Sony Cyber-shot S70 retro review

In early 2000, Sony launched the Cyber-shot S70, packing the latest 3 Megapixel sensor with a Carl Zeiss-branded zoom and a wealth of features at a price that undercut most rivals. It became my first digital camera and 21 years later I’ve powered-it up for my latest retro review!…

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Canon PowerShot G1 retro review

In October 2000, Canon launched the PowerShot G1, the first in a series of hugely popular cameras aimed at enthusiasts that continues over two decades later. Find out the story behind it 21 years later!…

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Nikon COOLPIX 100 retro review

In 1996 Nikon entered the consumer digital camera market with the COOLPIX 100. It cost $500, had one third of a Megapixel and was built-into an industry-standard PCMCIA card, so you could simply slot the camera into a compatible laptop. 25 years later I review it once more!…

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Canon PowerShot Pro90 IS retro review

The Canon PowerShot Pro90 IS was a high-end super-zoom camera launched in 2001, sporting a 10x / 37-370mm equivalent range, and becoming Canon’s first digital camera to include optical image stabilisation! Find out how it performs 20 years later!…

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Nikon COOLPIX 900 retro review

The COOLPIX 900, launched in 1998, was Nikon’s third digital camera, but I’d argue their first aimed at photographers. 1.2 Megapixels, a 3x optical zoom, white balance presets and a cunning split-body, the 900 had it all! Find out why it was one of my favourites in my retro review!…

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Lunar Eclipse Photography

A Total Lunar Eclipse is one of Nature’s most spectacular displays and a great deal easier to photograph than a Solar Eclipse, not to mention more frequent too. In my guide I’ll explain how to photograph a lunar eclipse or blood moon!…

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Canon PowerShot 600 retro review

The PowerShot 600 was Canon’s first consumer digital camera, launched in 1996 and sporting a fixed 50mm equivalent lens, PC Card storage and half a Megapixel. In this episode of Dino Bytes, I’ll see how the PowerShot 600 compared to rivals at the time and how it performs 25 years later!…

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Sony DSC F1 retro review

Sony launched its first consumer digital camera, the DSC-F1 in 1996. It boasted 0.3 Megapixels, 4 MB of built-in memory and a lens housing that rotated 180 degrees for comfortable waist-level shooting or selfies. Find out how it all began in my retro review!…

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