April 2008 Camera Articles

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

Below are the 48 Camera articles for April of 2008

Most Popular Digital Cameras of March 2008

No, it's not an April Fools prank: after half a year on the top of our Most Popular Digital Cameras list, the Sony Cyber-shot T200 hasn't just been dethroned -[...]

Crumpler Whickey and Cox Camera Bag Review

Few bag manufacturers do a better job at creating innovative bags (and bag names) than Crumpler. The same company that brought you the popular "Brazillion Dollar Home" camera bag and[...]

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 Beta launched

If you're a fan of Lightroom, Adobe's popular RAW conversion and image editing suite, and you've been eagerly awaiting a new version, it's official: your wait is over. In a[...]

Pentax Optio E50 Review

The Pentax Optio E50 is Pentax's answer to the Canon PowerShot A470 and Nikon Coolpix L models - all basic entry-level, point-and-shoot digital cameras. With its low price and dead[...]

DCR Workshop: Color Management, Part I

If you've been scared off of color management in the past by the mystique that surrounds it, fear not. With the current crop of hardware and software color management tools,[...]

Olympus E-420 Review

Since the 1970s and the days of Olympus's classic OM-1 35mm SLR, the company has tended to go in the opposite direction from several other manufacturers, building a lineup that[...]

Digital Camera News, 4/5/08

Updated firmware for Sigma SD14 released Student and educator discounts now available from Pentax Kodak professional plug-ins now CS3, Vista, Intel Mac compatible Fewer photo-quality printer purchases[...]

Canon Rebel XSi First Thoughts

For better or worse, this is it: the standard by which this year's entry-level DSLRs will be judged. Owing more than a little to its prevalence in electronics and discount[...]

Olympus FE-340 Review

The Olympus FE-340 is the current mid-range model of the entry-level FE line of digital cameras from Olympus. The FE-340 is an 8 megapixel camera, with a 5x optical zoom,[...]

Pentax K200D Review

With Pentax's 6 megapixel entry-level concept beginning to really show its age, few were surprised by the addition of a new 10.2 megapixel DSLR, the Pentax K200D, to the company's[...]

Digital Camera News, 4/9/08

Ray Flash replicates ring strobe look with a hot-shoe flash Video uploads now available to Flickr pro users New Nikon D40 firmware now available Canon updates[...]

Nikon announces Coolpix S52 and Wi-Fi enabled S52c

Nikon unveiled a pair of new ultracompacts this evening: the Coolpix S52 and physically identical Wi-Fi enabled Coolpix S52c. The latest additions to Nikon's Style line, the new 9.0 megapixel[...]

Details on new Nikon ultrazoom, Coolpix P80, released

For some time now, Nikon has been one of the only major manufacturers to not carry an ultrazoom in their lineup. That all changed today with the announcement of the[...]

Bling! It Image Editing Software Review

We spend a lot of time as reviewers talking about issues that matter to people interested in photography as a hobby or, to a lesser extent, as a profession. But[...]

Pentax Optio A40 Review

In the last year, photography has really gained importance among my hobbies and interests. I absolutely love taking pictures. There's just one problem: it can be really difficult to carry[...]

Digital Camera News, 4/12/08

Sigma DP1 firmware update now available ViewSonic rolls out 10 new digital photo frames Nikon's "my Picturetown" photo sharing site gets improvements New Adobe Lightroom, Camera RAW[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ4 Review


Olympus Zuiko 14-35mm f/2.0 Digital ED SWD Lens Review

Let's get this out of the way right from the start: this lens, the Olympus Zuiko 14-35mm f/2.0 Digital ED SWD, has an MSRP higher than the cost of a[...]

Western Digital Passport Elite Hard Drive Review

The Passport has been Western Digital's most successful line of portable external hard drives for several years. The sleek casing, solid build quality, reasonable speed, and tons of storage space[...]

Wi-Fi enabled Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ50 announced

Since CES in January, we've been speculating on the impending release of a Wi-Fi enabled compact camera from Panasonic. The official announcement came today, with the unveiling of the Panasonic[...]

Head to Head: Canon PowerShot A470 vs. Nikon Coolpix L15

We field a lot of questions in our forums from camera buyers who are drawn to the convenience of digital shooting, but simply can't or don't want to spend hundreds[...]

Nikon Coolpix S210 Review

Looking over the press release for the new Nikon Coolpix S210 compact digital, words like "slim, elegant camera design," "quality-crafted aluminum body," "high performance," "ease of operation," "affordable," and "array[...]

Canon PowerShot SD890 IS First Thoughts

In a year where "retro chic" designs for consumer electronics seem to be, in fact, chic again, the Canon PowerShot SD890 IS updated version of the venerable SD850 [...]

