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Ricoh GXR

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Today Ricoh GXR Camera($549) is official, which is an interchangeable unit camera system featuring the world's smallest and lightest digital camera with the ability to change lenses.lenses and sensors are added by using a slide-in mount system to attach camera units to the body. The system takes a novel approach by offering interchangeable slide mount 'lens units' - sealed modules containing both optics and sensor, meaning it can switch from a large (APS-C) 12 MP CMOS with a fast prime lens to a tiny 10 MP CCD (with a 24-70mm lens). Other features include die-cast magnesium body, 3-inch LCD, 86 MB built-in memory and SD/SDHC memory cards slot.
Price: $549   |   BUY

PENTAX K-x is DSLR Official and available in Red

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Pentax has announced an entry-level digital SLR, the K-x($650), features including Live View and HD video. The PENTAX K-x DSLR features a 12.4 megapixel CMOS censor, capture widescreen HD 720p video at 24fps, 2.7-inch LCD with autofocus and Face Detection Live View, 4.7fps capture rate, 1/6000 sec max shutter speed and 11-point wide-angle autofocus. It's due out in October available in black, white, red, or navy blue. I love the red color(photo above)!
Price: $650   |   BUY

Leica M9

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Leica M9 is the "world's smallest full frame digital camera", and with a full-format 24 x 36mm format, 18-megapixel sensor. It features a full-metal housing is made from a magnesium alloy, ISO from 25-2500, a 2.5'' LCD monitor and is fit for all Leica's M lenses.
"The Kodak-developed CCD sensor features improved offset microlenses to optimize performance at the edges of the frame along with a sensor cover with improved filtering of infrared light so lens-mounted IR filters are no longer needed. Most importantly, the 35mm film-sized sensor means every Leica M-mount lens provides the originally intended field of view. " Now is available in Amazon for $6,995.
Price: $6,995   |   BUY

Panasonic Lumix GF1

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Panasonic has joined Olympus in offering a interchangeable-lens camera with the third Micro Four Thirds sensor. Compared the Olympus E-P1, they are very similar: Same 12.1 MP sensor, same 720p video and HDMI-out and same $900 kit price. But the main differences between this and the Olympus EP-1, a pop-up flash (Lumix GF1 with, the E-P1 has none, the E-P1's flash is a $200 attachment). The Lumix GF1($900) features include a 3" LCD with 460k dots(no optical viewfinder), image stabilization, face detection and HD video recording in 1280 x 720 and ISO of up to 3200. It includes a Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 aspherical lens. The GF1 will be available in October for $900.
Price: $900   |   BUY

Lomography Diana Mini

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The Lomography Diana Mini($TBA) is so cute! Lomography has just lauched this mini Diana camea. The Diana Mini($TBA) features can shoot square format or half-frame pictures using standard 35mm film, so you can shoot 72 shots onto one 35mm film, Cool! And it has a wide - angle lens that gives you the multiple exposure, long exposure capabilities. The samples photos, here.
The Diana Mini is the ultra-compact, petite version of the Diana F+ camera. This little queen of convenience allows you to shoot square format or half-frame pictures using standard 35mm film ¨C that¡¯s 72 rectangular half-frames or 36 square images on one roll! To further enhance creative possibilities, we¡¯ve thrown in Multiple Exposure and Long Exposure features, a tripod mount, and a cable release attachment ¨C a first for the Diana!
• Pocket-sized and ultra-compact
• Uses convenient 35mm film and standard development
• Allows you to shoot 72 rectangular half-frames or 36 square pictures on one 35mm roll!
• Multiple exposure, long exposure capabilities
• Tripod thread and cable release attachment available


Diana Mini Starter Kit does not include the Diana+ Flash, but offers full compatibility!
Price: $TBA   |   BUY

