Adventure Cameras

The adventure cameras here blend the ruggedness and waterproofness of action cams like GoPros with the image quality and features of standard compact cameras. They’re designed as go-anywhere cameras ideally suited to travel, vacation, and adventure.

Sony DSC-RX0 Miniature Camera

Sony RX0 SD Card Recommendations

It’s not easy to know which is the right SD card for your camera. Here are my practical recommendations on good choices for the Sony RX0 ultra-compact camera.

Sony DSC-RX0 Miniature Camera Battery Compartment

Which Battery to Get for the Sony RX0

Battery life isn’t one of the Sony RX0’s strengths. Whether you’re looking for a spare battery or to replace a battery that isn’t holding a charge as well as it should, here’s a rundown of the options.

And what Sony doesn’t tell you is that there’s a good alternative that might be easier to find and potentially cheaper.

Sony DSC-RX0 Miniature Camera

Sony RX0 Sample Images

The Sony RX0 is tiny and looks like an action camera that’s built for shooting video. But it’s also a surprisingly capable stills camera as well.

Here are some example photos I’ve taken with it to give a sense of its real-world performance in various shooting conditions.

Sony RX0 High ISO Shooting

Sony RX0 Low Light Performance at High ISOs

The Sony RX0 is a tiny but surprisingly powerful camera. It’s an unconventional choice as a travel camera, and it’s not without its issues.

But it also has a lot going for it, including decent low-light performance. Here’s what I’ve found when shooting photos with it in the ISO 3200 to ISO 12800 range.

Olympus TG-5

Olympus TG-5 Waterproof Camera Sample Images

Here’s a collection of sample photos I’ve taken with the new Olympus TG-5 camera to give an idea of how it performs in real-world shooting conditions with a range of settings and subjects.

Leica X-U Waterproof Camera

Leica X-U Sample Images

Here’s a collection of sample images I’ve taken with a Leica X-U under different conditions and at different settings to give a sense of how it performs in real-world shooting conditions.

USB Chargers for DSLR Camera Batteries

USB Chargers for Camera Batteries

Many cameras come with an AC battery charger. But charging from a USB power source can be far more convenient when you’re traveling. The good news is that there are USB chargers out there for the batteries used in common camera models, even if you have to hunt a little to find them.