Don’t restrict your Digital Bridge Camera’s performance by simply buying a cheap, possibly package deal SDHC memory card! Class 4 cards are cheap, but slower and many cameras recommend Class 6 for video or burst shooting. Indeed, the newest, faster Class 10 may also boost your performance and satisfaction with your camera.
We’ve pulled together some specs for your perusal and consideration, with the Transcend Ultimate Class 10 16GB rated overall best buy in our Top 10…
Get closer with the PowerShot SX40 HS. An ultra-wide 35x optical zoom, great low light results of the HS System, Full HD and high-speed shooting make this the travel powerhouse for those who want it all.
Top, top specs and features in a premium quality digital bridge camera – Recommended. With an incredible 35x wide-angle zoom for incredible reach, the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS offers a 4.5-stop optical Image Stabilizer and Zoom Framing Assist make high zoom stills and HD movie shooting a breeze. HD videos are in stereo, with full use of the zoom during shooting, thanks to its Ultrasonic motor. The DIGIC 4 processor, previously available in recent DSLRs, delivers extraordinary noise reduction. The result is richly detailed, cleaner images, even at high ISO speeds. DIGIC 4 also drives exceptional processing speeds and responsive operation.
Perhaps a true bridge, with near compact size, yet pretty good specification and reasonable features, including excellent flash range. Designed for exceptional image quality and professional levels of flexibility, the Canpn PowerShot G12 digital bridge camera combines a 10.0 MP high-sensitivity sensor, premium wide-angle zoom lens and 2.8″ vari-angle LCD. Working with the high-sensitivity image sensor, Canon’s DIGIC 4 processor delivers vastly improved noise performance across the ISO range. Shoot full-resolution images up to ISO 3200, or expand to ISO 12800 in (2.5MP) Low Light mode.
Panasonic introduces another feature-packed digital bridge camera with 14.1-megapixels to its award winning Lumix range. The DMC-FZ45 combines a powerful optical zoom and creative options including manual operation to bring users a versatile and creative compact. The LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens extends its optical zoom range from 27mm to 25mm at wide end and the zoom power of 24x takes the telephoto range up to 600mm. Highly Recommended!
The features of this powerful ultra-zoom compact, the Olympus SP-800UZ, offer ultimate versatility for innovative photography, but without the inconvenience of heavy duty equipment. Get in on the action with the groundbreaking 30x wide optical zoom (28-840mm equivalent). Outclassing most pretenders to the point-and-shoot zoom title, the SP-800UZ makes sure you always have a front row seat. The built-in Dual Image Stabilisation of the 14 Megapixel camera guarantees defined image clarity, and high-speed shooting at up to 15fps means you’ll document the action blow by blow.
Why not record the whole event using the new HD movie option?
Panasonic is pleased to introduce the new DMC-FZ100, top-of-the-line model of the LUMIX popular FZ series. Packing a powerful optical zoom and creative options, including manual operation and full HD movie recording capability, this new digital bridge camera ensures all memories are captured in high quality photo and video. Highly Recommended!
The Fujifilm FinePix HS10 is Highly Recommended. A superbly specified digital bridge camera, including a mega zoom range. With the leading range of zoom at 30x, including widest angle currently available 24mm equivalent and longest also at 720mm. Unique features include DSLR-like manual control of the zoom. Also includes Full HD video capability and an impressive 10 frames per second high speed continuous shooting.
With a relatively light and compact body, the Pentax Optio X90 is Worth Considering. This megazoom (26x, from 26mm equivalent to 676mm telephoto), well featured (including HD video), digital bridge camera, possesses good specifications and at a very good price.
The Fujifilm FinePix S1600 digital bridge camera includes two fun and valuable features: Smile & Shoot Mode can recognise the precise moment your subject smiles and releases the shutter only when this happens, ensuring that all your photos are happy ones. Blink Detection warns you if any of your subjects have blinked so that you can re-take the photo if necessary.