Love the flip LCD screen. Great pic quality. It also has a full HD, really nice quality.
The quality of pictures in low light and using zoom is very good for a compact. The blogs and reviews I read before buying the S110 are correct - it is great camera.
As with most cameras the instruction booklet is online which i find very inconvenient. I prefer a printed copy so it can be referred to on the go.
An excellent entry-level, affordable DSLR camera. I am very pleased with the quality of the photographs I am getting using a 70-300 mm lens for photographing birds.
I originally purchased one of these in February but it wasn't waterproof and needed to be refunded. Later, I found a replacement here at Ted's Cameras for $100 less and I didn't want to leave a review until I had thoroughly tried it out!
I love this camera! It's compact enough that I have it sitting in the bottom of my handbag - ready to pull out at a moment's notice. Because it's waterproof, dustproof and shockproof, I'm not concerned about the beating it gets in my handbag (it does sit inside a case) or if I spill something inside. But I think the biggest bonus of this camera is that it is a really multi-featured camera in a compact size.
There are lots of scenes and auto settings to satisfy point and click shooters, but there's also Program mode for those wanting to expand their abilities with the camera. The only down side with this camera is that it doesn't have any Manual settings for setting f-stops etc so if you are in a particular lighting, you have to make do with what the camera thinks is best.
All in all, the size and price of this camera make it a winner. It takes really good quality shots and you can send them to your smart phone using the Fuji app, making it simple to upload them to social media. Although this isn't as simple as having a camera with social media built in, for the price you can't expect everything, and the little bit of extra work isn't hard.
I love taking underwater shots with it - it has 3 extra modes just for underwater photos and MOVIES! And the image quality isn't bad considering the price point.
Normally you get what you pay for, but with the Fuji XP170, I think you get value for money along with extra photography bonus settings thrown in. I'd recommend it this camera for every photographer!
Can't understand why the first reviewer gave such low star scores when they wrote such a good review. This is a brilliant little camera. I love that it takes such good indoor shots with its fast lens and the video quality is outstanding. I can't see me using my video camera ever again.litagalo
The HX50V is Awesome! easy to use, small and lightweight, it has Great range with 30x Optical zoom, its the perfect camera for traveling, Sony has done a great job on this camera my regards.
I bought this camera for my 5 year old, so it had to be simple to use, shock and water proof, and take a reasonable picture. So far it has exceeded my expectations.
It has a modest selection of fun in-camera features, such as colour highlighting, blur, split screen mirror, and a slideshow playback with animations.
Nice large buttons with colour coded on screen menus, and separate photo & movie buttons make this a synch for kids to operate.
The photo quality is good enough that we (the grown ups) often borrow the camera to use around the house.
Getting to know the functions but have not used it much, going on holidays soon will give it a good test then.
Battery does not last very long will see how it goes while we are away, may have to get another battery to do the change over when it is low.
Cheapest cannon DSLR, good for learning manual photography since it densest have all the bells and whistles as it's big brother. only Still photos no videos at all ( which is a a big disadvantage even as an entry level camera ) carrying two camera's is not easy specially when you travel.
Use this camera to learn photography and then pass it to someone who is keen to learn. I must admit since the day I purchased this camera I have learn a lot about photography.
I have been using this little camera for over a month and it has exceeded my expectations. The image quality when shooting raw is excellent. It's iso performance up to 1600 is good and is a very capable low light shooter thanks to it's bright lens. It's very responsive, quick AF, ideal for almost any situation. Highly recommend.
Very happy with camera. Fairly easy to use. Good image quality. Minimal shutter lag. Fast burst rate. Very good build quality.
the biggest problem I have noticed is the shutter noise, particularly when taking sports photos on the sport setting. the shutter noise is quite noticeable and a distraction in a quiet environment as is the case in a gymnastics competition.
Great size, fun to use and love the feature. Love that you can use it one handed.
Just returned from a Darwin fishing trip and the little camera was terrific, images are very clear and crisp, in all settings above and below the water line, day time and night time, sun rise and sun set, for a small camera it has big features and functions with quicknes and ease of operation, very happy.
I was skeptical of this lens when I saw its advertised price, so I spent some time researching it on the Internet to see how bad it was. To my surprise, I could only find positive comments! As a result I checked it out at the store attached to a Canon 60D body and was pleasantly surprised by its responsiveness. Unlike some other more expensive lenses I had tried previously, this one did not have to "hunt" in autofocus mode to lock onto my chosen target - it just did it.
The macro mode can be engaged by sliding a switch with the focal length set at 200mm or more. I fired off several test shots (at various settings) and was pleasantly surprised by the outcome. Most of the photos were sharp and showed good contrast. The macro shots showed good detail. Any "dud" photos were the result of my settings and not the lens. Overall I think this lens is excellent value for money and should be on your shopping list.
