"To deliver the happiness of photography all around the world, without the knowledge of a camera standing in the way. This is the purpose of the PEN." That's how Olympus started off its PEN cameras' launch event, and sounds like an apt mission statement for the design and aspiration of the three new models unveiled today.
As part of the Panasonic Asia Pacific Lumix G Seminar 2011 in Chiang Mai, we were invited for a 2-day photography trip around the city. Here's a compilation of what we have learned from the seminar and discovered while using their new Panasonic DMC-G3 and DMC-GF3.
The 1080i-shooting HMX-Q10 from Samsung is targeted at everyone, even those who are primarily left-handed. Other goodies include a 10x optical zoom and touchscreen controls. As usual, we put it through the paces to give you the details.
The Panasonic Lumix TZ20 is billed as great for traveling, and it's easy to see why from our test drive with it. 16x optical zoom, good image stabilization and easy shooting with iA mode in a compact body equates to a fun camera to have. Read on for the details.
Apart from a 16.2-megapixel APS-C-sized CMOS sensor, the NEX-C3 sports a new Photo Creativity interface and several in-camera picture effects. How else does it differ from the NEX-3 and NEX-5? Find out now!
With a CMOS sensor packed into a 19.5mm thin body and the new HS system backing it up, how will the Canon IXUS 220 HS perform despite bringing nothing groundbreaking to the table? We find out how this newcomer fares against its predecessors.
The Nikon COOLPIX P500 is one of those cameras some used to call 'bridge' cameras, a category which existed between a standard compact and a DSLR camera. Find out how if its super-long optical zoom is good enough to make the grade.
The recent Canon EXPO 2011 in Shanghai saw the company from what it was, to what it is today, to what its executives hope it'll become in the future.
The Canon EOS 600D doesn't seem very different from the 550D. Or does it? 18-megapixel stills, 1080p (24 fps) video and a 3-inch vari-angle LCD are just a few of its long list of features. Tempted? Hit the jump to find out more and how it performs.
The 16.2-megapixel Nikon D5100 promises D7000-like performance but in a smaller body and more affordable price. Does it deliver? See how it compares against its bigger sibling in this review.