Point & Shoot Cameras

by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
After a few years without a significant release in the compact camera market, Leica is making a strong return with the D-Lux 8. This is the eighth generation of the well-regarded camera and comes with premium image quality, a distinct Leica user experience, and an updated interface inspired by the Q series. Featuring a capable 17MP Four Thirds sensor and versatile 24-75mm equivalent f/1.7-2.8 lens, the D-Lux 8 will be ideal for everyday
by Luke Rollins ·Posted
Ricoh and its beloved street-savvy point-and-shoot cameras are back. The company is announcing new iterations of its pair of compact digital street shooters: the GR III HDF and the GR IIIx HDF, which feature the addition of a new Highlight Diffusion Filter, along with a couple of other small updates, while
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Join Maria Perez as she photographs Japan with the FUJIFILM X100VI. The camera’s new features allow for even more flexibility and spontaneity while traveling than its predecessor, the X100. Watch Perez put the X100VI through its paces as she makes images in a variety of genres, such as portraiture, architecture, street, landscape, and food. 0:00 - Introduction 0:35 - New Specs 2:27 - Portraits and Details 3:05 -
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It’s finally here. FUJIFILM has announced the latest iteration of its ever-popular, stunningly viral compact camera: the X100VI. This is the sixth generation of this camera, which is known for its seamless melding of retro aesthetics, high-performance imaging, and a unique design that includes a hybrid EVF/OVF and a fixed wide-angle lens. The new model brings significant updates to the platform, including the
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted
When FUJIFILM'S INSTAX announced its INSTAX Pal, I knew I wanted to try it. Maybe it's memories of my borderline millennial/gen-z childhood talking, but this gadget reminded me of Hit Clips, Tamagotchis, and various other keychain toys that defined growing up in the early
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If you are an adventurer, you’ll need a camera that can handle the same rough conditions you can. This is where dedicated tough cameras come in handy. For those on the hunt for a new companion, OM SYSTEM has refreshed its offerings with the Tough TG-7 Digital Camera Tough TG-7 Digital
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Being prepared is crucial when photographing a concert. In this video, Gabriela Gabrielaa offers her tips on what you need to do to get the perfect concert shot. She explains what to research before attending a show, what gear to choose, and shares other helpful suggestions. 0:00 - Introduction 0:18 - Research 1:11 - Lenses 2:27 - Accessories 2:57 - Clothing 3:29 - Quickly Editing 4:20 - Bonus Tip What do you do to prepare to photograph a concert? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
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The Sony ZV-1F was designed for content creators ready to make the leap from phone to camera to elevate their photos and videos to new heights of creativity. Combining an easy-to-use interface with a wide range of practical features, the ZV-1F makes upgrading equal parts intuitive and rewarding. Its pocket-sized build makes it an excellent everyday camera for anyone looking for higher-quality stills and video than their phone can capture without
by Jill Waterman ·Posted
How does one begin to reconcile the unspoken sacrifices a mother makes to build her children a better life? For photographer, filmmaker, and experimental storyteller Diana Markosian, the key to understanding such mysteries of her childhood was through recasting long unexplained events in a monumental art project told through an embedded narrative—a nested story to honor her mother’s sacrifice. Photographs © Diana Markosian Above photograph: The Arrival, 2019, from Santa Barbara (Aperture, 2020) Markosian was born in Moscow, in 1989, to
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
Marrying its digital and instant film systems, FUJIFILM’s INSTAX MINI EVO seems to get a lot right about what makes a successful instant film camera. It’s funny that much of what makes this camera successful is a healthy dose of inspiration from the brand’s mirrorless X system of cameras. Characterized by its retro looks and 100 distinct combinations of creative lens and film effects, this camera keeps what’s fun about instant film
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On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we are pleased to welcome Peter Cohen and Bill Shapiro to discuss “vernacular” photography and the historical and cultural significance of snapshots and other images that fall outside the realms of fine-art and commercial photography. Peter J. Cohen is recognized as one of the country’s foremost collectors of vernacular photography and portions of his collections are now included in
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
Ricoh has rolled out a sparkling new version of its popular GR camera—the Ricoh GR IIIx—featuring a new 40mm (35mm equivalent) lens and a handful of new accessories. The GR flies under the radar of most photographers, but for those in the Ricoh cult, the GR has attained an almost legendary status as one of the world’s top compact point-and-shoot cameras. If you look at the images accompanying this article, you will see that the new GR IIIx
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Jake Estes teaches you how to use the Sony ZV-1 to create your content, whether you use it as a vertical video or vlog camera. This camera is perfect for the beginner vlogger and content creator, containing features such as a flip-out LCD screen, built-in ND filter, defocus button, directional three-capsule microphone, real-time eye AF, and much more. If you want to get started in videography, the ZV-1 has Sony’s picture profiles, including S
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Not gonna lie—the ZEISS ZX1 is not for everyone. It’s a unique, beautiful, and pricey camera option for a select few. Summed up, it is a full-frame camera system with integrated editing and sharing features in a compact, all-in-one body meant to be a perfect companion for capturing life’s moments. If all those things appeal to you, then it could be close to the perfect camera.
by Allan Weitz ·Posted
In 2012 the obituaries for pocket-size point-and-shoot cameras outnumbered the number of announcements for their replacements. Five years earlier, Apple had unveiled the original iPhone, and though the image quality of the then-current iPhone 4 still wasn’t enough to plant a knockout punch to the point-and-shoot market, every generation of smartphones that followed further pounded away at what was left of it. And then Sony came along and introduced the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100. The Birth of a Classic—The Original Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 Design-