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.
Interchangeable-Lens Cameras: Olympus OM-D E-M1
Best for DSLR Converts
The 16-megapixel OM-D E-M1 courts seasoned shooters who are tired of bulky DSLRs, with features like a magnified electronic viewfinder for precision framing, 5-axis optical stabilization, and blazing-fast autofocus, shutter, and shooting speeds (up to 10 frames per second). [$1,400 (body only); getolympus.com]