Best Bridge Cameras

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II

The Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II bridge camera keeps the same excellent lens and sensor as its predecessor. It's an excellent performer, but we wish it had some level of weather protection.

Leica V-Lux 5

You'll pay more for Leica's V-Lux 5 camera than Panasonic's very similar FZ1000 II, but you might find the premium look and feel to be worth it.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

The excellent Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 superzoom offers a long focal range with a fixed-aperture lens, 4K video, and instant autofocus.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV camera delivers an incredible zoom range and uses a stacked sensor design and phase detection focus for 24fps image capture.

Nikon Coolpix P950

The Nikon Coolpix P950 is an appealing camera for wildlife specialists, but most won't need its exceptional zoom power. The Nikon Coolpix P950 ($799.95) is the company's second

Nikon Coolpix P1000

The Nikon Coolpix P1000 has the longest zoom of any fixed lens camera yet, but it takes a good deal of skill to master. The Nikon Coolpix P1000 ($999.95) is beyond an audacious idea for a camera.