February 2010 Camera Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for February 2010. 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 2010

Below are the 55 Camera articles for February of 2010

CIPA reports worldwide digital camera shipments down in 2009

Digital camera shipments reached 105.9 million units in 2009, down 11.6% compared to 2008 when more than 119 million units shipped.

Super-tough Fujifilm FinePix XP10 announced

Fujifilm is encouraging users to drop, soak, freeze, and bury their latest offering: the rugged FinePix XP10, a dust-, freeze-, water-, and shock-proof compact camera announced today.

Fujifilm FinePix F80EXR offers HD upgrade

Fujifilm announces the FinePix F80EXR today, updating their F70EXR with 720p HD video capture. Like the F70EXR, it combines a 10x optical zoom range with their Super CCD EXR sensor[...]

Fujifilm adds two new S-series long zoom cameras

Fujifilm has announced the addition of two new long zoom cameras to its S-Series line, the S1800 and S2550HD.

Fujifilm turns out four new J-series, two A-series point and shoots

Fujifilm brings a grand total of six new entry-level cameras to market. The FinePix AV100 and Finepix AX200 A-series compacts will both record HD video. The J-series FinePix JV100, FinePix[...]

Fujifilm refreshes trendy Z series with Finepix Z700EXR, Finepix Z70

Fujifilm's Z series gets a tech-overhaul with the introduction of the FinePix Z700EXR. It brings the Super CCD EXR sensor to a touch-screen camera for the first time. Also introduced[...]

Fujifilm unveils FinePix HS10 with 30x zoom

Fujifilm announces the FinePix HS10 today with a 30x optical zoom range. It features a back-illuminated CMOS sensor capable of 10 fps burst shooting. In addition to that monster zoom[...]

Olympus launches Stylus Tough-8010, Stylus Tough-6020

Olympus adds two more rugged cameras today to their Tough series. The Stylus Tough-8010 and Stylus Tough-6020 are shockproof, waterproof, crushproof, and freezeproof, making them ready for waves and ski[...]

Olympus debuts SP-800UZ and SP-600UZ ultrazooms

The SP series of ultrazooms from Olympus gets two new additions today - the SP-800UZ and SP-600UZ. The SP-800UZ will feature a whopping 30x optical zoom lens, and the SP-600UZ[...]

Nikon announces new slim, stylin’ S-series cameras

Nikon today announced four new S-series Coolpix cameras. Their "S" stands for "style" and represents a host of features, including long zooms, touch screens, HD video recording capabilities, and sleek[...]

Nikon Coolpix L110, Coolpix L22 introduced

Nikon brings out two more L-series models in the weeks leading up to PMA 2010.

Nikon Coolpix P100 features CMOS sensor, 26x zoom

Nikon adds a new member to the Coolpix "P for Performance" series today - the Nikon Coolpix P100. It's the first Coolpix to feature a back-illuminated CMOS sensor, allowing it[...]

Olympus E-PL1 debuts, offers Micro Four Thirds Lite

After teasing the release of a new digital PEN camera last week, Olympus has officially taken the wraps off the E-PL1. It's their third Micro Four Thirds model, a step-down[...]

Olympus announces two new Micro Four Thirds Lenses

To complement the announcement of their third Micro Four Thirds camera, Olympus is getting official with the launch of two new Micro Four Thirds lenses.

Olympus E-PL1 Hands-On Preview

Promotional materials on Olympus's site last week featured the image of a mystery PEN camera obscured by a hand. Today, they move that hand away and reveal the third Micro[...]

Western Digital hosts discussion with Colin Finlay (Feb. 4)

Documentary photographer Colin Finlay will participate in a live discussion as he prepares to leave for Haiti.

Casio Exilim EX-G1

The Casio Exilim EX-G1 is the first camera in their tough “G” series. It’s freezeproof down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit, can survive up to a 7 foot drop, and is[...]

