Vivitar 2011 Camera Articles

Popular Vivitar Articles for 2011

Nikon SB-700 AF Speedlight Review

The SB-700 speedlight is the newest addition to Nikon's Creative Lighting System. Fully compatible with just about every Nikon DSLR in existence, the SB-700 promises more intuitive control and improved[...]

Canon EOS Rebel T3 Review

Announced early this year, the Canon T3 fits into the middle of the entry-level Rebel lineup with a 12.2 megapixel sensor and 720p HD video. See how it stacks up[...]

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR Review

Fujifilm thinks it can replace your heavy, bulky DSLR with its FinePix HS20. Sure, the HS20 packs a 30x optical zoom punch and offers continuous shooting at 8 fps. But[...]

Nikon 1 J1 Review

The Nikon 1 J1 is part of their highly anticipated compact interchangeable lens system. Along with it, a brand new CX-format sensor and a line of optics are introduced. We've[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 Review

Panasonic is well regarded as both the inventor of the compact ultrazoom and the keeper of the gold standard. The Lumix ZS10 now offers globe-trotting photographers in-camera GPS and a[...]

Olympus E-PL3 Review: Almost a Great Camera

The Olympus E-PL3 promises DSLR-like images and the ability to use interchangeable lenses in a camera only slightly larger than a point-and-shoot. What's not to love? On paper the E-PL3[...]

Pentax Q Review: Think Small

The daring little Pentax Q is, without a doubt, the smallest currently available compact system camera. With a point-and-shoot pedigree, it offers 12 megapixel stills, a fast f/1.9 prime kit[...]

Kodak EasyShare Max Z990 Review

You can't accuse the Kodak EasyShare Max of coming up short on zoom power. That 30x optical zoom lens covers a range equivalent to 28-840mm. It's also one of the[...]

Nikon D3100 Review

The Nikon D3100 is the newest entry-level DSLR in the Nikon lineup. It got a resolution bump up to 14 megapixels along with a boost to full 1080 HD video[...]

Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS Review

The PowerShot 300 HS is part of Canon's latest fleet of compact Digital ELPH point-and-shoots. Featuring a 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, it touts better-than-average low light performance and 1080 HD[...]

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS Review: A Formidable Ultrazoom

Canon's new PowerShot SX40 HS couples a new DIGIC 5 processor with a 35x optical zoom lens - that's an incredible 840mm equivalent zoom. Of course, a camera is more[...]

Canon EOS Rebel T3i Review

The Canon T3i pushes aside the T2i, snatching the title of "flagship Rebel" just about a year after the T2i was introduced. The T3i boasts a 3.0-inch articulating monitor, 1080[...]

Nikon Coolpix P500 Review

Nikon's Coolpix P500 ultrazoom goes toe-to-toe with the competition boasting a 36x optical zoom lens. Stacked on top of that is a dual-core EXPEED 2 processor and a higher-resolution BSI[...]

Olympus XZ-1 Review

Olympus announced the XZ-1 at CES earlier this year, stepping into the ring with G12 and P7000 heavyweights in the advanced compact class. Does the XZ-1's f/1.8 iZuiko lens put[...]

Canon EOS 60D Review

The Canon 60D brings a swiveling LCD to the EOS DSLR class for the first time. Did it bring impressive image quality to match its prosumer feature set? Read our[...]

Olympus E-PM1 Review

Meaner, leaner, cheaper - the Olympus E-PM1 is the smallest member of the PEN family, and it manages to offer a 12.3 megapixel CMOS sensor and 1080 HD video for[...]

iPhone 4S Camera Review: “Good Enough” Tech Gets Better

If cell phone cameras are "good enough tech," then the iPhone 4S has been positioned as "just as good tech." With an 8 megapixel CMOS sensor and 1080 HD video,[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V Review

The Cyber-shot TX100 is designed for the tech-savvy trendsetter. The ultimate in portable, pocket-friendly designs, this ultra-compact offers high quality video and image capture. Is it worth the nearly $400[...]

Nikon Coolpix P7000 Review

The Nikon Coolpix P7000 enters a market niche currently dominated by Canon's G12. The P7000 brings plenty to the table including a 7.1x optical zoom lens, 1/1.7-inch 10 megapixel sensor[...]

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