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Hot Shots
May 2011
Five cool camera picks for capturing your summer adventures

1. Exclusive You know a camera that’s described as “piano black” means serious style, but the best part about the Fuji Instax Mini 50S? It prints instant color photos. $198 at Urban Outfitters

2. Splurge For a high-performance digital camera that’s easy to tote, set your sights on the 14.2-megapixel Sony Nex-5, one of the smallest, lightest interchangeable-lens cameras around. This one comes with an 18-55mm OSS lens. $700 at Ritz Camera

3. Artsy Engrained’s Erin Paysse takes a novel approach to film photography with her 35mm Well-Read Pinhole Camera, hand-built using a vintage book cover. $148 at

4. Basic Flash your feminine side with the pink Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS digital camera featuring a 24mm wide-angle lens, video capabilities, and an LCD touch screen. $300 at Best Buy

5. Hipster Project photos and HD movies onto any flat surface using the 14.1-megapixel Nikon COOLPIX S1100pJ, which comes with a remote control. $350 at Staples