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  • DemystifyingDigital: New & Easy Camcorders

    DemystifyingDigital: New & Easy Camcorders

    DemystifyingDigital is a new feature written by Dan Havlik, editor of DemystifyingDigital.com If you’ve ever seen the return rate on digital camcorders at Best Buy you’d know that they are some of the most frustratingly difficult gadgets to use. That’s all beginning to change though with the growing popularity of new recording formats including DVD-based camcorders and camcorders… Read More

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II Spotted

    Canon EOS 5D Mark II Spotted

    Gizmodo found some leaked photos of the unannounced 5D Mark II on some crazy German forum. No details are known yet other than it will replace the current 5D, so a similar feature set is assumed. Make of it what you will, but this SLR sure is purdy. Update: Alright so this is definitely fake. Oh well, there’s always hope. Canon EOS 5D Mark II Gets Spotted Bigfoot Style [Giz] Read More

  • Canon Announces Pint-sized Portable Printer

    Canon Announces Pint-sized Portable Printer

    If you’re one of those annoying photographers who hangs around tourist spots offering to take people’s pictures for ridiculous prices, then you’ll certainly be interested in Canon’s latest portable printer. The pint-sized SELPHY CP740 printer spits out 4×6-inch lab-quality photos in less than a minute. It also includes automatic red-eye reduction, a 2-inch color LCD… Read More

  • DemystifyingDigital: New & Easy Digital Point-and-Shoot Cameras

    DemystifyingDigital: New & Easy Digital Point-and-Shoot Cameras

    DemystifyingDigital is a new feature written by Dan Havlik, editor of DemystifyingDigital.com As much as we love all the bells and whistles they’re putting on digital cameras these days (how could we live without our optical image stabilization?), a lot of features are so hard to figure out that most camera buyers don’t even bother. That’s why it’s refreshing when… Read More

  • Olympus Teases Us With Possible E-1 Successor

    Olympus Teases Us With Possible E-1 Successor

    What’s underneath the veil, Olympus? Could it be the successor to your E-1s, which are now some four years old? I know you showed a prototype SLR back at PMA, but we want the real thing, baby. We want it so bad. Or not, whatever. It better do well to compete against the heavy hitters from Nikon and Canon. “Product Page” [Olympus via fareastgizmos.com] Read More

  • Patent Monkey: Eye Tracking for Computers

    Patent Monkey: Eye Tracking for Computers

    In watching the growing interest in web tracking, with players like clickdensity combined with analytics to fine tune preferences, we thought Canon’s recently received patent covering the use of image data to track eye movement on a computer screen quite interesting. Canon has a deep history in eye tracking technology and filed on this technique to determine head position and then gaze… Read More

  • Kodak EasyShare 5300: Don't Believe The Hype

    Kodak EasyShare 5300: Don't Believe The Hype

    Though new to the world of desktop printing, Kodak still has an illustrious past with some excellent products. But its reputation could be going down the drain thanks to some recent claims the photo-centric company made. Over at Pop Photo, the boys put the Kodak EasyShare 5300 All-in-one to the test to see if could truly crank out 180 borderless color photos. It looks like Kodak got a little… Read More

  • Canon's PowerShot TX1: A True Hybrid Camera

    Along with the Sony Cybershot DSC-G1, Canon’s $499 PowerShot TX1 was one of the more innovative new compact models shown off at this year’s PMA convention. You’ve probably seen and read the details on this compact beauty that shoots high-def video (1,280×720) at 30fps and captures 7.1-megapixel stills through its 10X optical zoom lens that works whether you’re shooting… Read More

  • Canon EOS-1D Mark III Raspberry

    When an older gentlemen in a suit giggles like a schoolboy, you know something either made a fart noise or something cool happened. In this video, we witness both of those things. The Canon EOS-1D Mark III can apparently take 5 million pictures a second and sounds like a poot. PMA 07: Canon EOS-1D Mark III Snapping Off Frames Like a House Afire [The Giz] Read More

  • Canon's Hybrid PowerShot TX1

    Canon's Hybrid PowerShot TX1

    Here’s a beautiful little package that packs a ton of power. For $500, you can score a Canon PowerShot TX1, a sort-of hybrid device that’s compact and records HD video and takes 7.1MP photos. Aside from a spectacular price tag, this baby can do 720p video, 10x optical zoom, multiple shooting modes, image stabilization, 115,000-pixel LCD, ISO settings from 80 to 1600 and – bet you… Read More

