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Digital Camera Buying Guide

Digital Camera Buying Guide

Whether you're a professional photographer or just starting a new hobby, a digital camera is the way to go. Digital cameras have many advantages over film cameras. It's much more convenient to save your pictures to a computer than it is to have a roll of film developed. Digital pictures are easier to send to friends and family or to share on a social media site like Facebook. Digital cameras also make it easier to digitally touch-up your photos before printing them.

 

What should you look for when buying digital camera? The first decision to make is whether to buy a point-and-shoot camera or a digital SLR camera. The best choice will vary depending on your photography experience and ambitions.

 

Buying a Digital Camera for Beginners: Point-and-Shoot Cameras by Nikon

Digital point & shoot cameras are a great choice for beginners, hobbyists and people who just want to be able to take a good quality picture without much trouble. Point-and-shoot digital cameras are easy to use; as their name implies, you just point the camera at your subject and shoot. Focusing should be fully automatic and the result should be a reliably good picture. The downside to this ease of use is that these cameras are less powerful than digital SLR cameras. However, point-and-shoot cameras keep getting better as technology improves.

 

In addition to their ease of use, two benefits to point-and-shoot cameras are their price and their portability. Nikon's point-and-shoot cameras are typically light, compact and easy to travel with; just toss them in a bag, purse or even a pocket and you're ready to go. Also, because they're less powerful than DSLR cameras, they tend to cost less.

 

Professional Digital Cameras: Go for a Digital SLR Camera by Canon

For the more ambition photographers out there, including professionals, a DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera is the way to go. Canon has a great selection of these cameras, which are bigger, bulkier, more complex and more expensive than simple point-and-shoot cameras. Digital SLR cameras also take more high-quality images, thanks to their much larger image sensor.

 

Digital SLR cameras come with a removable lens. If you want to achieve a different type of effect in your picture, such as a wide angle or a blurry background, all you have to do is change the lens. The ability to change camera filters & lenses makes DSLR cameras much more flexible and adaptable than point-and-shoot cameras. DSLR cameras also feature a better viewfinder than most point-and-shoot cameras, giving you a better idea of what your picture will really look like.

 

Photography is a great way to capture the beautiful moments of life in a form that you can appreciate for years to come. Point-and-shoot cameras are great for hobbyists, vacations and being ready to snap a picture at a moment's notice. Digital SLR cameras are harder to carry around, often requiring a camera case & straps, but give you the ability to take pictures of breathtaking clarity. To get a better idea of what digital camera is best for you, check out our selection here at Kmart.

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