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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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Olympus E-30 Body Only

$754.00 to $1,050.00



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.

Manufacturer:Olympus Product MPNKey FeaturesLensImage QualityExposure ControlStorageFlashViewfinder / DisplayInterfacesPower SupplyIncluded FeaturesDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPN262032
Camera TypeSLR/Professional
Resolution12.3 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size2.7 in.
Weight1.44 lb.
Interchangeable LensInterchangeable Lenses
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
Shutter Speed60 - 1/8000 sec
White BalanceAuto • Manual
Frames Per Second5 Frames
Memory TypeCompactFlash Card Type I • CompactFlash Card Type II • IBM Microdrive • xD Picture Card
Compression ModesFine • SuperFine • Normal • Uncompressed • Basic
Compression TypeJPEG • Raw Image • EXIF • DCF • DPOF
File Size (High Res.)13.9 MB (9 images on 128MB card)
File Size (Low Res.)0.1 MB (about 1,280 images on 128MB card)
ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 3200
Flash TypeBuilt-In & External
Flash FunctionsAuto Flash • Fill-in Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash • Slow Sync • Manual
LCD ScreenWith LCD Screen
LCD Screen Resolution230,000 pixels
LCD Protected PositionWithout LCD Protected Position
Interface TypeUSB 2.0
Video InterfaceVideo Out
Battery TypeRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Self Timer2 Sec. • 12 Sec.
Width5.570849 in.
Depth2.952747 in.
Height4.232271 in.
Weight1.44 lb.
Family LineOlympus E
Included AccessoriesSoftware • USB Cable • Video Cable • Shoulder Strap • Battery Charger • Li-Ion Rechargable Battery
UPC4545350019259
Release DateQ1, 2009


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olympus, e-30, body, only,

Nikon D5000 with 18-55mm VR lens

$579.00 to $750.00



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

Manufacturer:Nikon Key FeaturesLensImage QualityVideoExposure ControlStorageFlashViewfinder / DisplayInterfacesPower SupplyIncluded FeaturesDimensionsMiscellaneous
Camera TypeSLR/Professional
Resolution12.9 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size2.7 in.
Digital ZoomWithout Digital Zoom
Weight1.25 lb.
Interchangeable LensInterchangeable Lenses
Focal Length18 - 55 mm
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Camera Resolution12.9 Megapixel
Image Resolutions4288 x 2848 • 3216 x 2136 • 2144 x 1424
Video Resolutions1280 x 720 • 320 x 216 • 640 x 424
Video Speed24 fps
Video FormatAVI • Motion JPEG
Shutter Speed30 - 1/4000 sec
White BalanceAuto • Manual
Frames Per Second4 Frames
Memory TypeSD Card • SDHC Card
Compression ModesFine • Normal • Uncompressed
Compression TypeJPEG • Raw Image • DPOF 1.1 • EXIF 2.21 • DCF 2.0
ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 200 • 3200 • 6400
Flash TypeBuilt-In
Flash FunctionsFlash Off • Auto Flash • Manual
ViewfinderOptical
LCD ScreenWith LCD Screen
LCD Screen Resolution230,000 pixels
LCD Protected PositionWith LCD Protected Position
Interface TypeUSB 2.0
Video InterfaceVideo Out
Battery TypeRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Self Timer2 Sec. • 5 Sec. • 10 Sec. • 20 Sec.
Built-in MicrophoneWith Built-in Microphone
Tripod MountWith Tripod Mount
Width5 in.
Depth3.1 in.
Height4.1 in.
Weight1.25 lb.
Family LineNikon D
Included AccessoriesSoftware • USB Cable • Driver • Battery Charger • Strap • AV Cable • Li-Ion Rechargable Battery
UPC018208254545
Release DateMay, 2009


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Nikon D90 with 18-105mm lens


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


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 1000D with 18-55mm IS lens


The precise auto focus system of the EOS 1000D keeps you focused for sharp images. Featuring a diamond-shaped array of seven AF points, this newly improved system delivers outstanding coverage of nearly any subject, both in horizontal and vertical formats. The seven AF points — one high-precision cross-type center AF point with f/2.8 sensitivity and six others compatible at f/5.6 — provide fast, accurate auto focus for any Canon EF lens even when shooting in low-light environments. Focus points can be assigned automatically using one of three different AF modes or manually.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.