January 2008 Camera Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for January 2008. If you are looking for an article on a particular day or on a particular topic, you can use the menu on the right to narrow your search

Camera Articles for January of 2008

Below are the 96 Camera articles for January of 2008

New rules for carrying lithium-ion batteries on U.S. flights effective today

The U.S. Department of Transportation has instituted new rules for carrying spare rechargeable batteries on an airplane. Starting today, these must go in the traveler's carry-on baggage, not in their[...]

Tribeca Photobot Review

A fully automated photo editing software package, Tribeca Labs' Photobot promises "amazing digital pictures without lifting a finger." While the results weren't always amazing, Photobot provides a decently effective, ultra-simple[...]

Most Popular Digital Cameras of December 2007

The month of December saw a minor reshuffling of our Most Popular Digital Cameras list, with interest in budget models continuing to grow. This list of cameras shows you what[...]

Nikon Coolpix S700 Review

As a top-of-the-line compact model in Nikon's Style series, the

Digital Camera News, 1/3/08

Pharos releases new photo geotagger Kodak EasyShare C813 hits store shelves Corsair to debut 32 GB USB flash drives at CES

Fujifilm FinePix Z100fd ultra-compact announced

Fujifilm announced today the launch of the latest addition to its ultra-compact Z series, the Fuji FinePix Z100fd. At slightly more than three-quarters of an inch thick, the 8-megapixel Z100[...]

Fujifilm FinePix Z10fd Review

The Fujifilm FinePix Z10fd enters the ultra-compact market in a unique position, offering the features and style of a super-thin camera at a lower price than most competitive models. The[...]

DigitalCameraReview.com off to CES 2008

It's that time of year again: the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held in Las Vegas, officially kicks off on Monday morning. The DCR staff will be flying out on[...]

Casio debuts new line of EXILIM compacts

According to information presented at a press conference this afternoon, a completely new line of Casio EXILIM compact cameras will be available for purchase this spring. New models include the[...]

Casio EXILIM Pro EX-F1 announced

At a press conference this afternoon, Casio unveiled its long-awaited, phenomenally fast EXILIM Pro EX-F1. True to its prototypes, the production EX-F1 offers full-resolution shooting at a staggering 60 frames[...]

A100 replacement, Sony Alpha DSLR-A200, announced

At a pre-CES press conference today, Sony unveiled a replacement for its entry-level Alpha A100 SLR, the Sony Alpha DSLR-A200. The 10.2 megapixel A200 offers several improvements over its predecessor,[...]

CES 2008: Sunday Run-Down

The last day before CES 2008 officially begins is wrapping up, and while we neither expected nor received any major news from the major players today, new releases from some[...]

CES 2008: Monday Run-Down

With the traditional photographic companies opting to wait until the PMA show at the end of the month for major releases, new digital imaging offerings today centered on high-style models[...]

New Samsung NVs, including PMP and HD models, announced

As we reported, Samsung added several new and updated cameras to its New Vision (NV) lineup on Sunday, including the high-definition NV24HD, the updated NV30 and NV40, and the PMP-ready[...]

Samsung i8 camera/media player unveiled

Samsung's new i8 camera/PMP follows in the functional tradition of the company's i85, offering a feature set aimed to combine two pocket-size devices into a single unit. On the camera[...]

Samsung S-series and L-series models announced

Among its collection of CES releases, Samsung announced two new entry-level digital cameras in addition to three new L-series models on Sunday. New cameras include the basic S760 and S860,[...]

Kodak EasyShare V1273 touch screen ultra-compact announced

Kodak had the new EasyShare V1273 touch screen ultra-compact out and about on Sunday evening, and Monday's official press announcement, while not offering much detail, confirmed the specs we saw[...]

Lexar 8GB SDHC announced

In a press release yesterday, memory maker Lexar announced that production of an 8GB SDHC memory card in three different transfer speeds is well underway.

Kodak launches four new EasyShare M-series cameras

On Monday, Kodak announced several additions to its M-line of compact digital cameras. The EasyShare M763, M863, M893 IS, and flagship M1033 offer fun and stylish colors, compact designs, and[...]

