If given the choice, most DSLR and mirrorless camera users would love to play with the medium format on a regular basis. The main hurdles to owning one of these things are the high price point, slower shooting speeds, bulk, and expensive accompanying gear. However, all the downsides go out of the window once you’ve
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Sony has a decent range of compact point-and-shoot cameras, particularly the DSC, or Cyber-shot, range. You can find a myriad of different DSC models, all of which feature solid image quality, a portable design, and a good set of features for beginners. The Sony DSC-WX350 is one such model. This is one of the smallest
If you want a powerful camera with DSLR-like features, the Nikon COOLPIX range has a lot to offer you. If you want to go all out, spring for the COOLPIX P950. For a basic point-and-shoot camera for video recording, the COOLPIX A1000 is a good option. Finally, if you want a simple but durable waterproof
The Nikon Z range of cameras are powerful mirrorless devices that compete with Canon EOS M and R ranges. These are high-quality cameras that have top specs, but also benefit from the excellent Nikon Z-mount lenses. The Nikon Z5, in particular, is a brilliant, entry-level mirrorless camera that offers superior image quality and a fantastic
The Canon PowerShot series of cameras has a few different sub-categories. One such category is the PowerShot ELPH models. These are budget point-and-shoot cameras that offer a great mix of portability, decent image quality, and ease of use. One of the best ELPH models available is the Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS. This is a
Nikon has a great line of COOLPIX point-and-shoot cameras. It ranges from basic models like the COOLPIX W150 through to advanced models like the COOLPIX P950. The Nikon COOLPIX A1000 sits somewhere in the middle and offers excellent photo and video recording quality. If you want a quality point-and-shoot camera that allows you to record
The Canon PowerShot range of cameras is diverse and features two main styles. Firstly, we have the traditional point-and-shoot cameras with compact designs like the PowerShot SX740 HS. Secondly, we have bridge cameras like the Canon PowerShot SX530 that feature a DSLR-like design, with point-and-shoot usability. The Canon PowerShot SX530 is a decent, basic camera.
The Canon PowerShot range of cameras features a multitude of different point-and-shoot designs. For beginners and general photography, there is the SX range, like the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS. For more advanced photography and utility, there are models like the Canon PowerShot G3 X. This point-and-shoot camera has greater features and quality, and also a
Canon has created a good range of point-and-shoot cameras for beginners, like the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS. What makes these cameras great is that they have high-resolution image sensors, and thus allow beginners to shoot quality photos while learning the basics. The PowerShot range is incredibly accessible and they are some of the best point-and-shoot
For any long-standing full-frame camera owner, the medium format has always been in our peripheral vision. Generally speaking, the joys of a larger sensor, extra resolution, and depth of images are more than offset by the high prices and slower shooting speeds. Then came along the likes of the Pentax 645Z, which is now as
The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS is an improvement and development over older PowerShot models like the Canon PowerShot SX610 HS. It is still not one of the best-quality Canon point-and-shoot cameras, but it utilizes better technology and features than some of the older models. This camera is affordable and has a good set of features.
The Canon PowerShot SX610 HS is a solid, portable point-and-shoot camera that features a decent zoom and a high-quality image sensor. It is now considered one of the older Canon PowerShot models, but it still performs well and is a decent all-around camera for general usage. You could consider this a mid-range point-and-shoot camera within
Canon has an excellent range of point-and-shoot and bridge cameras in its PowerShot range. These range from simple models like the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS to the advanced Canon PowerShot G7 X MKIII. An often-overlooked model is the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS. This compact camera has point-and-shoot features with a DSLR-like design, and is a
When shooting with a digital camera, it’s a wonderful feature to have an instant view of your masterpiece, but it’s a totally different experience seeing everything in print. The Fujifilm instax WIDE 300 is an instant camera that provides the look and tones of film, with straightforward workings and final images at a reasonable size.
