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Camera advice from Consumer Reports

Posted by Teresa Hanafin September 23, 2012 06:00 AM

By Consumer Reports magazine

Unless all you ever do with photographs is text them or upload them to Facebook, you need a real camera. Even models that are barely larger than a phone offer optical zoom (some as high as 10x), along with a wider variety of controls than a phone. Advanced models let you shoot more types of subjects under more varied conditions, including very low light.

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Photography apps for your phone

Posted by Teresa Hanafin July 20, 2012 02:20 PM

Thinking of ditching your separate camera and moving to just using your phone for all your photos? What apps should you go for?

Instagram made headlines recently after being bought by Facebook for $1 billion. What does it include, and what else is out there?

Check out this gallery of photo apps.

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Popular waterproof cameras for summer

Posted by Teresa Hanafin June 12, 2012 01:17 PM

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Thinking of picking up a waterproof point-and-shoot for those summer days at the beach and pool?

Amazon.com tracks the 100 best-selling digital cameras, and DSLRphoto.com picked out the 9 bestselling waterproof cameras from the past week. The top three are:

  • Nikon COOLPIX AW100 16 MP CMOS Waterproof with GPS and Full HD 1080p Video ($239.95 - pictured above)
  • Canon PowerShot D10 12.1 MP Waterproof with 3x Optical IS and 2.5-Inch LCD ($244)
  • Canon PowerShot D20 12.1 MP CMOS Waterproof with 5x IS 28mm Wide-Angle Lens ($309)

Read the complete list here with links to more details about each camera.

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