Island Images - Digital Cameras
Some details & pictures of cameras used in production of this website
(Pictures are not to scale!)
 
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Current Cameras
Nikon D7100 - 24.1 Mp
6000 x 4000 Pixels
September 2014 -
Replacement for the D80 - great camera with reliable metering!
DJI Phantom 4 Pro
Quadcopter - 20 Mp
5472 x 3648 Pixels
January 2017 -
Aerial camera platform, can also shoot video
 
Panasonic TZ60 - 18.1 Mp
4896 x 2752
April 2015 - 
Improved version of the TZ10 compact I'd had for a while, 30x optical zoom and an electronic viewfinder.  Can shoot very good panoramas.
Panasonic FZ72 - 16.1 Mp
4608 x 2592 Pixels (wide format)
November 2013 - 
Follow on from the FZ150 with amazing 60x optical zoom, 20mm - 1200mm 35mm equivalent. Unfortunately doesn't have the very useful articulated rear display of the FZ150 which was great fo high or low shots.  Now onto my second one as I lost the first late last year.
 
Older Cameras
Fuji DS7 - 0.31 Mp
640 x 480 pixels
Pre 2000
My (and Fuji's) first digital camera. Originally retailing at £599 (mine was discounted!)
I still have it and it still works!
Fuji MX-1700 - 1.5 Mp
1280 x 1024 pixels
Jan 2000 - Mar 2001
My first camera capable of 'reasonable' website pictures.
3x Optical Zoom
Now broken - lens jammed
 
 
 
 Fuji 4900  - 2.4 Mp
1600 x 1200 pixels
Mar 2001 - May 2003
 
Replacement for the 1700, bought in Dubai on Australia trip.
6x Optical Zoom
Now Sold
Fuji S602 -  3.1 Mp
2048 x 1536 pixels
May 2003 - Oct 2004
 
Replacement for the 4900
6x Optical zoom
 
Fuji F700 3.1 Mp
2048 x 1536 pixels
Aug 2004 - 
Bought mainly for use with Fuji underwater housing, but also used on its own
3x Optical Zoom
 
Fuji S7000 - 6.3 Mp
2848 x 2136 pixels
Oct 2004 -
Replacement for the S602
6x Optical Zoom
 
 
 
Nikon D70 - 6.1 Mp
3008 x 2000 pixels
Jun 2005 - 
My first digital SLR!
Lenses are: Nikon 18-70 zoom, Nikon 70-300 Zoom, Sigma 105 Macro
 
 'Tchibo' - 10.1 Mp
(Picture is almost identical Minox DC1011) 
3648 x 2736 pixels
Jul 2007 -
Compact camera
3x Optical Zoom
A good camera but let down by poor battery performance. Not used now.
 
 Nikon P100  - 10 Mp
3648 x 2736 pixels
March 2011 - March 2012
Great 26x optical zoom and good manual features, not convinced about the sensor quality though, loosing fine details. Replaced by Panasonic FZ150
Nikon D80 - 10 Mp
3872 x 2592 pixels
Nov 2007 -  
 Another Nikon SLR - improved version of the D70 using the same lenses. Very variable metering though and replaced by Nikon D7100.
Panasonic TZ10  - 12.1 Mp
4320 x 2432 Pixels (in wide format)
April 2010 - 
Replacement compact for the Tchibo
12x optical zoom - an excellent camera and I've been really pleased with results
Panasonic FZ150 - 12 Mp
4000 x 2248 Pixels (wide format)
March 2012 -
Replacement for the Nikon P100, easy to carry around and with a host of features.
24x optical zoom, 25mm - 600mm 35mm equivalent.
DJI Phantom 2 Vision+
Quadcopter - 14 Mp
4384 x 2466 Pixels
November 2014 - January 2017
Aerial camera platform, can also shoot video