Samsung DualView Cameras - TL225 and TL220

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Today Samsung announced two digital cameras, the Samsung DualView TL225 and TL220. They have one 1.5" LCD located on the front of the camera and another one on the back of the camera. Photographers can now step out from behind the camera and see your self-portraits. Cool! The Camera has 4.6x optical zoom, image Stabilization and 720p video recording at 30 frames-per-second in H.264 format. The TL225 has a 3.5 inch wide touch-screen LCD at 1,125K resolution, the TL220 has a 3 inch in the back. Price is $300 and $350 for the TL220 and TL225. Both will be launch in September.
Key features of the Dual LCDs include:
- When the camera is turned on, activate the front LCD by tapping the screen. It will automatically be set in Self-Portrait mode, ensuring that the user will always be framed exactly the way they want. You can also turn on the front LCD with a simple selection through the intuitive interface. When in Self-Portrait mode, the camera will also engage its smile detection technology, automatically taking a photo when it recognizes a smile.
- In Child Mode, the front LCD plays a fun animation to capture a child¡¯s attention while taking their photo.
- Shutter Info ensures you take a photo of your subject while they¡¯re smiling. When using Shutter Info, the front LCD will display a ¡°smiley face¡± when the photographer has the shutter button pushed halfway down, giving the subject a signal that you¡¯re ready to take the photo.
- Function Info helps you keep track of what flash and macro value you¡¯re currently using, as the front LCD provides a visual readout of key camera settings.
- When taking a group photo using the Self-Timer, the front LCD will show a preview of the shot as well as a visual countdown timer so that everyone knows exactly when the photo will be snapped.

Sony Party-shot Camera Dock

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Today Sony announced the Party-shot personal photographer - an innovative camera dock that pans 360 degrees and tilts 24 degrees, automatically detects faces, adjusts composition and takes photos for you. The IPT-DS1 Party-shot($150; September 2009) compatibles with the new DSC-WX1 and DSC-TX1 Cyber-shot camera, featuring uses the camera's BIONZ image processor with its Face Detection and Smile Shutter that takes photos without the user needing to snap the shutter button. Powered by two AA batteries, the batteries can capture photos for up to 11 hours.
Price: $150   |   BUY

Nikon COOLPIX S1000pj

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Nikon announced the COOLPIX S1000pj camera, it is the World's first camera with an ultra-small, built-in projector. the COOLPIX S1000pj is a 12.1 megapixels camera with a 5x wide-angle Zoom-NIKKOR glass lens, featuring including a 2.7-inch wide-angle LCD display, 5-way VR image stabilization system, Scene Auto Selector mode, Subject Tracking and Smart Portrait System and movie mode. Available on Amazon in September 2009 for $249.95 MSRP. It comes with four colors: Calm Black, Velour Red, Precious Pink and Pearl White.
Price: $430   |   BUY

Lomo LC-A+ 25Th Anniversary Edition Camera

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For Lomo fans, I am also. The Lomo LC-A+ 25Th Anniversary Edition Camera($TBA) boasts a textured skin and with a new textured body(LOMO LC-A+ 25th Year Anniversary emblem stamped on the front and back of the camera). Including the legendary Minitar 1 lens, multi-exposure switch and multiple accessory capabilities, and packaged in a commemorative wooden box.
"It¡¯s been 25 years since the iconic LOMO LC-A graced the analogue world with its colourful, extraordinarily beautiful pictures framed with vignettes! To celebrate this special occasion, we bring you the first ever LOMO LC-A+ special edition - LOMO LC-A+ 25th Anniversary Edition!"
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NIKON D300s Digital SLR Camera

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Today Nikon announced the D300s digital SLR, this new $1,799.95 DSRL camera featuring includes a a 12.3-megapixel CMOS sensor and 51-point autofocus system, faster 7 fps continuous shooting and HD video capture. The D300s can record HD video clips and high fidelity audio with an external stereo microphone input, offering users a D-SLR with full multimedia capabilities. Dual card slots afford users the ability to seamlessly record stills and video to one CF and one SD card separately, Cool! And also including a 3-inch 920,000 pixel LCD displa and 24fps 720p video mode.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 12.1MP Digital Camera with 18x Zoom

