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.
DSLRs: Canon EOS 70D
Best for Video
This camera came out last year, but it's still our standout pick for grabbing movie-like footage alongside your still shots. Here's why: Canon found a way to kill off the jarring focal spasms that befouled earlier DSLR video shooters. Of course, the 20.2-megapixel sensor takes pristine stills, too. [$1,249; usa.canon.com]