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PICTURE PERFECT: CAMERAS & CAMCORDERS
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The PowerShot SD890 IS Digital ELPH camera is a prime example of Canon quality, from the tip of its 5x optically image stabilized zoom lens to the big and brilliant 2.5-inch PureColor II LCD display embedded in the camera’s contoured back. The Advanced Genuine Face Detection Technology ensures that up to nine forward-looking faces are always in focus. With a compact, curvy design and 10 megapixels, this new Canon PowerShot camera is ideal for the business executive on the go.
Canon USA Inc.: 800-50-CANON
Casio’s EXILIM Pro EX-F1 incorporates a new high-speed CMOS sensor and high-speed LSI processor. The 6-megapixel 12x optical zoom digital camera shoots 60 frames per second and up to 1,200 frames per second in high-speed movie recording mode. Using the camera’s ultra-high speed burst shooting for still images or its high-speed movie recording mode, users can capture a split second’s movement with greater detail than before, allowing them to catch each decisive moment, and even motion that the human eye cannot ordinarily perceive.
The 5-megapixel "Green Bean" made its exclusive debut at all Best Buy locations in late April 2008 and packs a lot of punch in a small pod. The well-equipped Bean® will ship in two variations: a 3.2-megapixel or a more robust 5-megapixel version. Both come standard with a full 1.5-inch LCD display, 16-MB internal Flash memory, USB output, SD upgrade slot, still/movie/playback modes and an environmentally friendly lithium-ion rechargeable battery. Additional accessories include user guide, video cable, USB cable, Arcsoft PhotoImpression and driver installation CD. Both Bean models use standard SD memory cards.
Argus Camera Company LLC: 224-836-3920
The 10-megapixel FinePix Z20fd has an ultra-portable design, 3x optical zoom, 2.5-inch LCD and xD/SD/SD-HC Media Compatible Slots. It features the Dual Blog Mode that automatically resizes still images or movies for blogs, YouTube or e-mail with great ease. There’s Face Detection Technology with Automatic Red-Eye Removal and Picture Stabilization for anti-blur protection. The impressive Successive Movie mode captures MPEG4 video and in-camera editing allows for the creation of a 60-second movie clip, even when shooting in two or more scenes. It comes with a Li-ion rechargeable battery and is available in four fabulous colors.
Anyone who loves photography will love this camera. With enhanced in-body Image Stabilization to eliminate blurring, the 10.0-megapixel Olympus E-520 is designed for users who demand spectacular images. This light, compact DSLR gives the user plenty of creative freedom, especially with lighting, using optional Olympus wireless flashes coupled with a broad assortment of lenses. This world-class camera is loaded with the latest technology to give the picture-taker that added incentive to go for the best in picture taking.
Olympus Imaging America Inc.: 773-583-5700 ext. 22
Form and Function
A compact digital camera with a powerful 5x zoom, the Pentax Optio M50 sports a stylish design, an affordable price and is offered in three fun, new colors: silver, pink and blue. You are assured high-resolution images with its 8.0-megapixel CCD. Review your images easily with a 2.5-inch wide view LCD. Has an extended flash range up to 18 feet. The high-capacity Lithium-ion battery supports up to 230 shots. This all-around Optio also offers Smile Capture and Face Recognition to capture perfect portraits.
Premco Associates: 303-771-2942
Something for Everyone
The Nikon COOLPIX P80 compact camera is built to satisfy the needs of camera enthusiasts and family photographers alike. The P80 integrates a 10.1-megapixel CCD image sensor with Nikon’s innovative EXPEEDTM digital image processing concept and an 18x optical Zoom-NIKKOR lens designed with the compact and comfortable styling of the COOLPIX brand. The P80 features Nikon’s legendary NIKKOR optics, ensuring quality images even while at a distance to subjects and the 18x Zoom-NIKKOR lens covers focal lengths from 27 to 486mm (35mm format equivalent). To ensure steady shots while utilizing the camera’s versatile zoom capabilities, the P80 is equipped with Optical Vibration Reduction (VR).
Nikon Inc.: 847-520-0054
This versatile two-in-one, 7.1-megapixel Digital Video Camcorder allows you to shoot both digital movies and digital still photographs with super "Hi-Resolution" and brilliant colors. A built-in One-Touch Digital Zoom lets you get up close to the action, and the high-sensitivity microphone will give your movies realistic sound effects. A jumbo 2.7-inch color preview screen lets you shoot and preview your movies. An expansion SD memory card slot lets you expand the memory capacity up to 2 GB. The included "Digital Images Manager" software lets you create special effects, edit and enhance your photos and movies. High-speed USB connection for easy downloads and e-mailing photos and videos to friends and family. Special "Snap ‘n Share" feature lets you upload your pictures and movies to YouTube, MySpace and Facebook with the touch of a button. Compact, lightweight design.