Best Buys: VIBE’s 2010 Holiday Gift Guide


The one gift that makes everyone cheese

When it comes to landing a flawless Facebook-ready “candid” shot, credit-cardsize digital cameras never get the full picture. Help the ones you’re gifting shoot like a pro with Canon’s brawny PowerShot SX30 IS. Aside from the 14.1 megapixels that’ll accentuate all their good sides, assorted lighting options and features like Zoom Framing Assist are designed to abolish blurry amateur snapshots (and video). The biggest sell? It’s the first point-and-shoot with a monster 35x wide-angle zoom lens, so even nosebleed-section sufferers can secure HD flicks and footage worthy of gloating. ($430;

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