The New Sony HDR-AS10 & HDR-AS15 HD Action Camcorders Combine Quality Optics & Rugged Design

Sony has finally announced a pair of compact, rugged Full HD camcorders for point-of-view (POV) action sports videography. As this corner of the camcorder market continues to grow, we knew it would only be a matter of time until Sony offered a viable contender.

Aquatic Cameras for the Rest of Us

We're waist-deep in summer, and that means we’re neck-deep in the water with friends and family. What better way to capture your aquatic summer adventures than with an underwater camera? Each of the major players in the photo industry has fine underwater offerings that make getting memorable shots under the sea, or just within reach of the waves, a cinch.

Xtreme Recording with the JVC ADIXXION Action Camcorder

JVC has recently announced a new action camera, the GC-XA1 ADIXXION, which is designed specifically to go wherever you want to go while you do whatever you want to do. This small camcorder is ruggedly designed.

Hands-On Review: Waterproof Handheld Camcorders

If you and your family or friends are headed to the beach, pool or lake this summer, then you owe it to yourself to check out this video roundup of waterproof camcorders. 

Tough and Friendly: The Fuji FinePix XP170 Digital Camera

The Fuji FinePix XP170 is the latest edition to Fuji’s “tough” line of point and shoots. These are called tough cameras because they can withstand outdoor conditions that other cameras balk at—and while the latest Fuji XP is indeed tough, it’s also friendly:  its most notable development is the ability to network socially.

New Sony HDR-GW77V Handycam Loves Adventure

Summer’s just about here, and you’ll soon be ramping up your travel and outdoor activities. If you’re looking for a camcorder or still camera that’s easy to travel with, and one that doesn’t mind going wherever you do, consider Sony’s new HDR-GW77V Handycam.

Liquid Image Video Goggles Are Ready When You Are

Anyone looking for a camera that can keep up with skiing, snowboarding, dirt biking, mountain biking or diving should check out the Liquid Image goggles with integrated 1080p HD video camera. 

New Pentax K-30 and New 50mm f/1.8 Lens Offer Refined Performance and Durability

The K-30 is Pentax’s newest endeavor in the DSLR market and features a familiar set of specifications, while improving upon functionality and overall efficiency. Pentax has also announced a new medium-telephoto-length 50mm f/1.8 prime lens.

New Olympus TG-1 iHS Camera is Tougher and Smarter

Olympus sent its Tough camera to finishing school, and the result is a camera as rugged as ever, but with some very smooth new moves. Like its predecessors, the new TG-1 iHS camera will stand up to pretty much any physical challenge.

New Pentax Optio WG-2 Rugged Digital Camera

With their distinctive bowtie-like body styling, the newly-announced Pentax Optio WG-2 and WG-2 GPS bear an uncanny resemblance to their rugged Optio ancestors. Although the new cameras—13th-generation models according to the Pentax press release—strongly resemble their forebears, they contain enough internal and external improvements to warrant the title "new."


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