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Camera House : Better Pictures 7
holidays Gift Guide 24 for the pros This colourful DSLR from Pentax delivers 12.4 megapixel resolution, HD video recording and a nice large 3 inch LCD for framing up your pics. It features 6 frames per second burst shooting so you’ll never miss a moment of the action and with an ISO range of 100-25600 it does well even in the most challenging of lighting situations. In-camera effects add to the appeal as do the Auto Shooting Modes for the less experienced photographer. Replacing Canon’s 50D, this mid range DLSR should appeal to your family’s photo enthusiast. It delivers a massive 18.1 megapixel CMOS sensor alongside Canon’s DiG!C 4 image processor to provide shooters with brilliant image resolution and true to life colour. Add to this HD movie recording, a range of Creative Auto modes and Quick Control screens, improved operation and an ISO range of 100-6400 means that it’s great for shooting in low light situations. A 9 point AF system delivers sharp images or you can manually set focus points for better control. With a fast start up of 0.1 seconds, this is a camera that’s always ready when you are. Ok, it may look a little retro – but the new Nikon 1 V1 delivers breakthrough technology for the Nikon brand. The first compact system camera to be made by Nikon it delivers all the bells and whistles of its DSLR cousins but in a much smaller form factor. Expect to see HD movie recording, in-camera effects, a 10.1 megapixel CX sensor, a superfast AF system (up to 60 frames per second) and a rather unique new shooting mode – the motion snapshot – which basically allows you to create a still image with moving elements – sweeeet! PeNtAX Kr CANoN eoS 60d NiKoN 1 v1 Utilising Sony’s groundbreaking translucent mirror technology – the A65 is not as high spec as its big brother the A77, but there is still plenty to appeal to the photo enthusiast. Continuous Auto Focus allows you to focus and shoot simultaneously for fast, precise performance and continuous shooting of up to 10 frames per second. Adjustments can be seen and made in real time with a Tru-FinderTM OLED electronic viewfinder, and movie lovers can choose from three HD movie modes – super-smooth 60p, standard 60i or richly cinematic 24 frames per second – to optimise the look and feel of your home movies. SoNy A65 ALSoAvAiLAbLeiNBLACK 022_Bpics7_Giftguides_v3.indd 24 24/11/11 8:36 AM
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