December 2008 Camera Articles

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

Below are the 43 Camera articles for December of 2008

Canon PowerShot A1000 IS Review

In round two of our PowerShot A model reviews, we bring you our full write-up on Canon's latest budget shooter, the Canon PowerShot A1000 IS.

Fujifilm FinePix A850

The A850 is a compact digital camera with a 3x optical zoom, 8.1 megapixel resolution, and a 2.5″ LCD display.

Kodak EasyShare CD40

The Kodak EasyShare CD40 features a 4 megapixel resolution, 1.6″ LCD display, and 5x digital zoom.

Kodak EasyShare LS755

The Kodak EasyShare LS755 is a digital compact featuring a 5 megapixel resolution, 5x digital zoom, a 2.5″ LCD display and weighs .4 lbs.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC43

The Panasonic Lumix LC43 is a digital compact featuring a 4 megapixel resolution, 1.5″ LCD display, and weighs .4 lbs.

Concord Camera Eye-Q Splash

A waterproof digital camera, the Eye-Q Splash features a .35 megapixel resolution and 8MB integrated memory. posts D3X sample photos has posted a gallery of sample JPEGs shot with a production-ready Nikon D3X.

NewerTech launches “quad interface” hard drive dock

Macintosh accessory manufacturer NewerTech has announced its latest hard drive solution for dual-platform users. The NewerTech Voyager provides a "docking station" for 2.5 inch or 3.5 inch SATA hard drives[...]

Nikon D3X

Flagship 24.5-megapixel FX-format D-SLR engineered for professionals whose work demands extreme resolution, file size and image fidelity.

Most Popular Digital Cameras of November 2008

Our November list of most viewed camera models was strongly influenced by the retail release of several new Canon and Panasonic models.

Oregon Scientific ThinCam DS6628

Extremely compact camera with 1.3 megapixel resolution.

Vivitar ViviCam 2655

A digital compact weighing in at .2 lbs with a .35 megapixel resolution and 2 MB integrated flash memory.

Olympus D-550

A digital compact weighing in at .5 lbs with a 3 megapixel resolution.

Polaroid Corp. i830

A compact with an 8.0 megapixel resolution, 2.5″ LCD display and 16 MB built-in memory.

Weak demand for CS4 forces Adobe job cuts

On the heels of weaker-than-anticipated projected fourth-quarter earnings released today, image software giant Adobe has announced that it will attempt to reduce operation costs by cutting 600 jobs worldwide.

Samsung BL1050

The Samsung BL 1050 is a compact digital camera with a 10.2 megapixel resolution and a 2.7″ LCD display, weighing .35 lbs.

DCR Workshop: Flash Demystified, Part II

In part two of our DCR Workshop double header, we're back with basic flash shooting techniques - just in time to get some great holiday candids!

Olympus E-30 First Thoughts

The "prosumer" Olympus E-30 isn't scheduled to hit retailers until next month, but we've spent the last few days shooting with a production version of the new model.

Canon PowerShot S100

This digital compact features 2.1 megapixel resolution, 2x optical zoom, and a 1.5″ LCD display.

Canon PowerShot E1 Review

The Canon PowerShot E1 is a 10 megapixel compact aimed at capturing the interest of younger shooters seeking a fun, colorful, high-spec camera.

Nikon unlocks D3X raw files with Capture NX 2.1.1

According to a post on today, Nikon has released the latest version of its Capture NX raw conversion software, Nikon Capture NX 2.1.1.

Rebates on Datacolor calibration systems extended

Datacolor, maker of the Spyder3 series of color management tools, is extending a rebate program on its calibration systems through the end of the year.

Imagenomic Portraiture 2 plug-in now available

We reported on improvements to Imagenomic's popular Portraiture plug-in on display at PhotoPlus a few months back. The new version of the software, which had progressed to the public beta[...]

Olympus planning more weatherproof cameras for 2009

A press release issued yesterday by Olympus's European arm supplied details on a rebranding effort for Olympus's line of waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof cameras.

Head to Head: Canon PowerShot SX10 vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

This month's Head to Head comparison takes a look at two popular ultrazooms: the Canon PowerShot SX10 IS and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50.

Digital Concepts 87690

The Digital Concepts 87690 compact camera by Sakar features a 7.1 megapixel resolution, 4x digital zoom, and a 2.4″ LCD display.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T500 Review

Sony's latest touch screen ultracompact, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T500, takes aim at sophisticated shooters seeking high-quality video capture.

Adobe Lightroom 2.2 adds raw support for seven models

Coming on the heels of the company's recent Camera Raw update, Adobe has released a related version of its Photoshop Lightroom package Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.2.

Camera battery charging coming to a toaster near you?

Yanko Design is reporting on a toaster-shaped concept device designed to charge those ubiquituous lithium-ion packs that power everything from cameras to cell phones these days.

Pentax launches limited edition K2000 kit

Pentax has announced a limited edition of its K2000 entry-level DSLR kit, with a white camera body and matching DA L 18-55mm and 55-200mm lenses.

Olympus Stylus 1050 SW Video Review

It's waterproof. It's shockproof. It's freezeproof. But just how much abuse can the Olympus Stylus 1050 SW take? We test the 1050's limits in our latest video review.

Digital Camera Holiday Buyer’s Guide

Looking for a last minute holiday gift idea? We have top camera picks for every taste and budget in our Holiday Buyer's Guide.

Pentax K2000 First Thoughts

"Small" and "light" haven't always been part of Pentax's K-series vocabulary, but the new 10.2 megapixel Pentax K2000 looks to change this perception.

Canon PowerShot SD880 IS Review

With the introduction of the Canon PowerShot SD880 IS as successor to the popular SD870, Canon's latest DIGIC IV processing power comes to the SD line.

Olympus D-565

The Olympus D-565 compact digital camera features a 3x optical zoom, 4.0 megapixel resolution, and QuickTime video capture. Purchasing Survey

We'd like to find out more about who is looking for a digital camera, and what sorts of considerations you make while researching a purchase. Oh, and if you[...]

New iPhone app allows wireless photo printing

HP is spreading some holiday cheer to iPhone and iPod touch users. They've introduced a free application that will allow you to print photos from your device to a wireless[...]

Last Minute Christmas Deals

Looking for last-minute gift ideas or a way to spend those gift cards? Several online retailers have some great sale prices between now and the end of the year.

Slappa Ballistix Aura Pro-Tour Backpack Review

With room for a DSLR kit and a sizable laptop, is the Slappa Ballistix Aura Pro-Tour Backpack as good as it sounds? We put it to the test to find[...]

Round Up: Our best guesses for CES

Santa's gone for another year, but for tech junkies the presents are still to come: the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show is less than two weeks away.

Kodak EasyShare CD1013

The Kodak EasyShare CD1013 is a digital compact with 5x digital zoom, Quicktime Video capture mode, 16 MB integrated memory and F/2.7-4.8 zoom lens.

Olympus Stylus 1050 SW Review

After putting the go-anywhere Olympus Stylus 1050 SW to the test, the results are in: the camera is definitely rugged, but can the images keep up?

Nikon D90 makes Time‘s “Best Gadgets of 2008”

When we took a look at Nikon's new D90 mid-level DSLR a few months back, we were impressed. Clearly we weren't the only ones.