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Samsung NX1 review: The new-age DSLR successor?
4.5 stars

Samsung NX1 review: The new-age DSLR successor?

By Mike Lowe

After wrapping up its Pentax clone GX-series DSLR line in 2009, Samsung has spent time furrowing its own path back into the camera market with its NX-series compact system cameras. The latest of which, the Samsung NX1, isn't afraid of going large: it's... Read more

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS and SX710 HS super-zoom cameras (eyes-on)

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS and SX710 HS super-zoom cameras (eyes-on)

By Elyse Betters

Canon is at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, so we stopped by the camera maker’s booth to take a look at some of its new PowerShots.Two of the most note-worthy announcements on display were updates to the 42x 24-1,008mm SX520 HS and the 30x 25-750mm SX700 HS.The... Read more

Hands-on: Nikon D5500 review: Is Nikon's first touchscreen DSLR too late to the game?

Hands-on: Nikon D5500 review: Is Nikon's first touchscreen DSLR too late to the game?

By Mike Lowe

It's a curious time in the world of cameras right now, with boundaries ever-blurring, but new technologies incremental rather than revolutionary. The arrival of the Nikon D5500, which is the company's first ever touchscreen DSLR, looks to fend off the... Read more

Whoa! Sony's X1000V Action Camera can take 4K video of all your gnarly stunts

Whoa! Sony's X1000V Action Camera can take 4K video of all your gnarly stunts

By Elyse Betters

Sony is once again trying to take on GoPro. And it might just succeed this year, thanks to its new Action Cam FDR-X1000V.The company, which unveiled the tiny white camera at CES 2015, highlighted that it is mountable and can capture video at 4K resolution... Read more

Forget Top Gun, these pictures were taken by one of the world's fastest photographers

Forget Top Gun, these pictures were taken by one of the world's fastest photographers

By Rik Henderson

We've seen plenty of photographs taken in extreme conditions before but we can safely say that the photographer who took these pictures is the fastest. In travel terms.Chris Ryding is a flight trials photographer who works for BAE Systems' military aircraft... Read more

Nikon D5500 DSLR takes on the Canon 700D with its own vari-angle touchscreen

Nikon D5500 DSLR takes on the Canon 700D with its own vari-angle touchscreen

By Rik Henderson

Nikon has announced its first DX-format DSLR camera that comes with a rear touchscreen that can be twisted to the angle you want. The Nikon D5500 is, in that respect at least, a rival to Canon's almost two year old 700D.It differs in specifications however.... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ57 is the understated travel zoom to beat (hands-on)

Panasonic Lumix TZ57 is the understated travel zoom to beat (hands-on)

By Mike Lowe

You know how it is, companies are always boasting about their latest and greatest products, sometimes detracting from the kit further down the ranks.It's much the same for the just announced Panasonic Lumix TZ57. Akin to a stripped-back Lumix TZ70 in... Read more

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix TZ70 review: Viewfinder upgrade for 30x travel zoom

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix TZ70 review: Viewfinder upgrade for 30x travel zoom

By Mike Lowe

As we roll into 2015, Panasonic is first out of the camera announcement gates with the unveiling of its latest travel zoom, the Lumix TZ70, which is bursting at the seams with features.Due on the shelves this March, Pocket-lint got a sneak peek of the... Read more

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS boasts 50x mega zoom without breaking the bank

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS boasts 50x mega zoom without breaking the bank

By Mike Lowe

Canon is not shy of packing the zoom into a superzoom. Its latest PowerShot SX530 HS squeezes a 50x optical lens, delivering a 24-1200mm equivalent, into an affordable and relatively compact package.It was only a few years back that such optics with such... Read more

Canon PowerShot N2 adds selfie screen fun, but is it hip to be square?

Canon PowerShot N2 adds selfie screen fun, but is it hip to be square?

By Mike Lowe

There's only so much you can do with camera design before a product becomes tricky to use. But that hasn't stopped Canon trying to break the conventional mould, with the latest Canon PowerShot N2, in its squat, near-square-fronted format, showing off... Read more

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS crams more megapixels into 30x travel zoom

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS crams more megapixels into 30x travel zoom

By Mike Lowe

It's the Consumer Electronics Show 2015, which means the annual compact camera splurge from Canon is upon us. In among a variety of updated models, it's the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS, the 30x optical zoom travel compact, which demands the greatest attention.The... Read more

Canon Connect Station CS100 is a 1TB photo storage device with NFC for easy transfer

Canon Connect Station CS100 is a 1TB photo storage device with NFC for easy transfer

