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Sinar Releases Adapter for SLR, View Cameras

27 October 2010
Published in : Digital Cameras

Sinar Photography has introduced the Sinar p-slr, a professional attachment that allows photographers to use DSLR camera bodies with Sinar view cameras as digital backs.
By combining the two units, photographers can gain more control of selective sharpness, as well as tilt and shift perspectives.
Compatible with all Canon and Nikon SLRs, this device allows bellows and filters to be attached...

Fujifilm Introduces Compact with 15x Super Zoom

26 October 2010
Published in : Digital Cameras

To help compensate for slow autofocusing when using extreme zoom settings in compact cameras, Fujifilm has released the F300EXR, a 15x zoom, supercompact camera with hybrid autofocusing technology. Only 2 x 5.5 x 6.7 inches in size, the F300 comes with 12-megapixel resolution; a 24-360mm-equivalent built-in lens; and a 3-inch high-contrast, wide-view-enabled LCD screen.

The new hybrid autofocus systems include contrast AF, which is ideal for low-light scenes, and phase detection AF, which offers faster focusing in normal-light...

Canon Expands PowerShot Line with S95, SD4500 Models

24 October 2010
Published in : Digital Cameras

Canon has added two high-performance point-and-shoot cameras to its PowerShot line: the S95 and the SD4500.

Featured on both of these cameras is a 10-megapixel high-sensitivity system for improved low-light shooting. For even more enhanced low-light shooting, the S95 also uses an f/2.0 lens.

While both models are equipped with HD video recording capabilities, the S95 shoots in 720p resolution and the SD4500 shoots in 1080p. However, the S95 is the first...

Panasonic Lumix LX5 Features High-Sensitivity Sensor, f/2.0 Lens

22 October 2010
Published in : Digital Cameras

Panasonic has created the 10.1-megapixel Lumix LX5, a compact digital camera with a high-sensitivity CCD sensor and an f/2.0 Leica lens.

With the ultra-bright, ultra-wide-angle 24mm Leica DC Vario-Summicron lens, the LX5 minimizes image distortion and offers up to 3.8x optical zoom.

The camera also offers HD video capture in AVCHD Lite — a format that allows for nearly double the amount of HD video storage — and enhanced video with an array of...

Nikon’s CoolPix P7000 Now Equipped with Full Manual Control

21 October 2010
Published in : Digital Cameras

The CoolPix P7000, Nikon’s latest compact camera, has been outfitted with full manual controls as well as advanced photo and video features such as 10.1-megapixel resolution, a 7.1x wide-angle optical zoom lens and an ISO range of 100-12800.

To further enhance low-light shooting, the P7000 offers low-noise night mode, a noise reduction filter and a five-way VR image stabilization system. The P7000 also features a new quick dial to more easily switch between...

Fujifilm Unleashes True 3D HD Still, Movie Camera

14 October 2010
Published in : Digital Cameras

Fujifilm’s FinePix Real 3D W3 is the first camera on the market to capture stills and 720p movies in HD and in True 3D.

The W3’s 3D imagery is made possible by twin 10-megapixel CCD sensors and dual Fujinon 3x optical zoom lenses (35-105mm). Mimicking how human stereoscopic vision works, these lenses are spaced 75mm apart to create realistic 3D images. With a single press of a button, images and movies can also be captured in 2D. Auto and manual parallax controls allow the camera to...

Panasonic Reveals High-Speed Hybrid Sensor Cameras

13 October 2010
Published in : Digital Cameras

Panasonic has added the Lumix DMC-FZ100, a 24x optical zoom and 15.1-megapixel MOS sensor camera, and the Lumix DMC-FZ4, a 24x optical zoom, 14.5-megapixel sensor camera, to its FZ-series line. As the company’s inaugural hybrid compact digital cameras, both units come with improved shooting speeds and focusing capabilities.

When using the mechanical shutter mode, users can shoot stills at up to 11 frames per second (fps); in 3.5-megapixel recording mode, images can be shot at up to 60 fps. For action shots, images can be photographed in continuous autofocus mode at...

Leica Introduces D-LUX 5 Compact

12 October 2010
Published in : Digital Cameras

Leica has released the D-LUX 5, a 10.1-megapixel variation on its compact camera line, with a 5.1-19.2mm f/2-3.3 ASPH lens that has an extended range of focal lengths equivalent to 24-90mm in 35mm format.

With the broader focal range, images can be taken in macro, wide-angle or portrait format. The fast aperture allows for better low-light photography. This unit also offers extensive manual controls, 720p HD video and a control click-wheel. Like the V-LUX 2, the D-LUX comes with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.

A wide range of optional accessories is available for...