Sony RX10 Review: A First-Rate Camera With a Do-It-All Lens

The Sony A7 series marked a turning point for photographic gear, but it also overshadowed another new Sony offering every bit as unique as its full-frame companions. The RX10 was designed to bring powerhouse features into a practical and versatile package. For that reason, it holds vast appeal for many different types… » 12/20/13 11:13am 12/20/13 11:13am

Sony HX50V: A Massive Superzoom Camera Dressed Like a Skinny Superstar

Really exciting point-and-shoot cameras only come around every so often, and last year's Sony RX100 was one of them. It blew its pocket compact competitors away. It also cost $650, which is pricey for an enthusiast camera. The new scaled down Sony HX50V mimics the RX100's covetable aesthetics, and packs some… » 4/24/13 12:00am 4/24/13 12:00am

Fujifilm's New Superzoom Cameras Reach New Absurd Levels of…

Fujifilm's newly refreshed line of S series "bridge" cameras have some of the highest magnification zoom lenses out there. These cameras are for people who want big hulking DSLR cameras without all those complicated DSLR buttons for controlling things. But at least you can control the zoom SO MUCH. » 1/07/13 4:00pm 1/07/13 4:00pm

Olympus's New 40X Superzoom Camera Will Let You Snap All The Long…

Maybe you're trying to creepily snap spy shots of someone across the street. Or maybe you're unhealthily obsessed with photographing planes in flight. Either way, the measly 3X zoom on your point and shoot might not be enough. Maybe Olympus' latest superzoom, with 40X optical zoom and 1080p video capabilities, will… » 8/22/12 5:40pm 8/22/12 5:40pm

Panasonic DMC-FZ8 Has More Megapixels for $50 Less Than Its Predecessor

Panasonic unleashed a blizzard of nine cameras today, and top of the list was the DMC-FZ8, a 7.2-megapixel super zoom with a 12x optical Leica lens on the front and a 2.5-inch viewscreen in the back. Holding things steady with that long lens is a Panasonic's optical image stabilizer. We're especially attracted to that… » 1/31/07 8:33am 1/31/07 8:33am