Sony Cyber-shot RX100: Big sensor, big price

Sony is targeting the high-end compact camera market with its latest release – the Cyber-shot RX100. This is the first time the company has produced a compact camera with a large sensor, which they say is the world’s first1 1.0-type 20.2 effective megapixel sensor. Usually a big sensor means a bigger body and lens, but … Continue reading Sony Cyber-shot RX100: Big sensor, big price

Sony announces HX100V and HX9V cameras

Sony has announced two megazoom cameras, which it claims will allow photographers to snap away with a bigger zoom, while experiencing less blur. The two high-end cameras come from the Cyber-shot stable and are dubbed the HX100V and HX9V. The HX100V boasts a massive 30x zoom, while the HX9V offers a still-impressive 16x zoom. However, … Continue reading Sony announces HX100V and HX9V cameras

Make someone snap-happy this Christmas

Whatever your budget, you should be able to pick up some great gifts this Christmas for everyone from the keen amateur photographer to the kids. Shop around online for some excellent prices. Compact cameras For a point-and-shoot camera, you can’t go wrong with the Canon Powershot A300 IS. It delivers clear images (it has 12.1MP … Continue reading Make someone snap-happy this Christmas

Sony Cyber-shot TX5: water, dust, shock and frost proof!

Sony have just announced their latest and greatest, the Cyber-shot TX5 and are heavily touting it as being “everything proof”. The TX5 can take on water, dust, shock, cold and just about everything else bar T1000s. According to Sony the TX5 can withstand drops of 1.5 m, although I have no desire to test this. … Continue reading Sony Cyber-shot TX5: water, dust, shock and frost proof!