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Review: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 camera

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 is a showpiece for the benefits and drawbacks of a touchscreen interface. Its touchscreen UI introduces a few groundbreaking features, but may leave you longing for old-fashioned analog controls more often than not.

Review: Canon PowerShot Elph 500 HS camera

If you're looking for a touchscreen camera, the Canon PowerShot Elph 500 HS is one of the best point-and-shoot options. Due to the touchscreen, however, the Elph 500 HS acts more like a phone than a traditional camera.

Review: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V point-and-shoot

You'd be hard-pressed to find a camera that offers more features than the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V, with its 16X-optical-zoom lens, ability to capture 3D images and excellent video, GPS functions, searchable in-camera help guide, and more.

How to take great macro photographs

Macro photography is any type of shooting where you're extremely close to a detail or small object. You can capture great macro images with a SLR, point-and-shoot, and even an iPhone. Whichever camera you choose to use, here are some tips to remember.

Photographer creates 360-degree time-lapse movies

San Francisco artist and programmer Ken Murphy has combined a point-and-shoot camera, a Canon firmware hack, and a motorized telescope mount to create lively panoramic time-lapse movies.

First Look: iOS 5 Camera and Photos features

With this fall's iOS 5 update, Apple plans to add some new camera and photo-editing features to the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. We take a closer look at these features and how useful they'll be for iPhone photographers.

10 cool things to do with Instagram

The Instagram business is booming and there are tons of fun apps and services tapping into the power of the photo feeds. Check out these ten neat things you can do with your Instagram account.

On the road with a camera, an iPad, and a Hyperdrive

Ben Long takes a photography trip to Turkey, leaving his MacBook Air at home in favor of an iPad and a HyperDrive.

Apple updates Digital Camera RAW for five cameras

Apple has released an update to Digital Camera RAW that adds support for five new cameras.

Review: Acorn 3 image editor

Priced at $50, Acorn 3 is a full featured image editor with a lot of high-end features, including raw conversion, multiple layers, vector graphics. What’s not entirely clear is who it’s aimed at.

Review: Nikon D7000 DSLR

The D7000 is an excellent mid-range digital SLR from Nikon that has a full complement of advanced and automatic features, a new 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, good low-light performance, full 1080p HD video capabilities, and can autofocus in video and Live View modes.

Use Automator to shoot a time-lapse movie

There are plenty of tools that will help you with time-lapse photography on your Mac, but only one comes bundled with the Mac OS -- Automator.

Nikon's image authentication algorithm cracked

Researchers have discovered a flaw in the system used by Nikon professional digital cameras to ensure images have not been tampered with.

Online printing services save time and money

Only a few years ago, printing photos and business documents required a trip to your local photography store or print shop. These days, you can do it all from the comfort of your home or office, taking advantage of a greater selection of products and often saving considerably in the process.

Olympus XZ-1

With an F1.8 lens, a full array of manual controls, and some creative in-camera extras, the Olympus XZ-1 is a very versatile camera. Though not the easiest one for novices to use, it will reward those who get to know it.