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  Digital Camera Reviews and News: Digital Photography Review: Forums, Glossary, FAQ
Here you will find all the latest digital photography and imaging news, reviews of the latest digital cameras and accessories, the most active discussion forums, a large selection of sample galleries, a digital camera database and buyers guide and the most comprehensive database of digital camera features and specifications.
Adobe has released Camera Raw 4.4.1 and Lightroom 1.4.1, having corrected the faults with the previously withdrawn updates.
Cameras receiving the most clicks in the last five days.
www.dpreview.com   (1136 words)

 CAMERA: Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America
CAMERA's Op-Ed, published on April 21 in the Jerusalem Post, discusses an example of how media coverage greatly benefitted from swift and effective response by Israeli officials, and concludes that nothing in the war of ideas and images takes the place of the all-important work of refuting defamation.
CAMERA's Op-Ed, published on April 24 in the Philadelphia Jewish Exponent, notes that some speakers at conferences hosted by the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center talk about the modern State of Israel the way Christians talked about Jews in Medieval Europe.
CAMERA communication with the Washington Post prompted a correction on the status of the Western Wall in Judaism.
www.camera.org   (944 words)

CAMERA Research is temporarily unavailable due to system maintanence.
CAMERA stands for Community Cyberinfrastructure for Advanced Marine Microbial Ecology Research and Analysis.
The aim of this project is to serve the needs of the microbial ecology research community by creating a rich, distinctive data repository and a bioinformatics tools resource that will address many of the unique challenges of metagenomic analysis.
camera.calit2.net   (483 words)

All cameras are fundamentally the same - a light-tight box containing film, with a hole that will let light in to strike the film (or the CCD, in the case of digital cameras) and thereby record an image.
A home-made pinhole camera costing pennies and a sophisticated, top-of-the line model costing several thousands of dollars both work on this principle.
Pointers, tips and hints are provided along the way to help you to determine what is the best camera for your intended uses, and how to operate the new camera you acquire or to better operate the one you already have.
www.photographytips.com /page.cfm/145   (523 words)

CAMERA members are encouraged to write letters for publication in the print media and to communicate with correspondents, anchors and network officials in the electronic media.
CAMERA also provides one-on-one assistance to students who encounter Middle East distortions in campus publications, flyers, rallies and classroom teaching.
CAMERA is 501(c)(3) nonprofit and contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
www.camera.org /index.asp?x_context=24   (678 words)

 Digital Cameras - Sony Cybershot DSC-P8 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications
The camera's Zoom control is in the upper right corner, conveniently located next to a series of small bumps for better thumb traction when holding the camera.
Because the camera employs a slower shutter speed in both Twilight modes, a tripod is highly recommended to prevent any blurring from camera movement.
A welcome change in Sony's 2003 camera lineup is that they've now removed the previous shutter speed limitation of 1/30 second in normal shooting modes: The P8 will cheerfully deliver up to a 1-second exposure without forcing you to go to one of its "Twilight" modes.
www.imaging-resource.com /PRODS/P8/P8A.HTM   (6372 words)

 Digital Cameras - Canon PowerShot A40 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications
Whatever portion of the subject is closest to the camera and aligned with one of the AF points determines the overall focus.
The camera was accompanied by four alkaline batteries, but I advise picking up a set or two of rechargeable batteries and a charger, and keeping a spare set freshly charged at all times.
Two LED lamps on the left side of the eyepiece report camera status, such as when focus is set, the flash is charging, etc. The lower lamp is adjacent to a macro symbol, and lights solid yellow to indicate if Macro, Snapshot, or Infinity focus modes are enabled.
www.imaging-resource.com /PRODS/A40/A40A.HTM   (5670 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Digital Cameras Work"
The digital camera is one of the most remarkable instances of this shift because it is so truly different from its predecessor.
You can take a photograph using a conventional film camera, process the film chemically, print it onto photographic paper and then use a digital scanner to sample the print (record the pattern of light as a series of pixel values).
Just like a conventional camera, it has a series of lenses that focus light to create an image of a scene.
electronics.howstuffworks.com /digital-camera.htm   (740 words)

