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Panasonic set to redesign some of its lenses

Panasonic set to redesign some of its lenses

I have a Nikon DSLR and it has no image stabilization built-in. If you want or need stabilization, you have to buy lenses that have the feature integrated. There are some camera brands that have stabilization in the body, but mostly you need lenses with the feature integrated if you want to reduce blur with zoom or longer exposure times with lots of the DSLRs out there.

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Pentax offers new firmware for K-7 and K-x DSLRs

Pentax offers new firmware for K-7 and K-x DSLRs

We have talked a lot about the Pentax K-x and K-7 DSLR cameras around here. The K-x is the long running entry-level DSLR from Pentax that comes in all sorts of wild colors and designs. The camera rarely gets and update with new features though.

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Sony CLM-V55 is 5-inch clip-on preview display for your HD DSLR

Sony CLM-V55 is 5-inch clip-on preview display for your HD DSLR

Sony has announced a 5-inch clip-out LCD preview display, the CLM-V55 LCD video monitor, intended to give DSLR videographers a change to see their footage in higher resolution than most camera screens provide. The 800 x 480 panel has a tilt/swivel mount that fits onto an auto-lock accessory shoe or ISO shoe, is powered either by an independent battery or AC adapter, and hooks up to the camera itself via HDMI.

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Samsung NX11 Unveiled at CES 2011

Samsung NX11 Unveiled at CES 2011

Samsung is pushing hard into the DSLR market, announcing many products, the NX11 will be the top of the line and will feature Samsung's new i-Function lenses. The device will replace the older NX10 and will be one of the first devices compatible with with the new i-Function range of lenses which offer up the ability to change shooting settings with the press of a button on the lens itself.

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Nikon patent surfaces for lens with manual and motorized zoom

Nikon patent surfaces for lens with manual and motorized zoom

The video quality you can get from a DSLR that can record video in HD is very impressive giving the capability to make really good photos and video with one go. The catch that some are finding when they are trying to make pro level video with the DSLR is that it's hard to zoom smoothly in manual zoom mode that DSLR cameras support.

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Canon wants your NFC smartphone as a DSLR screen in new patent application

Canon wants your NFC smartphone as a DSLR screen in new patent application

As patent application illustrations go, Canon hasn't exactly pushed the boat out this time, but there's enough to see that the company is interested in how digital cameras and cellphones might one day talk among themselves. In an application titled "Communication Device and Control Method Thereof", Canon outlines a system whereby NFC - or another short-range wireless technology - could be used to turn your cellphone display into an ad-hoc viewer for content on your digital camera, as well as transferring content across or updating settings.

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Quik Pod gets longer and works with DSLR cameras

Quik Pod gets longer and works with DSLR cameras

Way back in 2007 we talked a bit about the Quik Pod device that was for small point and shoot cameras. The Quickpod is a monopod that you can attach your camera too so you can get a photo of you and others without having to ask someone for help to shoot the photo.

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Tamron debuts world’s lightest and smallest 15x DSLR zoom lens

Tamron debuts world’s lightest and smallest 15x DSLR zoom lens

Tamron is a big name in the aftermarket lens world making lenses for just about all the DSLR cameras on the market. Tamron has announced its latest lens offering and the new lens claims to be the world's smallest and lightest 15x optical zoom lens and is the first from Tamron to use Piezo Drive AF also known as PZD AF. The lens has 15x zoom and covers a focal range of 18-270mm.

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Pentax K-r limited edition gets bizarre robot theme makeover

Pentax K-r limited edition gets bizarre robot theme makeover

Pentax has outed another in the company's range of unusually colored DSLRs, this time a limited edition of 100 rainbow K-r cameras. Supposedly the result of customer demand, on the inside it's the same 12.4-megapixel shooter previously offered in white, black and red, complete with a 3-inch 920k dot LCD display, 6fps shooting for up to 25 frames, in-camera HDR editing and a 100 – 25600 ISO range, but on the outside it's an eye-catching (if not eye-watering) array of colors and a matching lens.

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Lightscoop makes photos better and won’t scare babies

Lightscoop makes photos better and won’t scare babies

When my son was an infant, he would be fine if you took a single pic of him with flash. If you shot a second picture, you could bet he was going to cry. The bright flash scared him, many babies are like that, and some pets and adults are too. If you want to take your pics this holiday season without making babies cry and dog's growl, the Lightscoop may be for you.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 41 2010

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 41 2010

This was a big week for mobile phone fans with the unveiling and leaks of hoards of Windows Phone 7 handsets. Among those handsets was the HTC HD7 also known as the Schubert. The specs of the handset leaked Monday. T-Mobile's pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Tab in the US also leaked early in the week. The device will be $399 with a new contract after a $50 MIR or $649 sans contract.

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Nikon D7000 gets early unboxing as Best Buy start selling [Video]

Nikon D7000 gets early unboxing as Best Buy start selling [Video]

Nikon's D7000 DSLR isn't expected to go on sale for a few days yet, but it seems Best Buy can't quite help themselves; the lure of taking money from customers' wallets when there's perfectly good stock sitting around in warehouses is too great, and so we've got the first two unboxing videos from lucky D7000 owners Geoff and PanicInJune.  The 16.2-megapixel camera isn't exactly brimming with surprise inside the box, but it's always nice to get a sneak preview.

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