
Canon has announced the PowerShot SD780 IS and PowerShot SD1200 IS. The two cameras are part of the companies IXUS line, andÂ feature ultra-smart technology and the slimmest design ever in a Canon camera.
The Olympus E-620 digital SLR, due out in late April, is claimed to be the smallest DSLR with built in image stabilisation. The 12.3Mp SLR, according to Olympus, weighs only 475g (without the battery) and has compact dimensions. It has a maximum ISO sensitivity of 3,200 and is based on the four thirds standard.
Canon PowerShot G10 is on sale at assorted prices but something around US$500-plus would be a good price. So it is affordable but not at the disposable end of the market.
Canon is showing off a new compact camera that packs quite a punch in the zoom department. The Canon Powershot SX200 IS takes pictures at a 12.1-megapixel resolution, and has a 12x optical zoom, much higher than the 3 and 4x zooms that cameras this size typically have.
If you’re someone who like to take your digital camera with you underwater, or you wish you could â€” then the Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP is just the camera for you. Fujifilm announced the camera officially today, and we have to say we’re pretty impressed with it, at least from a waterproof standpoint.
Two years ago for a story for a Chinese company I counted all the models of digital cameras in existence at the time. The answer was 6,386. Nobody ever quite believes that number and, of course, it is not quite true. A camera company adds a different color to the casing and that it a new number. And change gets a new number.