Selecting Digital Cameras For Different Occasions
Some buyers think a costly camera would serve their purpose; others look to buy a cheap digital camera.While there is no point to pay exorbitant price for the features you do not need, beware about cheap cameras that are not always wise choice. Sounds confusing? Not really. The trick is to decide about probable application areas of your digital camera.
Decide about the category you belong. Are you casual photographer looking to buy a digital camera to shoot memorable moments of a cherished vacation, activities of your toddler or your college days? You may be a budding photographer trying to hone your photographic skills. Serious amateurs may have more requirements than casual photographers but obviously less than professionals.
There are occasions like wedding where you would like to print digital photographs taken by your digital camera. Make sure you have a digital camera with high resolution for such purpose. Bigger the size of your print higher goes the requirement for resolution.
Resolution of a camera is expressed in terms of megapixel. Look for resolution supported by your printer. If you are planning to upload pictures in websites a higher resolution may not be required. However, if you are uploading pictures for sell then the requirements may vary.
When you are planning to carry a digital camera for long vacation, make sure that your camera supports enough storage space. Higher resolution pictures take more space and you should be prepared with enough memory cards. If you are carrying a laptop then storage may not be a problem. Data from memory card of camera can be transferred to laptop to create space, whenever required during tour.
Digital cameras with telephoto zoom lens, brings subjects at distant place closer. Look for them if you foresee to take pictures of your subject from a long distance. When you are planning to shoot at night make sure that your digital camera is enabled with night mode and ISO.
To help you take pictures from moving vehicles look for Image Stabilizer in your digital camera. Framing pictures of flowers, coins and other small items can be fun when your digital camera has macro mode.