Nikon Coolpix S9500 Review

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The pocket-sized Nikon Coolpix S9500 has an incredible 22x optical zoom lens and built-in Wi-Fi. Read our hands-on review by photographer Patia Stephens to find out how it measures up.

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Renting A Camera Lens Online

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Through A Glass, Briefly: My Experience Renting A Lens  After years of hearing about the epic spring bird migration at Freezeout Lake on Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front, I finally made the trip in late March. I decided to try renting a lens for my weekend adventure.

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Dads And Grads Digital Camera And Photo Gift Guide

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This guide was originally published in 2008 but we’ve updated it for 2010 with new camera recommendations as well as information on all the new HD video options, Micro Four Thirds cameras and the latest waterproof point-and-shoot digital cameras.

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Mothers Day Camera And Photography Gift Guide

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Every mother wants to keep pictures of her loved ones close to her, so cameras and photographs make ideal Mother’s Day gifts. When it comes to finding the perfect gift for your mom – and don’t forget grandmothers and wives! – there are many photographic options, from cameras and accessories to prints and collectibles. We’ve […]

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Digital Camera Guide For Regular Folks

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  Friends are always asking me for advice about what kind of digital camera to buy. These are normal people, not photographers or techies, and they just want a reasonably priced camera that’s easy to use and takes good pictures. This digital camera buyer’s guide is for regular people like them.

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Apple 2.7 RAW Update for iPhoto, Aperture

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 Apple released its latest Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update last week. Version 2.7 extends RAW image compatibility for Macintosh users of Aperture 2, iPhoto ’08 and iPhoto ’09 software in combination with the following cameras: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV, Canon EOS 7D, Canon PowerShot G11, Nikon D3S, Nikon D300S and Nikon D3000.

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Kodak EasyShare Z980 Review

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The Kodak EasyShare Z980 is a compact, 12-megapixel digital camera with an industry-leading 24x optical zoom lens – equal to a 35mm range of 26mm to 624mm. The Z980 features a unique detachable vertical grip with a vertical shutter release. Other highlights are a vivid 3-inch LCD monitor, HD video capacity, mechanical image stabilization and […]

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Company Offers Custom Photo Shower Curtains

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Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, a company in Birmingham, Alabama, is offering custom shower curtains made from almost any high-resolution digital image.

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H50 Review

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The Sony Cybershot DSC-H50 is a compact, 9.1-megapixel digital camera with an impressive image-stabilized 15x Carl Zeiss f/2.7-4.8 optical zoom lens and a 3-inch tilting LCD monitor. The DSC-H50 features Face Detection, Smile Shutter and Intelligent Scene Recognition technologies, as well as video recording, HDTV compatibility and a remote control. It has a retail list […]

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Nikon Ups the Superzoom Ante with Coolpix P90

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Superzoom digital cameras just keep getting more super. Nikon today announced the Coolpix P90, a 12.1-megapixel compact digital camera with an impressive 24x optical superzoom lens — the 35mm equivalent of a 26-624mm lens. That’s a lot of lens for a camera that weighs about a pound and will fit in a purse or glove […]

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Apple Announces iPhoto ’09

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Apple last week announced the newest edition of its popular photo management software iPhoto. It comes bundled with iLife ’09, a suite of programs that includes the latest versions of iMovie, GarageBand, iWeb and iDVD.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 Review

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The Panasonic Lumix TZ5 is a compact digital point-and-shoot camera with a 10x Leica 28mm wide-angle zoom lens. The TZ5 has 9.1 megapixels of resolution, a large and vivid 3-inch LCD screen, an Intelligent Auto mode as well as regular Auto and scene modes, QuickTime and HD video recording, and a special Clipboard mode geared […]

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Flickr and Getty Images Launch Partnership

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Getty Images this week began sending invitations to Flickr members whose photographs the stock company is interested in representing. The Flickr-Getty Images partnership was announced on Flickr’s blog last July, and the second phase was unveiled Wednesday. Getty’s new Flickr Collection will debut in March.

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Official Presidential Portrait Goes Digital

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The recent election and inauguration of President Barack Obama was a first in more ways than one. His official presidential portrait is the first in history to be taken with a digital camera.

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Free Software Transforms Ordinary Photos Into Polaroid Lookalikes

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Polaroid film may be going the way of the dinosaur, but its iconic look is here to stay, thanks to a free, fun software download called “Poladroid.” Available for Mac and PC, the beta version of Poladroid is a quick download from Once installed and opened, the application pops open a graphic version of […]

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Olympus E-420 Review

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The Olympus E-420 is currently the world’s smallest digital SLR. Offering professional performance and features in a compact, lightweight body, the 10-megapixel E-420 includes Live View, a 2.7-inch LCD and Face Detection. It can capture both RAW and JPEG file formats. Want to buy an Olympus E-420? Compare prices and shop for a Olympus E-420 […]

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W150 Review

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The Sony Cybershot DSC-W150 is a pocket-sized point-and-shoot camera with 8.1 megapixels of resolution; a wide-angle, 5x optical zoom lens; and a 2.7-inch LCD monitor. Part of Sony’s extensive Cybershot series of compact digital cameras, the W150 offers very good image quality and a number of fun features. It can also capture up to 10 […]

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Photo Books: A How-To Guide

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A New Twist On The Photo Album, Photo Books Come In All Sizes And Styles Back in the days of film photography, pictures that didn’t make it into photo albums languished in shoe boxes under beds or on closet shelves. However, the modern equivalent of a shoebox - a computer hard drive – is generally a […]

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Casio Exilim EX-Z77 Review

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The Casio Exilim EX-Z77 is a pocket-sized, point-and-shoot digital camera offering 7.2 megapixels of resolution, a 2.6-inch LCD and a 3x optical zoom lens. Part of Casio’s Exilim series, the EX-Z77 packs a surprising amount of features into a camera the size of a deck of cards. It also features MPEG-4 video recording. Want to […]

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Polaroid Ends Film Production

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The End Of An Era: Polaroid Ends Film Production Before there was the preview button on a digital camera, there were Polaroid cameras and film that made possible the thrill of taking a picture and seeing how it turned out right away. Now that magic is fading into history. Polaroid Corp. recently announced it will […]

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Olympus SP-560 UZ Review

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The Olympus SP-560 UZ is an 8-megapixel, 18x super-zoom compact digital camera geared toward the intermediate to advanced photographer looking for quality and versatility. The combination of sensor and digital image stabilization, plus one of the most powerful optical zoom lenses around, makes the SP-560 ideal for capturing sharp images up close and at a […]

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