Jul 28 2009

New Digital Camera Features

Published by at 5:28 am under General

Before beginning the hunt for a digital camera, there are a few questions you should be able to answer. Knowing the answers to these questions can significantly increase your odds for getting the best camera for you, as well as making your ultimate buying decision quicker. While, this is not an exhaustive list, it covers the basics, which you can fine tune as your shopping process goes on.

Megapixels used to be the single biggest feature in determining the price of a camera. As memory storage has gotten cheaper, megapixels are still a feature to consider, but not nearly as much as a few years ago.

While balance can be flaky at time, and you can get more resolution from some of the competition. Competitors being the Canon 5D, and the Sony A900.

Before you do anything else, write down everything you want from your future digital camera. What types of photos will you take, normal or using a good optical zoom, and so on.

There are literally thousands of digital cameras on the market, in all shapes in sizes. Having a specific budget in mind can greatly narrow down your list to a manageable size.This evaluating digital cameras and this beginners digital cameras should help.

First things first, in the spirit of full disclosure, I need to declare that I do in fact own several cameras. They represent a variety of brands. I have two Canons, a Fuji, and a Kodak. I must confess, that I am somewhat partial to Canon, but I’ll try not to let that cloud any editorial comments I may subsequently make.

The Canon EOS 20D is a SLR camera, which means it is larger than a point and shoot camera. It does offer 8.2 megapixels and produces JPEG and RAW images with three times optical zoom. The EOS 30D is basically the same but has is offered at a cheaper price.

You will want to compare these cameras before deciding which one is right for you. The prices vary and some come with a lens, but some come as just a body. You have to consider the lens price when buying any SLR camera. You will find that your digital images will look lifelike when you use a SLR digital camera.


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