Bridge cameras are the perfect alternative to DSLRs. They have all of the basic manual controls of a DSLR, but the difference lies in the bridge camera’s ability to be fully automatic and, usually, its much cheaper price. One such example is the KODAK PIXPRO AZ252. It embraces a 16MP lens and a 25x optical
The Canon PowerShot range of cameras has a broad spectrum, from the powerful PowerShot G7 X MKII to the budget PowerShot SX530. There is something in this line to suit every type of photographer and every skill level. The Canon PowerShot SX730 HS sits somewhere in the middle and offers decent quality, a good set
Among the wide range of Nikon cameras available, the D5200 is arguably the most suitable for personal use. Beginner photographers in particular have a specific set of needs that this camera will fill admirably. The Nikon D5200 is an entry-level camera that has been on the market since 2013. Along with a 24MP APS-C (23.5×15.6mm)
Canon was admittedly not as fast as the rest of the pack when it came to delivering their own line of mirrorless cameras. Now, it’s full steam ahead, with mirrorless camera bodies available from the entry to the pro level. The Canon EOS R6 is aimed at the serious enthusiast who still wants pro-level features
The Canon PowerShot D30 is a small, sleek, and compact camera that has an underwater performance down to 25 meters. Furthermore, it has a shock resistance of about two meters and temperature resistance from 14 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (-10 to 40 degrees Celsius). The best aspect of this camera is that it does not
Most people know Sigma for its range of lenses, but if you dig a little deeper the company also produces a range of cameras, with today’s focus being on the Sigma fp. On the surface, it’s an unusual little camera that houses a full-frame sensor, is equally capable in both stills and video mode, and
For photography aficionados, there’s nothing more exhilarating than taking the perfect shot. However, long before you get in position for the picture, you must choose the right camera. Among the factors to consider when choosing a camera is the capacity to function in extreme conditions. In this regard, Olympus has become renowned for its top-range
Everyone has heard the word ‘Nikon’ regardless of their involvement in the photography or film industry. Whether it is the pixels, the performance, or the versatility of features, Nikon has always produced top tier products. In this particular review, we will talk about one of its most famous cameras – the Sleek, compact, feature-packed Nikon
For photographers who wish to get a close up of their subject without necessarily getting close, the Nikon COOLPIX P900 is the ideal camera. It’s no wonder there was quite a stir when Nikon unveiled the COOLPIX P900. This camera has an insane zoom range and can capture wide-angle scenes, producing excellent images of distant
All of the newly released top-end cameras from Panasonic have the ability to record 4K videos and it first started with the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4. Similarly, it continued with the launch of the more mainstream Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000. It’s understandable as the company has also been actively involved in the production of the big-screen TVs
With the D780’s release at CES 2020, Nikon brings the long-awaited successor to the successful Nikon D750 after a gap of five years. It not only further develops the tech of the Nikon D750 but also combines some of the latest features of the mirrorless Z series. Did you ever wish to have the touchscreen
Over the past few years, Panasonic has added a lot of new innovative features into its point-and-shoot cameras, including the TS series – a rugged and waterproof camera line. In the TS series, the Panasonic LUMIX DC-TS7 (also known as the DC-FT7) is the latest rugged camera that comes with a number of solid attributes,
The long-awaited Canon EOS R5 was released in July 2020 and has raised the bar for full-frame mirrorless cameras. For a long time, Canon kept itself away from high-end mirrorless cameras. But with the EOS R5, it seems to keep up the pace with the transformation in technology and trend. Of course, Canon doesn’t want
Back in 2014, when the Panasonic LUMIX LX100 was launched, it attracted a lot of fans. Four years later, Panasonic released its update, the LUMIX DC-LX100 II. Although four years is considered a long time in camera development terms, the LX100 II carries Panasonic’s same winning formula that includes a multi-aspect Four-Thirds type sensor with
Nikon finally released the much-awaited D6 in May 2020 after announcing its proposed arrival in November last year. This top top-of-the-line camera takes the legacy of Nikon’s D series further and gives tough competition to its rival, the Canon EOS 1D X Mark III. The Nikon D6 appeals to passionate amateurs and professionals who don’t
For years, the Japanese photo company Fujifilm has been a pioneer in mirrorless cameras that bring the look and feel of analog photography to life. It has now released the Fujifilm X100V, the fifth version of Fujifilm’s high-end compact line that has overcome most of the weaknesses of its predecessors. So what’s new with the