Kodak EasyShare Z1085 IS announced

Kodak announced this week that its stylish new Z1085 IS, on display at CES, would be up for sale by March of this year. The 10-megapixel Z1085 IS features a[...]

CES 2008: Wrap-Up

The 2008 International CES isn't quite over yet, but we're already back in the safe confines of our office analyzing and disecting the new offerings seen at this year's show.[...]

Digital Camera News, 1/10/08

ZINK, Polaroid will continue collaboration AgfaPhoto digicams to appear at PMA Kodak anti-counterfeiting system targets camera batteries Lexar SD with Eye-Fi wireless technology to hit the market[...]

Win a Sony T200 in DigitalCameraReview.com’s Point-and-Shoot Photo Contest

Got a great photo taken with your point-and-shoot that you want to show off? Want to win a Sony Cyber-shot T200, this year's hot touch screen ultra-compact? DigitalCameraReview.com is giving[...]

Digital Camera Deals, 1/12/08 to 1/16/08

Canon Powershot A560 - $126 Nikon Coolpix S510 - $200 Olympus Evolt E-410 - $495

Olympus E-3: First Thoughts

Nikon and Canon have dominated the professional DSLR market since the beginning of the digital revolution, effectively condemning Olympus, Pentax, Panasonic, Leica, and Sony DSLRs to second tier status. That's[...]

Digital Camera News, 1/14/08

FOZI credit-card tripod available Olympus releases firmware upgrade for 12-60mm lens Photoshop Elements 6 available soon for Mac

Lowepro Voyager C Camera Strap Review

From an ergonomics standpoint, the most important aspect of any camera kit in my view is often the most overlooked - the strap. In the world of aftermarket camera straps,[...]

Fast Learner: Tips for getting better actions shots with your compact camera

The difficult truth, as any working sports or nature photographer will tell you, is that shooting action photos is equal parts skill and art. Good instincts, intuition, anticipation, and the[...]

Fujifilm Finepix Z100fd

The Finepix Z100fd is an 8 megapixel camera with 5x optical zoom lens and a 2.7 inch LCD screen.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3: First Thoughts

The 8.1 megapixel, 10x zoom Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3 offers a suprisingly deep feature set in a compact package. Some cheap plastic design elements aside, mechanical image stabilization, fast shot-to-shot times,[...]

Digital Camera News, 1/17/08

Eye-Fi wireless SD card to offer direct iPhoto uploading New Panasonic AAs promise doubled battery life Pentax will push DSLR development, official statement says Corel PhotoImpact X3[...]

Two weeks left to enter DCR’s Sony T200 giveaway

We've seen some great photos submitted so far for our Point-and-Shoot Photo Contest, and there's still plenty of time to get your entry posted. As we announced last week, we're[...]

Bibble 4.9 Pro RAW Conversion Software Review

Bibble Pro 4.9 is the latest professional photo workflow and RAW file conversion software from imaging technology company Bibble Labs. Marketed to the advanced amateur and professional photography sectors, Bibble[...]

Digital Camera Deals, 1/19/08 to 1/25/08

Olympus FE-210 - $80 Canon S5 IS - $300 Pentax K110D Super - $350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3 Review

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3 is yet another take on the emerging compact ultra-zoom theme, sporting a 10x optical zoom in a larger compact-camera package. Amid some other, more prominent entries[...]

Panasonic Lumix LS80S announced

Panasonic has jumped the gun on even the pre-PMA announcement field with the release of a new basic compact: the Lumix LS80S. The features set covers the basics: 8.1 megapixel[...]

Photo Editing Software Round-Up

Choosing a photo editing software suite these days is nearly as hard as choosing a camera. There are so many options currently out there (with prices running the gamut, from[...]

Olympus to release four new FE models

The options in Olympus' slimline FE series of compact point and shoots will see some refreshing this year, with the addition of the FE-310, FE-320, FE-340, and FE-350. The new[...]

Olympus Stylus 840, 1010, 1020 update Stylus lineup

With the release of the Stylus 840, Stylus 1010, and Stylus 1020, Olympus brings Dual Image Stabilization and sharp 2.7-inch LCDs to their Stylus line of premium compact cameras. All[...]

