It certainly is the time of the sea(CES)son, and Nikon has brought forth a wealth of cameras and lenses bound to intrigue a wide-range of shooters. For starters, the D3300 DSLR has been announced, with a new 18-55mm kit lens—and a new 35mm f/1.8 prime lens has also been released. Five distinct point-and-shoot cameras have also been announced, including a new flagship long zoom.
Sony has announced the next member of their impressive lineup of Alpha E-mount APS-C format mirrorless cameras: the Alpha A5000 Mirrorless Digital Camera. Additionally, they have brought forth a new zoom lens for E-mount APS-C mount cameras, the Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens and a new, slim compact zoom, the DSC-W830 Digital Camera.
Fujifilm is kicking off the New Year right, with a slew of new point and shoot cameras and another new X-mount lens. The new cameras hail from the long zoom and “tough” camera side of the Fuji point-and-shoot spectrum.
In the following video, Mia McCormick, of Kelby Media, discusses the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 digital camera and presents an in-depth overview of its video-related assets. McCormick explores the camera's basic features, including its imaging and focusing capabilities, and then delves into how these core features translate to a well-rounded camera.
In the following video, Larry Becker, of Kelby Media, presents six advanced point-and-shoot cameras and compares their main assets and feature sets. Becker explores the Canon PowerShot G16, Fujifilm X100S, Leica C, Nikon COOLPIX A, Nikon COOLPIX P7700, and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II.
With a form factor that incorporates the best of the legendary OM series cameras, the just-announced Olympus Stylus 1 Digital Camera is a slim, stylish compact digital camera with a 12MP sensor and a 10.7x optical zoom lens. The 1/1.7” BSI CMOS sensor offers clear, color-accurate imaging and low-light capability.
The emergence of long zoom cameras as a legitimate multi-purpose digital camera option continued in 2013. Bridging the divide between conventional point-and-shoot and DSLR cameras, these compact cameras offer portability similar to their mirrorless cousins with more novice-friendly interfaces than advanced interchangeable-lens cameras.
Every year a series of "revolutionary" and "game-changing" cameras are released into the market. They included amazing high-resolution sensors, new professional-grade cameras, and slim new mirrorless designs in 2012. So what could possibly change in just one year?
Canon has announced four new additions to their PowerShot digital camera lineup. In addition to updated features, three of these four cameras, including the PowerShot G16, are now providing a built-in Wi-Fi connection for easy image sharing. Also, a new EF-S mount lens has been introduced.
In the following video, Larry Becker, from Kelby Media, explains the Canon PowerShot N point-and-shoot camera and the user-friendly features that make it a both fun to use and versatile. Becker discusses the PowerShot N camera’s eye-catching form factor and variety of shooting modes.