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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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Canon EOS 50D with 28-135mm lens

$959.00 to $1,500.00



The Canon EOS 50D SLR Digital Camera features an APS-C sized 15.1-megapixel CMOS sensor for superb quality images and the DIGIC 4 Image Processor to provide superior color reproduction, and improved ISO capabilities for uncompromised shooting even in the dimmest situations. It also features a 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor, supercharged Live View Function with Face Detection Live mode, plus a number of automatic Image Correction settings and HDMI output. The 50D is incredibly fast thanks to the DIGIC 4 processor - it allows for up to 6.3 fps continuous shooting, in bursts of up to 90 JPEG images (with a UDMA CF card).Minimize

Manufacturer:Canon Product MPNKey FeaturesLensImage QualityExposure ControlStorageFlashViewfinder / DisplayInterfacesPower SupplyIncluded FeaturesSystem RequirementsDimensionsWarrantyMiscellaneous
MPN2807B005
Camera TypeSLR/Professional
Resolution15.5 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size3 in.
Digital ZoomWithout Digital Zoom
Weight1.61 lb.
Interchangeable LensInterchangeable Lenses
Focus TypeAutofocus & Manual Focus
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Camera Resolution15.5 Megapixel
Image Resolutions3456 x 2304 • 4752 x 3168 • 2352 x 1568 • 3267 x 2178 • 2376 x 1584
Shutter Speed1/60 - 1/8000 sec
White BalanceAuto • Manual • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Tungsten (Preset) • Shade (Preset) • Flash (Preset) • Colour Temperature Adjust
Frames Per Second6.3 Frames
Memory TypeCompactFlash Card Type I • CompactFlash Card Type II • IBM Microdrive
Compression ModesFine • Normal • Uncompressed
Compression TypeJPEG • Raw Image
File Size (High Res.)5 MB (26 images on 128MB card)
File Size (Low Res.)0.9 MB (about 142 images on 128MB card)
ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 200 • 1600 • 3200 • 6400 • 12800
Flash TypeBuilt-In & External
Flash FunctionsFlash Off • Auto Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash
ViewfinderDigital
LCD ScreenWith LCD Screen
LCD Screen Resolution920,000 pixels
Interface TypeUSB 2.0
Video InterfaceVideo Out
Battery TypeBP-511A
Battery Life640 Images
Self Timer2 Sec. • 10 Sec.
Operating SystemApple Mac OS X • Microsoft Windows 2000 • Microsoft Windows XP • Microsoft Windows Vista
Width5.7 in.
Depth2.9 in.
Height4.2 in.
Weight1.61 lb.
Warranty1 Year
Family LineCanon EOS
Included AccessoriesSoftware • USB Cable • Video Cable • Neck Strap • Battery Charger • Battery Pack
UPC13803104677
Release DateOctober, 2008


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Nikon D90 with 18-105mm lens

$879.00 to $1,305.00



Its 12.3 megapixel DX-format CMOS image sensor and EXPEED image processing system offer outstanding image quality across a wide ISO light sensitivity range. Live View mode lets you compose and shoot via the high-resolution 3-inch LCD monitor, and an advanced Scene Recognition System and autofocus performance help capture images with astounding accuracy. Movies can be shot in Motion JPEG format using the D-Movie function. The camera’s large image sensor ensures exceptional movie image quality and you can create dramatic effects by shooting with a wide range of interchangeable NIKKOR lenses, from wide-angle to macro to fisheye, or by adjusting the lens aperture and experimenting with depth-of-field. The D90 – designed to fuel your passion for photography.Minimize

Manufacturer:Nikon Product MPNKey FeaturesLensImage QualityVideoExposure ControlStorageFlashViewfinder / DisplayInterfacesPower SupplyIncluded FeaturesSystem RequirementsDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPN25448
Camera TypeSLR/Professional
Resolution12.9 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size3 in.
Optical Zoom5.8x
Digital ZoomWithout Digital Zoom
Weight2.3 lb.
Interchangeable LensInterchangeable Lenses
Optical Zoom5.8x
35mm Zoom Lens27 - 157.5 mm
Focus TypeAutofocus
Focal Length18 - 105 mm
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Camera Resolution12.9 Megapixel
Image Resolutions4288 x 2848 • 3216 x 2136 • 2144 x 1424
Video Resolutions320 x 240 • 640 x 480 (VGA) • 1280 x 720
Video Speed24 fps
Video FormatAVI • Motion JPEG
Aperture Rangef3.5/f5.6 (w/t)
Shutter Speed30 - 1/4000 sec
White BalanceAuto • Manual • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Incandescent (Preset) • Shade (Preset) • Flash (Preset)
Frames Per Second4.5 Frames
Memory TypeSD Card • SDHC Card • Eye-Fi SD Card
Compression TypeJPEG • Raw Image • DPOF • EXIF 2.21 • DCF 2.0
ISO Speeds100 • 200 • 3200 • 6400
Flash TypeBuilt-In & External
Flash FunctionsAuto Flash • Front Sync Flash • Rear Sync Flash • Fill-in Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash • Slow Sync • Manual
ViewfinderOptical (Through-the-lens)
LCD ScreenWith LCD Screen
LCD Screen Resolution920,000 pixels
LCD Protected PositionWithout LCD Protected Position
Interface TypeUSB 2.0 • HDMI
Video InterfaceVideo Out
Battery TypeRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Battery Life850 Images
Self Timer2 Sec. • 5 Sec. • 10 Sec. • 20 Sec.
Built-in MicrophoneWith Built-in Microphone
Tripod MountWith Tripod Mount
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows XP • Microsoft Windows Vista
Width5.2 in.
Depth3 in.
Height4.1 in.
Weight2.3 lb.
Family LineNikon D
Included AccessoriesSoftware • USB Cable • Battery Charger • Strap • AV Cable • Li-Ion Rechargable Battery
UPC018208915705
Release DateSeptember, 2008


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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


Nikon D5000 with 18-55mm VR lens


The D5000 is a powerful and versatile SLR camera that delivers superb still images and high-definition D-movie clips with sound. Incredibly easy to use, it boasts a range of automatic features that help capture the shots you want and an impressive 12.3 megapixel DX format image sensor that ensures exceptionally detailed results. With so many powerful features packed into its compact, lightweight body, the D5000 offers people on the go a fantastic way to capture stunning shots from any angle.Minimize


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


Nikon D3000 with 18-55mm lens


The D3000 is compatible with a broad range of world-famous Nikkor lenses and includes the versatile 3x, 18-55mm Zoom-Nikkor with Silent-Wave Motor autofocusing and Nikon VR image stabilization to combat picture blur caused by camera shake for sharper handheld pictures. Special moments are captured faithfully at up to 3 frames-per-second and displayed on a bright, 3-inch LCD monitor. The D3000's split-second shutter response eliminates the annoyance of shutter lag. To further simplify picture-taking in special situations such as portraits, sports, landscapes, and more, the D3000 features icon-identified Scene Modes that deliver beautiful results automatically in otherwise complex situations.Minimize