Posts Tagged ‘Compact cameras’

Digital Camera Types Explained – Superzoom

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Superzoom compacts

Although I have included them as 'compacts', superzoom cameras are not particularly compact, but you can probably fit one in a large jacket pocket. These cameras are similar to advanced compacts, except they feature zoom lenses that cover a massive range.

Superzoom camera size compared to basic compact, advanced compact, and DSLR cameras
Sony HX100V Superzoom (center right) size compared to the Panasonic LX-5 advanced compact camera (center left), Casio EX-ZS10 basic compact camera (left), and the Canon Rebel T3 DSLR camera (right)

Modern superzooms can often have a zoom range between wide-angle, starting at around 24mm to 28mm, all the way up to around 500mm to 800mm super-telephoto. When you consider the size and weight (not to mention the cost) of lenses to cover the equivalent zoom range for a DSLR, Superzooms are definitely compact.

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Written by Discover Digital Photography

January 16th, 2012 at 10:43 am

A simple Guide to Saving money when Buying a Small Digital Camera

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Author: Tom Hawkins

As a Professional photographer I get asked very often I want to buy a new small camera which one is the best to buy?

There is no absolute correct answer but I can outline in guide below some considerations that will help you with your choice and purchase and hopefully save you some money and indecision. Buying a camera can be an emotional experience. I believe that most of this emotion.

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Written by Guest

June 8th, 2011 at 5:00 am