Olympus Stylus 850 SW, 1030 SW update “whatever-proof” camera series

Two new models in Olympus's Stylus SW series of shockproof/waterproof cameras continue the company's tradition of building devices that can stand up to the elements. The 8 megapixel Olympus Stylus[...]

Wide-angle, 20x zoom Olympus SP-570 UZ announced

In an announcement early this morning, Olympus unveiled the presumed successor to its SP-560 18x ultra-zoom: the 20x, 10.0 megapixel SP-570 UZ. Offering a level of manual control rivaling that[...]

Digital Camera News, 1/22/08

Tamron 70-300 now available for Nikon D40/D40x BenQ shows off the world's thinnest 8 MP cam FotoNation offers chromatic aberration solution for budget cameras

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S750, DSC-S780 budget compacts announced

Sony's entry-level S series of compacts received some reworking today with the introduction of the 7.2 megapixel DSC-S750 and 8.1 megapixel DSC-S780. Both models feature a 3x zoom, a 2.5-inch[...]

Four new Sony Cyber-shot W-series compacts announced

In anticipation of PMA, Sony unveiled a complete reworking of its Cyber-shot W series, showing off the new W120, W130, W150, and W170. Providng replacements to Sony's popular W55, W80,[...]

Sony reveals Cyber-shot DSC-H10 pocket ultra-zoom

We barely finished reviewing Sony's DSC-H3 pocket ultra-zoom before word of its replacement, in the form of the new Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10, came down from the manufacturer. The new model[...]

T200 successor, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T300, unveiled

The Sony T200 continues to be one of the most popular, most searched for cameras out there, but in an announcement this afternoon Sony indicated its intention to replace the[...]

Pentax to roll out four Optio compacts

The 8 megapixel Pentax Optio M50, 12 megapixel Optio S12, and 8 megapixel Optio E50, in addition to the previously announced Optio A40, should all begin finding their way to[...]

Five new Pentax DA lenses announced

Working in tandem with its new DSLR releases, Pentax has announced the addition of five new DA-series lenses to its lineup. New glass includes two additions to the DA* line[...]

Pentax K20D, K200D officially announced

Pentax made official what many have suspected for several months today, with the release of its new K20D and K200D digital SLRs. The K20D appears to offer some substantial improvements[...]

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS goes public

In the DigitalCameraReview.com forums last week, one of our members posted about stumbling upon a one-off Canon SD model on Target.com. As it turns out, the PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital[...]

Canon PowerShot A470, A580, A590 IS announced

Canon announced three replacements in its popular PowerShot A series with the release of the new PowerShot A470, A580, and A590 IS. The budget-minded A470 brings an impressive features-to-price ratio,[...]

Canon Digital Rebel XSi (EOS 450D) announced

In a press release today, Canon announced the launch of a new consumer-level DSLR, the EOS 450D or Digital Rebel XSi. The new camera, which features a 12.2 megapixel CMOS[...]

Fujifilm adds new entry-level J series cameras

The Fujifilm J10 and J50 are the latest affordable offerings from the manufacturer, sporting a familiar set of features with a few distinguishing touches. Though the midnight announcement from Fuji[...]

Fujifilm Z10 refresh, FinePix Z20fd, announced

Hyphenated, hyperbolic marketing copy abounds with the release of Fujifilm's Z10fd update, the FinePix Z20fd: it's "style-savvy" and "ultra-glam." Basically a light retouching of the Z10 concept, the 10 megapixel[...]

Latest Fujifilm F camera, F100fd, rolled out

Not to be outdone by Fuji's barrage of ultra-zoom announcements, the 12 megapixel Fujifilm FinePix F100fd is the latest iteration in the company's F series of advanced compact digicams. Built[...]

Fujifilm launches FinePix S8100fd ultra-zoom

The third release in Fujifilm's trifecta of new ultra-zooms, the FinePix S8100fd's main attraction is its 18x zoom with wide-angle shooting capability. Combining full manual and advanced automatic features, Fuji[...]

Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd to replace S700

The Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd is billed by the manufacturer as the world's smallest digital camera with a 12x zoom. Replacing the popular FinePix S700, the 10 megapixel S1000fd covers an[...]

Fujifilm FinePix S100FS unveiled at midnight

Fujifilm disclosed a new addition to its S series with the top-of-the-line FinePix S100FS (film simulation). Touted as Fuji's most advanced digital camera to date, the 11 megapixel, 14.3x zoom[...]

Camera Announcement Run-Down: Canon Digital Rebel XSi, Olympus SP-570 UZ, Fujifilm S100FS, and more

The last few days have been chock full of new digital camera releases from several major players, and things only got more exciting as yesterday turned into this morning. To[...]

Canon Digital Rebel XSi

The Canon Digital Rebel XSi (EOS 450D) features a 12.2 megapixel CMOS sensor at its core, supported by Canon’s DIGIC III processing. In terms of shooting speed, the new Rebel[...]

Pentax K20D

The Pentax K20D features a newly developed CMOS image sensor offering 14.6 effective megapixels, noise-reduction technology, 4x or 8x zoom option, as well as a weather and dust resistant body.

Pentax K200D

The K200D is equipped with 10.2 megapixels and a 2.7 inch wide view LCD.

Final week in DCR’s Point-and-Shoot Photo Contest

The fantastic shots keep rolling in for our Point-and-Shoot Photo Contest. If you've been waiting to post your entry, don't forget that we're entering the last week for submissions. This[...]

Samsung’s K20D twin, GX-20, announced

Coming on the heels of Pentax's K20D announcement and in light of a pre-release leak on a Norwegian website several weeks ago, Samsung's release of their latest GX-20 14.6 megapixel[...]

Digital Camera Deals, 1/26/08 to 2/1/08

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 - $190 Pentax K100D Super - $420 Kodak EasyShare M883 - $162

Head to Head: Canon SX100 IS vs. Panasonic TZ3 vs. Sony H3

This month, DigitalCameraReview.com is launching a new regular column called "Head to Head." In this monthly feature, we'll pit two (or more) similar cameras with competitive specs against each other[...]

Digital Camera News, 1/27/08

Nikon D80 firmware update released Sanyo will produce a stunning 60 percent more cameras in 2008 GE to show off 9 new cameras, including built-in GPS model, at[...]

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T300

The Cyber-shot DSC-T300 is an ultra-compact 10.1-megapixel digital camera It incorporates Sony s new intelligent scene recognition (iSCN), a wide (16:9), 3.5-inch touch screen Clear Photo LCD Plus LCD screen,[...]

Fujifilm FinePix S100fs

The FinePix S100fs is an 11-megapixel digital camera with a long 14.3x optical zoom lens. The Fujifilm FinePix S100fs comes with four film simulation modes: portraiture, low-contrast (soft), Velvia (vibrant),[...]

Olympus SP-570 UZ

Olympus SP-570 UZ is a 10 megapixel, 20x zoom digital camera. The lens is now covering the range of 26-520mm (35mm equivalent).

Kodak EasyShare C713

The Kodak EasyShare C713 is a 7.0 MP camera with 3X optical zoom lens, 2.4 in. (6.1 cm) indoor/outdoor color display, digital image stabilization, and high ISO, up to 1250.

Olympus FE-270

The Olympus FE-270 is a 7.1 megapixel camera with 3x zoom lens and a large 6.4cm LCD.

Olympus FE-310

The FE-310 is an 8 megapixel digital camera with 5x zoom lens, high ISO sensitivity, and 17 shooting modes.

Olympus FE-340

The FE-340 is an 8 megapixel digital camera with 5x zoom lens, high ISO sensitivity, and Olympus’ Smile Shot.

Olympus Stylus 840

The Stylus 840 is an 8 megapixel camera with 5x zoom lens and sensor-shift image stabilization.

Eye-Fi Wireless SD Card Review

Wireless image transfer has been gaining interest and popularity by leaps and bounds in the past year. At CES earlier this month, we reported on several manufacturers who are looking[...]

