The Compact Camera is a great tool from amateurs to professional snappers who just want something simple and fast to capture memorable pictures with ease, to maybe upload and share on the Internet or keep images as reference as an example. they are fun, mostly stylish and slim to fit into a pocket or bag, for everyday use, holidays or special moments…Now there are so many models on the market which keep getting updated all the time with better specifications and cool gadgets, but I will try to cover a few of them that have proven to be the leaders in the market for there quality, durability, style, delivery and ease of use.
The whole series is Slim, stylish designed and has nikons fine craftsmanship within a compact camera that fits comfortably in your hand. the series comes with the legendary NIKKOR ED glass lens that provides a great focal range from wide-angle to super-telephoto coverage, with optical quality and compositional freedom to get truly creative… Coolpix ensures shooting in challenging lighting situations from Night Portrait and Night Landscape scene modes the Nikon series make it easier to capture beautiful photographs at night by exploiting the Coolpix shake and noise suppressing advantages of the back illuminated CMOS image sensor, image processing engine and electronic VR image stabilization ensure to help produce consistently sharp results. The Coolpix series covers a wide area of use all with HD or full HD recording, starting with the low budget Coolpix L23 and even its low price delivers the craftsmanship and quality, style, and ease to use, and if you are looking for a durable model the Coolpix AW100 series is Built to withstand depths in water of up to 10 meters, resist shock when dropped from heights of up to 1.5 meter, and to withstand temperatures down to -10°C, it also has features Action control, which enables one-hand gloved control, so if you are wearing ski gloves or skin-diving gloves Underwater it will automatically assist in capturing beautiful skiing or underwater pictures. The Nikon Coolpix S Series delivers superb results, fast, powerful and precise with a wide-angle to super-telephoto zoom. The Nikon Coolpix P Series is the top of the range and it’s EXPEED image processing engine features enhanced performance that yields a yet higher level of image quality, it has reduced time lag, faster autofocus speeds, and quicker start up time.
The Nikon S1200pj has a new projector built into it, an extra cool gadget.
For more information on the Nikon Coolpix Cameras go to; www.nikon.com
Like the Coolpix Series, Canon has its own series called The PowerShot. Now if I where to chose between the two makes I would have a real problem on my hands as the companies keep out preforming each other, it’s like a ongoing battle which can only be good for us the consumer, as there competition constantly produces new improved technology, and therefor personally I would chose upon which camera looked better and felt right in my hand. The Canon PowerShot A800 is there entry level camera, and the PowerShot A Series varies in style and specification, but never the less the craftsmanship and quality on the Canon makes it only one of the leaders in compact cameras with a beautiful finish and style. Canon produces all there own lenses which are in the exclusive group of the worlds best, so when it comes to a Canon product you know it means quality. Like the Coolpix The Powershot Series start with HD 720p and the higher-end full HD recording, Canon has optical Image Stabilizer compensating for camera shake to help produce crisp sharp images. Canon PowerShot D10 is there Waterproof and shockproof model for outdoor activities with Advanced Noise Reduction ensures richly detailed, cleaner images, can survive -10 – 40°C, 10 – 90% humidity Waterproof to 10m meters, dust proof and shockproof. The Canon PowerShot SX Series is there higher end series delivering brilliant results with high-sensitivity CMOS sensor, ultra wide-angle zoom, Ultrasonic Motor and Intelligent IS Stabilizer ensures highly accurate images. on the PowerShot SX220-230 and PowerShot S100 is a built in GPS tagging option, tagging your pictures with key data on where and when it was taken with the GPS Logger and can record your journey. Using the supplied software so you can review your images and journey on a map. The top end is Canon PowerShot G Series which is a compact camera produced for more serious photography with with outstanding imaging and control, I have added a video below for details.
For more information on the Canon PowerShot Series please go to; www.canon.com