Panasonic Lumix TZ5 Is 10X Zoom Camera and HD Camcorder Rolled Into One

Panasonic, obviously eager to combine its skills in HD video and still photography, has built what might be a camcorder-killer: the $350 Lumix TZ5 9.1-megapixel camera with 10X optical zoom lens and 720p high-definition video recording. There are some features we've seen before from Pana: an optical image stabilizer,… » 1/29/08 12:00pm 1/29/08 12:00pm

Nikon's CoolPix S600, S550, S520, and S210: Slim, Stylish and Plum Purty

Point and shoot cameras tend to blur together, so instead of listing them all separately, like their own God's gift to amateur photographers, here are the four S (for "style") series CoolPix cameras Nikon is introducing tonight, and their raisons d'être, plus a gallery of them striking various poses a bit lower down. » 1/28/08 11:00pm 1/28/08 11:00pm

Pick Yer Low-Frill Nikon CoolPix Cam: $130 L18 or $230 P60

For every super sexy, super slim, multicolored point-and-shoot, there's a meat-and-potatoes model aimed at classrooms and people on tighter budgets. Nikon's $130 CoolPix L18 comes in blue or red and has some nice enhancements like in-camera redeye removal. The retro-styled CoolPix P60 costs $100 more, because it has a… » 1/28/08 11:00pm 1/28/08 11:00pm

Sony DSC-W170, DSC-W150, DSC-W120: Regular Point and Shoots

Sony's W series cameras are their midline point and shoots in feature and size. Best feature: Like the T300, it has a smile shutter mode which snaps the show when the subject grins. The W170 has a 10.1mp rating with 28-140mm 5x Carl Zeiss lens. They'll come in lots of colors, with a few minor variations between each… » 1/23/08 1:00pm 1/23/08 1:00pm

Pentax K20D and K200D Digital SLRs Rumored

Rumors fly about a couple of shiny new Pentax digital SLRs, possibly rolling out January 24th just in time for the Photo Marketing Association (PMA) convention. The Pentax K20D will allegedly replace and look a lot like the $799 K10D (pictured above) that shipped over a year ago, and the K200D is due to replace the… » 11/27/07 9:45am 11/27/07 9:45am

PMA is Almost Upon Us - Digital Camera Haters Welcome

Photo Marketing Association (PMA), the trade show in Las Vegas where just about all the digital camera manufacturers go to foist their new wares on the people, is almost upon us. That means for about a week, we're going to be bringing you the latest and hopefully, the greatest cameras you will be able to buy for… » 2/22/07 1:00pm 2/22/07 1:00pm