Wating till better weather to get outside. Still playing with different settings!!
Obviously I am still learning to use the camera but so far so good. I am currently undertaking an online photography course and plan to do a field course after finishing that. I hope to be able to start using it seriously very soon but really want to get to know the camera a little closer to home first.
I didn't really want to comment on the 'ease of use' question above as it is obviously not a compact camera - it is a bulky camera. But that is not necessarily a con - I mean we certainly know this before we buy it. But for the size of the camera - I have not found it too hard to manage. But I had to choose something so I chose bulky.
I bought this camera as a backup for my ageing DSLR and found that I enjoyed using it as much as the DSLR. It has all of the manual controls that I like; a wide range of ISO settings, a good range of shutter speed and the aperture range is wide enough for most situations. At times I was wanting a bit more telephoto zoom, but also recognise the extra lens size that would be needed. The horizontal indicator is a great feature and allows easy image composition and the swivel screen and live view allows for a variety of shooting positions . The built in flash came in handy and has a reasonable brightness however the hot shoe allowed me to use my Speedlight. The movie mode is simple to use and gives great results, scene mode has a wide selection of situations and the night landscape gives good results. Overall I find this camera a good unit to have in my pocket when I am not carrying my DSLR.
Graduated from DX (D7000) to the FX league albeit at the entry level. Feature set and functionality of both cameras are somewhat similar, so the learning curve was short. I would like to see more advanced features such as 5 or more shot bracketing capability compared to the 3 shot range on the D600. Video quality is impressive although ability to change aperture in Live View is missing. 24 MP is great and more than ample. Bright screen assists image review.
Was after a tough camera to take with me fly fishing. This unit was just what i needed great value and fantastic for fishing. small and compact, tough and great features.
A neighbour is also considering a Canon DSLR and had the chance to reveiw both 7D & 6D for him.
Whilst the 6D won in some areas (e.g. ISO, Digic 5, etc), the 7D excelled in others (fps, i/b flash, etc) and I just could not see the justification of spending the extra dollars on 6D (nor 3x price for a 5D-3).
The 7D was a clear winner for myself as I already had a fair investment in EF-S lenses.
For someone just setting up their first camera, to get the best out of a 6D, a range of 'L' series lenses plus an ext. flash gun would send the price sky-rocketing and if they were just using kit lenses, they may as well stick with a 650D and save a lot of money.
To set up a 6D kit (with couple L lenses & flash, etc) would be about $2,000 or more than a equivalent 7D setup.
My recommendation to him is go for 7D and he will not be disappointed.
Have recently bought this camera and so far have used it in a mud race/challenge and going hiking up a snowy summit. Great shots with preset functions and very convenient to bring anywhere.
I only have two slightly negative observations about it. First, it might be shockproof but it's body is not chip proof as I have learned the hard way. And second, the LCD screen blanks out when not in use even for a few seconds. You have to press a button to reactivate it to take a photo. Not so good if you want to take a quick snapshot.
Overall, quite happy with my purchase.
My principal criteria for buying a DSLR was that it had to have GPS. This limited the field somewhat to the Sony range & the Canon 6D & the Sony won out as it was deemed to be a better all-round camera for travelling. Suffice to say that despite paying more than I expected I don't regret the purchase. It was bought just before a quick trip to China where every day was so busy there was little time to write notes or a diary. So having the GPS facility I'm able to catalogue the photos easily as there are few distinguishing features or signs in English except for the obvious ones like the Great Wall. I like the levelling feature too & as I'm very happy with the photos it's well worth the expense in my opinion.
Chose IXUS 135 as a replacement for the older model (for my wife's handbag to take snapshots of kids). Overall happy with the performance of the camera and improved features. One thing that seems to be down is build quality. Previous IXUS 80 was build in Japan, this one is build in China and does not feel as solid and robust at the older one. It is however, way cheaper than what it was before for a comparable model, so I suppose they are more disposable items now then before. Have not used wi-fi feature yet, probably one of the things that sounds good, but will not get much use.
Very easy to use and very high picture quality. Not too heavy and plenty of features. Easy to connect to a computer.
Tiny camera bulked up by the protective casing, it's compact nature is also a comlication as it coes standard without a screen and the small front control screen is hard to read in many circumstances. Easy to control through the iPhone app but that takes several minutes to set up each time. The mini-USB port broke on my camera after 1 week and the camera unit was speedily exchanged by GoPro through Teds the same day. Picture quality is good, although if you want to use the still photo function you really need to also buy the add-on rear LCD screen to make it useful.
Overall very nice. Worked well and performed great. Excellent entry level SLR.
Am very pleased with this camera. As it is my first camera, it is perfect for my lack of knowledge and skills in the field.
I am especially impressed with the battery life, image quality and the auto option.
