Friday, September 22, 2006

Powershot G7, Canon has again deliver one of the best camera in town.

Canon has finally announced the long-awaited new G series compact to replace the G6 (launched August 2004). The $550 PowerShot G7 features a new Digic III processor, 10 megapixel (1/1.8-inch) CCD and a 6x (35-200mm equiv.) image stabilized zoom lens. The G7 also sports a hot shoe, face detection software and ISO settings up to 1600. Disappointingly what it doesn't have is a raw mode, which appears to have been completely dropped by Canon for its compact models - presumably to protect the sales of entry-level digital SLRs.

Features includes:
10.0 Megapixels
6x optical zoom with optical Image Stabilizer
Face Detection AF/AE
2.5" LCD screen
ISO 1600 ISO and Multi Control Dials
25 shooting modes
Digital Tele-Converter and Safety Zoom
Range of accessories

10.0 Megapixels

A 10 Megapixel sensor captures enough fine detail for creative cropping and superb quality
poster size prints.

Face Detection AF/ AE
Face Detection AF/AE ensures superb people shots by automatically detecting up to 9 faces within a frame and setting the optimum focus and exposure.

6x optical zoom with optical Image Stabilizer
Optical Image Stabilizer technology counteracts the effect of camera shake, allowing you to work at slower shutter speeds in low light conditions. The 6x optical zoom affords framing flexibility with pin-sharp clarity.DIGIC III with advanced Noise ReductionCanon's DIGIC III image processor delivers outstanding high-speed camera performance, superior colour rendition and cleaner images at high ISO speeds. iSAPS technology uses shooting scene information to optimise camera settings before a shot is taken.

Large 2.5" LCD screen With a low-reflection coating for sunny conditions, the large bright 2.5" LCD has a wide viewing angle for sharing playback. Night Display mode aids visibility in low light.

9-point AiAF and FlexiZone
AF/AEEnjoy greater versatility with a choice of focusing options - switch between manual focus, rapid 9-point AiAF, or FlexiZone AF/AE to manually select a specific auto focus point.

ISO 1600
A dedicated ISO dial allows fast selection of ISO speeds from 80 to 1600 for great performance in a range of lighting conditions and superb flash free results in low light.

Intuitive design With a classic design, The PowerShot G7's analogue-inspired controls are positioned to fall naturally under your fingertips. The SLR-style Multi Control Dial and shortcut button give quick access to a range of settings and manual controls. With a classic design, the PowerShot G7's analogue-inspired controls are positioned to fall naturally under your fingertips. The SLR-style Multi Control Dial and shortcut button give quick access to a range of settings and manual controls.

Safety Zoom and Digital Tele-Converter

Safety Zoom* offers extra zoom magnification without affecting image quality. Use the Digital Tele-Converter for added telephoto reach without a reduction in aperture.

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Even though I just bought my Canon S3 just barely a month ago.. I am already thinking of switching to this..Drool

Thursday, September 07, 2006

For Her

Olympus has release thier latest wave of µ (mju) on the 24th of August. With a luxuriously large 7.6 cm LCD screen, sophisticated illuminated controls and super-slim design, taking photos using the Olympus µ (mju) 730 is a real pleasure. The extra-large screen also means that, once the shoot is over, all of your friends can enjoy viewing the shots at the same time. The 7.1 million pixel CCD and precision 3x zoom lens work together to deliver pictures packed with detail – something that can be really appreciated on an LCD screen of this size. And, as with all µ (mju) series cameras, the slim metal bodied µ (mju) 730 is weatherproof*, so even rain needn’t stop play. But it’s when night time falls that the µ (mju) 730 really comes into its own. Its buttons automatically illuminate, to make locating the controls a doddle, even in the dark. Olympus-developed BrightCapture Technology also increases LCD screen contrast and boosts the ISO value to brighten pictures considerably – now also in the Movie mode for the first time. The Olympus µ (mju) 730 proves that it’s often when the lights go down that the fun really starts. And it weigh only a mere 170g. Now that just got to be the coolest accessories in town. And it boost more features
1. Weatherproof* metal body
2. 7.6cm/3” LCD (with 230,000 pixels)
3. 7.1 million pixels
4. 3x optical zoom (equiv. to 38-114mm on a 35mm model), 1:3.5-5.0
5. BrightCapture Technology for better low light photography – also available in movie mode with sound (640x480 pixels at 30fps)
6. Illuminated buttons
7. Digital Image Stabilisation Edit to lower the risk of blurred pictures
8. 20 scene modes (e.g. Sports, Beach&Snow, Candle) and Automatic Guide Function
9. Perfect Fix button for correction of image blur, backlight and red eyes
10.Internal memory plus xD-Picture Card slot
11.Multi-language menu with 10 languages plus possibility to download 15 more languages from the internet (on board: English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Russian, Czech, Polish, Danish, Dutch)
12. Supplied with Olympus Master Software and LI-42B battery plus charger

And the list goes on.... Want to read more about it.. Visit * Weatherproof equivalent to the IEC standard publication 529 IPX4

Canon latest release

Canon PowerShot A-Series hits 10 Megapixel milestone
On the 24th of August, Canon launches two PowerShot A-Series compact cameras with the highest resolution in the range to date - the 10.0 Megapixel PowerShot A640 and 8.0 Megapixel PowerShot A630. Replacing the highly popular PowerShot A610 and A620, both cameras feature a rotating 2.5" vari-angle LCD, 4x optical zoom lens and a vast array of creative shooting modes.
The PowerShot A640 and PowerShot A630 pack a vast array of advanced features into a remarkably compact space:

1. 10.0 Megapixels (PowerShot A640) /8.0 Megapixels (PowerShot A630)
2. 2.5” vari-angle LCD screen and real-image optical viewfinder
3. 4x optical zoom
4. DIGIC II, iSAPS, 9-Point AiAF, FlexiZone AF/AE
5. Digital Tele-Converter and Safety Zoom1
6. 21 shooting modes

Read more about it here

Digital Imaging Digital Camera

Gone are the days of developing pictures from the negatives. In the world of technology, everything is digitized, And that includes pictures.

Pictures sharing is one of the best form of communication.
As the saying goes, a picture tells a thousand words. And camera, on the world greatest inventions helps to shrink this world in every sense.

With the birth of internet and digital imaging. Anyone and everyone can now see more. See things that no one could ever imagine seeing in their lives 30 years back. And the fusion of digital camera and cell phone is one of the best hybrid ever. We no longer just hear and imagine when your friends tell about what he saw. He can send you what he saw, totally removing your imagination out of the function. This enhance not only the visual richness of the conversation, it helps reduce miscommunication and let the pictures do the talking.

tones of digital camera flood into the market each day. Which is the latest? What is the coolest, which the the best? Which one suit you most. When we are spoilt for choice. The last thing you want to do is make the wrong one, cause there are plenty of opportunities to regret.

We aim to remove the regret part, but you have to play the role of reading information we source for you. Hope you enjoy your visit here.