Casio Exilim EX-G1 Review

The Casio Exilim EX-G1, billed as the world's slimmest shock-resistant digital camera, builds upon Casio's earlier forays into durable products with watches and mobile phones. The rugged G1 is waterproof[...]

Sanyo outs three new Dual Cameras

Sanyo outed three new camcorders, the VPC-GH2, VPC-CG102, and VPC-CG20. Branded as "Dual Cameras" by Sanyo for their ability to take both stills and video, all three shoot HD video.

Canon releases PowerShot SD3500, SD1400, SD1300 Digital ELPHs

Canon adds the PowerShot SD1400 IS, PowerShot SD1300 IS, and PowerShot SD3500 IS to their Digital ELPH line. They offer features such as wide angle lenses and touch screen functionality[...]

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS with 14x zoom unveiled

Canon adds a new compact, high-zoom camera to its PowerShot lineup today with the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS. It follows on the sucess of the PowerShot SX200 by extending up[...]

Canon EOS Rebel T2i borrows from 7D, T1i feature set

Canon announces today the arrival of a new digital Rebel - the Canon EOS Rebel T2i. The Rebel XSi drops out of their entry-level line to make way for the[...]

Nikon releases pair of wide angle lenses

Nikon introduces two new wide angle Nikkor lenses today - the AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR and the fast AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED. The pair of lenses are[...]

Olympus E-P2 First Look

We already published our first impressions of the Olympus E-P2 with a pre-production unit. Now that we have our hands on a production-ready camera, we wanted to share some more[...]

Panasonic outs HS700 and TM700 HD camcorders

Panasonic today unveiled two new HD camcorders, the HDC-HS700 and the HDC-TM700, both featuring a longer zoom, wider lens, and more advanced image stabilization than last year's TM300.

Panasonic announces pricing for Lumix TS2, ZS7/ZS5, and ZR3

Panasonic has announced pricing for their PMA-released Lumix TS2, ZS7/ZS5, and ZR3 digital point and shoots.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2 is the second generation of their rugged T series cameras. It’s waterproof to 33 feet, shockproof to a 6.6 foot drop, and freezeproof to 14 degrees[...]

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Lens Review

Canon's new EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM lens is the first to feature their 'hybrid' image stabilization system. It's designed to compensate for camera shake as well as forward[...]

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV heads for the Olympic winter games

The Winter Olympics kick off tonight north of the border in Vancouver. As some of the world's top athletes head for the slopes, DCR's Jim Keenan is headed to Whistler,[...]

PrinterComparison posts Epson PictureMate Charm Review

Our sister site PrinterComparison.com followed up a first look at the Epson PictureMate Charm with a full review. Epson boasts that the PictureMate offers one of the highest print resolutions[...]

On Assignment: Olympus E-P2 Takes to the Streets

Last year, Olympus resurrected its venerable "Pen" 35mm camera with the introduction of the E-P1 interchangeable-lens digital camera. Late last year, Olympus followed that with the E-P2 in a professional[...]

Olympus E-P2 Review

The Olympus E-P2 bears a strong (and not accidental) resemblance to the old Pen F half-frame SLRs. We've had a good look at the camera's second-gen retro-chic design and made[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 features high zoom, slender profile

Sony launches the 10x optical zoom Cyber-shot DSC-H55 today with a 25mm wide angle Sony G lens. It offers a set of semi-premium features like 720p HD video recording and[...]

Sony makes waves with Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Sony unveils today the Cyber-shot DSC-TX5, an ultra-slim camera that isn't afraid of a little water. The waterproof, dustproof, freezeproof, and shockproof TX5 features their Exmor R CMOS sensor and[...]

Round Up: A Micro Four Thirds Field Guide

What once was a trade show concept has become an imaging reality. A couple of years after the launch of the first Micro Four Thirds camera, the Panasonic G1, we're[...]

PMA 2010: California, here we come

DigitalCameraReview is on the move again, and for a change we're not headed to Vegas. This year, PMA relocates to Anaheim, California from a long run in Sin City. On[...]

