Recomendations for Point and shoot Cameras. David Pogue of the NYT has nailed in this article. Wide angle is far more important than telephoto for a point and shoot.

David Pogue has great video on the importance of sensor size here.

Canon Software DPP

My page on the problems of raw conversion using Adobe.

70-300 F5.6

Canon 5D

Canon 40D

Canon G12

 

16-35L II F2.8

50mm 1.4

24-105L F4

 

Nikon D300

Nikon 17-55 2.8

Nikon D40

Nikon 18-55