February 2008 Camera Articles

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

Below are the 89 Camera articles for February of 2008

PMA 2008: Thursday Wrap-Up

Meetings and press conferences were the order of the day today. While we've already reported on the most high-profile news of the day, several other odds and ends - including[...]

DCR’s Point-and-Shoot Photo Contest closes today

Just one final reminder that you have until 5 p.m. EST today, February 1, to submit your entry to our Point-and-Shoot Photo Contest for your chance to win a Sony[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

The Cyber-shot DSC-H10 is an 8-megapixel digital camera with a wider 3-inch Clear Photo LCD Plus screen, Carl Zeiss 10x optical zoom lens and a long-range flash.

Digital Camera Deals, 2/2/08 to 2/7/08

Canon Rebel XTi - $566 Nikon Coolpix S510 - $150 Olympus FE-270 - $100

Most Popular Digital Cameras of January 2008

It's a new year for our most popular digital cameras, but the top four models from the last few months continued to hold strong through January. This list of cameras[...]

PMA 2008: Wrap-Up

After a weekend to recover and refocus, we've compiled our notes and put together some general thoughts about PMA 2008. While most of the technology was incremental and expected, there[...]

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

The PowerShot SD1100 IS is 8MP digital camera with 3x zoom, Face Detection and optical Image Stabilization.

Canon Powershot A470

The Powershot A470 is a 7.1 megapixel, 3.4x zoom entry-level digital camera with blur-reducing Motion Detection, Face Detection White Balance, and Red-Eye Correction.

Canon PowerShot A580

The PowerShot A580 is an 8.0 Megapixels digital camera with 4x zoom, 2.5 LCD and optical viewfinder, plus new Easy mode.

Tips for better photos

With the new year underway, you've probably noticed some new kinds of content, in addition to our expert camera reviews and news coverage, showing up around DigitalCameraReview.com. Today we're launching[...]

Canon PowerShot A590 IS

The PowerShot A590 IS is an 8.0 Megapixels digital camera with 4x zoom with optical Image Stabilizer, 2.5 LCD, optical viewfinder, new Easy mode and full Manual control.

Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd

The S1000fd is a 10 megapixel digital camera with 12x zoom, 2.7-inch LCD, electronic viewfinder, face detection, sensitivity up to ISO 3200 and a new panorama shooting mode.

Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd

The FinePix S8100fd is a updated version of the FinePix S8000fd. It features 10 megapixels, some new continuous shooting modes and an increase in the maximum sensitivity to ISO 6400.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S780

The Sony Cyber-shot S780 is an entry-level 8.1 megapixel compact camera with a 3x optical zoom, 2.5-inch LCD, Face Recognition, and sensitivity to ISO 1250.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S750

The Sony Cyber-shot S750 is an entry-level 7.2 megapixel compact camera with a 3x optical zoom, 2.5-inch LCD, Face Recognition, and sensitivity to ISO 1250.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120

The Cyber-shot DSC-W120 provides a successor to Sony’s popular W55. The 7.2 megapixel, 4x zoom camera carries over much of the technology developed for Sony’s higher grade models, including improved[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W130

Sharing most of its physical specs with the Cyber-shot W120, the 8.1 megapixel Cyber-shot DSC-W130 offers a resolution upgrade and a slightly more advanced set of features. The W130 features[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150 is an 8.1 megapixel ultracompact camera with a 5x zoom. Other features include a 2.7-inch LCD, Smile Shutter, Advanced D-Range Optimizer, and Super SteadyShot image stabilization.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 is a 10.1 megapixel ultracompact camera with a 5x zoom. Other features include a 2.7-inch LCD, Smile Shutter, Advanced D-Range Optimizer, and Super SteadyShot image stabilization.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

An update to the Sony H3, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10 is a compact camera with a 10x zoom, 8.1 megapixels resolution, and a 3-inch LCD.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T300

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T300 is an ultracompact camera with a 3-inch touch screen user interface. Other specs and features include a 10.1 megapixel sensor, a 5x Carl Zeiss zoom, and[...]

Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

The Sony Alpha DSLR-A300 is a 10.2 megapixel DSLR featuring Sony’s two-sensor Live View system for faster press-to-capture times. The camera, which uses the Minolta A lens mount and is[...]

