Olympus announces pricing and availability for the impressive PEN E-PL3, which might just give big brother E-P3 a run for its money.
Digital Cameras & Camcorders
Gadget geek Janice Chen delivers real-world buying advice of the best digital photography gear to get.
<p>Janice Chen is an editorial consultant and has been covering technology for over two decades. Serving as editor in chief at CNET and Computer Shopper magazine for many years, she oversaw product coverage for the CNET and ZDNet websites. She has appeared on most of the major morning TV news programs and was featured weekly on CNN Headline News' Hotwired segment recommending personal tech ranging from digital cameras to notebook PCs. Prior to that, she appeared with Anderson Cooper on a monthly technology segment for ABC World News This Morning. Quoted in numerous publications such as the New York Times, USA Today, and People magazine, Janice has also evaluated tech products for BusinessWeek, USA Weekend magazine, and Parenting magazine among others.</p> <p> Janice got her hands on a Nikon Coolpix 900 back in 1998 and has been a digital camera enthusiast ever since. A graduate of Cornell University, she resides in Maplewood, NJ, with her husband (a professional photographer who shot his last roll of film in 2003) and their two daughters. </p>
Sony announces a thinner and lighter ultracompact shooter with a 3.3-inch OLED touchscreen.
Panasonic's latest megazoom offering speeds up performance while lowering resolution.
Panasonic introduces a new low-end compact camera that sports a 26mm wide-angle f/2.8 lens.
To celebrate winning Japan's Camera Grand Prix 2011 Camera of the Year award with the Pentax 645D, recent Ricoh acquisition Pentax Imaging has announced a limited edition version of the medium-format digital SLR camera. This fancy-pants version of the high-end 645D sports a dark red lacquer-finish body and comes with a matching leather strap (with "Camera GP 2011 Camera of the Year" stamped on it unfortunately) and is packaged in a paulownia wood box.
The European Space Agency plans to map a billion stars by launching the "largest digital camera ever built for a space mission" into space.
Olympus announces a major update to its flagship interchangeable lens compact camera, the PEN E-P3.
Pentax's new interchangeable lens camera will impress those looking for the most pocketable model, but image quality may not be worth the price of admission.
Five of my favorite digital camera accessory gift ideas for the photo-fanatic father in your life.
Panasonic announces the Lumix DMC-GF3, updated with a slimmer and curvier design, faster autofocus and continuous shooting, and new creativity features.
Apple adds new camera and photo features to the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch in the newly announced iOS 5.
Kodak announces a new trade-in and recycling program for photo-related consumer electronics.
Polaroid announces Grey Label GL10 instant mobile printer is now available for purchase at Bloomingdales in New York City.
There are a number of photo sharing and printing sites that offer photo book making tools. Considering how many there are, it can get a bit confusing and hard to pick just one. Here's a hands-on look at Shutterfly's new book making process to help narrow down the field.
Panasonic announces the DMC-FH7, an minor update to its FH5 ultracompact point-and-shoot.