Nikon L18 announced

The Coolpix L18 is an 8 megapixel point-and-shoot in the stylistic and technological tradition of other L-series models. Key features and specs include a 3x zoom, an upsized 3-inch LCD,[...]

Nikon to show off four new Coolpix S cameras at PMA

The Nikon Coolpix S210, S520, S550, and S600 will all be joining the company's Style series of compacts, according to an announcement this evening. Three new cameras and a replacement[...]

Enthusiast-level Nikon Coolpix P60 launched

Building on the basic concept introduced by the Coolpix P50, the 8.1 megapixel Nikon Coolpix P60 offers a fully manual control experience in a compact digicam. A 5x Nikkor zoom[...]

Nikon D60 unveiled

For those of us who could never understand why Nikon called the upgrade to its entry-level D40 the D40x, the company has rectified the situation this evening with the announcement[...]

DigitalCameraReview.com heads to PMA 2008

We had barely finished reporting on the follow-up news from CES when the pre-PMA camera and accessory announcements began to roll in, and after only a few weeks back to[...]

Panasonic unveils new compact Lumix models at Vegas press conference

At an ongoing press conference in Las Vegas this morning, Panasonic presented some top-level specs for several new compact models, including an update to the popular TZ3, a 25mm wide-angle[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS80

The Lumix DMC-LS80 features a 33-100 mm equivalent zoom, 8.1 megapixel sensor and mega O.I.S. optical stabilization.

Samsung NV24 HD

The Samsung NV24 HD is a 10.2 effective Megapixel CCD with F2.8-5.7, 3.6X optical zoom lens, and 2.5″ AM-OLED LCD display.

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S730

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S730 is a 7.2 MP entry-level digicam with 3x optical zoom and 2.4″ LCD.

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

The Sony Alpha DSLR-A200 is a digital SLR camera with built-in flash, interchangeable lenses, high-sensitivity ISO 3200 and 1600 settings and a large 2.7-inch Clear Photo LCD monitor.

Vivitar ViviCam 5355

The ViviCam 5355 is a 5.0 megapixel digital camera with 3x Optical Zoom, 2.36 LCD Monitor and SD Card Support.

Samsung NV40

The NV40 is a 10 megapixel camera with a 3x zoom, dual image stabilization, 2.5″ display and ‘Smart Touch’.

Nikon D300 Review

The 12.3 megapixel Nikon D300 DSLR provides pro-body features - besting the from pro-level flagship D2X in many ways - at a price more in line with an upper-level prosumer[...]

Sony expands Alpha-mount lens offerings with two new zooms

Sony continues to expand the upper echelon of its glass offerings as well as its consumer lineup with the announcement today of two new high-performance zoom lenses. The top-shelf Sony/Zeiss[...]

Alpha A300, Alpha A350 join Sony DSLR lineup

In an announcement today, Sony officially launched two additions to its digital SLR lineup. The 10.2 megapixel Sony Alpha DSLR-A300 and 14.2 megapixel DSLR-A350 introduce the manufacturers Live View system,[...]

Kodak announces new high-zoom EasyShare Z1012 IS

In a midnight announcement, Kodak made public the next continuation model in its high-zoom Z lineup, the Kodak EasyShare Z1012 IS. Building on the basic package put forward by the[...]

PMA 2008: Wednesday Wrap-Up

PMA officially starts tomorrow, and most of the pre-events today focused more on seeing the new items than on spending a lot of time with them. In-depth interactions with the[...]

Sony announces flagship full-frame DSLR at PMA press conference

In a press conference this morning, Sony put the announcement from Tuesday about the semiconductor division's development of a full-frame 24 megapixel CMOS sensor into a production context with the[...]

First Look: Production-ready Sigma DP1

After all of yesterday's rumor and speculation died down, there it was, just sitting out in the open this morning when the PMA doors opened. The long-awaited Sigma DP1 compact[...]

Samsung GX-20 diverges more than expected from K20D sibling

After a few minutes of hands-on time with both the new Samsung GX-20 and its technological counterpart, the Pentax K20D, it was surprising to see not how much the two[...]