Sony Alpha DSLR-A350

The Sony Alpha DSLR-A350 is a 14.2 megapixel DSLR featuring Sony’s two-sensor Live View system for faster press-to-capture times. The camera, which uses the Minolta A lens mount and is[...]

Fujifilm FinePix F100fd

The FinePix F100fd features 12MP Super CCD, 5x wide angle zoom, high sensitivity up to ISO 12800 and the latest Face Detection Technology 3.0.

Fujifilm FinePix Z20fd

The FinePix Z20fd is a 10 MP digital camera with 3x optical zoom lens, 2.5″ LCD screen and improved face detection system with automatic red-eye removal.

SIGMA DP1

The Sigma DP1 is a 14 megapixel, fixed-lens compact camera that uses the Foveon X3 sensor from Sigma’s line of DSLRs, resulting in extremely high-quality images from a compact camera.[...]

Fujifilm FinePix J10

The J10 is an 8MP CCD sensor digital camera with 3x zoom and 2.5″ screen.

Samsung GX-20

Similar in many ways to its Pentax K20D sibling, the Samsung GX-20 features a newly developed CMOS image sensor offering 14.6 effective megapixels, noise-reduction technology, as well as a weather[...]

Fujifilm FinePix J50

The J50 is an 8MP CCD sensors digital camera with 5x zoom, 2.7 inch LCD and a Li-Ion rechargeable battery.

Kodak EasyShare Z1012 IS

The Kodak EasyShare Z1012 IS is a 10.1 MP digital camera with 12X optical zoom, optical image stabilization, High ISO (up to 3200**) and HD pictures and videos.

Nikon D60

The D60 is a 10.2 megapixel CCD digital camera with 2.5-inch LCD, Nikon s EXPEED image-processing concept, and a 3-area auto focus system

Nikon Coolpix P60

The P60 is an 8.1 megapixel digital camera with 5x Zoom-NIKKOR lens, image sensor shift VR image stabilization, extended light sensitivity up to ISO 2000 and a 2.5-inch LCD monitor.

Nikon Coolpix S210

The Coolpix S210 is an 8.0 megapixel sensor digital camera with 3x 38-114mm equiv. lens, electronic VR and a 2.5″ 230k dot LCD.

Nikon

The Coolpix S520 is a 8.0 megapixel digital camera with 3x zoom, lens-shift stabilization and a 2.5″ screen with 153k dots.

Nikon Coolpix S520

The Coolpix S520 is a 8.0 megapixel digital camera with 3x zoom, lens-shift stabilization and a 2.5″ screen with 153k dots.

Nikon Coolpix S550

The COOLPIX S550 is a 10 megapixel digital camera with sensitivity settings as high as ISO 2000, 5x Zoom-NIKKOR lens and new features such as blink warning.

Nikon Coolpix S600

The 10 megapixel COOLPIX S600 features sensitivity settings as high as ISO 3200, 4x Zoom-NIKKOR lens, and the world s fastest start-up time 1, 2 within 0.7 seconds.

Nikon Coolpix L18

The L18 is an 8.0 megapixel digital camera with 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens and a large 3.0-inch LCD.

Olympus Stylus 850 SW

The Olympus Stylus 850 SW is a 8MP imaging sensor digital camera with 3x zoom, shockproof to 1.5 m, waterproof to 3 m, and a large 2.5 /6.4cm LCD.

Olympus Stylus 1030 SW

The 1030 SW is a 10 MP digital camera waterproof to a depth of 10m, shockproof against falls to 2m, freezeproof to temperatures as low as -10 C and crushproof[...]

Olympus Stylus 1010

The Olympus Stylus 1010 is a 10 MP digital camera with 7x optical zoom, Dual Image Stabilization and a large 2.7″ HyperCrystal LCD.

Olympus Stylus 1010

The Stylus 1010 is an 10 MP digital camera with 7x optical zoom, Dual Image Stabilization and a large 2.7″ HyperCrystal LCD.

Olympus Stylus 1020

The Stylus 1020 is a 10 MP digital camera with 7x zoom, Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization and a 2.7″ HyperCrystal II LCD.