By Rik Henderson

Canon has announced its own storage system for photos that enables you to back up shots without needing a PC. The Canon Connect Station CS100 has 1TB of storage and NFC connectivity so you can transfer pictures or videos from an NFC-enabled Canon camera... Read more

Top 10 most moving photos of 2014: Warning - these Getty Images pics will upset you

Top 10 most moving photos of 2014: Warning - these Getty Images pics will upset you

By Rik Henderson

Getty Images has launched its 2014 Year in Focus website showcasing the best photos taken throughout the year in the worlds of news, sport, entertainment and archive anniversaries and obituaries.And as part of the selection, it lists a top 10 of the most... Read more

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS review: To the zoom and back
4.0 stars

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS review: To the zoom and back

By Mike Lowe

The superzoom market keeps on growing, quite literally, with the latest Canon PowerShot SX60 HS boasting a gigantic 65x optical zoom lens. That's far more heavyweight than any competitor on the market, so if it's zoom you want, it's zoom you get.But is... Read more

How to shoot a city at night with a compact camera: Antonio Olmos gives his 5 festive photography tips

How to shoot a city at night with a compact camera: Antonio Olmos gives his 5 festive photography tips

By Rik Henderson

Renowned documentary photographer Antonio Olmos has a reputation for taking pictures of everyday life around the world, including in Afghanistan, Angola, Palestine and Nicaragua. And recently he has been touring the globe with a Sony Cyber-shot RX100... Read more

You don't need a selfie stick when you can use the Zano nano drone instead

You don't need a selfie stick when you can use the Zano nano drone instead

By Elyse Betters

We've all seen them: happy-go-lucky tourists, with a pole in one hand and a smartphone attached to the end, stretching their arm out just take a selfie of themselves standing in front of a monument or a building or maybe event a plate of food.While a... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 vs Canon PowerShot SX700 HS: What's the difference?

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 vs Canon PowerShot SX700 HS: What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

For when your smartphone camera isn't enough you'll want a do-it-all compact camera with a significant zoom. Here we pitch two of our favourites head to head: the Panasonic Lumix TZ60 and the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS.Both models pack in a 30x optical... Read more

Fujifilm X100T review: Naughty but niche
4.0 stars

Fujifilm X100T review: Naughty but niche

By Mike Lowe

It only takes one glance at the Fujifilm X100T to know it's a special little camera. Or, perhaps more to the point, a specialist camera. The retro design, physical control dials, fixed 35mm f/2.0 (equivalent) lens, and a hybrid viewfinder make that pretty... Read more

GoPro might debut a drone with a high-definition camera as soon as next year

GoPro might debut a drone with a high-definition camera as soon as next year

By Elyse Betters

GoPro is planning to step outside of the action camera market and into the high-flying world of drones, it's claimed.The Wall Street Journal has reported that GoPro is currently making consumer drones, in an attempt to expand its core business. Described... Read more

Art portraits turned into smartphone selfies, the photo gallery

Art portraits turned into smartphone selfies, the photo gallery

By Luke Edwards

The art of the selfie has become as common as any traditional photo, but it's still not a true art form. At least it wasn't until one clever person decided to reimagine classic portrait art from a selfie perspective.Danish designer Olivia Muus had the... Read more

Sony Alpha A7 II is first full-frame camera to bring 5-axis optical image stabilisation

Sony Alpha A7 II is first full-frame camera to bring 5-axis optical image stabilisation

By Luke Edwards

Sony has announced its latest Alpha A7 II interchangeable lens compact system camera with full-frame sensor smarts. And it has a world first: it's the first camera with a sensor of this size to feature a 5-axis image stabilisation system (OIS).But this... Read more

Samsung Project Beyond announced, a camera that snaps 360-degree views and in 3D

Samsung Project Beyond announced, a camera that snaps 360-degree views and in 3D

By Elyse Betters

Samsung's working on a new product for Gear VR. It's a camera that looks like a robot vacuum mounted to a tripod.During its second annual developers conference in San Francisco, Samsung announced Project Beyond, a camera that not only captures 360-degree... Read more

Canon EOS 7D Mark II review: King of quality
5.0 stars

Canon EOS 7D Mark II review: King of quality

By Mike Lowe

To pinch the well-known slogan: good things come to those who wait. And wait we have. For the Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a DSLR that has shunned the typically frequent product cycle, instead taking five whole years to calculate its position in the market.It... Read more

You won't believe these photos came from a camera you can fit in your pocket

You won't believe these photos came from a camera you can fit in your pocket

By Luke Edwards

This weekend was the Mexican festival, the Day of the Dead. Sony sent documentary photographer Antonio Olmos out there to capture the event on its latest Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III camera - a snapper so small it'll sit in your pocket.The results are very... Read more

