Cameras and Photography Buying Guide
Whether you are gearing up for an art photography class or simply capturing a moment of your family vacation, this buying guide will get you through process of finding the necessary equipment. If you are looking to do some hardcore art photography, check out our SLR and DSLR Buying Guides. If you are a click-and-goer, then see our Compact Digital Cameras Buying Guide.
- 35mm Cameras, for the nostalgic and those who refuse to convert to the church of digital photography.
- APS Cameras are now difficult to find in the market place but its 24mm films and some parts are still in production.
- Camcorders: For filming school plays. Consider HD if you want the latest and greatest.
- Digital Cameras: We'll get you clicking away with your perfect camera in no time. From Ultra Compact Digital Cameras for those who value convenience to Ultra Zoom Digital Cameras: For photographers who want to getthisclose to their subjects or even the Bridge Digital Camera for those who dream of going pro but aren't ready to cross into the dSLRs yet..
- Digital SLR Cameras (dSLRs) are the only only way to go for professional quality photos. They may look intimidating but these babies will drive the Anne Leibowitz in you wild. FYI, the camera body and the lenses are usually sold separately.
- Disposable Cameras: If you are obscenely prone to losing things, this is the best camera for you. Kodak alone offers more than half a dozen types including digital! All you have to do is shoot and drop off at the drugstore--that is if you haven't lost the camera already.
- SLR Cameras are undoubtedly the camera for amateur photographers. They are great for learning camera basics (aperture, shutter speed, etc.) or for starting a new hobby. No decent photographer is without one in their collection.
- Underwater Cameras: Water-resistant cameras that range from a disposable for a day at the beach to a heavy duty for snorkelling and diving.
- Canon EOS comes in the normal 35mm SLR format and dSLR format with the "Rebel" series being the most popular for its affordability and professional yet easy to use features. Buy a Canon EOS today.
- Canon PowerShot is a popular point and shoot digital camera choice and for a good reason. Some come for as cheap as £54.99 loaded with features that rivals most SLRs. Buy a Canon Powershot today.
- Casio Exilim is a line of digital cameras from Casio that comes in three different classes to cater to different needs: the Exilim Card (Ultra-Compact), the Exilim Zoom (Ultra-Zoom) and the Exilim Pro , a bridge digital camera which has garnered a lot of attention from tech magazines within the last year. Buy a Casio Exilim today.
- Fujifilm FinePix boasts itself to be the most preferred digital camera in the UK. With over a dozen different models and series for you to choose from, we can understand why. Buy a Fujifilm FinePix today.
- Kodak EasyShare: As stated in the name, these cameras are supposed to be the easiest to operate in the market, great for those who want to share their photos without having to read the entire manual over three times in order to do so. Buy a Kodak EasyShare today.
- Kyocera FineCam , with its advanced features and incredible technology, is probably the best-kept secret in the business.
- Konica Minolta Dimage are still in the market but only for a limited time due to the company's withdrawal from the photographic imaging business.
- Leica M8 digital cameras are solely enjoyable for its antique edge alone. Buy a Leica M8 today.
- Nikon Coolpix are dependable cameras come in three series (S - Style, L - Life and P - Performance) that are specifically geared for the buyer's need. Buy a Nikon Coolpix today.
- Panasonic Lumix comes in the ultra-compact, the ultra-zoom or the DSLR. No matter which you choose, with its killer details and appealing body, you will appreciate the purchase. Buy a Panasonic Lumix today.
- Sony Cyber Shot: Sleek designs paired with unbeatable technology equals more for your money than you can ever imagine. Buy a Sony CyberShot today.
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