Articles tagged "roundup"

2016 Roundups: Fixed Prime Lens Cameras

The fixed-lens camera market may be a bit niche, but it's here that you'll find some of the best APS-C and full-frame cameras you can buy. Read more

2016 Roundup: Interchangeable Lens Cameras around $500

While they don't necessarily grab the headlines, one thing is for certain: entry-level interchangeable lens cameras sell by the truckload. In our latest roundup we'll pick out the best options for those wanting to spend around $500. Read more

2016 Roundup: Interchangeable Lens Cameras $800-1200

Many consumers are likely to shop for cameras based on price and capability, rather than according to whether a certain model contains a mirror or not. In this category, you'll find both mirrorless and DSLR cameras that are highly capable, offer built-in high-spec viewfinders and a bevy of external controls. Read more

2016 Roundup: Consumer Long Zoom Compacts

Not everyone wants to pay a premium for a long zoom camera. Thankfully, there are many reasonably priced cameras available, though they won't offer the same image quality as enthusiast models. In this roundup we look at big zoom cameras with more consumer-friendly price tags.  Read more

2016 Roundup: Enthusiast Long Zoom Cameras

While most of new 1" sensor enthusiast cameras have been on the shorter end of the focal length spectrum, there are now quite a few long zoom models. Whether you want 4K video or a lens reaching 600mm (or both), you'll find one in our roundup of enthusiast long zoom cameras. Read more

2016 Roundup: Compact Enthusiast Zoom Cameras

Over the last couple of years, the enthusiast zoom camera market has exploded. Most cameras in the group have 1"-type sensors and fast lenses, though not a lot of zoom power. Our updated roundup gives an overview of the class and highlights our top picks. Read more

DPReview Recommends: Best compact cameras for travel 2015

Whether you're traveling the world or the next town over, having the right camera at your side makes all the difference. We've picked out our best bets for the photographer who wants to keep things simple by carrying a compact camera rather than one with interchangeable lenses. Read more

DPReview recommends: Best Cameras for Kids 2015

Looking to outfit the youngest photographer in your clan with a camera of his or her own? We've got some suggestions, many of them practically indestructible, for the tiny Ansel Adams in your life. Read more

2015 Roundup: High-end Interchangeable Lens Cameras $2000+

This category has something for everyone, whether it's ultra-high resolution, 4K video, high dynamic range, or pinpoint AF accuracy. For the enthusiast or pro who refuse to compromise, here's a look at cameras priced over $2000.  Read more

2015 Roundup: Interchangeable Lens Cameras $1200-2000

In the latest of our roundup we're looking at interchangeable lens models ranging from roughly $1200 - $2000. This price range spans sensor sizes from Four Thirds to full-frame, and contains a diverse range of cameras geared toward fast-action still shooting, ultimate resolution, great video and more. If you are considering this price range for a camera, you have an opportunity to choose the camera that is really right for you based on features, size and operation. Read more

2015 Roundup: Interchangeable Lens Cameras $800-$1200

In late 2015, many (if not most) consumers are likely to shop based on price and capability, rather than according to whether a certain model contains a mirror or not. In this category, you'll find both mirrorless and DSLR cameras that are highly capable under a variety of shooting situations, offer built-in high-spec viewfinders - either optical and electronic - and a bevy of external controls. Read more

2015 Roundup: Advanced Zoom Compacts

While most of the cameras in this category fall within the $500-$800 range (with a few exceptions), offerings vary quite a bit in terms of sensor size, control points, zoom range, video capabilities and built-in electronic viewfinders (or lack thereof). In general, we only included flagship compacts from each brand. All of the cameras here offer some sort of zoom range, in general, less than 8x. Get an overview of the category and find out our recommendations. Read more

2015 Roundups: Fixed Prime Lens Cameras

The Fixed Prime Lens Camera category is our smallest roundup of 2015 but also one of our most interesting. Cameras in this category range quite a bit, from the affordable, to the jaw-droppingly expensive. If you prefer to zoom with your feet, instead of your lens, then this is the roundup for you. Read on

2015 Roundup: Long Zoom Compacts

The Long Zoom Compact category is probably the most diverse of any in our 2015 roundups. Within it are three separate sub-classes of camera, all of which offer 8x optical zoom or greater (up to a whopping 83x). Find out which we recommend. Read more