With the 20 x optical zoom, we are really happy with the photos taken from a distance. Clarity is maintained. Will probably only use about 20% of the functions as we are happy to shoot and snap
I was looking for something with more manual control than a 'point and shoot' without the cost and bulk of a DSLR plus lenses. The P520 seemed an ideal choice. I am still learning all the manual settings but am enjoying the experience. The shots I take with auto are very good and I really enjoy the zoom. I have experienced 'camera envy' from people with 'point and shoot' and DSLR cameras.
I like the compact, efficient shape. It's easy to set up for my preferences. I would prefer to have the ability to connect a flash unit wirelessly. The macro function only works properly when zoomed down to maximum wide angle, however I have had excellent results on macro. The battery life is not good, so I need to carry a spare battery. A 12 volt car chager would be a great advantage.
I asked salesman for an idiot proof camera which he supplied and set up for us. We are very pleased with all photos we have taken.
very good for the price not as great as some higher end but still very good very easy to use for iphone or android.
This camera is fantastic. Picture quality is perfect. I have no idea of how to use all of the fancy stuff on it yet, so I am assuming that if you know the ins and outs of dslrs you will love it!
Bought this camera for a recent trip to Alaska. The zoom is fantastic and it is simple to use. Only draw back I have found is that in video mode it is pretty heavy on the battery and there is a slight noise of the motor when zooming.
This camera took fantastic shots indoors and outdoors under all lighting conditions including snow, rain and shunshine and is compact enough to carry in your jacket pocket all the time. I nearly bought a digital SLR and am so glad I didn't as this camera is so convenient and produces quality shots. Just need to learn how to use the WiFi!
Great camera for "average happy snapper". Love the guide function . Have got some great photos from a recent holiday, night and day shots included.
Build quality is very good,image quality is excellent,even at 20x image was in focus just point and shoot simple. Connects to computer and iPad through wifi network. Camera has a nice weight to it, only problem is the movie record button is to close to the thumb wheel and watch your left hand position on camera when pop up flash activates. Over all this camera was well worth the purchase.
Great camera and very easy to use. 51 autofocus points is great. took some great pictures of the kids. My 14year old son loves it and is experimenting with it.
This is my first DSLR and after months of research (and eventually giving up on the 70D) I splashed out. The camera is amazing as expected. The full auto modes are very friendly and I am still to move onto the manual modes. I understand how they work, I just haven't delved into it yet. I've been using the video mode mostly and the film is beautiful! I also got a 50mm 1.8 lens and it's just incredible quality. The aperture does make keeping focus a bit of an issue but I guess that's just practice.
Would recommend this camera to beginners and unless the 70D brings out something like a new sensor, I think the 60D will still be with us for a while.
The go pro is a fantastic little camera value for money. Disappointed that you have to download instruction , would have like a small booklet for basic uses. Picture quality so good. Easy to use. Audio is not good have since found out the extra back case is for better audio if you don't go underwater. Yet to use this option though. Looking forward to really testing all the options out. Great service at the teds store even after I bought it.
Quality pictures and filming at night could not be better with its natural light,easy to use, previous I had a JVC it was not bad just the Panasonic is a real professional choice.
Joe From Benowa waters QLD
I was after a simple easy to use camera which was compact and easy to carry. This camera is all that and offers touch screen adjustments on the fly for key items like flash on/off, focus and special effects. I bought it prior to a 6 week trip, it met all the criteria and produced crisp clear photos.
I have been very interested in photography for years, started with a point and click camera, moved up to the Nikon D3000, then upgraded to the Nikon D7100! And i absolutely love this camera. It is great! Extremely happy with it :)
Amazing zoom, image quality and battery life
This Is the best camera I have ever owned. It takes a great photo both above and below water, a great sunset shot and is so compact and easy to use. It's also really sturdy and takes a beating! Love it, love it, love it!
An excellent pocket camera which can be used in adverse weather conditions, on the beach, in rain in the bush, and in the crowded city.
This camera is brilliantly easy to use while still offering excellent sound and image quality making it very suitable for the training material production that I do. I am especially impressed with its ability to handle difficult lighting situations while still in full auto mode.
I have been using this lens now for six months and it's been producing very sharp photos across the frame even at f/2.8 . AF speed is fast and accurate with out fail.The slight drawback this lens is expensive and has no image stabilization.
This Camera is good to use with easy to understand and operate buttons.
the recharge works well ,with a longer life battery than my last one camera on AA batteries .The inclosed software too over the Mac . Was not easy to operate for me . Found a SD card reader at Target of all places ($10) works well . Have uninstalled the camera software ,am now very happy with the Camera and how it operates with the Mac PC .
only had it for a couple weeks but so far, very happy with it. excellent value for money, easy to use. LOVE the WiFi capability. Picture quality good. Videos easy to record and good quality. No cons found so far.
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