 What is a camera obscura?
The image quality was improved with the addition of a convex lens into the aperture in the 16th century and the later addition of a mirror to reflect the image down onto a viewing surface.
By the beginning of the 19th century the camera obscura was ready with little or no modification to accept a sheet of light sensitive material to become the photographic camera.
Older camera obscuras are celebrated as cultural and historic treasures and new camera obscuras are being built around the world.
brightbytes.com /cosite/what.html   (647 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Cameras Work"
Explore camera basics and zoom in on the fundamentals of photography, such as how cameras and camcorders work.
A still film camera is made of three basic elements: an optical element (the lens), a chemical element (the film) and a mechanical element (the camera body itself).
This is a camera where the photographer sees exactly the same image that is exposed to the film and can adjust everything by turning dials and clicking buttons.
electronics.howstuffworks.com /camera.htm   (763 words)

 NOVA Online | Lost on Everest | The Camera
The so-called "miniature" camera first retailed at $6.00—far less than the larger folding models—and became popular with soldiers during World War One.
By 1924 the small camera, often a folding model, was a fixture in homes worldwide, finding most of its function on vacations and picnics, beaches, and similar idyllic sunny days.
If this 1924 film, missing for three quarters of a century, is found, some interesting measures will be taken to recover any images that may be present on the narrow rolls.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/everest/lost/search/camera.html   (522 words)

 DCRP Review: Canon PowerShot S2 IS
When a camera is connected to your computer via the USB connection you'll see the Camera Window appear.
You'll notice this mostly when the camera is at the telephoto end of the lens, where tiny movements of your hand turn into big movements in your photo, resulting in blurring.
This comes in handy when the camera is on a tripod and your subject is not in the center of the frame.
www.dcresource.com /reviews/canon/powershot_s2-review   (7054 words)

 Adobe - Adobe Photoshop CS3: Digital camera raw file support
The camera raw functionality in Adobe® Photoshop® software provides fast and easy access within Photoshop to the "raw" image formats produced by many leading professional and midrange digital cameras.
Camera Raw 4.0 and greater is not compatible with Photoshop CS2.
Camera Raw and Lightroom will open and edit these files but profiling and testing is not complete.
www.adobe.com /products/photoshop/cameraraw.html   (457 words)

 USATODAY.com - A disposable digital camera enters the market at $19.99
But market tracker IDC projects that sales of those click-and-toss cameras will peak this year at 460 million units — to be eclipsed by camera phones.
A megapixel is a measurement of a camera's resolution.
Kaplan predicts he'll have sold 500,000 cameras by the end of the year and that his private firm will be profitable by next year.
www.usatoday.com /tech/news/2004-08-18-puredigital_x.htm   (1053 words)

 nbc4.com - Health - New Camera Reads To Blind People
The camera is called "the reader," and it does just that -- it reads to you.
Braille makes it possible for blind people to read books, but until now people without sight would need another person to read everyday things like memos, phone bills and menus.
The camera's developers say its character recognition ability can comprehend even pages that are not quite straight, and users can plug in a headset to listen without disturbing others.
www.nbc4.com /health/9504302/detail.html   (216 words)

 Amazon.com: FujiFilm FinePix A330 3.2MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom: Camera & Photo
Slide the camera cover open and you'll be ready to start taking photos in about three seconds.
The camera includes cables that allow you to view your movies on NTSC (North American) and PAL (other regions) televisions and, of course, you can upload the files to your computer via the camera's USB interface.
The cameras allow first-time digital photographers to capture great pictures easily, while keeping the overall experience simple and fun.The FinePix A330 offers 3.2 million effective pixels and a 3x optical zoom to capture bright, vivid images combined with a 3x optical zoom, for printed images that look as real as life.
www.amazon.com /FujiFilm-FinePix-A330-Digital-Optical/dp/B0001D56SM   (953 words)

