Consumer Reports Rates Digital Cameras.

In its July issue, Consumer Reports (subscription required for full content) updated its online ratings of digital cameras.

From the site Product Reviews and Bargains, here is a list of some of the top choices :

For advanced Single Lens Reflex cameras (SLRs), [Consumer Reports] recommends the

Nikon D300,

Canon EOS 40D, and

Olympus E-3.

Most of the recommended point-and-shoot models are Canon PowerShots:

Among the recommended models in various categories of point-and-shoot cameras are the

Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS,

Canon PowerShot A470,

Canon PowerShot G10,

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS,

Samsung HZ10W, and

Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR.