As photographers clamor for smaller bodies, is the future of cameras getting more compact?

Sony ZV-E10
(Image credit: Sony)

Small cameras are making a big comeback. Spikes in sales across brands show that photographers are clamoring again for reasonably sized cameras. Are we finally shrugging off the old mantra that bigger is better? I for one, certainly hope so.

No, this isn’t another story about the indomitable Fujifilm X100VI, although as the latest poster child for the compact revolution, it has done a lot to promote smaller bodies, and it may unconsciously be playing a major role across the market as creatives look to other cameras rather than wait out the months-long backlog of orders. 

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Gareth Bevan
Reviews Editor

Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.