Sony announce new cameras: NEX-7 and NEX-5N

Sony have just announced two new compact cameras to be released this September, and from the position of this writers lofty throne they are looking good. First up is the Nex-7, which is the more expensive of the two at around £1000. The features and specification of the camera would appear to justify such a price, … Continue reading Sony announce new cameras: NEX-7 and NEX-5N

Budding wildlife photographers rejoice with the launch of the Samsung WB750!

Compact, digital cameras seem to be fixated on delivering more sophisticated and proficient lenses in recent months, a focus, which I believe, is well overdue.  The latest camera to be promoting its assets predominantly on its lens is Samsung’s new WB750, which, in featuring the longest ever zoom in the company’s compact camera portfolio, “takes … Continue reading Budding wildlife photographers rejoice with the launch of the Samsung WB750!

Canon expands its PowerShot, IXUS and PIXMA ranges.

Mention the name Canon to many camera aficionados and it will be greeted with an almost god like reverence, for Canon is for many, the first and last word in compact cameras. That said, the printer range is not too shabby either. So Canon fans rejoice, as not content to sit around sitting on its … Continue reading Canon expands its PowerShot, IXUS and PIXMA ranges.

Sony NEX-VG20E Handycam: Fun for video and audiophiles

Sony has released its best-ever Handycam – the NEX-VG20E. The problem is, it’s so well-designed that all you’ll want to do is record a mirror. In Full HD. At 50p and 25p. With Tru-Black technology and 16MP stills. Cool. Aside from looking good on the outside, crack it open and you’ll find an Exmor APS … Continue reading Sony NEX-VG20E Handycam: Fun for video and audiophiles

Panasonic expands FX range: DMC-FZ150 and DMC-FX90

Panasonic have added two new cameras to its award-winning range of ‘super-zoom’ digital cameras, the DMC-FZ150 and the DMC-FX90, as well as a firmware upgrade for the DMC-LX5. I have to admit that, unlike their uncanny ability to make their subjects look remarkably more attractive and even younger, zooms don’t seem to be a digital … Continue reading Panasonic expands FX range: DMC-FZ150 and DMC-FX90

Olympus SP-810UZ: Creative camera control

For anyone who may have dabbled in real estate you will know how difficult it is trying to capture shots of rooms within houses that do not do the property the justice it deserves by simply getting the whole of the room in the frame. Thankfully, instantly knocking a few grand off the asking price … Continue reading Olympus SP-810UZ: Creative camera control

Sony SLT-A77 and SLT-A65: Sony surges forward in the race for photographic innovation

The photography giants are most certainly battling it out in the stakes to produce some innovative camerawork creations at the moment. Alongside the PRs from the likes of Olympus and Panasonic feverishly contacting technology-review publications to give their company’s latest arrival the PR it deserves, is Sony’s PR team. Such zealous promotion meant the press … Continue reading Sony SLT-A77 and SLT-A65: Sony surges forward in the race for photographic innovation