Whether you're a professional photographer or just want some
quick snapshots to send to relatives, choosing the right camera can
be overwhelming. For starters, would-be photographers will have to
begin by deciding which type of camera in which price range will
best fit their needs before even beginning to investigate the many
details that differentiate each camera. The categories below will
best fit the needs of most photographers and so we've compared and
reviewed the best choices for each so that there is something for
Compact Digital Cameras
These straightforward cameras will work well for most families.
If you're traveling with little kids then you probably don't want
to make a huge investment and convenience is a key factor, making
these inexpensive cameras the best choice. The picture quality from
all of these cameras is impressive, so make sure to look at other
features like speed and compatibility.
Entry Level Digital SLR Cameras
Just because you want to upgrade from a compact point-and-shoot
camera doesn't mean you have to break the bank. Digital Single Lens
Reflex cameras are now available at very affordable prices and with
many of the same tools and high-level image quality of professional
level cameras. Look for speed, video and editing features when
choosing which camera will work best for you.
Professional Level Digital SLR Cameras
If you're sure that a digital SLR is what you want then it may
be time to invest in some really high level equipment. We've
compared here some of the top-of-the-line cameras that are used by
amateurs and professionals alike. These have extensive features and
impressive specs to match the higher price tags, so make sure to
look closely at the details.
Digital Rangefinder Cameras
Even though these are more of a specialty camera, we've found
that they have a loyal following among serious photographers. They
provide singular tools which allow for very special and
individualized results. They range widely in price so you can
choose whether this is going to be your primary camera or something
you plan to use only in special situations.