Archive for William Perceval

  • Nikon D3100
    4.5 out of 5

    Nikon D3100

    By 25 October 2010

    Nikon’s presence in the entry-level DSLR market has been strong for many years, and following the success of the D60 and D3000, the latest D3100 amps things up a couple of gears. With a storming features-list that takes advantage of relatively sparse...

  • Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3
    4 out of 5

    Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3

    By 19 October 2010

    Fujifilm’s W3 has two lenses for shooting true 3D images and a massive 3.5-inch lenticular screen that allows for viewing in 3D without the need for glasses. But just how good is it? The Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 updates the previous W1 that, as some...

  • Nikon Coolpix P7000
    4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix P7000

    By 13 October 2010

    Nikon’s top-spec P7000 compact has a large 10.1MP sensor and wide 7.1x optical zoom (28-200mm equiv) lens. A clear competitor for Canon’s G-series crown then - but is it good enough to unhinge the current king? Nikon’s Coolpix cameras are undergoing...

  • Sony Alpha SLT-A33
    4 out of 5

    Sony Alpha SLT-A33

    By 27 September 2010

    The Sony Alpha SLT-A33 adds to the storm of changing camera technologies. Inside the last year or so we’ve seen the likes of mirrorless "hybrid" Compact System Cameras - including the Sony NEX-3 and NEX-5 - unhinge a fair share of the DSLR market. And...

  • Sony Alpha 390
    3.5 out of 5

    Sony Alpha 390

    By 21 July 2010

    The Sony Alpha 390 is a subtle upgrade over the previous A380 incarnation. With essentially the same specs as its predecessor, albeit with a full and proper grip to replace the difficult-to-hold sunken mishap of the A380. So is the A390 a DSLR released...

  • Canon IXUS 300 HS compact camera
    4 out of 5

    Canon IXUS 300 HS compact camera

    By 14 June 2010

    Canon's latest IXUS combines a stylish design and manual controls with both 720p HD and slow-motion video capture, plus its HS designation means an astonishing 8.4 frames per second still frames capture is also possible. The IXUS 300 HS (the PowerShot...

  • Sony Alpha NEX-5 hybrid camera
    4.5 out of 5

    Sony Alpha NEX-5 hybrid camera

    By 7 June 2010

    Sony's NEX-5 is the first of two new hybrid camera models from Sony, offering a large-size APS HD CMOS sensor capable of 1080i HD movie capture and high quality images to the heady heights of ISO 12,800. Will it revolutionise the hybrid camera market?...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 hybrid camera
    4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 hybrid camera

    By 20 May 2010

    Panasonic's latest Micro Four Thirds G-series camera, the Lumix G2, picks up the reigns where its G1 predecessor left off by adding two key new features - touchscreen functionality and an HD 720p movie mode. For those unfamiliar with the G-series, the...