September 2008 Camera Articles

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

Below are the 71 Camera articles for September of 2008

Nikon D700 Review

Nikon's latest full-frame camera, the Nikon D700, packs a serious punch in a more cost-conscious package than the D3. Can the D700 keep pace with its full pro sibling?

New Epson Artisan printer line announced

Epson announced the brand new Artisan line of All-In-One Inkjet printers last week.

Fujifilm FinePix S100fs sample shots posted to Flickr

We've posted an initial gallery of sample images from the Fujifilm FinePix S100fs to Flickr.

RED ready to revolutionize DSLRs?

Jim Jannard, CEO of high-end video camera manufacturer RED, has hinted that high-speed, high-res DSLRs may be next on the innovative company's agenda.

DealWatch – September 2, 2008

Canon Rebel XSi - $725 Casio Exilim EX-Z80 - $160 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10 - $250 Kodak EasyShare Z1285 - $160

Most Popular Digital Cameras of August 2008

With pre-Photokina announcements still a ways from store shelves, the top six slots remained relatively stable in our August "Most Popular" list.

Adobe prepping CS4 for launch

According to reports, Adobe is prepping the latest version of its complete graphic design suite, Adobe CS4, for launch.

Pentax DA 17-70mm f/4 SDM Lens Review

Pentax has updated their workhorse constant aperture lens, launching the DA 17-70mm f/4, but this high-end consumer lens has some big shoes to fill.

Zeiss launching new mount for undisclosed system

According to a thread on The Online Photographer, famed lens manufacturing firm Carl Zeiss is running a teaser for a forthcoming new lens mount in its series of premium manual[...]

Canon expanding Taiwan lens production facility

If you're looking for proof of just how fast the consumer DSLR market has grown, industry leader Canon has it: in spite of slowing sales in consumer goods all around,[...]

Olympus SP-565 UZ

A more compact variant of the Olympus SP-570, the SP-565 UZ features a 20x, 26-520mm zoom, a 10.0 megapixel sensor, a 2.5-inch HyperCrystal LCD, high-sensitivity capture to ISO 6400, and[...]

Round Up: All I want for Christmas is a 5D Mark II…

Canon stirred things up this week with an online teaser hinting that a 5D replacement is on the way. Here's what we're hoping for in the new model.

Fujifilm FinePix F60fd

The Fujifilm FinePix F60fd is a 12 megapixel ultracompact camera with a 3x zoom. Featuring Fuji’s legendary Super CCD sensor, the F60fd provides impressive low-light performance, an Auto SR automatic[...]

Fujifilm FinePix F60fd Review

Fuji's latest pocket-sized F camera, the Fujifilm FinePix F60fd, may not offer a lot of new tech, but its 12 megapixel Super CCD sensor has our attention.

Sony launches flagship, full-frame Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

Sony has announced the launch of its highly anticipated full-frame flagship DSLR, the 24.6 megapixel Sony Alpha DSLR-A900.

Sony supports A900 launch with new high performance lenses

In conjunction with today's launch of the flagship Sony Alpha DSLR-A900 full-frame body, Sony has announced the release of two new high performance zoom lenses: the Sony/Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar[...]

Canon PowerShot E1

The PowerShot E1 is a 10 megapixel camera featuring a built-in flash, 4x optical zoom and a 2.5-inch TFT color LCD.

Canon PowerShot SX110

The PowerShot SX110 is a 9 megapixel camera with built-in flash, 10x optical zoom, 3.0″ LCD and Optical Image Stabilizer.

Casio Exilim EX-Z250

The EX-Z250 is a 9.1 megapixel camera with 4X optical zoom lens, 3.0 inch LCD monitor, CCD shift stabilization and iTunes-compatible H.264 video.

DealWatch – September 10, 2008

Canon PowerShot SX110 IS - $300 Nikon D80 - $900 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150 - $230 Nikon Coolpix S210 - $160

Three new Epson Stylus NX all-in-ones launched

Epson has launched a trio of new sub-$100 all-in-one inkjets "designed to satisfy the printing, scanning, copying, and faxing needs of any busy household."

Editor’s Choice, August 2008: Nikon D700

We been a little slow in announcing our August Editor's Choice selection, but that doesn't mean we're any less impressed by the Nikon D700.

Fujifilm FinePix S100FS First Thoughts

With the Fujifilm FinePix S100FS, Fuji continues their tradition of making all-in-one cameras that mimic DSLRs without the burden of interchangeable lenses.