2015 Roundup: Interchangeable Lens Cameras around $500

Interchangeable lens cameras come in all kinds of different shapes, sizes and prices, from the very reasonable to the eye-wateringly expensive. The around or less than $500 category is a place most first-time ILC buyers will likely find themselves. If you're considering an ILC in this category, you might be stepping up from a compact, or perhaps even your smartphone. Whatever the reason, there are plenty of excellent options for around or less than $500 that should satisfy the needs of many. Find out our best bets for the category. Read more

Beyond the table top: 5 mini tripods reviewed

As capable cameras get smaller, photographers and camera bags have adapted to hold these systems. Camera supports have evolved as well - enter the mini tripod, a class of legs and head that can hold up tiny cameras and flashes, but is also strong enough to support full-sized gear. In this group test we look at five such tripods. Which one should you take on your next hike? Read more

2015 Superzoom Camera Roundup

While the megapixel race has slowly come to a halt, there's a different kind of battle going on, and that's over zoom power. Ten years ago superzooms commonly had 10X and 12X lenses, and in 2015 the average is around 50X. We took a closer look at five current models to see which long zoom camera ranks supreme. Read more

DPReview Recommends: Selfie-Sticks

When using 'the camera you have with you' for serious photographic pursuits, sometimes the visual elements present in the scene lack that personal connection so critical in modern photography. These situations call for that groundbreaking coalescence of technology, dexterity, and tubing, known as the selfie-stick. We've put several popular models to the test in this in-depth, comprehensive roundup. Read more

Entry-Level Mirrorless Camera Roundup (2014)

What point-and-shootable mirrorless camera should I buy?

Enthusiast compact camera roundup (2014)

Which capable compact, with plenty of control, should I buy?

Mid-range Mirrorless camera roundup (2014)

A roundup of 2014's mid-range mirrorless digital cameras.

Enthusiast DSLR camera roundup (2014)

As a keen, enthusiast photographer, what camera should I buy?

High-end full frame roundup (2014)

Which high-end full-frame camera should I buy? This roundup contains the majority of current full-frame camera offerings available. Full-frame cameras have image sensors as large as a frame of 35mm film, and for good reason: larger sensors offer the potential for better image quality, low light performance, and dynamic range. If you want a drastic upgrade to the image quality of your phone, or portraits with superior subject to background separation, it’s hard to beat what full-frame offers. 

High-end pocketable compacts roundup (2014)

Which pocketable compact camera should I buy?

Enthusiast mirrorless camera roundup (2014)

As a keen enthusiast photographer, which mirrorless camera should I buy?

Consumer DSLR Camera Roundup (2014)

To improve my general purpose and family photography, which camera should I choose?

2014-15 Waterproof Camera Roundup

Just in time for summer, a look at the 2014 crop of rugged waterproof digital cameras.

Enthusiast compact camera roundup (2013)

Which capable compact, with plenty of control, should I buy?

We examine the year's best in mobile imaging.

Entry-Level Mirrorless Camera Roundup (2013)

What point-and-shootable mirrorless camera should I buy?

Consumer SLR Camera Roundup (2013)

To improve my general purpose and family photography, which camera should I choose?

High-end pocketable compacts roundup (2013)

Which pocketable compact camera should I buy?

Mid-range Mirrorless camera roundup (2013)

A roundup of 2013's mid-range mirrorless digital cameras.

Enthusiast interchangeable lens camera roundup (2013)

As a keen, enthusiast photographer, what camera should I buy?

Best DSLRs and ILCs for less than $1000

In this article we're going to look at ten of the best DSLRs and ILCs under $1,000. We've included current cameras that we really like, and last-generation bargains, too.

Roundup: Portfolio Apps For iOS

Smartphones and tablets can be useful for photographers in all sort of ways, but its easy to overlook one of the things that they're best at - showing off your images. In this roundup, Joanne Carter of theappwhisperer.com examines eight of the best portfolio apps currently available for Apple's iOS.

Small Add-On Flash Diffuser Roundup
I compare three light diffusers (STO-FEN, Impact, and Fotodiox) designed to attach directly to add-on flash units. Just how well do they soften the light? Let's find out...