Small enough to fit in your pocket and a similar standard to some DSLRs, compact cameras offer quality and flexibility. DSLR cameras can be chunky, so compact cameras are the perfect way to take professional-looking shots without having to lug around cumbersome equipment. Compact cameras are an excellent compromise when you want to travel light, … Continue reading Top Compact Cameras for all price ranges
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
Ricoh has updated its premium compact camera, from the GR Digital III to the – surprise surprise – GR Digital IV. So what’s new about the latest model? Well, Ricoh has updated its image processors, and introduced an image stabilisation system to help prevent camera shake. Its autofocus speed should also be faster thanks to … Continue reading Is the GR Digital IV camera worth the price?
Canon is going for power with the latest additions to its PowerShot stable, the S100 and SX40 HS. Canon is bridging the gap between the point-and-shoot and DSLR brigade with these two models, both of which are the first to feature the latest generation of Canon’s DIGIC image processor which, it says, offers faster speeds … Continue reading Canon packs a powerful punch in its latest Powershots
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!
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.
It was about eight months ago when I reviewed the CX5’s predecessor, the CX4 – and as I pulled the latest release out of the box, I did a double-take as I thought I’d seen this camera already. Body wise, there is little to distinguish the two of them. The CX5 is a bit dearer … Continue reading Is five better than four? Ricoh CX5 review
Packing for your summer holiday simply wouldn’t be complete without a camera. Taking photos and videos to remember your holiday is priceless and therefore your choice of camera shouldn’t be taken with a pinch of salt. If you are on the lookout for a new camera ahead of your couldn’t-come-fast-enough holiday take a look at … Continue reading The TX-10 Cybershot and two other ‘summer holiday proof’ cameras