Category: Photography

18 carat gold SLR from Pentax

18 carat gold SLR from Pentax

To celebrate its 60th anniversary, Pentax‘s Korean distributor, ASAHI, is releasing an 18 carat gold and leather SLR with a captivating look.  This  camera combines  new with old – it’s a film  camera but is waterproof and dust-resistant, with a shiny gold and alligator trim. Also out now is the rather more modern, 10.2 megapixel
Canon EOS 400D

Canon EOS 400D

The new Canon EOS 400D – known as the Digital Rebel XTi in North America (and EOS Kiss Digital X in Japan) just to confuse us all – is a 10.1 megapixel digital SLR with a 2.5″ display and 9 point AF. As the successor to the EOS 350D, it is more than  likely to
Aquamask from Fuji

Aquamask from Fuji

Fuji Photo Film U.S.A. Inc., has devised a new, custom-made ‘Aquamask’ – a protective housing designed specifically for Fujifilm’s FinePix A400 and A500 digital cameras. The Aquamask is a tough, protective shell that allows for full digital camera operation as it protects the models from sand, dust and dirt, plus water up to a depth
Nokia N72

Nokia N72

The latest in the Nokia Nseries is the Nokia N72, a phone with a 2-megapixel camera and integrated digital music player. Arguably the most stylish of all the Nseries phones, the Nokia N72 is also equipped with dedicated capture and music player keys, an integrated browser, FM radio and support for Visual Radio. It could
Phone Phlash

Phone Phlash

Ever been in a situation where you’ve wanted to photograph something with your cameraphone but the light has been poor?   This neat little gadget from Phlash claims to be the world’s first universal cameraphone flash and is reputedly 12 times brighter than most built-in flashes. Now you can take pictures indoors and at night
Sony Ericsson P990

Sony Ericsson P990

The launch of the Sony Ericsson P990 has been further delayed until the second quarter of 2006 to allow for more features such as ActiveSync support and RIM’s BlackBerry Connect support. This great-looking gadget will also come with WiFi, 2 megapixel camera, 2.8-inch touch-sensitive screen and  QWERTY keypad.
Disposable video cameras

Disposable video cameras

If you thought digital cameras were a bit of an extravagance for those last-minute moments, then think again.   Pure Digital – the company behind a number of budget single-use cameras, has come up with a line of disposable video cameras retailing through the CVS pharmacy chain for $29.95 (plus $12.95 for burning the video
New Smartphone from HTC

New Smartphone from HTC

HTC  – the global leader in Windows Mobile-based devices  –  has unveiled the world’s first DAB-IP enabled Smartphone, the Trilogy.  It runs on Windows Mobile version 5.0 and has all the features you’d expect: Pocket Media player, Push Email, Office suite, etc. What is special about this Smartphone, though, is that it can receive Digital
Nokia 3250 musicphone

Nokia 3250 musicphone

The Nokia 3250 musicphone is  a tri-band GSM/EDGE 900/1800/1900 XpressMusic phone with microSD slot, dedicated music keys, FM radio, Bluetooth, 10-hours of audio playback, 3.5-milimeter (standard) headphone jack, and 2 megapixel camera activated by a twist of the keypad. An exact date for the phone’s launch has not yet been announced but Nokia’s website states
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1

Panasonic yesterday launched the world’s smallest 10x optical zoom digital  compact camera. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 has a high-speed autofocus response time, and has a retractable lens system with folded optics technology, realized by the inclusion of a prism.  The zoom ratio can be extended up to 12.5x in 3 megapixel resolution mode with minimal
Sony Cybershot DSC-M2

Sony Cybershot DSC-M2

This is  Sony’s second-generation M-series hybrid camera, serving as a cross between  a camcorder and digicam.   Its 5.1-megapixel CCD captures enough detail for photo-quality 13 x 17-inch prints.   It has a 2.5-inch LCD display, 3x optical zoom and is capable of compressing around 45 minutes of video onto a 1 GB memory stick.
Nikon D200 camera

Nikon D200 camera

The Nikon D200 is Nikon’s latest DSLR. It has a compact design, robust build quality  and 10.2MP CCD sensor. It also has a beautiful 2.5-inch LCD with approximately 230,000-pixel resolution and superwide viewing angle; it  can support CF type I and II cards, and Microdrives. Photographers interested in this camera should also take a look
Samsung Digimax L85

Samsung Digimax L85

You really have to wonder whether an 8.1 megapixel camera with 5x optical zoom is necessary for just a point-and-shoot camera, but that’s exactly what you get with the Samsung Digimax L85. It also has the ability to shoot in a 16:9 aspect ratio and to save files in uncompressed TIFF format, again features you
Olympus Stylus 810 Digital Camera

Olympus Stylus 810 Digital Camera

The Olympus Stylus 810 is a mega-slim, 8 mega-pixel digital camera due to hit the shelves next month. Being so slim, this is about as light as decent digital cameras get. The camera is packed with features: it comes with BrightCapture Technology, and  has the ability to compensate for camera shake, making it great for
Canon PowerShot A410

Canon PowerShot A410

As with previous versions, the new Canon PowerShot A410 lives up to all its expectations. This is a great little camera for the novice photographer who wants something that’s good quality but not at the prices of some of the more advanced models. It’s a 3.2 Megapixel camera with a 3.2x optical zoom lens so
Duracell PowerPix

Duracell PowerPix

The new PowerPix  product from Duracell is a disposable digital camera battery which – they claim – allows you to take up to twice as many photographs as ordinary alkaline batteries. It uses NiOx technology (whatever that means!) and will  be available  in AA and AAA sizes later this month.   Duracell  is also  introducing