Products reviews

Pentax K-7 Body only

$809.00 to $1,805.00



True to its series concept, it was designed not only to assure outstanding image quality, but also to provide exceptional ease and comfort of operation and the utmost satisfaction to photo enthusiasts of all levels, including advanced amateurs. After making a thorough review of all essential digital SLR camera components and functions, PENTAX has revised and upgraded many of them, including viewfinder, shutter unit, continuous-shooting capacity, and exposure and autofocus systems. Protected by a durable, high-quality metallic body, but the K-7 is designed to be extremely compact and functional — just like all other K-series models — for enhanced portability and maneuverability.Minimize

Manufacturer:Pentax Product MPNKey FeaturesLensImage QualityVideoExposure ControlStorageFlashViewfinder / DisplayInterfacesPower SupplyIncluded FeaturesSystem RequirementsDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPNPTX17811
Camera TypeSLR/Professional
Resolution15.1 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size3 in.
Proofing FeaturesFreezeproof • Dust proof
Weight1.43 lb.
Interchangeable LensInterchangeable Lenses
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Camera Resolution15.1 Megapixel
Image Resolutions3072 x 2048 • 1728 x 1152 • 4672 x 3104
Video Resolutions640 x 480 (VGA) • 1280 x 720
Shutter Speed30 - 1/8000 sec
White BalanceAuto • Manual • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Tungsten (Preset) • Shade (Preset) • Flash (Preset)
Frames Per Second5.2 Frames
Memory TypeSD Card • SDHC Card
Compression ModesFine • SuperFine • Normal • Uncompressed
Compression TypeJPEG • Raw Image • DPOF • EXIF 2.21 • DCF 2.0
File Size (High Res.)24.31 MB (5 images on 128MB card)
File Size (Low Res.)0.39 MB (about 328 images on 128MB card)
ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 1600 • 3200 • 6400
Flash TypeBuilt-In & External
Flash FunctionsFill-in Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash • Slow Sync
ViewfinderOptical (Through-the-lens)
LCD ScreenWith LCD Screen
LCD Screen Resolution921,000 pixels
LCD Protected PositionWithout LCD Protected Position
Interface TypeUSB 2.0 • HDMI
Video InterfaceVideo Out
Battery TypeRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Battery Life980 Images
Self Timer2 Sec. • 12 Sec.
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows XP • Microsoft Windows Vista • Apple Mac OS X 10
Width5.1 in.
Depth2.9 in.
Height3.8 in.
Weight1.43 lb.
Family LinePentax K
Included AccessoriesSoftware • USB Cable • Battery Charger • Strap • AC Power Cord • AV Cable • Li-Ion Rechargable Battery
UPC027075155145
Release DateJuly, 2009


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pentax, k-7, body, only,

Olympus PEN E-PL1 Body only

$499.00 to $603.00



The Olympus PEN E-PL1 is truly greater than the sum of its parts. This surprisingly small camera body is packed with technology normally found in bigger, bulkier cameras and High Definition (HD) camcorders. With features like the Live Guide and one-touch HD Video — the E-PL1 is an easy-to-use and portable all-in-one package that travels with you to capture all the details of your life. Shoot stills and movies - HD movies! Recording HD movies with the E-PL1 is simple thanks to an easy-to-reach red “direct button" (red record button) on the back of the camera body. Live Guide simplifies great photography and gets the results you desire at the touch of a button. Want a brighter or darker subject, or a sharper or softer background? Want more vivid or muted Color in your shot? Want warmer or cooler tones? Simply press ok while in iAuto, select Live Guide and press up or down arrows on the back of the camera to slide through all these photographic effects on the LCD and make adjustments before snapping the shot.Minimize

Manufacturer:Olympus Key FeaturesLensImage QualityVideoExposure ControlStorageFlashViewfinder / DisplayInterfacesPower SupplyIncluded FeaturesDimensionsMiscellaneous
Camera TypeSLR/Professional
Resolution12.3 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size2.7 in.
Optical ZoomWithout Optical Zoom
Digital ZoomWithout Digital Zoom
Weight0.65 lb.
Interchangeable LensInterchangeable Lenses
Optical ZoomWithout Optical Zoom
Focus TypeAutofocus & Manual Focus
Image Sensor TypeLive MOS
Camera Resolution12.3 Megapixel
Image Resolutions640 x 480 • 3200 x 2400 • 2560 x 1920 • 1600 x 1200 • 1280 x 960 • 1024 x 768 • 4032 x 3024 • 4032 x 3042
Video Resolutions640 x 480 (VGA) • 1280 x 720
Video Speed30 fps
Video FormatAVI • Motion JPEG
White BalanceAuto • Manual • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Shade (Preset) • Flash (Preset)
Frames Per Second3 Frames
Memory TypeSD Card • SDHC Card
Compression ModesFine • SuperFine • Normal • Uncompressed • Basic
Compression TypeJPEG • Raw Image • DPOF 1.1 • EXIF • DCF
ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 200 • 1600 • 3200
Flash TypeBuilt-In & External
Flash FunctionsFlash Off • Auto Flash • Fill-in Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash • Slow Sync • Manual
ViewfinderOptical (Through-the-lens)
LCD ScreenWith LCD Screen
LCD Screen Resolution230,000 pixels
LCD Protected PositionWithout LCD Protected Position
Interface TypeUSB 2.0 • HDMI
Video InterfaceVideo Out
Battery TypeProprietary Li-Ion
Battery Life29 Images
Self Timer2 Sec. • 12 Sec.
Built-in MicrophoneWith Built-in Microphone
Built-in SpeakerWith Built-in Speaker
Width4.51 in.
Depth1.63 in.
Height2.84 in.
Weight0.65 lb.
Family LineOlympus E
Included AccessoriesSoftware • USB Cable • Video Cable • Driver • Lithium Battery • Strap
UPC4545350027896
Release DateFebruary, 2010


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olympus, pen, e-pl1, body, only,

Olympus E-620 with 14-42mm and 40-150mm lenses

$589.00 to $1,156.00



The E-620 has the Freedom to Move You Autofocus Live View with Face Detection (up to 8 faces) and Shadow Adjustment Technology; expands the creative shooting possibilities with your SLR. Not to mention it's even easier to capture the shot with the 2.7'' HyperCrystal III swivel LCD, providing 270 degrees of movement.

