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Nikon: Announces 10.2 MP Nikon D200 Digital SLR

Nov 1st . Nikon has today officially introduced the 10.2 megapixel Nikon D200 digital SLR. The Nikon D200 is a successor to the popular Nikon D100 (2002) and is positioned as an upgrade to the Nikon D70s, and will appeal to a wide range of advanced hobby photographers, semi-professionals and those who are looking for a durable back up to their Nikon D2X, Nikon D2Hs or other Nikon digital SLR. Having had only a few days so far to familiarize ourselves with an actual pre-production Nikon D200 digital SLR combined with the new AF-S DX 18-200mm VR IF-ED Nikkor zoom lens, we must say that the handling and response of the Nikon D200 is quite impressive. With a fast 0.15 second power-up, a shutter time lag of only 50 milliseconds and a shortened viewfinder blackout time of 105 milliseconds, combined with a high-speed continuous shooting capability of up to 5fps, the Nikon D200 is designed to allow you to capture those sudden unexpected moments... See our Nikon D200 First Look


Canon: Powershot SD430 Wireless Digital Camera

Oct 25th. Following the recent release of the Nikon Coolpix P1 and P2, Canon has today introduced their first compact Wi-Fi digital camera model, the Canon PowerShot SD430 Wireless (Powershot Digital IXUS Wireless in Europe). The Canon Powershot SD430 features a 3x optical zoom, 5.0 megapixels of effective resolution and comes bundled with a Wireless Print Adapter (WA-1N), which is compatible with a number of Canon's Pictbridge enabled printers...See full story


Comparison: Nikon D70s DSLR Compared to Canon Digital Rebel XT Side By Side

Oct 8th. With the increasing popularity of digital SLR cameras, we have had a number of requests to update our earlier Nikon D70 vs Canon Digital Rebel comparison to reflect the newer and current Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT and the Nikon D70s digital SLR. Clearly existing owners of Canon or Nikon equipment will have a strong predetermined brand preference. For those trying to decide which camera system to buy, however, we have now completed an overview of the Nikon D70s digital SLR compared to the Canon Digital Rebel XT, including a comparison between the Nikon D70s AF-S DX 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5 IF-ED kit zoom lens and the Canon Rebel XT EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF kit zoom lens...See full story


Canon: Announces Service Advisory on Select Powershot Digital Cameras

Oct 6th. Canon has today announced a service advisory for a number of Canon Powershot compact digital cameras, including the Powershot A60, Powershot A70, Powershot A75, Powershot A300, Powershot A310, Powershot SD100, Powershot SD110 and the Powershot S230. A problem has been discovered in some of the CCDs used in these Canon digital cameras that causes images to appear distorted or not to appear at all. Among the CCDs used in the affected products, it has been confirmed that, especially under high-temperature/high-humidity environments, the internal wiring may come undone in some places. See the Canon service advisory for more details... See full story.

Nikon: Coolpix P2 Digital Camera Image Samples Posted

Oct 3rd. We have managed to get our hands on one of Nikon's new compact 5.1 megapixel Coolpix P2 Wi-Fi enabled digital cameras. We have now posted a few Coolpix P2 sample images in our gallery. So far the results look pretty good. The out of camera pictures shot in plain Auto mode look nice and sharp when going direct to print, eliminating the need for necessarily having to use a computer. You can connect directly from the camera to a Pictbridge compatible printer, or the optional Nikon PD-10 Wireless print adapter. We have started working on a full review of the Nikon Coolpix P2 and hope to have it completed soon... See full story.


Fujifilm: Issues Service Advisory for S2 Pro DSLR and Select Finepix Models

Oct 3rd. Fujiilm has today announced a service advisory for the Fuji S2 Pro digital SLR, and the compact FinePix A303, F410 and F700 digital cameras. Fujifilm has found that some FinePix A303, F410, F700 and S2 Pro digital SLR models may produce abnormal conditions in captured images. Affected units will produce images that are completely black, have purplish cast or multi-colour distortion. Fuji has supplied a list of serial numbers and if your camera is included and you are experiencing one of the image problems noted above Fuji will perform the repair free of charge... See full story.


