Homework before buying a digital camera(Part-I): Basics you need to know before buying a camera

by Ashish on May 27, 2009

Do you like capturing world around you ,does nature captivates you sometime and you like holding it,do you like sharing happy moments with your friends and family,if you have these characteristics in you its time to  enhance your photography skills.With the advent of technology photographers are switching from 35mm cameras to digital one.So if you are planning to buy a digital camera you should keep following points in your mind before entering a shop :

What kind of photographer are you ,i.e, find the ideal camera that best suits your needs and lifestyle:

kodak-easyshare-z1485-isIf you don’t take pictures frequently and still like the convenience of digital camera you must go for a Point and shoot digital camera.Most cameras in this section don’t have a through the lens view finder. In this category you’ll find  cameras that are small enough to fit in your pocket.Price less than300$

13876 If you like taking pictures that you can frame and share with others consider purchasing a Prosumer camera.These have extended zoom lens and a through the lens view finder.It has multiple shooting modes and are generally referred as Zoom lens reflex cameras.Price between 500$-1000$.


If you are a professional or advanced photographer then Digital SLR is the right choice for you.You can also use your current lens of 35mm SLR camera with new digital one.It has interchangeable lens, on-camera flash and multiple shooting mode to show your creativity.Price between 1000$-4500$

You can also look  for reviews and news about the current available model in market by visiting



Following list shows the type of cameras sold by major companies:
Canon Fujifilm Nikon Olympus Sony

We hope this little information will help you in buying a camera of your choice.

In part II of this article we’ll share which camera and lenses to buy depending on the kind of photography you are involved in,i.e, Wildlife ,sports ,landscape,etc.

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