Good news for active photographers: Trusted brands like GoPro, Canon, and Polaroid have updated their offerings to include cameras that are waterproof, freezeproof, dustproof, and light, without sacrificing resolution or sensor performance. Here are the best new cameras for every kind of shutterbug, whether you're a seasoned TV producer or a beginner who just wants something better than an iPhone.
Advanced Point-and-Shoots: Fujifilm FinePix XP70
Best for Active Vacations
Fujifilm's XP series has become the gold standard in tough, outdoor-oriented compact cameras. This update is a waterproof, freezeproof, dustproof workhorse, able to survive drops of five feet and depths of 33 feet. The XP70's new trick: A 1080i video action mode can capture almost any adventure. [$230; fujifilmusa.com]