From the monthly archives: "August 2011"

Sony has announced four new Sony Alpha cameras, and four new lenses, the new cameras are the Sony Alpha A65, A77, and the Sony NEX-5N, and Sony NEX-7, the 5N features a 16.1 megapixel sensor, while the other three feature 24.3 megapixel sensors! The top of the range A77 features 12fps shooting, the A65 and 5N 10fps shooting.

Sony Alpha SLTs (Translucent Mirror Technology)
Sony Alpha A77, Announced, Preview (ISO shots, Video), Sample Photos.
Sony Alpha A65, Announced, Preview (ISO shots), Sample Photos.

New Alpha Mount Lens (Announcement)
16-50mm f/2.8

New Sony NEX Cameras
Sony NEX-7, Announced, Preview.
Sony NEX-5, AnnouncedFirst Impressions Review, Sample photos.

New NEX Lenses (Announcement)
Carl Zeiss 24mm f/1.8, Sample photos.
Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS portrait lens, Sample Photos.
Sony 55-210mm OSS telephoto zoom, Sample Photos.

Latest digital camera reviews, news, and others from around the web. If you have news, please send us your news!

Reviews
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3, new mirrorless with tilting screen, ePHOTOzine.
Sony NEX C3, latest mirrorless NEX, Photography BLOG.
Nikon D5100, DSLR with Full HD Video, NeoCamera, ePHOTOzine.
Nikon Coolpix S9100, 18x optical zoom, Cameralabs, ePHOTOzine.

New Cameras:
Canon Powershot SX150 IS, 12x optical zoom, AA, more details.
Canon Digital IXUS 1100 HS, 12x optical zoom, more details.
Canon Digital IXUS 230 HS, 8x optical zoom, more details.

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ePHOTOzine has reviewed the new Olympus PEN E-P3, the latest Micro Four Thirds camera features a 3inch touch screen, 12 megapixel sensor, changeable grips, and 3fps shooting:

Olympus PEN E-P3 Reviews: ePHOTOzine, Photography BLOG, Announcement, Preview

Latest Digital Camera Reviews on the Web:
Panasonic Lumix GF3 Review: ePHOTOzine, ultra small mirrorless camera, available for £419 with kit lens from Amazon UK.
Panasonic Lumix GF2 Review: ePHOTOzine – only £299 direct from Amazon UK with 14mm lens
Sony Cybershot TX10 Review: ePHOTOzine – waterproof / stylish / compact.
Olympus SZ-10 vs Samsung WB700 Review: 18x zoom battle @ePHOTOzine.
Sony Cybershot HX7v Review: GPS Pocket Zoom: Photography BLOG, ePHOTOzine.

Panasonic Lumix FZ100
NeoCamera has reviewed the new Panasonic Lumix FZ100 ultra zoom – we had a look at Photokina 2010 – it features a 25mm Wide-angle 24x Optical Zoom lens (25-600mm), 1,920 x 1,080 Full-HD Movie in AVCHD with Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, 14.1-megapixel MOS Sensor and Venus Engine FHD, iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode with Motion Deblur Mode and POWER O.I.S, Intuitive Manual Control and Creative Option Featuring My Color Mode, 3.0-inch Free-angle LCD with 460,000-dots, 11fps shooting, “Happy Mode”, and supports SD, SDHC and SDXC. The Panasonic Lumix FZ100 is available for £331

Read more Panasonic Lumix FZ100 Ultra Zoom Reviews: ePHOTOzine (vs the FX45), Trusted Reviews

More reviews from around the web:
Olympus SZ-10, 18x optical zoom, pocket camera: ePHOTOzine
Serious Compacts:
Olympux XZ-1 ByThom, ePHOTOzine
Samsung EX1 / TL500 ByThom, ePHOTOzine
Fujifilm FinePix X100 ByThom, ePHOTOzine
Sony Cybershot HX9v GPS ByThom, ePHOTOzine
Nikon Coolpix P300 ByThom, ePHOTOzine (also check out the P300 vs LX5 vs S95 Review here)

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Ricoh has announced the New Ricoh GXR Leica M Lens Mount A12 Module (shown above) for the Ricoh GXR system – it features a 12.3 megapixel APS-C sensor and allows you to attached Leica M lenses, or other lenses with adapters. More details here.

18x optical zoom lens: Samsung WB700 – an update to the WB600 (one of our favourite cameras), find out how it performs.
10 megapixel Samsung ST30: ePHOTOzine – a camera with a tiny sensor, tiny body, and tiny wallet friendly price.
8 megapixel Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc: ePHOTOzine find out if the backlit Exmor R sensor in this camera phone performs.
Pentax Optio RS1500 Reviews – available with super hero face plates, or without with a budget price at: Photography BLOG, ePHOTOzine
Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS – the tough waterproof with Macro LEDs reviewed at: Photography BLOG, ePHOTOzine

Sigma DP2x

SeriousCompacts has reviewed the new Sigma DP2x, featuring a 41mm (equivalent) f/2.8 lens, 2.5inch screen, 14.6mp (4.7mp x 3) X3 Foveon sensor (APS-C, DSLR sized) that records Red, Green and Blue at each pixel site, 3fps shooting, manual controls, manual focus and RAW support. More Sigma DP2x Reviews: ePHOTOzine

Other reviews from around the web: Sony Cybershot HX9v Review at Cameralabs, ePHOTOzine, Pentax Optio RS1500 Review at PhotographyBLOG, ePHOTOzine, Olympus PEN E-P3 Review at TrustedReviews, Win an Olympus PEN E-P3 at ePHOTOzine.