Digital Camera News, 4/19/08

Samsung to develop full-frame sensor? Specs on new high-speed CF format coming soon Nikon D3 firmware released, withdrawn

Golla “Music” Camera Pouch Review

When I received a few Golla "Music" pouches for review, I quickly figured out that they're versatile little bags with lots of possible uses beyond their stated purpose as MP3[...]

Canon Pixma MP970 All-In-One Printer Review

As an urbanite living in a tiny apartment, space to house all of the requisite equipment for my digital darkroom is at a premium. Given these constraints, I've always been[...]

Nikon D60 Review

Digital SLRs have consistently and dependably gotten better and prices have dropped precipitously since the introduction of the first prohibitively expensive versions 20 years ago. While it took 35mm SLRs[...]

Fujifilm FinePix F100fd First Thoughts

Fujifilm's F series compact digitals with the Super CCD sensor have enjoyed a reputation for better than average high ISO noise performance dating back to at least the F30. When[...]

Casio Exilim EX-Z200

The EX-Z200 is a 10.1 Megapixel digital camera with 4x optical zoom, a 2.7 inch super clear LCD, wide angle 28 mm lens and CCD-Shift Image Stabilizer.

Casio Exilim EX-Z9

The Exilim EX-Z9 is an 8.1 Megapixel digital camera with 3x optical zoom, a 2.6-inch wide LCD and 23 best shot modes.

Kodak EasyShare M873

The EasyShare M873 is an 8.0 MP digital camera with a 3X optical zoom lens, high ISO (up to 1600), digital image stabilization and HD still capture.

Nikon Coolpix P80

The Coolpix P80 is a 10.1 Megapixel digital camera with a 18x optical wide-angle zoom-NIKKOR lens and the new EXPEED Image Processor.

Nikon Coolpix S52

The Coolpix S52 is a 9.0 digital camera with a 3x optical zoom-NIKKOR (38-114mm) lens, a new EXPEED image processor and optical vibration reduction image stabilization.

Kodak EasyShare Z1085 IS Review

While its specs don't exactly jump off the page, the new Kodak EasyShare Z1085 IS looks and feels like a step forward in Kodak's apparent efforts to become a serious[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ50

The Lumix DMC-TZ50 is a 9.1-Megapixel WiFi Digital Camera with 28mm wide-angle lens, 10x optical zoom, intelligent auto mode, 3.0″ diagonal intelligent LCD and HD output.


The i8 is an 8.1 MP digital camera with a 3x optical zoom lens, digital image stabilization, and a 2.7″ intelligent LCD.

Samsung i8

The i8 is an 8.1 MP digital camera with a 3x optical zoom lens, digital image stabilization, and a 2.7″ intelligent LCD.

Digital Camera News, 4/24/08

New Kodak photo printer, ESP 5, announced Canon passes 40-million EF lens milestone Nikon, Ritz Camera offering "green" Coolpix S52 Ruggedized Ricoh ready for outdoor adventures

Samsung L210

The L210 is a 10.2 MP digital camera with 3x optical zoom and a 2.5″ intelligent LCD.

Samsung S860

The Samsung S860 is an 8.1 mega-pixel digital camera with 3x optical zoom and a 2.4″ intelligent LCD.

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Nikon Coolpix S600 Review

One of four Coolpix S-series digitals announced in January 2008, the Nikon Coolpix S600 takes its place as the most expensive Nikon "style" camera and features "an astonishingly fast start-up[...]

Noise, Noise, Noise: Three Canon SDs put to the test

As consumers, we tend to buy in to the idea that technology marches forward, offering substantive improvements with each new generation of devices. As savvy digicam users, however, we also[...]

Digital Camera News, 4/27/08

Panasonic offering two-for-one Mother's Day special on photography courses Eye-Fi users pass one million image upload mark Rugged external drive from LaCie packs in 500GB worth of photos

Fujifilm FinePix Z100fd Review

Fujifilm has always created a lot of buzz around their fashion-focused Z series ultracompacts, but the last few we've tested have worked better as fashion accessories than as cameras. With[...]

Olympus SP-570 UZ First Thoughts

Olympus largely pioneered the long zoom point-and-shoot digicam with the introduction of the 10x zoom C2100 in 2000, and their ultrazoom digital cameras have been built on that pedigree ever[...]

Editor’s Choice, April 2008: Pentax K200D

While it wasn't the flashiest, the smallest, or the fastest camera we reviewed this month, the Pentax K200D is a huge leap forward for Pentax's base-level SLR line.

Digital Camera News, 4/30/08

Google's VisualRank: The future of online image search? 2008 TIPA award winners unveiled SeaLife launches new digicam for divers