SanDisk announces 32 GB Extreme III CompactFlash

SanDisk has released a new 32 GB, high speed CompactFlash card targeted to professional photography and videography markets.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 interchangeable lens camera unveiled

Panasonic has unveiled the Lumix G1, the "world's smallest" interchangeable lens digicam. DSLR image quality with point-and-shoot usability? We're listening...

Panasonic launches pair of Micro Four Thirds zooms

In support of its Lumix G1 announcement this morning, Panasonic has released details about the first two lenses for the new Micro Four Thirds mount: the Lumix G Vario 14-45mm[...]

Casio Exilim EX-Z85

At just over two inches tall and a mere three-quarters of an inch thick, the 9.1 megapixel, 3x zoom Casio Exilim EX-Z85 offers a lot of resolution in a tiny,[...]

Fujifilm S2000HD

The S2000HD utilizes the same 10.0 megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CCD sensor seen in the S1000fd, but an expanded 15x wide-angle zoom range, sensor-shift image stabilization, and 720p HD video capture all[...]

Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

The Sony Alpha DSLR-A900 is the flagship model in Sony’s Alpha line, using a 24.6 megapixel full-frame, mechanically stabilized Sony Exmor CMOS sensor. The camera shoots at an effective ISO[...]

UPDATED: Leica Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 leaked

Have a burning desire to take photos by candlelight? Have $11,000 handy? It looks like Leica will be able to oblige before long with the impending release of their Noctilux[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300 First Thoughts

With 13.6 megapixels, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300 certainly packs the resolution to handle just about any shooting situation you can throw at it.

Round Up: Lumix G1 gets it right

Panasonic created a stir Friday, launching the Lumix G1 - first actual camera to make use of the recently unveiled Micro Four Thirds format.

Fujifilm FinePix S100FS Review

Can the Fujifilm FinePix S100FS overcome the performance woes that have often cursed all-in-one cameras and provide a viable, high-performance DSLR alternative?

Carl Zeiss launches lenses for Canon EF mount

After teasing the launch of a new mount a few weeks ago, Carl Zeiss has provided details on the lucky new system. As we predicted, the winner is Canon's EF[...]

Casio Exilim EX-FH20 offers high-speed shooting for less money

Casio has expanded its line of high-speed ultrazooms to include a new lower cost model with 40 fps shooting - the 9.1 megapixel Casio Exilim EX-FH20.

Photokina 2008: Coverage, Commentary, and Announcements

Photokina, the world's largest imaging industry trade show, is less than a week away! Everything you need to know about what's new can be found here.

Sony updates Alpha A700 firmware

Rumors of a firmware update for the Sony Alpha A700 have been swirling around for a while now, but Sony officially released version 4 of the A700 firmware today.

Leica D-Lux 4, C-Lux 3 provide new advanced compact options

Leica has officially announced the launch of two new advanced compact cameras, the Leica D-Lux 4 and C-Lux 3.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 is a 12.1 megapixel camera and the first model to employ the Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens system. Specs and features include dual image processors, a[...]

Casio Exilim EX-FH20

The Casio Exilim EX-FH20 is a 9.1 megapixel ultrazoom camera with a 20x wide-angle zoom lens. The FH20 uses a high-speed CMOS imager that allows the camera to shoot still[...]

Carl Zeiss serves up Distagon T* 21mm f/2.8

The folks at lens maker Carl Zeiss have been busy this week, with several new premium glass options coming from the manufacturer this week. The latest, announced today, is the[...]

Canon PowerShot SD990 IS, SD880 IS join Digital ELPH series

Two new ultracompact cameras, the Canon PowerShot SD990 IS and Canon PowerShot SD880 IS, will soon be joining the ranks of Canon's Digital ELPH models.

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS to replace S5

The 20x zoom Canon PowerShot SX10 IS will replace the popular but aging S5. Even more exciting? A CMOS version with HD is on the horizon as well.

PowerShot G10 updates Canon’s advanced compact

The latest Canon G camera, the Canon PowerShot G10, brings more resolution, a wide-angle zoom, and better raw shooting to an increasingly crowded market segment.

Out of the shadows: Canon EOS 5D Mark II announced

A 21.1 megapixel full frame sensor. HD movie recording. ISO 25,600 shooting. And, a price that's not as high as you might think. It could only be the Canon EOS[...]