Manufacturer:Olympus Product MPNKey FeaturesLensImage QualityExposure ControlStorageFlashViewfinder / DisplayInterfacesPower SupplyIncluded FeaturesDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPN262162
Camera TypeSLR/Professional
Resolution13.1 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size2.7 in.
Digital ZoomWithout Digital Zoom
Weight1.04 lb.
Interchangeable LensInterchangeable Lenses
Image Sensor TypeLive MOS
Camera Resolution13.1 Megapixel
Image Resolutions640 x 480 • 3200 x 2400 • 2560 x 1920 • 1600 x 1200 • 1280 x 960 • 1024 x 768 • 4032 x 3024
Shutter Speed1/4000 - 2 sec
White BalanceAuto • Manual • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Shade (Preset) • Flash (Preset)
Frames Per Second4 Frames
Memory TypeCompactFlash Card Type I • CompactFlash Card Type II • xD Picture Card
Compression ModesFine • SuperFine • Normal • Uncompressed • Basic
Compression TypeJPEG • Raw Image • DPOF 1.1 • EXIF • DCF
File Size (High Res.)14 MB (9 images on 128MB card)
File Size (Low Res.)0.1 MB (about 1,280 images on 128MB card)
ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 200 • 800 • 3200
Flash TypeBuilt-In & External
Flash FunctionsFlash Off • Auto Flash • Fill-in Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash • Slow Sync • Manual
ViewfinderOptical
LCD ScreenWith LCD Screen
LCD Screen Resolution230,000 pixels
LCD Protected PositionWithout LCD Protected Position
Interface TypeUSB 2.0
Video InterfaceVideo Out
Battery TypeProprietary Li-Ion
Battery Life500 Images
Self Timer2 Sec. • 12 Sec.
Tripod MountWith Tripod Mount
Width5.11 in.
Depth2.36 in.
Height3.7 in.
Weight1.04 lb.
Family LineOlympus E
Included AccessoriesSoftware • USB Cable • Video Cable • Shoulder Strap • Driver • Battery Charger
UPC050332167360
Release Date2009


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olympus, e-620, with, 14-42mm, and, 40-150mm, lenses,


Canon EOS 7D with 28-135mm lens


With features designed to enhance every facet of the photographic process, from still images to video, the EOS 7D is made to be the tool of choice for serious photographers and semi-professionals, the EOS 7D features a 18.0-megapixel APS-C size CMOS sensor and Dual DIGIC 4 image processors, capturing tremendous images at up to ISO 12800 and speeds of up to 8 fps. The EOS 7D has a cross-type 19-point AF system with improved AI Servo AF subject tracking and user-selectable AF area selection modes for sharp focus no matter the situation. The EOS 7D's Intelligent Viewfinder, a provides 100% coverage and displays user-selected AF modes as well as a spot metering circle and on demand grid lines.Minimize


Olympus E-30 Body Only


The E-30 is built with the basis of "faithful reproduction of subjects = reproducibility," with further features to enhance expression such as Art Filter and Live View Multi-Exposure.Photographers can take daily images into a "new imaginative world" using the features of the E-30.


Nikon D90 Body Only


The D90 provides remarkable performance and operability, featuring Nikon’s exclusive Scene Recognition System that optimizes auto focus, auto exposure, i-TTL control and auto white balance milliseconds before the shutter is released. Live View mode allows shooting while confirming the subject on the large 3-in., approx. 920k-dot, high-density colour LCD. It offers three contrast-detect AF modes to allow photographers to focus on any point in the frame, enabling a greater variety of composition. In addition to wide and normal area AF, the D90 offers Face-priority AF in Live View mode for even sharper portraits. These are just some of the powerful features housed in a compact, comfortable-to-hold body, with intuitive controls. The D90 will satisfy the requirements of passionate photographers who demand superior image quality and want exciting photographic possibilities.Minimize


Olympus PEN E-PL1 Body only


The Olympus PEN E-PL1 is truly greater than the sum of its parts. This surprisingly small camera body is packed with technology normally found in bigger, bulkier cameras and High Definition (HD) camcorders. With features like the Live Guide and one-touch HD Video — the E-PL1 is an easy-to-use and portable all-in-one package that travels with you to capture all the details of your life. Shoot stills and movies - HD movies! Recording HD movies with the E-PL1 is simple thanks to an easy-to-reach red “direct button" (red record button) on the back of the camera body. Live Guide simplifies great photography and gets the results you desire at the touch of a button. Want a brighter or darker subject, or a sharper or softer background? Want more vivid or muted Color in your shot? Want warmer or cooler tones? Simply press ok while in iAuto, select Live Guide and press up or down arrows on the back of the camera to slide through all these photographic effects on the LCD and make adjustments before snapping the shot.Minimize