Stories by Paul Jasper

Fujifilm Finepix F60fd

If a camera can detect faces in your shots, then why shouldn't it find flowers and mountains too? The 12-megapixel Fujifilm FinePix F60fd (US$300) adds automatic scene recognition to the face-detection abilities of its predecessor, the <a href="">Finepix F50fd</a>, which at one time was a Best Buy on <a href="">our Point and Shoot Cameras chart</a>.

Olympus Stylus 1050 SW Point-and-Shoot Camera

If you're <a href="">an avid explorer</a> (or a <a href="">walking disaster</a>), feast your eyes on the rugged charms of the Olympus Stylus 1050 SW. This pocket-size camera can endure a torrent of abuse, whether it accompanies you on outdoor adventures, joins you on <a href="">underwater expeditions</a>, or just constantly slips out of your pocket. According to Olympus, the US$300 1050 SW can withstand drops of up to 5 feet, submersion to depths of 10 feet, and temperatures down to 14 Fahrenheit.