October 2008 Camera Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for October 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 October of 2008

Below are the 62 Camera articles for October of 2008

Most Popular Digital Cameras of September 2008

Garnering nearly five percent of all product clicks last month, the Canon PowerShot A590 IS knocked off Fuji's S1000fd as September's most popular camera.

Editor’s Choice, September 2008: Fujifilm FinePix S100FS

Earning the second Editor's Choice selection for a Fuji ultrazoom this year, the Fujifilm FinePix S100FS is our favorite camera of September.

Canon shows how to carve your own balsa wood EOS camera

If you've ever wanted to know what all goes in to making the balsa mock-ups still used by the design departments of many manufacturers, Canon's revealing trade secrets on a[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Review

It's been a long time in coming, but we finally got our eager hands on a production Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3. How did this interesting compact fare? Read on...

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

The PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera features 20x Optical Zoom, 10 megapixel resolution, and new DIGIC 4Image Processor.

Fujifilm FinePix J150w

The FinePix J150w features 10 megapixels, 5x optical zoom, 3.0-inch LCD, automated face detection function, and picture stabilization mode.

Fujifilm FinePix Z200fd

The FinePix Z200fd features a 2.7-inch display, 10 megapixels, 5x optical zoom, Dual Image Stabilization and face detection.

GE E1035

The 10-megapixel E1035 features a high-resolution panoramic LCD screen, 3x optical zoom, aspheric all-glass lens, Smile Detection, Blink Detection, Face Detection, and In-Camera Panorama Stitching.

GE E840s

The E840s is an eight-megapixel camera that features an 19.5mm body, a 4x optical zoom, 4.5x digital zoom, aspheric all-glass lens and 2.7 high-resolution LCD screen.

Kodak EasyShare C913

The EasyShare C913 features 9.2 MP, 3X optical zoom lens, 2.4 in. indoor/outdoor color display, 16 MB internalmemory and a SD/MMC card slot.

Kodak EasyShare M1063

The EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera features 10.3 MP, 3X optical zoom lens, 2.7 in. indoor/outdoor color display, 16 MB internal memory, SD/SDHC card slot and face detection.

Kodak EasyShare M1073

The EASYSHARE M1073 IS Digital Camera features 10.2 MP, 3X optical zoom lens, 2.7 in. indoor/outdoor color display, 32 MB internal memory and a SD/SDHC card slot.

Pentax to end Japanese domestic manufacturing

PMA Newsline is reporting that according to an article in PEN News Weekly, Pentax parent Hoya has made public plans to end Japanese domestic production of all Pentax products.

Round Up: The Lenovo W700 and the perfect photo laptop

A recent look at Lenovo's photographer focused ThinkPad W700 has me thinking about what my perfect laptop for photo work would look, feel, and function like.

Abode CS4 already the victim of software piracy

The ink has barely dried on price tags for the retail version of Adobe Creative Suite 4 image editing and design software, and already it's climbing the charts for number[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300 Review

With 13.6 megapixels, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300 certainly packs the resolution to handle just about any shooting situation you can throw at it.

Printer guide outlines pros, cons, and costs of different technologies

Shopping for a new photo printer? The folks over at our newly launched sister site, PrinterComparison.com, recently put together a handy guide outlining key differences between different types of printers[...]

How to: Take Better Pet Pictures

Our DCR Workshop series of monthly how-to articles returns for October with basic tips for taking more dynamic and engaging animal pics.

Canon PowerShot A2000 IS First Thoughts

The Canon PowerShot A2000 IS offers almost everything we've come to expect from Canon's A series. But where are the manual exposure controls?

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Review

Panasonic rolls out another long-zoom winner with the addition of the powerful, flexible, 18x zoom-equipped Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28.

Vivitar UK to auction 13,000 new-in-box cameras, camcorders

If you've ever had a desire to buy a pallet's worth of cameras, your opportunity may be coming up sooner than you thought. PhotographyBlog is reporting today that around 13,000[...]

Fujifilm rolls out accessory kit for FinePix S100FS

We don't usually go in for the OEM accessory kits, but Fuji's put together an assortment for its FinePix S100FS that looks like a pretty good deal.

Round Up: High hopes, low expectations for Vivitar

The Vivitar name is being passed to its second owner in two years this week, with new promises of competitive mid-market cameras and a general revival of the brand.

Pentax lowers prices on K20D, W60

Pentax has announced today that it's semi-professional K20D DSLR is being repriced below the $1000 mark.

Canon PowerShot A1000 IS First Thoughts

In round two of our PowerShot A model reviews, we bring you first impressions and sample shots from Canon's latest budget shooter, the Canon PowerShot A1000 IS.

Nikon Coolpix P6000 Review

Nikon's latest advanced compact, the Nikon Coolpix P6000, has potential, but quirks with its predecessor have left us nervous about what we'll find this time around.

Adobe Camera Raw 4.6 finalized

Adobe released a candidate version of its latest Camera Raw conversion package for Photoshop CS3 and CS4 a few months ago via Adobe Labs, and word came over the weekend[...]

New Samsung DSLR in 2009, no full-frame forthcoming

The U.K.'s What Digital Camera magazine provided a synopsis of an interview the publication conducted with Young-Bae Kim, a Samsung exec overseeing the company's DSLR product line. In the interview,[...]

Four Thirds partners team up to provide firmware updates

In an effort to iron out one of the big wrinkles in the Four Thirds partnership, Olympus, Panasonic, and Sigma have jointly announced today a new global system for updating[...]

Canon launches new iP6000S large-format printer

Canon is bringing a new large-format printer to market: the 24-inch Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6000S.

