From the monthly archives: "October 2011"

Panasonic Lumix FZ47 / FZ48
ePHOTOzine has reviewed the new Panasonic Lumix FZ47/FZ48 and Panasonic Lumix FZ150, both cameras feature a wide-angle 24x optical zoom lens, 3 inch screen (swivel on FZ150), Full HD video, 12.1 megapixel sensors, and flash hot-shoe, and high speed shooting on the FZ150. The Panasonic Lumix FZ48 is available for £263, and the Panasonic Lumix FZ150 is available for £399.

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ePHOTOzine has reviewed the new Canon Digital IXUS 1100 HS – it features a wide angle 12x optical zoom lens, 3.2inch touch screen, 12 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor for high speed shooting, and a compact metal body available in silver, black and red. The Canon IXUS 1100 HS is available from Amazon UK.

Panasonic Lumix LX5

NeoCamera has reviewed the Panasonic Lumix LX5 with new firmware – the LX5 is an update to the LX3 – it features a new 24mm wide angle 3.8x optical zoom lens (24-90mm), with f2.0 aperture, 10 megapixel CCD sensor, 3″ screen with 460k pixels, 720p HD video, manual focus, flash hotshoe, EVF support, aspect ratio switch (4:3, 3:2 or 16:9 with 1:1 also available), 400 shot battery life, optical image stabilisation, and supports SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. It is available in black or white, for £345.

More Panasonic Lumix LX5 Reviews: ePHOTOzine, LX5 vs S95 vs P300, SeriousCompacts, Cameralabs, View our Panasonic Lumix LX5 Sample Photo Gallery


nikon coolpix aw100 camouflageePHOTOzine, and NeoCamera has reviewed the new Nikon Coolpix AW100, the first rugged waterproof from Nikon, it’s waterproof to 10m, shockproof to 1.5m, freezeproof to -10°C, has a 16 megapixel back illuminated CMOS sensor, 5x optical zoom lens (wide-angle: 28-140mm), 3 inch, 460K-dot screen, GPS and electronic compass, world map display, and image stabilisation. The Nikon Coolpix AW100 is available in orange, black or camouflage colours from Amazon UK.


CANON IXUS 230 HS BLUEePHOTOzine has reviewed the new Canon IXUS 230 HS – a compact digital camera with an 8x optical zoom lens, 12 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor, 3 inch screen, metal body, full HD video, image stabilisation, and slow motion video. The Canon IXUS 230 HS is available from £206 in a number of colours.


Canon has announced the new Canon EOS 1D X – full frame Digital SLR – it features an 18 megapixel sensor, 12/14fps shooting, ISO up to 512,400, Full HD video, 3.2inch screen, dual DIGIC 5 processors, and ethernet port built in! Full press release at ePHOTOzine, and more information at Canon. The camera will be available in March next year with a “tentative” RRP of £5299 including VAT.

“The EOS-1D X combines speed with image quality, to create the next generation camera for professionals. Full frame 18 megapixel sensor with Dual “DIGIC 5+” processors sets the standard, and up to 12 frames per second shooting takes it beyond.”



nikon coolpix s1200pj front lens openePHOTOzine has reviewed the new Nikon Coolpix S1200pj – the compact camera features a built in projector that can be used to project images and videos taken with the camera, as well as output from an iPhone or PC/Laptop! It also features a 5x optical zoom lens, 14 megapixel sensor, 3 inch screen, 720p video and image stabilisation.