 Honeywell Video System Recall of Security Camera
Hazard: The security camera's plastic mounting assembly can crack, allowing the dome and the camera to fall from the wall or ceiling, possibly injuring someone.
The camera is covered with a smoked plastic dome measuring about 6 inches in diameter.
A mechanism to move the camera and a mounting assembly are also part of the product.
www.cpsc.gov /cpscpub/prerel/prhtml04/04537.html   (243 words)

 Canon EOS 300D / Digital Rebel Review: 1. Introduction: Digital Photography Review
This camera is probably the most fundamentally important step for digital SLR's since the introduction of the Nikon D1.
To give the camera more consumer appeal Canon has also replaced the EOS 10D's neutral image parameters with a new default set called 'Parameter 1' which defines Contrast, Saturation and Sharpness as +1.
The original version of this review was based on a late pre-production EOS 300D, we have since received a final production camera and have updated and verified various sections of the review to ensure our results accurately reflect those of the production camera.
www.dpreview.com /reviews/canoneos300d   (652 words)

 A Fuji Camera That Offers Games as Well as Pictures - New York Times
While the V10 has full manual controls for experts, the camera also has multiple scene modes for different lighting situations, as well as technology that allows shots to be taken without flash in dimly lighted rooms.
The camera takes video at 640 by 480 pixels and holds up to 122 low-quality or 5 maximum-quality images on the included memory card.
At least one other company makes cameras with games; this will not be the first with this feature.
www.nytimes.com /2006/02/02/technology/circuits/02camera.html?ei=5088&en=2a030152ff33c561&ex=1296536400&adxnnl=1&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&adxnnlx=1138857197-tC6RGg5zSdes9iSZeEnlZg   (379 words)

 D80 from Nikon
In-camera image editing with retouching menu: Highly versatile in-camera editing features include: Nikon D-lighting, red-eye correction, image trimming, image overlay, monochrome fl and white, sepia and cyanotype along with skylight, warm tone and custom color filter effects.
Mike Stensvold wrote that the D80 is not only a fast camera that can keep up with the quickest of subjects, but also offers “outstanding color and tone reproduction.” Stensvold was impressed with the camera’s many helpful features and controls such as D-Lighting, Trim, Image Overlay and monochrome settings and film effects.
Schaub applauded the D80 when he wrote that the “enhanced battery life is certainly a boon for those taking this camera on a hike or a long weekend’s shoot.” He concluded that the D80 is “an excellent traveling companion” due to its solid feel and strong body build.
www.nikonusa.com /Find-Your-Nikon/ProductDetail.page?pid=25412   (1956 words)

 Camera Test: Pentax K20D - - PopPhotoMarch 2008
The 10.2MP Pentax K10D was a DSLR bargain in 2007 with its nearly pro body, excellent image quality, fast AF, image stabilization, and a price of only $920 (body only) when launched.
But if you want a camera with higher resolution, larger LCD, live view, and other enhancements, check out the new 14.6MP Pentax K20D ($1,299, estimated street).
We got our hands on one of the first production units, and after running it through the Pop Photo Lab and field tests, found five reasons why this camera promises to be a big hit.
www.popphoto.com /cameras/5112/camera-test-pentax-k20d.html   (772 words)

 Researchers Aim for Single-Pixel Camera | LiveScience
The approach is based on a new digital image/video camera that directly acquires random projections of the signal without first collecting the pixels/voxels.
A digital camera that records pictures in the infrared and the ultraviolet as well as the visible range could work using just a single-pixel light sensor, as opposed to the million-pixel sensors digital cameras now employ.
Essentially, if cameras scan in a fraction of pixels from throughout a scene—say, 3 or 4 percent, or just thousands of pixels—new algorithms can take such data and extrapolate out what the original image appeared like.
www.livescience.com /technology/061002_single_pixel.html   (754 words)

 Digital Camera Reviews LetsGoDigital
And although we talk about a period of 5 years, which may be considered as quite a long period of time in the digital photo world, a lot of things have changed.
Not only the camera in itself has changed; the amount of people using a DSLR has also increased hugely.
The Canon EOS 40D is a SLR camera that is about the most complete a camera can be.
www.letsgodigital.org   (224 words)

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