An 8 megapixel, 28mm wide-angle…camera phone?

The folks over at Engadget caught a whiff of FCC compliance testing being performed on a new cellphone from Sharp.

Head to Head: Nikon Coolpix P6000 vs. Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Two of the most popular cameras of October, the Nikon Coolpix P6000 and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3, put the gloves on for our Head to Head comparison.

Sony Alpha DSLR-A350 Review

When the 14.2 megapixel Sony Alpha DSLR-A350 was launched at PMA, I suspected Sony might be onto something with their new live view system...

CFMulti adapter opens up CF-only DSLRs to SD memory

If you're heavily invested in SD memory but looking to move into a CF-only camera, a new, affordable adapter from Synchrotech may make your compatibility concerns a thing of the[...]

Panasonic announces U.S. pricing for Lumix G1

Panasonic has provided official pricing and retail release information for its latest interchangeable lens camera, the compact Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1.

Canon announces Q4 lens/flash rebates

If you're looking to buy a Canon lens or flash unit between now and the first of the year, Canon's offering a promotion that may make doing so a little[...]

Canon PowerShot G10 First Thoughts and Video Preview

The Canon PowerShot G10 offers a lot of what advanced shooters are seeking in a compact. We've got early sample images and a video overview of the new model.

Canon Rebel XS Review

With lots of carry-over parts from the advanced Rebel XSi, the entry-level Canon Rebel XS is a budget model that's anything but bare bones.

Canon PowerShot G10

The third-generation PowerShot G10 is loaded with uncompromising specs like 14.7 megapixels, a 28mm wide-angle lens, and Canon’s new DIGIC 4 Image Processor for notably improved face and motion detection.[...]

Canon PowerShot SD880 IS

With the PowerShot SD880 IS Digital ELPH camera’s 10.0 megapixels of imaging power, you’ve got a passport to unsurpassed image quality and versatility. Go ahead, enlarge pictures bigger than ever[...]

Olympus Stylus 1050 SW

Beneath its elegant exterior, the Stylus 1050 SW is Shockproof, Waterproof, Freezeproof and overall Lifeproof. Plus it s loaded with breakthrough features like Tap Control that lets you operate the[...]

Lowepro Inverse 200 AW Camera Bag Review

When it comes to versatility, few moderately sized DSLR bags rival Lowepro's latest all-weather beltpack, the Lowepro Inverse 200 AW.

Ricoh R10

The RicohR10, successor to the R8, is a 10 megapixel digital camera with a 460,000 pixel HVGA monitor and a 7.1x optical zoom lens. A wide variety of scene modes[...]

Canon PowerShot SD990 IS

The premium Canon PowerShot SD990 IS features a 14.7 megapixel sensor, a 3.6x optical zoom, optical image stabilization, face and motion detection, and an optical viewfinder.

FujiFilm launches SeeHere.com with 100 free print promotion

Fujifilm's recently launched SeeHere.com photo sharing and print service provides a cornucopia of ways to display your holiday photos.

PhotoPlus Expo 2008: Wrap Up

We took our show on the road to check out the imaging industry's latest at the 2008 PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo. Here's what we found...

Casio Exilim EX-Z300

This compact camera features 10.1 effective megapixels, 4X optical zoom, image stabilizer technology, a 3.0″ LCD, and allows the user to drag and drop videos directly into iTunes. Available in[...]

Nikon D90 Review

The Nikon D90's revolutionary video capture capabilities have dominated the buzz around this camera, but video is only part of the story with Nikon's latest prosumer model.

GE A735

This stylish compact features a 3x optical zoom, 7 megapixel resolution, a 2.5″ LCD display and face detection technology.

Olympus FE-20

2.5″ LCD display, 8 megapixel resolution, and 3x optical zoom. Offers an unusually wide variety of shooting programs including cuisine and candle.

Olympus Stylus 1040

Just over half an inch thick, the Olympus Stylus 1040 features a 2.7″ LCD display, 10 megapixel display, face detection and image stabilization technology.

GE A835

A sleek compact with a 2.5″ LCD display, 8 megapixels and a 3x optical zoom.

Nikon provides major D300 firmware update

Nikon has rolled out a major firmware update for its D300 advanced DSLR.

Canon fixes 50D shutter error with firmware update

Canon has posted firmware version 1.0.3 for its EOS 50D advanced consumer DSLR to its support site.

Leica C-LUX 3

The Leica C-LUX 3 is a 10.1 megapixel compact camera featuring a 5x optical zoom and a 2.5″ LCD display.

Leica D-LUX 4

This compact camera features a 3″ LCD display, 10 megapixel resolution, and 2.5x optical zoom.

Kodak EasyShare Z1015 IS

Capture more with a Kodak EASYSHARE Z1015 IS and its 15x optical zoom.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Software Review

Adobe's Photoshop Lightroom 2 has been on the market for a few months now, and we've spent that time digging into what this powerful image editing tool can do.

Five Olympus lenses now Micro Four Thirds compatible

The list of lens options for the only Micro Four Thirds camera currently on the market, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1, got a lot longer today.

InfoTrends: Digicam market shifting away from hobbyists

In a digicam market that has long been driven by hobbyist photographers, the number of casual snapshooters is on the rise. That's the basic contention of a new market study[...]

Pentax K2000

This is an entry-level SLR featuring a 10.2 megapixel CCD sensor, a 2.7 inch, 230,000 dot high resolution LCD, and an ultra compact design that facilitates one handed operation. The[...]

Round Up: On the trail of the Nikon MX camera

Is it possible that Nikon is planning to launch a compact medium-format system camera early next year? We test the plausibility of some "big" rumors.