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Today Panasonic announced the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 camera($400). This 12.1-megapixel camera featuring High Definition (HD) video recording capability, combined with a powerful 27mm wide-angle, 18x optical zoom Leica DC lens. It will be called the DMC-FZ35 in the US and the DMC-FZ38 in the UK.
The 12.1 mega pixel-FZ35 features the upgraded POWER Optical Image Stabilizer (O.I.S.), which allows for double the repression power compared to the conventional image stabilization system, MEGA O.I.S., and ultra high-speed Auto Focus (AF) for capturing action scenes as they happen. And it also includes Intelligent Auto (iA) Mode, a suite of intuitive technologies including Face Detection, Intelligent Scene Selector, Intelligent Exposure and Face Recognition.
"The LUMIX FZ35 is truly unique as it includes advanced features like HD video recording, but still resembles and functions like an intuitive point-and-shoot with the ability to capture beautiful photos and video," said David Briganti, Senior Product Manager, Imaging, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company. "This model's versatility makes it a great choice for a new or advanced user who wants a hybrid device that shoots high-quality still and motion images."
Price: $400   |   BUY

Avatar Digital Binocular Sports Camera

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The Avatar Digital Binocular Sports Camera($128) is just a 2 megapixel camera, but featuring with 21X optical zoom, wow! It also has a 2.5¡å display let you preview what's you want to see. Other featuring include 1 Gb of internal storage, a microSD slot and TV out.
Price: $128   |   BUY

Fujifilm FinePix REAL 3D W1

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Fujifilm FinePix REAL 3D W1($600) is the "world's first 3D imagine system", featuring includes two 3x optical zoom Fujinon lenses and two CCDs let you capture 2D/ 3D pictures, and preview on a 2.8" 3D/2D LCD monitor.
Price: $600   |   BUY

Pentax Optio W80 Rugged Camera

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PENTAX's new 12 megapixels rugged camera(5x internal optical zoom ), Optio W80($300; July 2009) features waterproof(under depths of up to 16 feet), dustproof, coldproof and shockproof(enough to withstand impact from a fall of more than three feet). It is compact design(one-inch body), has a 2.5 inch LCD screen and a wide-angle 28mm lens. Other feauturing includes face detection, shake reduction, HD-Widescreen video recording(1280 x 720) at 30fps. And it also comes with Gunmetal Gray and Azure Blue colors.
FEATURES
• 12.1 Megapixels for detailed images that can be printed in large sizes.
• 5X internal optical zoom in a slim 1 inch body is equivalent to 28-140mm.
• Wide angle 28mm lens gives an expanded perspective to images, ideal for indoor, landscape, or group shots.
• 2.5 inch LCD monitor features anti-reflective coating, making it easy to view, even in bright sunlight.
• Waterproof design withstands depths up to 16 feet (5 meters) to protect from rain and spills, as well as allowing full underwater photos and video.
• Rugged Shockproof design protects against drops of 3.3 feet, ensuring the camera is protected from hard use and the occasional "spills" on dry land.
• Coldproof design allows the camera to be used in sub-zero temperatures of -10¡ã Celsius (14¡ã Fahrenheit), ideal for cold weather activities such as skiing and snowmobiling.
• Widescreen, HD movie capture records resolutions up to 1280x720 pixels at full-speed 30 frames per second.
• Fast Face Detection technology sees up to 32 faces in 0.03 seconds, with Smile Capture and Blink Detection, for perfect portrait shots.
• Pixel Track Shake Reduction (SR) ensures sharp images in any lighting condition, without adding high ISO noise. Digital SR and Movie SR are also available.
• Close focusing, Super Macro mode brings out the details in even the smallest subjects as close as 1 cm.
Price: $300   |   BUY

Olympus PEN E-P1

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Olympus's first Micro Four Thirds camera is on sale. "The world¡¯s smallest 12.3-megapixel interchangeable lens system camera blends the high-quality still images of a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) with High Definition (HD) video, stereo Linear PCM audio recording and In-Camera Creativity within an ultra-portable body." This compact Olympus PEN E-P1($700-$900) features In-body Image Stabilization, a 3-inch LCD with Live View function, 20 shooting modes (5 exposure, i-Auto, and 14 automatic scenes), Dust Reduction system, Record HD video with high-quality audio, an SDHC slot. Priced at $749 (body only), $799 (with 14-42mm lens), and $899 (with 17mm pancake lens and viewfinder).
Price: $700-$900   |   BUY