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Review of the Panasonic DC-TS7K LUMIX TS7 Waterproof Tough Camera

If you’re using a standalone camera instead of your smartphone, it’s probably because you want the kind of features that you still can’t find on phone-based cameras. You’re looking for things like a large mechanical zooming lens, better shots in low-light conditions, a rapid shutter speed, and so forth. And anyone doing outdoor photography will probably want a camera that can handle rugged environmental conditions. …

Fujifilm FinePix XP130 Waterproof Digital Camera Review

Finding the right camera is about knowing what you need and expect. The perfect camera for portrait photography isn’t going to be the same camera you use at a basketball game. Between even excellent name-brand cameras, you’ll find a variety of different feature-sets, mechanical capabilities, and a wide range of durability. And features like that can have a drastic impact on the kind of camera …

Nikon W300 Waterproof Underwater Digital Camera Review

There are some who claim that the compact camera is dead. In some circumstances, they’re right. They days of buying a bargain basement camera and having it outperform your cellphone are over. But once in a while, one of the major manufacturers releases a camera that blows us away. Nikon’s W300 is a compact camera that performs like a mirrorless model. Based on the specs …

Fujifilm FinePix XP120 Waterproof Digital Camera Review

When smartphones first hit the market, dedicated point and shoot camera sales plummeted. But while you were out filtering your favorite Instagram shots, the camera industry kicked it into high gear and started producing top notch products that blow away anything sold in a smartphone in many areas. Generally, we’re taking a look at cameras that have more powerful image sensors and produce better looking …

Pentax K-70 Weather-Sealed DSLR Camera Review

When picturing a high end DSLR camera we don’t usually see wind, dust, rain and snow, however for those shooting outdoors or even just travelling, it’s flagrantly obvious how important durability is. You don’t want to be carefully nursing a vulnerable piece of technology. However in today’s age where we can pretty much manufacture anything we put our minds to, there are a lot of …