Panasonic Lumix TZ5: First Thoughts

While we were out in Las Vegas last week for PMA, I had the chance to pack the new near-production Panasonic Lumix TZ5 compact ultra-zoom along for a helicopter trip[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5

The 9.1-megapixel DMC-TZ5 features a 10x optical zoom Leica DC lens, 720p HD motion pictures, and a 3.0-inch LCD screen with an intelligent LCD function.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ4

The Lumix TZ4 is an 8.1 megapixel digital camera with 10x zoom, 720p HD video recording and a 3.0″ 460k dot LCD.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX35

The Lumix DMC-FX35 is a 10.1-megapixel camera with 25mm ultra-wide-angle LEICA DC lens, 4x optical zoom, 720p HD recording capabilities, and a 230,000-dot high-resolution LCD.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS20

The DMC-FS20 10.1-megapixel camera features 30mm wide angle Leica DC lens, 4x optical zoom and a large 3-inch LCD screen.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5

The DMC-FS5 10.1-megapixel camera features 30mm wide angle Leica DC lens, 4x optical zoom and a large 2.5-inch LCD screen.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3

The 8.1-megapixel DMC-FS3 features a f2.8 Leica DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens with 3x optical zoom.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ10

The 10.1-megapixel DMC-LZ10 features a 30mm wide angle 5x optical zoom Leica DC lens, iA (Intelligent Auto) mode, and a 230,000 pixel high-resolution LCD.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ8

The DMC-LZ8 is an 8.1-megapixel digital camera with a 32mm 5x optical zoom Leica DC lens, iA (Intelligent Auto) mode, and a 230,000 pixel high-resolution LCD.

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LS80

The 8.1-megapixel DMC-LS80 features a LUMIX DC VARIO lens with 3x optical zoom (35mm film camera equivalent: 33-100mm).

Digital Camera News, 2/6/08

Firmware updates for Fujifilm FinePix Z10fd, Z100fd released Camera sales forecasts mixed: Nikon rises, Olympus falls Eye-Fi announces "Smart Boost" upgrade

Reminder: Don’t forget to vote for your favorite photo!

Just a reminder that voting in DigitalCameraReview.com's Point-and-Shoot Photo Contest ends tomorrow, February 8, at 5 p.m. EST. We had a total of 50 outstanding entries, and if you haven't[...]

Nikon Coolpix L15 Review

If you're shopping for a compact camera and have between $150 and $200 to spend, there are almost too many high-style, high-function choices anymore. But if your budget is closer[...]

DCR Point-and-Shoot Photo Contest winner announced

Voting in DigitalCameraReview.com's Point-and-Shoot Photo Contest has closed, and we are pleased to announce that forum member bonnying's submitted image, "Yosemite Falls," has won the grand prize, a Sony Cyber-shot[...]

Digital Camera Deals, 2/8/08 to 2/15/08

Kodak EasyShare C613 - $80 Samsung Digimax NV7 - $160 Nikon Coolpix S510 - $200

Olympus E-3 Review

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

The best of DCR’s Point-and-Shoot Photo Contest

The votes are in for our January Point-and-Shoot Photo Contest, and we've put together a showcase featuring the winning photo and our two runners up, based on votes of our[...]

Digital Camera News, 2/13/08

Panasonic set to release high-speed 32GB SDHC The end of the Polaroid instant film camera era? Apple Aperture 2 now available for purchase

Kodak EasyShare Z1285

The Z1285 is a 12MP digital camera with 5X optical zoom, HD format video and MPEG-4 compression to help get the large 720p30 HD format files down to a sensible[...]

Pentax Optio E50

The Optio E50 is an 8.1 megapixel compact digital camera with a 3x 37.5 – 112.5 mm (equiv.) lens and a ‘Shake Reduction’ system.

Pentax Optio S12

The Pentax Optio S12 is a 12 megapixel digital camera with 3x optical zoom, ‘Shake Reduction’ mode and Face Recognition.

Head to Head: Canon PowerShot SD870 IS vs. Nikon Coolpix S700

This month's "Head to Head" installment offers yet another take on the age-old Nikon versus Canon rivalry, pitting the popular Canon PowerShot SD870 IS against the much less well-represented Nikon[...]

Canon PowerShot A590 IS: First Thoughts

How do you follow up on one of the most popular and bestselling gadgets of 2007? If you're Canon, maker of the highly successful PowerShot A570 IS compact, the answer[...]

