HP PhotoSmart R707

The HP Photosmart R707 has a stylish silver and dark-gray case that looks vaguely BMW, but it’s got a downright Midwestern personality that’s eager to help out a neighbor and do right by its friends.

That personality shows through as soon as you venture into the camera’s menus, which include full-text descriptions of each option instead of the cryptic icons and abbreviations common to most cameras.… Read the rest

HP PhotoSmart R707

Sigma SD-10

When nothing matters more than getting the perfect picture, you want the best camera money can buy. A good candidate: the Sigma SD10, a hulking slab of an SLR aimed at wannabe Leibovitzes. This camera makes few concessions to user-friendliness. But in capable hands, it has the potential to produce outstanding images.… Read the rest

Sigma SD-10

Sony DSC-F828 Cyber-shot

Its odd shape might offend SLR purists, but the Sony DSC-F828 Cyber-shot has it all: speed, smarts, awesome image quality, and an impressive 8 megapixels of resolution, sufficient to make professional-grade 10 x 14-inch prints and stunning on-screen images. The heart of the Cyber-shot is Sony’s four-color CCD, an 11mm chip that has sensors for emerald tones in addition to the standard trio of red, green, and blue.… Read the rest

Sony DSC-F828 Cyber-shot