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    Free digital camera in-depth buyer’s guide

    | Photography Tips | 27/04/2012 11:00am
    Free digital camera buyer's guide

    Are you in the market for a new camera? If you’re trying to decide what camera to buy – and, frankly, quite a few fantastic models have been released in the past year – look no further than our in-depth digital camera buyer’s guide.

    The latest infographic in our popular photography cheat sheet series, our digital camera buyer’s guide not only lists the current models and all their specs, but includes the verdicts from our own lab tests of these cameras, as well as manufacturer contract information and more.

    CSC vs DSLR: their differences defined

    | Photography Tips | 16/04/2012 11:51am
    Panasonic Lumix G: tips for using your digital camera

    The rise of compact system cameras and the image quality they are now capable of producing has led many of us to weigh up the pros and cons of a CSC vs DSLR when making our next camera purchase.

    But what exactly is the difference between a CSC vs DSLR apart from the size? In the latest of our photography cheat sheet series we’ve looked beyond body size at what you need to know when making a CSC vs DSLR comparison.

    Fuji X-Pro 1 Review

    | Compact Cameras, Reviews | 15/03/2012 14:48pm
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    Inside Fuji’s first compact system camera (CSC), the Fuji X-Pro1, is a 16.3 million pixel X-Trans CMOS that produces images of up to 15.89MP. This means that when images are printed at 300ppi, they are just a small fraction short of full A3 size – ideal for most enthusiast photographers.

    Although this sensor is APS-C sized, Fuji claims that its cunning design enables the X-Pro1 to produce images that are superior to those from a full frame DSLR like the Canon EOS 5D Mark II or Nikon D700.

    Nikon 1 pro model a ‘possibility’

    | News | 07/03/2012 12:38pm
    Canon vs Nikon: compact system cameras

    Nikon has not ruled out the possibility of a more advanced version of its Nikon 1 compact system cameras, to include more manual control.

    Speaking to our sister website TechRadar, Jeremy Gilbert, UK marketing manager for Nikon UK, said: “We are listening and trying to feedback what we hear. It’s mostly journalists and high-end photographers who would like us to produce one, but whether we should or not is a different matter.”

    Video: Olympus OM-D E-M5 hands-on review

    | Videos | 07/03/2012 11:30am
    Olympus OM-D revealed

    In between Strictly Come Dancing revivals at Focus On Imaging we managed to get some time alone with the Olympus OM-D E-M5.

    The 16-megapixel E-M5, announced last month, is the first camera in the new Olympus OM-D line – with rumours of an OM-D Pro possibly to come.

    Watch our initial hands-on review of the Olympus OM-D, with a full review to follow soon.

    Win a Nikon V1 + 10-30mm kit

    | Inspire | 03/03/2012 10:40am
    Win a Nikon V1 + 10-30mm kit

    Nikon is offering Digital Camera readers the opportunity to win a Nikon V1 body, plus the 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 lens – a kit which retails for around £829.99.

    For a chance at winning a fabulous new Nikon V1 + 10-30mm lens kit all you have to do is visit us at the Focus On Imaging show. Come by the Digital Camera stand at E42 and say hello. We’ll scan your entry badge, and your name will go into a draw. It’s that simple!

    Pentax Q sales ‘disappointing,’ company admits

    | News | 03/02/2012 16:24pm
    Pentax Q sales 'disappointing'

    Pentax has admitted that its first compact system camera, the Pentax Q, is not selling as well as the company had hoped.

    Speaking at the launch of the Pentax K-01, the company’s newest compact system camera the General Manager for Pentax UK, Jonathan Martin, told our sister website TechRadar, “Though it [the Q] has been well received, we haven’t seen the numbers that we would have liked to.”

    Pentax K-01 unveiled with ‘world’s thinnest’ lens

    | News | 02/02/2012 16:38pm
    Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera revealed

    Pentax has unveiled its latest mirrorless camera, the Pentax K-01, which boasts what the company claims is the world’s thinnest interchangeable lens – the smc Pentax-DA 40mm F2.8 XS unifocal.

    This latest addition to the popular Pentax K series features 16.28-megapixel resolution with a newly developed CMOS image sensor measuring 23.7mm by 15.7mm, as well as high-speed burst shooting, an extra-wide sensitivity range with a top sensitivity of ISO 25600 and Full HD video recording.

    New Ricoh GXR camera unit with 3.5x zoom lens revealed

    | News | 02/02/2012 11:02am
    New Ricoh GXR lens unit revealed

    The RICOH LENS A16 is the fifth unit in the Ricoh GXR system and features a 24-85mm f/3.5-5.5, 3.5x optical zoom lens and an APS-C size CMOS sensor.

    More Pentax mirrorless compact rumours

    | Uncategorized | 20/01/2012 16:33pm
    New rumours of a Pentax mirrorless camera

    Forget CES and PMA, Japan is the place to go for new camera news….