Digital Camera Buying Tips
By Kyle Schurman, About.com Guide
Researching Digital Cameras
Before you buy a camera, it's important to research your digital camera options. Find a list of the newest digital cameras and read digital camera reviews to help with your research into digital cameras.
Choosing the Right Camera
After you research cameras -- but before you buy a digital camera -- you need to make sure you've made the correct choice. Make sure you've set, and stuck to, a budget, and make sure you're avoiding common shopping mistakes with digital cameras that beginning photographers make.
- Setting a Point and Shoot Camera Budget
- Setting a DSLR Camera Budget
- Digital Camera Shopping Checklist
- Avoid These Camera Shopping Mistakes
- Don't Forget the Accessories
- Be Wary of "Too Good to Be True" Bargains
- "Which Camera Should I Buy?"
- Digital Camera Gift Guide
Finding the Best Camera Features
Cameras have quite a few different features that set them apart. Before you buy a camera, it's important to figure out which features are the most important for you -- whether its resolution, response times, shutter speed, flash performance, or video capabilities -- and then find a camera that excels in your key feature areas.