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Sony Alpha 230 Digital SLR with 18-55 and 55-200

$565.00 to $680.00



If you want to take your pictures from snapshots to memorable images, then let a Sony α DSLR put better pictures at your fingertips. A DSLR's responsiveness, versatility and image quality helps capture those moments that other cameras often miss.

Manufacturer:Sony Product MPNKey FeaturesLensImage QualityExposure ControlStorageFlashInterfacesPower SupplyIncluded FeaturesDimensionsWarrantyMiscellaneous
MPN3051033
Camera TypeSLR/Professional
Resolution10.2 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size2.7 in.
Digital ZoomWithout Digital Zoom
Weight1 lb.
Interchangeable LensInterchangeable Lenses
Image Sensor TypeCCD
Camera Resolution10.2 Megapixel
Image Resolutions1920 x 1280 • 3872 x 2592 • 2896 x 1936 • 3872 x 2176 • 2896 x 1632 • 1920 x 1088
Shutter Speed30 - 1/4000 sec
White BalanceAuto • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Tungsten (Preset) • Shade (Preset) • Flash (Preset)
Frames Per Second2.5 Frames
Memory TypeSD Card • Memory Stick DUO PRO • SDHC Card
Compression TypeJPEG • Raw Image
ISO Speeds100 • 3200
Interface TypeUSB 2.0 • HDMI
Battery TypeNP-FH50
Self Timer2 Sec. • 10 Sec.
Tripod MountWith Tripod Mount
Width5.04 in.
Depth2.66 in.
Height3.82 in.
Weight1 lb.
Warranty1 Year
Family LineSony Alpha DSLR
Included AccessoriesSoftware • USB Cable • Shoulder Strap • Battery Charger
UPC4905524547856


Tags:

sony, alpha, 230, digital, slr, with, 18-55, and, 55-200,

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


Tags:

pentax, k-7, body, only,

Olympus PEN E-PL1 with 14-42mm lens

$529.00 to $630.00



The Olympus PEN E-PL1 is greater than the sum of its parts. The small camera body is packed with technology normally found in bigger, bulkier cameras and High Definition (HD) camcorders. With features like the new 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. Forget about learnMinimize

Manufacturer:Olympus Key FeaturesLensImage QualityExposure ControlStorageFlashViewfinder / DisplayInterfacesIncluded FeaturesDimensions
Camera TypeSLR/Professional
Resolution12.3 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size2.7 in.
Interchangeable LensInterchangeable Lenses
Focus TypeAutofocus & Fixed Focus
Image Sensor TypeLive MOS
Camera Resolution12.3 Megapixel
Image Resolutions640 x 480
Shutter Speed2 - 1/2000 sec
White BalanceAuto
Frames Per Second30 Frames
Memory TypeSD Card • SDHC Card
Compression ModesFine • Normal • Uncompressed • Basic
Compression TypeJPEG • Raw Image
ISO Speeds100 • 3200
Flash TypeBuilt-In
LCD ScreenWith LCD Screen
LCD Screen Resolution230,000 pixels
Interface TypeUSB 2.0
Video InterfaceVideo Out
Built-in SpeakerWith Built-in Speaker
Width4.51 in.
Depth1.63 in.
Height2.84 in.


Tags:

olympus, pen, e-pl1, with, 14-42mm, lens,


Canon EOS 5D with 24-105mm lens


The Canon EOS 5D offers photographers a lightweight, robust digital SLR that uses Canon's superlative EF lenses without a conversion factor. Its full-frame 12.8 Megapixel CMOS sensor combines with Canon's DIGIC II Image Processor, a high-precision 9-point AF system with 6 assist points, and "Picture Style" color control to deliver images of superior quality with enough resolution for any application. With its wide-angle capabilities, 2.5 inch LCD and magnesium-alloy body, the 5D is the perfect addition to the Digital EOS line.Minimize


Panasonic DMC-GH1 with 14-140mm lens


The LUMIX GH1 features the Live View Finder system which enables something that simply is not possible with conventional DSLR cameras – the ability to preview the effects of camera settings (e.g., exposure, aperture, shutter speed) before taking the photo. This helps take the guesswork out of the camera setting process and helps users ensure that every photo they capture comes out exactly as they envisioned.Minimize


Pentax K-7 Body only


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


Canon EOS 7D Body only


With features designed to enhance every facet of the photographic process, from still images to video, the EOS 7D 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 technology, provides 100% coverage and displays user-selected AF modes as well as a spot metering circle and on demand grid lines.Minimize