Cameras for fireworks: Group Test

Cameras for fireworks: Group Test

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  • Feature-packed compacts create visual fireworks

    With compact cameras now offering ever better lenses, faster processors, very good anti-shake, sky-high ISO settings and noise reduction, it’s now possible to create explosive shots without investing in an SLR. They’ll even make a decent fist of capturing literal fireworks this New Year's.

    Best: Extra Features
    Sony Cyber-Shot WX5
    £299
    Love: Superior Auto mode. Anti-blur features. Nifty panoramas
    Hate: So many features you may get confused
    Read the full review I Link: Sony

    Best: Value
    Nikon Coolpix S3000
    £110
    Love: Slim and stylish design. Price tag
    Hate: Lack of creative possibilities due to its point-and-shoot nature
    Read the full review I Link: Nikon

    Best: Shooting in low light
    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700
    £274
    Love: Plenty of good auto modes. Fast shooting. Good in low light. Excellent Leica lens
    Hate: Complex menus
    Read the full review I Link: Panasonic

    Best: Damage control
    Olympus M Tough-6020
    £170
    Love: Tough, waterproof and smart looking. Photo Surf allows easy
    browsing by date, name etc
    Hate Slow autofocus
    Read the full review I Link: Olympus

    Best: Picture quality
    Canon Ixus 300 HS
    £379
    Love: New HS system delivers excellent images even in low light. Speedy shooting. Quality build
    Hate: No internal storage
    Read the full review I Link: Canon

    Best: High-speed shooting
    Casio Exilm EX-FH100
    £279
    Love: High-speed shooting and 10x zoom
    Hate: Poor low-light shots
    Read the full review I Link: Casio

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