 
  • Canon's Beastly DSLR – The EOS-1D Mark III

    Canon's Beastly DSLR – The EOS-1D Mark III

    In addition to those two digital ELPH cameras that were announced earlier, Canon has also announced the EOS-1D Mark III, a professional DSLR that uses Canon’s new DIGIC III image processing. Since you already heard about DIGIC III and all that jazz, I’ll break this one down to the meat and bones for you. The EOS Mark III has a 3-inch LCD with LiveView technology, a possible ISO range… Read More

  • Canon's Two Merry ELPHs: SD750 And SD1000

    Canon's Two Merry ELPHs: SD750 And SD1000

    Canon has announced two new digital cameras in its digital ELPH line: the SD750 and SD1000. Set to be released in March, the SD750 and SD1000 are decent looking cameras that come in stainless steel or dual-tone matte black and cost $300 and $350 (respectively). Both use the new Canon DIGIC III image processor, which is said to increase performance and improve image quality. Other included features… Read More

  • Wifi Digital Cameras: Canon and Olympus Newly Minted Patents

    Wifi Digital Cameras: Canon and Olympus Newly Minted Patents

    Two newly minted patents to Canon and Olympus covering wifi image transfers for digital cameras hit in January are just the beginning… Canon recently received an issued patent covering an external device, such as a PC, that triggers wireless transfer of images from one or more digital cameras in a home or office network. Read More

  • Canon Prepping 22-Megapixel EOS-1Ds Mark III

    Canon Prepping 22-Megapixel EOS-1Ds Mark III

    I’m a big fan of Canon cameras (I use an EOS-30D) and this appears to be the biggest thing they have coming: the EOS-1Ds Mark III. Featuring 22-megapixels of oh so unnecessary picturing takin’ beauty, The Mark III is set to oust the Mark II as the top rig at Canon camp. They’re also saying the Mark III will be half the size of its predecessor, making it much more versatile. Read More

  • Canon HV20: HD Camcorder

    Canon HV20: HD Camcorder

    Canon just announced the HV20, a 1080i HD camera with building in hard drive. The camera uses Canon’s 1920 x 1080 CMOS and can take 24p cinema style video along with 3.1-megapixel stills. It includes a hot shoe for external light sources and microphones. 10x zoom and mini HDMI — wow! — round out the package. Strangely enough there is no mention of hard drive size but it does have… Read More

  • Canon EOS-40D Imminent?

    Canon EOS-40D Imminent?

    The page has since been taken down, but Canon Hong Kong earlier had a page up for the EOS-40D DSLR. While the page didn’t contain any details other than a header, it could mean that Canon is readying the much anticipated 40D for prime-time. Details of the 40D have been swimming since last September, when Canon responded to our blurb. According to that early speculation, the EOS-40D will… Read More

  • Canon Intros Two New PowerShot A-Series Models

    Canon Intros Two New PowerShot A-Series Models

    Cannon today announced two new entry-level cameras that will be available in mid-February: The PowerShot A550 (bottom) and PowerShot A460 (top). Both cameras are pretty cheap at $199 and $149 (respectively), but they both use AA batteries instead of nice rechargeable Li-On batteries. The A550 is a 7.1-megapixel camera that uses SD, MMC, or SDHC cards, uses Canon’s DIGIC II image processing… Read More

  • Canon Announces DC50 DVD Camcorder

    Canon Announces DC50 DVD Camcorder

    Canon just announced its new DC50 DVD Camcorder. This $799 handheld camcorder is feature-rich and is perfect for those on the fence between amateurs and professional. The DC50 offers direct-to-DVD recording, a 5.39-megapixel CCD image sensor for 5-megapixel photos, 10x optical/200x digital zoom, DIGIC DV II technology, level and grid image marking, and the ability to record in true HD. Read More

  • Canon Powershot SD900 Digital ELPH Hands On

    Canon Powershot SD900 Digital ELPH Hands On

    Canon has been one of the best names in the photography business for a long time. The quality of both their SLR and DSLR cameras are always top-notch and superb. I remember years ago my friend would always upgrade to the latest Canon Powershot every time a new one came out and in fact, the difference in quality would always be noticeable. A few weeks ago I got my hands on a Canon Powershot SD900… Read More

  • Holiday Buyers Guide 2006: DSLR Cameras

    Holiday Buyers Guide 2006: DSLR Cameras

    Single-lens reflex cameras were a hugely important innovation upon their release. It provided photographers with the ability to view their subjects directly through the lens. This was different from previous cameras that often used a separate viewfinder that didn’t see exactly what the lens was viewing. The proliferation of these new SLR cameras offered a reasonable method of avoiding the… Read More