August 2011 Camera Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for August 2011. 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 August of 2011

Below are the 31 Camera articles for August of 2011

DCR Workshop: Post-Processing to Get What You Want

We'd all like to "get it right in the camera" all of the time. In reality, challenging lighting and gear limitations make this impossible. In this DCR Workshop, we're taking[...]

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Captured “Captain America” Action

Canon confirms that its venerable 5D Mark II DSLR was used to capture action scenes in this summer's blockbuster "Captain America: The First Avenger."

Kodak PlaySport ZX5 Camcorder

This time around we ve gotten our hands on the EasyShare Sport’s camcorder counterpart, the Kodak PlaySport Zx5. Upon first receiving the device, our sights were set low by how[...]

Nik Software Introduces Universal Version of Snapseed

Nik Software, the producer of the Snapseed app for iPad, has introduced a universal version that runs on the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

The Panasonic GF3 is a Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens camera sporting a 3.0-inch touch screen, 1080i HD video recording capability and a built-in flash unit.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Review

The Lumix GF3 is Panasonic's smallest Micro Four Thirds camera yet. It still manages to pack in a large 3.0-inch touchscreen, 1080i HD video recording capability and a built-in pop-up[...]

Most Popular Digital Cameras of July 2011

August is here and the heat is on in a big way. With travel plans on many agendas, summer shoppers have kept our Top Ten Most Viewed Cameras list filled[...]

Samsung W200 Pocket HD Camcorder Review

Samsung joins the waterproof pocket camcorder fray with the W200 rugged HD camcorder, a $160 device offering full 1080p video that Samsung claims users should take "to the beach, pool,[...]

Nikon Coolpix P300

The Nikon Coolpix P300 is an advanced compact point-and-shoot with 1080 HD video, a 12.2 megapixel backside-illuminated CMOS sensor and a bright f/1.8 lens.

Nikon Coolpix P300 Review

You don't have to look long at the Nikon Coolpix P300's spec sheet before it starts to impress. Full 1080 HD video, a fast f/1.8 lens and full manual controls[...]

DCR Workshop: Setting Up a Natural Light Studio

Don't stay cooped up in an indoor studio all summer, head to the great outdoors for your next portrait session. In this DCR Workshop, we take you step-by-step through the[...]

Benro Targets Filmmakers with Video Tripod Kit

Benro announces the availability of a new tripod kit designed for videographers.

Gary Fong GearGuard Bundles Now Available

Looking for a little more security for your gear? Gary Fong's GearGuard products are now available as kits.

Sony DEV-3 and DEV-5 Binoculars Record Stills and HD Video

Sony announces the DEV-3 and DEV-5 today, blazing a trail into a new product category. These binoculars are capable of still image and 1080 HD video recording in 2D or[...]

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR First Look

The Fujifilm FinePix HS20 updates the HS10 ultrazoom by adding a new 16 megapixel EXR CMOS sensor, a 30x optical zoom and 8 fps burst shooting rate at full resolution.[...]

Canon ELPH 510 HS and 310 HS Join PowerShot Lineup

Canon unveils today two new HS "High Sensitivity" PowerShots - the ELPH 510 HS and ELPH 310 HS. Both are equipped with a new intelligent IS system and a 12.1[...]

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS adds HD video

Canon's SX150 offers a 12x optical zoom and 720p HD video recording. It's a value-oriented ultrazoom with auto and manual shooting modes for photographers of all levels of expertise.

Kodak PlaySport Zx5 Gets Winter Makeover

It may be the dog days of summer, but Kodak has its eyes on winter, and they're giving its popular PlaySport Zx5 a seasonal makeover.

Nikon Gets Tough with Coolpix AW100 All-Weather Camera

Nikon announces the release of the Coolpix AW100, a waterproof, freeze-proof and shockproof camera. The first Coolpix of its kind, it will offer an advanced backside-illuminated CMOS sensor, a full[...]

Nikon Coolpix S8200 and Three Other S-Series Compacts Unveiled

The Coolpix S8200, S6200, S1200pj and S100 are joining Nikon's family of S-Series compact cameras, according to an announcement made by the company this evening.

Nikon Updates Flagship Coolpix with P7100

The advanced compact Nikon Coolpix P7100 is introduced today. The P7100 offers some performance updates, as always bringing manual exposure control and point-and-shoot portability together in one compact package.

Sony Announces Handycam NEX-VG20

Sony reveals the Handycam NEX-VG20 today, an interchangeable lens digital HD video camera that is intended to replace the current Handycam NEX-VG10.

Sony SLT-A77 and A65 Push Resolution, Burst Speed

Sony refreshes its Translucent Mirror lineup with the Alpha SLT-A77 and SLT-A65. These new ILCs push sensor resolution up to 24.3 megapixels and aim to leave the competition in the[...]

Sony Alpha NEX-7, NEX-5N Debut

Sony introduces two new mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, the re-styled NEX-7 and the NEX-5N. Both offer 1080 HD video recording along with usability and performance updates. Take a look at[...]

Olympus E-PM1 Pen Mini Gets a Price Tag

Olympus announces competitive pricing for the newly-released Pen Mini.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 Offers Wi-Fi Connectivity, Cloud-Based Sharing

Panasonic announces the Lumix FX90, a Wi-Fi connected point-and-shoot with an f/2.5 5x optical zoom lens. Also launched is a new Lumix Club cloud-based service, aiming to provide FX90 users[...]

Panasonic Offers Firmware Upgrade for LX5

Panasonic issues today a firmware upgrade 2.0 for the advanced compact Lumix LX5.

Panasonic Launches Lumix DMC-FZ150 Ultrazoom

Panasonic introduces the FZ150 ultrazoom with a new 12.1 megapixel sensor, a 24x optical zoom lens and 1080 HD video recording capability.

New Lumix X Lenses for G Series Cameras

Panasonic announces a Lumix X 14-42mm lens and 45-175mm power zoom lens for G series Micro Four Thirds cameras.

Digital Photo Storage Options

Are your digital photo files piling up on your hard drive? Saving all of your images only to your computer is risky and cumbersome. We've got some backup storage advice[...]

Panasonic 3D Lumix Camera, HDC-Z10000 Camcorder in the Works

Panasonic announces today plans to develop a 3D Lumix compact camera and a likewise 3D-capable HDC-Z10000 camcorder. Both feature twin lenses designed to capture 3D still images and video. [...]