Nikon’s Coolpix P1000’s Powerful 125X Zoom Lens

Falling somewhere between utility and novelty, Nikon’s Coolpix P1000 offers the most extreme zoom available for the “compact camera” category. That’s 125x optical zooming or a 24-3000mm equivalence. The world of point-and-shoot cameras doesn’t generally carry innovation to this extent, and this is a device that might just make its way into the bags of professional shooters who intend to land a very specific long-range …

From Sea to Sky with the Olympus Stylus TG-4

Testing the rugged outdoors point-and-shoot camera's many modes and user interface in British Columbia

by Sasha Barkans The rugged and intuitive Olympus Stylus TG-4 is the newest addition to Olympus’ Stylus Tough amphibious (and ambitious) line of compact cameras. While smartphones are increasingly utilized for photography on the trail and in the mountains, everywhere your smartphone is sure to crumble, the TG-4 excels. It’s waterproof up to 50 feet, freeze-proof down to 14°F, shock-proof from seven feet, totally dust-proof …