Get Full Exposure Control with New Canon SLR


Canon’s EOS 7D digital SLR includes full HD video capture and fully manual exposure control. It’s compatible with more than 60 Canon EF and EF-S lenses, and utilizes an APS-C size CMOS image sensor. 1080p video can be shot at 24, 25 or 30fps, and 720p and SD progressive-scan video can be shot at 50 or 60fps.

Suggested Retail Price:

$1899 in kit with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens


Adobe’s Premiere Elements/Photoshop Elements is now in version 8, adding additional analysis tools to help you find all of your images and videos. Motion Tracking allows you to automate the moving of objects; SmartMix makes it easy to lower the music and add voice overs, and SmartFix corrects shaky footage, color and lighting problems.

Suggested Retail Price:

$150; $100 for Premiere Elements or Photoshop Elements alone


Creative has launched the second-generation Vado HD pocket camcorder, which includes Vado Central software for Mac OS X. The unit is available in white with green accents with 4GB (one hour) of capacity; or in black with red accents with 8GB (two hours) of capacity. Vado Central for the Mac features video transferring and direct-to-iMovie importing.

Suggested Retail Price:

$180-4GB; $200-8GB

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