Point & Shoot Cameras

Fujifilm FinePix S Series Long Zoom Cameras

Fujifilm has recently released an array of new S series digital cameras, which combine long zoom lenses with the ease of use of a point-and-shoot system. With this amalgam of characteristics in mind, the physical construction of these cameras incorporates balanced ergonomics along with impressive image quality.

The New Ricoh GR Digital Camera

Ricoh has announced the release of their high-performance GR Digital Camera. Improving on the successes of their GR DIGITAL (I-IV) series, but eliminating the numbered nomenclature, the simply named GR is a formidable point-and-shoot, conceived and designed to compete with the Nikon COOLPIX A, Canon PowerShot G1X and Fujifilm X100s, for example.

Hands-On Review Video: Nikon Coolpix A

The Nikon Coolpix A has an APS-C-size 16.2 megapixel sensor, making it Nikon's largest-sized sensor in a point-and-shoot body. The fixed lens has a 35mm equivalent focal length of 28mm, and its maximum aperture is relatively fast at f/2.8.

Lytro: The Light Field Frontier

To my astonishment and delight, a truly innovative digital device recently hit the consumer market, and it did so about as quietly as a snowflake landing on cotton. No show-stopping CES announcement. No TV spot during the Super Bowl.

New from Canon: A Pair of Rebel DSLRs, a Zoom Lens and a PowerShot Camera

Canon has just announced two new Rebel DSLRs, the EOS Rebel T5i and the EOS Rebel SL1, both of which are poised to be compact DSLRs that will deliver impressive imaging performance. Additionally, a new EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens has been announced.

New from Nikon: 80-400 Telephoto Zoom Lens, COOLPIX A, P330 and S3500 Point-and-Shoot Cameras

Nikon has announced not only a new version of its wonderful 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 lens, but three new point-and-shoot cameras, including the new flagship COOLPIX A digital camera with a large DX-format sensor.

 

 

Hands-On Review: the Pentax MX-1

The Pentax MX-1 is a vintage style, though fully modern, point-and-shoot camera with a 12MP sensor that's relatively large  at 1/1.7". Its built-in lens zooms across a 35mm equivalent focal-length range of 28-112mm. Kelby Media's Larry Becker finds a lot to like about the MX-1 in this hands-on review.

Fujifilm Updates the X and FinePix Cameras

Fujifilm has recently introduced several new point-and-shoot cameras that possess a broad array of features and serve to improve upon their existing line of non-interchangeable lens X series and FinePix digital cameras. At the forefront of this announcement are the highly anticipated X100S and X20 cameras, which feature retro styling combined with high imaging performance.

Hands-On Review: Nikon COOLPIX P7700

Join Larry Becker as he offers a hands-on review of the Nikon COOLPIX P7700 Digital Camera, which he describes as a high-end enthusiast's camera that will appeal to amateurs, pros, camera nerds who love its “loaded feature list” and anyone ready to step up from a standard point-and-shoot.

Holiday 2012: Gifts for Parents

Coming up with gift ideas for a kid isn’t terribly taxing. However, shopping for their parents often proves to be a little more difficult. When pressed, mom or dad may divulge that they could use a new ice cream scoop or some wool socks, but in you can’t imagine their face lighting up when they unwrap such conventional gifts. You know you can do better.

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