Olympus: Evolt E-500 4/3 System Digital SLR Announced

Olympus Evolt E-500 Sept 26th. Olympus has today announced its newest D-SLR, the 8.2-megapixel Evolt E-500, the successor to the Evolt E-300. Looking to compete with the Nikon D50 or the Nikon D70s and the Canon Digital Rebel XT, Olympus has introduced the Evolt E-500 as a feature rich digital SLR at an affordable price. Incorporating the same eight megapixel effective sensor as the Olympus E-300, the Evolt E-500 provides a number of improvements, including a new 49 area metering sensor, auto pop up flash, a larger 2.5" LCD monitor and more... See full story


Canon: Reduces Price on EOS 20D and Canon Rebel XT Digital SLR's

Sept 8th. Canon Canada Inc. and Canon USA have now lowered the manufacturer's recommended retail price (MSRP) on the Canon EOS 20D. The price has also come down on the Canon Digital Rebel XT digital SLR in Canada by $100 CAN. A quick survey of Canadian retailers this morning had the 8MP Canon Digital Rebel XT digital SLR kit with EF-S 18-55mm lens selling for up to $150 CAN less than last week... See full story and new prices


Sony: Cyber-shot DSC-R1 10.3 Megapixel Digital Camera

Sept 8th. Sony has today introduced the very unique Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 digital camera, offering 10.3 megapixel resolution from an APS-C size CMOS sensor combined with a fixed Carl Zeiss T* 24-120mm f/2.8 - 4.8 equivalent optical zoom lens. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 is the first non interchangeable lens digital camera on the market to feature a much larger digital SLR type APS-C size image sensor compared to the image sensors found on the average prosumer digital camera, let alone offering 10.3 megapixel effective resolution... See full story


Konica Minolta: Closing Operations in Canada

Sept 7th. Konica Minolta has today announced that by the end of this month, Konica Minolta Photo Imaging Canada, Inc. will cease its operations in the Canadian market. All other world-wide Konica Minolta subsidiary¡¯s and companies will remain operational. Konica Minolta Holdings Inc says it has decided to liquidate the wholly-owned Canadian unit that sells digital cameras because of stiffer competition... See full story


Price Drop: Nikon Reduces Price on D50 Digital SLR and Select Coolpix Models

Sept 1st. Both Nikon USA and Nikon Canada Inc. have today lowered the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) on the Nikon D50 Digital SLR and its available Nikkor lens kit combinations. At the same time, Nikon has reduced the suggested retail price on some of their existing Nikon Coolpix cameras, including the Nikon Coolpix 7900... See full story and new prices


Nikon: Coolpix P1 and P2 Wi-Fi Enabled Compact Digital Cameras

Sept 1st. Nikon has today introduced the Nikon Coolpix P1 and Coolpix P2 compact digital cameras, offering 8.0 and 5.1 megapixel resolution respectively. The Nikon Coolpix P1 and Coolpix P2 are two of the first consumer digital cameras on the market to provide the advantage of built-in Wi-Fi LAN support (IEEE802.11b/g), offering new picture-taking potential and image transfer convenience. Wireless transfer allows the photographer to send pictures from the memory card or the camera¡¯s internal memory direct to a selected computer on command. Another option on the Coolpix P1 and P2 allows for the automatic transfer of each picture as soon as it is shot... See full story.


Nikon: Coolpix L1 6.2 MP 5X Optical Zoom

Sept 1st. Nikon has today introduced the Nikon Coolpix L1, a lightweight compact digital camera, featuring 6.2 megapixel resolution, a large 2.5-inch LCD monitor, and a 5x optical (38-190mm in 35mm terms) Nikkor zoom lens. The Nikon L1 is a user-friendly entry level digital camera aimed mainly at family and travel photographers... See full story.


Nikon: 6.0 MP Ultra-Slim Coolpix S3

Sept 1st. Nikon has today introduced the Nikon Coolpix S3, an ultra slim compact digital camera, featuring 6.0 megapixel resolution, a large 2.5-inch LCD monitor, and a 3x optical (35-105mm in 35mm terms) Nikkor ED zoom lens. The Nikon Coolpix S3 features an attractive, sleek black aluminum exterior, and is very slim and compact (89.9 x 57.5 x 19.7mm)... See full story.


Olympus: SP-500 6MP 10x Optical Zoom Digital Camera

Aug 29th. Olympus has today introduced the 6.0 megapixel SP-500 digital camera, featuring a large 2.5-inch LCD monitor and a powerful 10x optical zoom lens (38-380mm in 35mm equivalent). The Olympus SP-500 incorporates a lightweight body design with a comfortable grip, and includes a total of 27 different selectable shooting modes... See full story.


Olympus: SP-350 and Olympus SP-310 Digital Cameras

Aug 29th. Olympus has today introduced a new SP series of digital cameras, with the first models being the compact 8.0 million pixel Olympus SP-350 (black) and the 7.1 million pixel SP-310 (silver). Both cameras feature a large 2.5-inch LCD monitor and a 3x optical zoom lens (38-114mm in 35mm equivalent). Besides automatic shooting and 24 scene modes, the Olympus SP-350 and SP-310 allow you to select from Aperture Priority or Shutter Priority shooting modes, and also provide a Manual Exposure option for greater creative control... See full story.


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