Samsung launches two new compacts for adventurous photographers

Samsung today encouraged its users to get adventurous with their photography by unveiling a pair of durable compact cameras, the SL605 and the waterproof AQ100.

Samsung unveils high speed TL350

Samsung announces a new high speed compact camera on the eve of PMA 2010. The TL350 offers 1080p HD video recording, full-res bursts up to 10 fps, and slow speed[...]

Two new pocket camcorders coming from Samsung

Looking to take two bites out of Flip's ultra compact camcorder market share, Samsung today announced two new pocket HD camcorders, the HMX-U20 and HMX-U15.

Samsung TL500 takes on Panasonic LX3, Canon G11

Samsung confirms the rumors today - their TL500 advanced compact camera launches with a feature set designed to take on advanced compacts like the Panasonic LX3 and Canon G11. It[...]

Five new NX lenses from Samsung

Samsung announces the launch of five new NX mount lenses as PMA 2010 gears up in California.

PMA 2010: Hands-on with Nikon’s latest wide angle lenses

Nikon let a group of reporters loose on a crop of newly released Coolpix cameras and wide angle Nikkor lenses on the eve of PMA 2010. We put the Nikkor[...]

Casio Exilim EX-S7 and EX-Z35 budget compacts announced

Casio adds two new beginner-friendly compacts to their line on the first day of PMA 2010.

Sony launches ultra-compact interchangeable lens camera concept

At a press conference this morning, Sony kicked off PMA 2010 by launching a new alpha ultra-compact interchangeable lens concept. They showed a trio of mock-up cameras and revealed very[...]

Sony exhibits successor to Alpha a700 DSLR, new high-end lenses at PMA

Sony offered a look at what's coming next in their Alpha lineup including a successor to the Alpha a700 DSLR and a couple of new high-end lenses.

PMA 2010: Hands-on with Sony Cyber-shot TX5 and H55

Sony announced the rugged Cyber-shot TX5 and the compact high-zoom Cyber-shot H55 a few days before PMA kicked off. Both cameras are on display at Sony's show floor real estate[...]

PMA 2010: Sigma announces DP1x and DP2s

Sigma rolled out the DP1x and DP2s at PMA 2010, updates to their existing DP1 and DP2, respectively. The changes are relatively minor, with each model seeing various tweaks to[...]

PMA 2010: Samsung gets serious

Samsung's announcement of the TL500 and TL350 brings the manufacturer's point and shoot line to a new, enthusiast-focused market. We took a first look at two pre-production samples at the[...]

On Assignment: Canon 1D Mark IV at the Winter Olympics

We're rolling out a new DCR feature called "On Assignment" with the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV. Our full review is on the way, but in the meantime Jim Keenan[...]

PMA 2010: Battle of the 30x ultrazooms

PMA kicked off with the announcement of not one, but two 30x ultrazoom cameras. The Fujifilm Finepix HS10 and the Olympus SP-800UZ both offer massive telephoto ranges in fixed-lens, DSLR-like[...]

Pentax X90 ultrazoom announced

Pentax has announced the X90 ultrazoom, successor to the X70. The X90 offers a very long, wide angle 26x optical zoom lens (26-676mm 35mm equivalent), high speed continuous shooting ability,[...]

Pentax Optio W90 waterproof camera splashes down

Pentax has announced the Optio W90 waterproof camera, the successor to the W80.

Nikon Coolpix P100

The Nikon Coolpix P100 is the first Coolpix to feature a back-illuminated 10.3 megapixel CMOS sensor, enabling it to record 1080p HD video and full-resolution images at 10 fps in[...]

PMA 2010: Nikon Coolpix P100, S8000 Previews

We've already taken a look at the two new lenses Nikon launched for PMA 2010. Now we're scaling things down to give you a quick preview of two of their[...]

PMA 2010: Wrap-Up

When we'd had enough of the palm tress, sunshine, and mellow dispositions of the west coast, the DCR team packed up and headed out of Anaheim. We've got some final[...]