Kodak PixPro SP360 action cam lets you shoot 360-degree views, now available

Kodak PixPro SP360 action cam lets you shoot 360-degree views, now available

By Elyse Betters

J.K. Imaging, a licensee of the Kodak PixPro camera brand, is finally shipping the SP360 360-degree digital action camera that it unveiled earlier this year.Pocket-lint had hands-on time with a concept version of the camera in March 2014, and at that... Read more

Fujifilm X30 review: Bigger and better, but beleaguered
4.5 stars

Fujifilm X30 review: Bigger and better, but beleaguered

By Mike Lowe

It's been a strong year for high-end compact cameras, with well-established manufacturers honing their craft and new additions also appearing. It's made for a bustling market, but one that also makes that purchase decision all the harder.The Fujifilm... Read more

Nikon D750 review: Tilt-angle tricks
4.5 stars

Nikon D750 review: Tilt-angle tricks

By Mike Lowe

The camera market is changing and the Nikon D750 is the epitome of that. A full-frame DSLR with a tilt-angle screen? People wouldn't have even considered that not so many years ago because the technology just wasn't nearly up to it.So why now? The proliferation... Read more

Panasonic Lumix LX100 review: High-end highs and lows
4.5 stars

Panasonic Lumix LX100 review: High-end highs and lows

By Mike Lowe

When we first saw the Panasonic Lumix LX100 we were impressed that the company had finally squeezed a large-size Micro Four Thirds sensor into a compact camera. It's the exact thing photo enthusiasts have been calling on for years now; a nod to high-end... Read more

Pet perspective: The best animal actioncam videos

Pet perspective: The best animal actioncam videos

By Stuart Miles

We've all seen the amazing actioncam footage of surfers or base jumpers, but what about from the point of view of man's best friend, or a bird?In what appears to be a growing trend, companies like GoPro are launching dedicated accessories to attach your... Read more

22 amazing Autographer photos that show why wearing a camera is cool

22 amazing Autographer photos that show why wearing a camera is cool

By Rik Henderson

Wearable still cameras have been overshadowed by the GoPros and Sony Action Cams of this world, but there is good reason to hope that they will become more mass market soon. In the right hands or, more accurately around the right necks, they can capture... Read more

Lomography Lomo'Instant hands-on: Instant film camera gets retro makeover

Lomography Lomo'Instant hands-on: Instant film camera gets retro makeover

By Stuart Miles

After a successful Kickstarter campaign, the first batch of Lomography Lomo'Instant cameras have arrived in the UK and Pocket-lint was on hand at the company's store in London's Carnaby Street district to have a play.The camera, which is fairly large,... Read more

Canon PowerShot G7 X review
4.5 stars

Canon PowerShot G7 X review

By Mike Lowe

The rise of the high-end compact camera has been gathering pace, with oodles of models well worth a look in 2014. Despite already offering plenty of quality products, it's taken Canon a little longer to get into the groove and deliver a large-sensor yet... Read more

These accessories reveal the Re camera lifestyle HTC wants you to have

These accessories reveal the Re camera lifestyle HTC wants you to have

By Chris Hall

HTC unveiled a camera at the Double Exposure event in New York. A camera, it says, that rethinks things.Called Re, this connected, highly portable, device will be a companion to your smartphone, looking to capture your life in pictures and video unobtrusively. Jason... Read more

Ricoh WG series adds waterproof WG-30 and WG-30W digital compacts

Ricoh WG series adds waterproof WG-30 and WG-30W digital compacts

By Elyse Betters

If you've always wanted to shoot underwater photography, you now have more camera options available to you. Ricoh has introduced two new compact digital cameras for its WG series, and they're called the WG-30 and WG-30W.Not only are the new cameras ideal... Read more

HTC Re camera: Previewing the new connected camera

HTC Re camera: Previewing the new connected camera

By Chris Hall

HTC has announced the Re camera at its Double Exposure event in New York, expanding its offering beyond the smartphones the company is known for.It's a standalone camera, although you need your Android or iOS device running the Re app to get to the full... Read more

Watch stunning drone's-eye videos of an erupting volcano in Iceland

Watch stunning drone's-eye videos of an erupting volcano in Iceland

By Elyse Betters

Have you ever wondered what it looks like inside of an active volcano?You're not alone, if you have. Eric Cheng, director of aerial imaging at drone manufacturer DJI Innovations, has apparently thought about it as well, because he recently went to Iceland... Read more

Ever wondered what the inside of an active volcano was like? GoPro Hero4 video gets it in 4K clarity