Canon releases redesigned 24mm f/1.4L

Canon has launched a redesign of its 24mm f/1.4 L lens, the Canon 24mm f/1.4L USM II.

Lowepro Fastpack 200 Camera Bag Review

The Lowepro Fastpack 200 is a visually unassuming photo backpack, but with enough room for lots of gear, it proves that sometimes simpler is better.

Kodak EasyShare V1273 Review

Kodak's visually smart, touch-interface equipped EasyShare V1273 has the looks down. Does it have the performance and image quality to match?

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Round Up: The Aspiration Factor

General consumers may not be lining up to buy the latest professional cameras, but flagship models may play a bigger part in purchasing decisions than we usually admit.

Photokina 2008: Weekend Wrap Up

Canon 5D Mark II demo video Pentax 60-250mm f/4 goes live Hands-on time with Nikon D90 Lexar enters wireless SD market

Panasonic: New Micro Four Thirds lenses, HD movie capture in 2009

Panasonic held a pre-Photokina press conference today to officially launch the G1, but we were more interested in hints about what's next from the manufacturer.

Future Olympus E model, Micro Four Thirds camera previewed

Olympus is talking publicly about a pair of new cameras - a new E-system model and a Micro Four Thirds product - that will be previewed as concepts this week

Entry-level Pentax K2000 announced

Pentax is expanding its line of consumer DSLRs to include a true entry-level model with the introduction of the 10.2 megapixel Pentax K2000.

Nikon announces redesigned Nikkor 50mm f/1.4

In celebration of the firm's 75th anniversary, Nikon has launched a redesigned Nikkor 50mm f/1.4.

Olympus unveils rangefinder inspired Micro Four Thirds concept

At a press briefing this morning, Olympus unveiled its Micro Four Thirds concept camera. Fans of retro-rangefinder styling will be pleased with the results.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 samples gallery posted

We've posted a small gallery of shots taken with a pre-production Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 at a press event in Germany over the weekend.

Photokina 2008: Monday Wrap Up

Fujifilm developing next Super CCD Pentax K2000 handled, previewed Casio EX-FH20: 40 fps shot sequence Leica S2 on the horizon tomorrow?

Details on Samsung HZ1 compact ultrazoom emerge

Samsung is making a strong bid to be taken seriously in the high-performance compact segment with their announcement of the 10x zoom Samsung HZ1.

Adobe launches Photoshop CS4

As expected, there will be a new a version of Adobe's Photoshop image editing software on display this morning when visitors hit the show floor at Photokina.

Sigma DP2, SD15 out in the open

Sigma showed off a pair of forthcoming models at Photokina today, highlighting improvements and upgrades in their two camera series.

Fujifilm: EXR-equipped camera coming in Q1 2009

Fuji's new Super CCD EXR technology has only been public for a day, but this potentially revolutionary technology may soon be coming to a FinePix near you.

Photokina 2008: Tuesday Wrap Up

Samsung HZ1 served up under glass Canon PowerShot SX1 previewed Olympus 1050 apparently indestructible Camera Armor debuts $100 housing

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 First Thoughts

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 was officially launched in Europe this week. We took the opportunity during the launch event to do some shooting with a pre-production G1.

Photokina 2008: Wednesday Wrap Up

Fuji Real 3D close to market? Interchangeable optics in Lensbaby Video: Canon IS at work Leica D-Lux 4 previewed

Canon PowerShot SX110 IS Review

Full-size ultrazooms offer great performance, but if you can be happy with "only" 10x zoom, the Canon PowerShot SX110 IS is definitely worth a look.

Round Up: Photokina 2008 Top Five

So that's it: Photokina 2008 has come to a close. What newly announced technologies have the potential to make the biggest splash? Here are my top five picks.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S780 Review

Offering Sony style and performance at a bargain price, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S780 has the potential to be the ultimate pocket snapshot camera.

Fujifilm launches SD memory line: xD presumably on its way out

It may look like a sign of the apocalypse to many, but it seems that rumors of Fujifilm's move away from the proprietary xD memory format that it's jointly supported[...]

WD launches 4TB ShareSpace drive enclosure

Western Digital has announced a new line of external hard drive enclosures providing high-capacity file storage up to 4TB and network connectivity for multi-computer, cross-platform file sharing.

Western Digital ShareSpace 4 TB Network Storage System Review

Western Digital announced its ShareSpace 4 TB network storage system this morning. We have an in-depth look at this photographer friendly image storage solution.