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  • Organize your photos

    Posted August 23, 2012 - 3:12 pm

    Taleh asked the Digital Cameras & Camcorders forum to recommend a good photo organizer.
  • Review

    Nikon Coolpix P310: premium compact camera at a bargain price

    Posted August 20, 2012 - 7:12 pm

    The Nikon Coolpix P310 is without peer at its price ($300 as of August 15, 2012). It's a premium compact camera priced more like your average point-and-shoot, with a fast F1.8 lens, manual exposure controls, very good image quality, and a pocket-size body. The Coolpix P310 offers the best bang for the buck you'll find in the premium-compact class, just as long as you don't need a long-zoom lens or a RAW mode.
  • Review

    Use Looky to turn on your Mac's camera in a hurry

    Posted June 23, 2012 - 7:25 am

    Editor’s note: The following review is part of Macworld’s GemFest 2012 series. Every weekday from mid June through mid August, the Macworld staff will use the Mac Gems blog to briefly cover a favorite free or low-cost program. Visit the Mac Gems homepage for a list of past Mac Gems.
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    This insane 4K video camera captures four billion pixels per second

    Posted June 2, 2012 - 7:50 am

    If you thought LG's 84-inch 4K HDTV was too crazy to be real, you probably won't believe in this insane 33-megapixel Super Hi-Vision-format camera.
  • DSLR camera buying guide

    Posted November 27, 2011 - 9:00 am

    For serious and professional photographers, digital single lens reflex (DSLR) cameras are the way to go. They offer faster performance, more control over settings, and better image quality than even top-of-the-line point-and-shoot cameras. Most importantly, they give you the ability to change lenses.
  • 5 accessories to bring with your camera on vacation

    Posted July 23, 2011 - 8:40 am

    No matter where you're going on vacation this summer, you're no doubt planning to bring a camera. Perhaps you have your sights set on taking some panoramic landscapes, or maybe you want to shoot some waterfalls. You may want to try your hand at some scenic nightscapes in a foreign city. Vacation is a good time to try all sorts of photos. But no matter whether you pack a convenient point-and-shoot camera or a bulky-but-trusty digital SLR, here are five important things you'll want to bring along on your trip.
  • Buying a camera: Optical versus electronic viewfinders

    Posted November 22, 2010 - 12:21 pm

    Viewfinders are what photographers rely on to accurately compose a pictures. There are different kinds of viewfinders, and it's important to understand the pros and cons of each before buying a camera.
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    Digital Cameras: Best Places to Buy

    Posted May 24, 2010 - 2:23 pm

    Unless you shop at a local camera specialty store, we found that your best bet for buying a digital camera is to seal the deal online. Your neighborhood electronics emporium may not have the camera you're looking for in-house, but you can likely find that model on the store's Website.
  • Gear You Can't Get Here: 10 Great Digital Cameras, Smartphones, and Tablets

    Posted May 20, 2010 - 9:00 am

    Some cool and crazy gadgets never make it to our shores. Here are a few sexy smartphones, tablets, cameras, and watches that you can't buy in the United States--so far.
  • Four Tips for Making Your Camera's Batteries Last

    Posted April 20, 2010 - 11:44 am

    Like a desert mirage, revolutionary new battery technologies always seem to be just beyond the horizon. New materials, nanotubes, and fuel cells all offer the promise of dramatically longer runtime and shorter (or nonexistent) recharges. But until that elusive day comes, we're going to have to contend with our existing battery technology. Recently, I offered some tips for dealing with your memory card, so this week I thought we should turn our attention to batteries. Here are a few tips for getting the most out of your batteries.
  • Six Tough, Rugged Cameras

    Posted February 22, 2010 - 4:07 pm

    Manufacturers are outdoing themselves in the quest to build a nearly indestructible camera--and the prices are reasonable, too. They're promising that you can freeze, drop, or submerge these models, without a worry.
  • Five Digital Cameras That Are Well Connected

    Posted February 22, 2010 - 3:21 pm

    Sharing photos with friends, posting images and video to the Web, and geotagging have never been this easy.
  • Video camera captures you capturing video

    Posted January 19, 2010 - 12:21 pm

    My first thought upon seeing the Ion Twin Video recorder was, “oh, great -- another narcissism enabler.” But my second thought was, "actually, this is pretty cool."
  • Set digital camera auto-import options in Snow Leopard

    Posted January 19, 2010 - 9:11 am

    Snow Leopard addressed a long-standing complaint for those of us with multiple digital cameras--we can finally set different preferences for different devices. Here's how.
  • How To Print Without a Computer

    Posted January 15, 2010 - 12:54 pm

    Everyone grew up with personal printers attached to personal computers, so we naturally believe a computer must be part of the printing equation. Like so many things we learned growing up, that truth has “matured” to the point it's almost an untruth. There are at least two easy ways to print on many modern printers without a computer: memory card reader slots, and PictBridge.
  • Review

    Product review: Nikon Coolpix P90 Megazoom

    Posted November 24, 2009 - 6:23 pm

    The 24X-optical-zoom, 12-megapixel Nikon Coolpix P90 ($400 as of 11/22/09) is a powerful camera that offers full manual controls, a tiltable LCD screen, and the easiest operation we've seen in the megazoom class.
  • Review

    Holiday gift ideas: Digital photography, video and more

    Posted November 23, 2009 - 7:01 pm

    Cameras, camcorders and everything in between
  • Review

    Product review: FinePix S200EXR Has Sensor-Shifting Tricks

    Posted November 19, 2009 - 1:26 pm

    It may not be a DSLR, but the FinePix S200EXR ($600 as of 11/13/09) is the sort of advanced point-and-shoot camera that's an enthusiast's dream.
  • 100 Best Products of 2009

    Posted October 27, 2009 - 2:33 pm

    PC World looked at many outstanding hardware, software, sites, and services this year, evaluating each one on its design, functionality, performance, and impact. Here is the cream of the crop, the 100 best of 2009. (Note that we chose not to rate products specifically on their price or value, focusing instead on their overall quality.)
  • 7 tips for selling your photos

    Posted September 25, 2009 - 3:42 pm

    Think you have what it takes to be a successful stock photographer? Before jumping in and putting a down-payment on that condo with your future microstock payments, take some time to learn how the system works.
  • Casio's latest Exilim snaps 1,000 pictures before a recharge

    Posted June 11, 2009 - 12:10 pm

    Swimwear and suntan lotion? Check. Camera? Check. Camera charger? No need. There's a lot to remember when packing for vacation but a new digital camera from Casio could mean one less thing in your baggage.
  • 6 Crazy Tricks for Digital Cameras and Photos

    Posted April 29, 2009 - 10:35 am

    In this story, you'll learn how to make high-def, time-lapse video from your ordinary point-and-shoot digital camera, how to geotag your photos even if your camera can't do it, and how to draw messages with light on live photographs. (Why? Just because!)
  • Security: The ugly business

    Posted April 24, 2009 - 4:16 pm

    Security is an ugly business because when you have a problem there's rarely an elegant, straightforward solution. What you usually wind up with is a solution that's just "good enough." I recently learned of a great example that nicely illustrates this point.
  • Six Clever Camera Tricks

    Posted April 20, 2009 - 3:42 pm

    Unexpected, unconventional, and perhaps clever ways to use your camera when you're not busy photographing insects, weddings, and alien encounters.
  • OLED screens, Blu-ray players and brain control

    Posted April 15, 2009 - 10:11 am

    January's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is a great place to see new gadgets but they're not always available right away. A couple of the coolest gadgets from this year's CES, Sony's OLED-based Walkman and Samsung's slim Blu-ray Disk player, are now on their way.
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