Compact Cameras

Key Accessories for the Ricoh GR III

Here are some of the key accessories and replacement part numbers for the Ricoh GR III compact camera.
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How to Replace the Lens Ring Cap on the Ricoh GR III

The small metal ring around the lens barrel of the Ricoh GR III has a habit of coming off. Here’s how to replace it, with either the official gray Ricoh version or a more colorful aftermarket version.
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How to Copy Photos & Videos To & From the Ricoh GR III's Internal Memory

The Ricoh GR III has a 2GB internal memory that can be used as a safety net in case there are issues with the SD card. Here's how to save images and videos to it and copy data from it.
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Ricoh GR III SD Memory Card Recommendations

Looking for a new memory card for your Ricoh GR III? Here are my practical recommendations on good options that work well in this camera, have a proven track record or reliability, and are cost-effective.
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Nikon COOLPIX W150 Memory Card Recommendations

The Nikon COOLPIX W150 doesn't come with a memory card as standard. If you need a new card or are replacing an old one, here are some recommendations on which SD card to get for it.
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Canon PowerShot SX420 Memory Card Recommendations

The Canon PowerShot SX420 doesn't come with a memory card as standard. Here are some practical recommendations on which card to get.
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Nikon COOLPIX W300 Memory Card Recommendations

The Nikon COOLPIX W300 waterproof point-and-shoot doesn't come with a memory card as standard. Here are some practical recommendations on which SD card to get for it.
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What Type of Memory Card Does the Canon EOS M50 Use?

The Canon EOS M50 doesn't come with a memory card as standard (it's a sold separately accessory). Here are some practical recommendations on which SD card to get.
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Panasonic Lumix FZ80 Memory Card Recommendations

The Panasonic LUMIX FZ80 doesn't come with a memory card as standard. Here are some practical recommendations on which SD card to get.
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Macro Photos taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the Sony HX99 compact camera using the macro feature.
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Review of the Ricoh GW-4 21mm Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for Ricoh GR III

Ricoh has made available a dedicated wide-angle conversion lens for the Ricoh GR III. It takes the standard 28mm lens to a wider 21mm. Here's how it works and what it does in real-world terms.
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Photos Taken with the Sony RX100 VII Compact Camera

Here's a sampling of photos I've taken with the Sony RX100 VII, the latest in Sony's high-end compact camera line.
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Sony RX100 VII High ISO Sample Images

Here's a collection of images taken with the Sony RX100 VII at high ISOs to give a sense of how it performs in low-light conditions.
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Sony RX100 VII ISO Range Examples

The high-end compact Sony RX100 VII camera has a relatively narrow ISO range from 64 through 12800. Here are some example shots showing what that means in real-world shooting.
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Ricoh GR III ISO Range Examples

The Ricoh GR III has an ISO range from 100 to 102400. Here are some high-resolution practical examples of how that translates in real-world shooting.
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Shooting Panoramas with the Sony RX100 VII

The Sony RX100 VII has a panorama mode. Here's a rundown of what it does and how it works.
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Sony RX100 VII Zoom Range

The Sony RX100 VII high-end compact camera has a 24-200mm optical zoom and two kinds of digital zoom that go beyond that. Here's what each type does, along with practical examples.
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Photos Taken with a Ricoh GR III Compact Camera

I've recently been out shooting with the new Ricoh GR III high-end compact camera. For good reason, the GR cameras have long had a cult following among street photographers and travel photographers. Here's a collection of high-resolution sample images I've taken with it.
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Ricoh GR III High ISO Images

Here are some photos taken at high ISOs with the Ricoh GR III under real-world shooting conditions.
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Ricoh GR II High ISO Sample Images

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the Ricoh GR II in an effort to provide some practical examples of how the Ricoh GR II performs in low-lighting shooting conditions.
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Sony HX99 Review

The Sony HX99 is a tiny camera with a massive zoom. It makes for a very good and versatile everyday travel camera that easily fits in your pocket. Here's my hands-on review.
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Photos Taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera

The Sony HX99 compact camera packs a massive zoom into a tiny camera as well as including some features you might not expect in a camera of this type. Here are some photos taken with the HX99 to provide some practical examples of how it performs under real-world shooting conditions.
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Sony HX99 High ISO Sample Images

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the Sony HX99 focusing specifically on its highest ISO range of 1600 to 6400.
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Sony HX99 Recommended SD Cards

Here are some recommendations on which SD card to get for the Sony HX99 so that you can use all of the camera's features.
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A Massive Zoom in a Tiny Camera: The Sony HX99 Compact Superzoom

The Sony HX99 is a tiny camera with a massive zoom range. Here are some examples of what the zoom can do in real-world shooting.
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Which Battery to Get for the Sony RX0

Battery life isn't one of the Sony RX0's strengths. Whether you're looking for spares, a replacement battery, or external chargers, here's a rundown of the options.
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Photos Taken with a Sony RX0 Camera

The Sony RX0 is tiny and looks like an action camera that's built for shooting video, but it's 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.
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Sony RX0 Camera Hands-on Review

The Sony RX0 is tiny, rugged, and waterproof. But while it might look like Sony's answer to GoPro, it packs a surprising amount of high-end features and power.
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Sony RX1R II Sample Images

A collection of photos shot with the Sony RX1R II full-frame compact camera.
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Ricoh GR II Sample Images

A collection of sample images shot with the Ricoh GR II compact camera.
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Fujifilm X70 Sample Images

A collection of high-resolution sample images shot with the Fujifilm X70 compact digital camera.
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Sony RX1R II Hands-on Review

Sony's new RX1R II marks the very high end of pocketable cameras. It has a 42-megapixel full-frame sensor, a fixed f/2 Zeiss lens, and boatloads of features. It also has a price to match.
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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.
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