Monday, November 30, 2009

Guide : Buy A Digital Camera

Photography is fun, but photography also takes costs. That you are not wrong to use your budget to get the best digital camera you should be careful. We will get the camera you should first read the reviews of more than a few products the camera. You can thumbing through catalogues , read in books, magazines or on the internet. It would be better if you have an acquaintance of a photographer and suggestions will be held camera products. Today there are so many brands of cameras in the market with varying prices and different features. There are many choices on the camera with the same brand. There are only a camera body alone, there is a single lens, and anything else with two lenses.

Expensive camera should have a lot of features, strong construction, components and high-quality lens. If you are familiar with the Internet, it will be easy to find information on cameras from various aspects such as test reports, camera comparisons, technical specifications, price comparisons, personal opinions, a sample of photos, and many other aspects. Expensive camera should have a lot of features, strong construction, components and high-quality lens.
The key to getting the camera in accordance with our needs are:

1. How much budget is provided?
2. How often do you use the camera? I will occasionally family photo or become a proficient amateur photographer?
3. What kind of photography is you interested in? Will I shoot landscapes, portraits, shoot soccer, and other fast-moving subjects, low-lighting?
4. Photography like what you like? Outdoors, indoors, or both? What about weather
5. What will be used for images that have been photographed? For a private collection or for sale?
6. How much involvement the process after the shoot will you do? You want to be the master editing photos or just a bit to do the editing process.
7. Will I print photos, and will I want to print large photos?

For the consideration that the camera has a feature like the following:

a. Size : Your options range from a small (compact) model with limited features and low cost to a large DSLR with professional photography
b. Resolution: Ranges from 6 to 14 megapixels (and climbing) and is based on CCD/CMOS sensor capabilities. The bigger-is-better concept lets you create larger prints without observable pixilation.
c. Image stabilization: Compensates for camera shake. Very useful when not using a tripod.
d. Image processor: This type of camera electronics helps color fidelity and overall image quality.
e.DSLR: The high-quality digital single-lens reflex camera migrated from DSLR film cameras. It has detachable lenses and full manual features.
f. LCD : The liquid crystal display uses, on consumer cameras and some DSLR cameras a 2 1/2- to 3-inch display to frame the subject. Most DSLR cameras use the optical viewfinder to shoot an image.
g. Face detection : A type of camera electronics that automatically detects faces and corrects for face focus.
h. Sensor cleaning : This higher-end feature vibrates the sensor to remove dust.
i. Output formats : RAW(This higher-end feature saves data directly (unprocessed) from the sensor), JPEG(compressed format is the most common format) or RAW + JPEG
j. Power options: Lithium ion battery pack: Proprietary, rechargeable, high-performance, costly batteries. AA alkaline batteries: Common, easily obtainable battery. AA NiMh batteries: Rechargeable, higher-performance AA batteries. AC adapter: Optional AC power adapter.
k. Frames per second : The speed at which a camera can shoot an image. DSLR cameras are significantly faster than consumer cameras. Important when capturing a moving subject.
l. Modes : A popular feature for fixed, automatic camera operations. Modes include Macro, Burst, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Stitch Assist, and Special Scenes. Select Manual mode to focus manually and set the shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and white balance.
m. Red-eye reduction: Corrects red-eye by employing a preflash.Take the time to go to a big camera store, because there you will find more information and can directly see the camera. Ask what you need to know and express your wishes in the range of sales, including thirst you want within your budget. A good sales will quickly learn and quick alternative member camera you want.

Try to take pictures around you (of course still in the store) with a camera which would you buy and see the results. If not satisfied try it with another camera that provided by and compare it with previous images. Consider whether the camera is comfortable in your hands, weight, or the picture is too bright, too big or small.

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