Demystifying Digital 2014 Product Showcase: Cameras

Nikon Dƒ FX-Format DSLR  Nikon’s smallest FX-format DSLR, the advanced level Df pays homage to Nikon’s F-series 35mm film cameras, yet it features technology similar to the pro D4 DSLR. It sports a pentaprism and top cover, constructed of magnesium alloy, and mechanical controls for settings, so users can feel the adjustments. Dedicated dials control more »

Best Cool Cameras: Samsung Galaxy Camera

To deliver the best of both worlds, Samsung’s Galaxy Camera combines high-end photography with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and 4G mobile Internet connectivity. The point-and-shoot camera offers a familiar user interface and access to the entire universe of Android applications from Google Play. The Galaxy Camera doesn’t just capture your memories in photos and Full more »

Best Adventureproof Cameras: Fujifilm FinePix XP200

A photographic companion for all seasons, this ruggedly cool-looking point & shoot offers the ultimate adventureproof features: it’s waterproof to a depth of 50 feet, shockproof from a height of 6.6 feet, freezeproof to 14ºF, and dustproof. It also has a double-sealed battery door lock for enhanced protection. “The XP200 is the ultimate outdoor camera more »

Best Ultrazoom Cameras: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30

This long-zoom bridge camera is an affordable, all-in-on alternative to a digital SLR. Its long-reaching 35x optical zoom provides a 25–875mm equivalent zoom range, so you capture subjects both near and far without changing a lens. At the superzoom end, you’ll be able to draw your subjects up close with 16.1-megapixel resolution, to capture sports more »

Best Point & Shoot Compact Cameras: Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

This high-end advanced Canon PowerShot SX510 HS is compact and comfortable to hold, with the ability to create excellent images that can be wirelessly shared from virtually anywhere. Its newly expanded built-in Wi-Fi, with quick and easy setup, lets you post to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr, send to e-mail, and share with your tablet, smartphone, more »

Nikon COOLPIX P7800

Nikon COOLPIX P7800 delivers Nikon’s optical excellence and versatile high-performance features in a portable, compact body. Equipped with both automatic and advanced features, the P7800 presents a high-powered and intuitive option for superior image quality and performance, without sacrificing creative control. Packed with innovative features, including a large 12.2-megapixel CMOS sensor, a fast maximum aperture more »

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic’s pocketable Lumix DMC-LF1 point-and-shoot compact, part of its new LF series—a sister line of the LX series—incorporates a 0.2-inch 200k-dot electronic viewfinder with 100% field of view and a 3.0-inch 920k-dot LCD with automatic brightness adjustment for high visibility during shooting and image playback. It also boasts a 7.1x optical zoom, 28–200mm equivalent f/2.0 more »

Waterproof Cameras to Beat the Summer Heat

When summer heats up, heat up your picture-taking opportunities. Get yourself out with your camera and start exploring. A great way to change up your photography this summer is to add an adventure-proof camera to your repertoire. They are relatively inexpensive and hold up to just about anything. Each year I get my hands on more »

Best Ultrazoom Cameras

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Designed with advanced features, fast focusing, and multiple-shot speed, the PowerShot SX50 HS boasts a whopping 50x optical zoom, 24–1200mm equivalent lens and significantly reduced lag time than previous PowerShots. The first point-and-shoot model with a high-powered 50x optical zoom, 24mm wide-angle lens with optical image stabilization to combat blurring, the more »

Best Point and Shoot Compacts

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 This pocket-friendly Cyber-shot acts more like a high-performing DSLR than a point-and-shoot camera, with a 20.2-megapixel, large Exmor CMOS sensor; a Carl Zeiss 3.6x optical zoom lens; full manual controls; JPEG + RAW image capture; and Full HD 1080/60p video recording. Impressive specs! The camera’s specially developed sensor, which is four times more »

Picture-Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts: Find the Perfect Camera for Mom

National Photo Month, recognized by Congress in 1987, is the month to indulge in photography. And we all know that “moms” are the primary memory keepers in the family, so what better way for you to show your love for mom than to indulge her passion for photography with the gift of a new camera. more »

Fujifilm’s FinePix XP200 for the Outdoor Enthusiast: Rugged and Connected

Fujifilm North America Corporation’s newest XP-series point-and-shoot camera, the FinePix XP200, offers an improved 16 megapixel CMOS sensor for enhanced image quality, a reinforced 5x Fujinon lens and rugged construction that is waterproof to 50 feet, shockproof to withstand a fall of 6.6 feet, freezeproof to 14°F and dustproof. The XP200 also has a newly more »