Digital Camera Deals, 1/16/08 to 1/22/08

Canon PowerShot SD850 IS - $238 Nikon D200 - $1337 Olympus Stylus 830 - $198

Digital Camera News, 2/17/08

Nikon posts new D300 firmware version Sigma SD14 firmware update announced New wide-angle, telephoto four-thirds system lenses announced

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1.1 for the Professional Photographer Book Review

Adobe's Photoshop Lightroom 1.1 image workflow software is the latest version of one of the company's most popular photographic tools, providing an editing and organization solution geared toward professional photographers[...]

Ricoh R8, R50 compact digital cameras announced

Ricoh has developed a reputation for offering up compact cameras with off-beat features that have strong niche market appeal, and the latest announcements from the company look to be no[...]

Camdapter Hand Strap Review

Hand straps provide a unique solution to keeping your camera secure while shooting without the use of a cumbersome neck strap, but finding one that works with your equipment is[...]

Canon PowerShot A590 IS Review

It's a common sense principle that a successful performance is often a hard act to follow. Following up on Canon's highly successful performance with the A570 and building on a[...]

Digital Camera News, 2/22/08

Price drops for Fujifilm FinePix F50fd, Z10fd announced Patent application offers insight into potential DSLR movie mode technology Oddball USB card readers on display

Olympus Zuiko ED 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 Lens Review

When Olympus recently introduced their updated flagship E-3 DSLR, they also offered up three new zooms designed especially for that camera. The most interesting and certainly the most versatile of[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50 ultrazoom announced

In a press release this morning, Sony has provided details about the latest additions to its Cyber-shot line, including the 9.1 megapixel, 15x zoom Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50. The H50's most[...]

Sony launches flagship compact, Cyber-shot DSC-W300

Sony also made its new top-of-the-line W model public today, with the launch of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300. The W300 features a fairly conventional 3x zoom, but boasts an impressive[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3: First Thoughts and Video Overview

Admittedly, it was hard to know what to expect from Panasonic's newest series of compact digital cameras, the FS models. Marketed as slightly down-market takes on the high performance, high[...]

Nikon D3 Review

The pro-level Nikon D3 is the manufacturer's first DSLR featuring a "full frame" 12.1 megapixel sensor that is nearly identical in size to 35mm film. There's a 3-inch, 920K-pixel[...]

Lowepro Flipside 300 Camera Bag Review

With its SlingShot line of side-entry SLR shoulder bags from a few years back, Lowepro showed the camera world a different approach to quickly getting at your gear while carrying[...]

Digital Camera News, 2/27/08

Canon to buy a chunk of Hitachi's LCD business Full-frame controversy too much for Leica's CEO Worldwide digicam market: 122 million by 2010 Nikon unveils revamped[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

The DSC-H50 is a 9.1 megapixel resolution with a 15x optical zoom Carl Zeiss lens, a 3.0″ ClearPhoto LCD Plus and a 9-Point Auto Focus.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

The Cyber-shot DSC-W300 is a 13.6-megapixel digital camera with a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 3x optical zoom lens, a 2.7-inch LCD screen and an eye-level viewfinder in a compact size.

Samsung NV30

The NV30 is an 8.1 mega-pixel NV30 with a 3x optical zoom Schneider lenses, Dual Image Stabilization and 2.5″ LCD screen.

Samsung NV4

The NV4 is an 8.2 megapixel digital camera with a 3x optical inner zoom lens, 2.5 high resolution CCD sensor and a Shooting Mode Dial.

Kodak EasyShare C813

The EasyShare C813 is an 8.2 MP camera with 3X optical zoom lens, 2.4 in. (6.1 cm) indoor/outdoor color display, digital image stabilization and a high ISO, up to 1250.

Kodak EasyShare M1033

The EasyShare M1033 is a 10.0 MP digital camera with 3X optical zoom lens, smart capture mode, HD stills and video and face detection technology.

Kodak EasyShare M893 IS

The EasyShare M893 IS is an 8.1 MP digital camera with 3X optical zoom lens, image stabilization/blur reduction technology and HD still capture.

Kodak EasyShare M863

The EasyShare M863 is an 8.2 MP digital camera with 3X optical zoom, HD picture capture, digital image stabilization and a Li-Ion rechargeable battery.

Light Modifiers: An Analysis and Field Guide

True confessions time: I'm a soft target for camera accessory advertisements. It doesn't take much more than a few flashy product shots to convince me that the $30 gizmo of[...]