Buyers Guide for Digital Cameras

There are many considerations to be made when purchasing a digital camera.  What features are needed, what will it be used for, who will be using it and what is the budget.  These are just a few of the issues one must consider.  The article below examines some of these issues in depth.

Buyers’ Guide: Compact Digital Cameras: Digital Photography Review

“If you’re looking for a compact digital camera, you have a lot of choices. Although the past couple of years has seen a serious erosion of the entry-level, sub-$100 class thanks to the emergence of powerful smartphones, improvements in technology have meant that if you’ve got a couple of hundred dollars or more to spend, you can get yourself a very capable camera.
We’re not pointing you towards specific models in this article – that will be the subject of future reviews and roundups. This article is intended as a guide to this class of products, to help you make an informed buying decision.

So where to start? Well, removing price from the equation for now, there are probably two questions you’ll need to answer:

Are you looking for something small and simple to throw into a handbag or pocket, or are you happy to have a larger, heavier camera with you? Do you want to add accessories in future? Most compacts don’t have that capacity, but some higher-end models have accessory ports for additional flashes and other gadgets, as well as adapters to expand their lens ranges. But with the additional versatility comes added bulk (and cost).”

Hopefully, the above article has been of some assistance in your decision making for purchasing a digital camera.