Olympus SP-565 UZ - Digital Cameras: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Olympus SP-565 UZ - Digital Cameras: Reviews

   Photo: Shana Novak

Super-zoom digicams have come into their own. Check out the ten-meg 565's specs: RAW shooting, exposure lock, built-in image stabilization to reduce image blur, a 20x zoom that stretches from 26mm to a ridiculous 520mm, to name just a few of its SLR-like capabilities. Over a week in Mexico, we shot everything from portraits to landscapes and surf-action shots. And while the results weren't quite as good as what we'd have gotten with a bevy of interchangeable lenses, they were damn close—and way better than with the first iteration of super-zooms. Takeaway: Can't swing a DSLR system? This is the next best thing. 10MP; olympusamerica.com

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