Best Gear 2003: Imagemakers

With crisp color photos and easy printing options, digital cameras keep pushing film aside

Kodak EasyShare DX6490 Camera This big daddy offers 4 megapixels and 10x optical zoom to produce detailed wide-angle shots and vivid close-ups. Best part: the lithium-ion battery really lasts. kodak.com ($500)

Olympus P-10 Printer It's a chain reaction: first came the digital cams, now come specialized photo-only printers like the P-10. It uses dye sublimation to produce a photo-lab-quality print in just 44 seconds. olympus.com ($200)

Sony DSC-U60 Cyber-Shot U A waterproof 2-megapixel sport cam that's perfect for any swimming hole. Who doesn't want his picture taken with the fishes? sonystyle.com ($250)

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