Ever wondered what the inside of an active volcano was like? GoPro Hero4 video gets it in 4K clarity

By Luke Edwards

The new GoPro Hero4 range has arrived bringing with it 4K video that runs at 30 frames per second, so it's actually useable this time. The first video released by GoPro, shot entirely on a GoPro Hero4 in 4K, is a stunner.Shot all over the world the video... Read more

GoPro Hero4 preview: Filming Danny MacAskill with the new Hero4 Black and Hero4 Silver action cameras

GoPro Hero4 preview: Filming Danny MacAskill with the new Hero4 Black and Hero4 Silver action cameras

By Stuart Miles

As we press the big red and black record button of the new GoPro Hero4, Danny MacAskill, pro trials and stunt cyclist, leaps into action jumping onto a picnic bench in a pub garden before launching himself through the air onto a large concrete pipe. He... Read more

GoPro Hero4 Silver Edition vs GoPro HD Hero3+ Silver Edition: What's the difference?

GoPro Hero4 Silver Edition vs GoPro HD Hero3+ Silver Edition: What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

GoPro hasn't just updated the GoPro HD Hero3+ Black Edition. It also gave the GoPro HD Hero3+ Silver Edition a major upgrade.Everyone from daredevils to sports athletes use GoPro's devices in order to capture the most extreme and action-packed footage.... Read more

GoPro has three new Hero4 cameras: Here's how to tell them apart

GoPro has three new Hero4 cameras: Here's how to tell them apart

By Elyse Betters

GoPro has announced three new GoPro cameras dubbed the GoPro Hero4 Black, the GoPro Hero4 Silver, and the GoPro Hero. Designed for action fans across the globe whether they are jumping out of a spaceship or merely catching a wave, the cameras all look... Read more

GoPro Hero4 Black Edition vs GoPro HD Hero3+ Black Edition: What's the difference?

GoPro Hero4 Black Edition vs GoPro HD Hero3+ Black Edition: What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

GoPro is king when it comes to action cameras. Those little silver boxes are being put to use by daredevils and extreme sports athletes in places where normal video cameras just wouldn't survive. Capable of shooting high-quality, ultra wide-angle footage,... Read more

HTC teases an action camera: Here's what it has to beat

HTC teases an action camera: Here's what it has to beat

By Elyse Betters

HTC is developing an action camera, or at least that is what the company seems to tease through a newly-published website and video.The take-home message is that HTC might unveil a GoPro-rival product on 8 October, the very same day it has scheduled a... Read more

Pentax K-S1: Built-in LED light displays distract from some interesting tech (hands-on)

Pentax K-S1: Built-in LED light displays distract from some interesting tech (hands-on)

By Mike Lowe

Pentax isn't one for the norm. In addition to its multi-colour DSLR cameras, the company was also showing off its latest K-S1 DSLR at Photokina - a camera that has coloured light indicator lamps said to guide operations. We thought the fade-in, fade-out... Read more

Sony Alpha A7S review
4.0 stars

Sony Alpha A7S review

By Mike Lowe

In 2013 the Sony Alpha A7 convinced our team and a panel of tech-savvy judges that it was system camera of the year. Not because it had the most lenses available, was the fastest, nor because there weren't other great new cameras coming out, but because... Read more

Olympus interchangeable lens mount for smartphones incoming, 'open platform' camera module revealed

Olympus interchangeable lens mount for smartphones incoming, 'open platform' camera module revealed

By Mike Lowe

Tucked away in the corner of the Olympus stand at Photokina 2014 was what could be described as a digital box Brownie with a Micro Four Thirds lens mount attached and a smartphone to its side. That's the fun of a show - you never know what you're going... Read more

Hands-on: Canon PowerShot SX60 HS superzoom review: Massive zoom is great, but not always super

Hands-on: Canon PowerShot SX60 HS superzoom review: Massive zoom is great, but not always super

By Mike Lowe

There was a time when superzooms were content with focal lengths maxing out in the triple figure department. No so the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS, an all-in-one complete with a 65x zoom lens (21-1365mm equivalent) that encompasses a versatile range. Wide-angle,... Read more

Olympus OM-D E-M1 silver adds updated firmware in addition to spangly exterior (hands-on)

Olympus OM-D E-M1 silver adds updated firmware in addition to spangly exterior (hands-on)

By Mike Lowe

Olympus held off from releasing any major products at Photokina 2014, but did unveil the OM-D E-M1 in a rather lovely silver finish.The E-M1 is exactly what it sounds like: a silver-colour version of the original black model, but one that also delivers... Read more