Whenever you’re going on a trip you should definitely take your camera with you to capture the most interesting moments. Memories are very important in anyone’s life and that’s why you should buy yourself the best camera your money can buy. Before shopping for a camera you should take into consideration a few important details.
First you should decide if you want to buy a digital or a non-digital camera. With a digital camera everything is much easier. You won’t have to spend time and money on film and on picture scanning because a simple USB cable will do all the work. Once your photo session is over you just have to connect the camera to your PC and start downloading the images.
Most people usually go for digital cameras and that’s quite understanding considering that time is very important nowadays. Below you’ll find some questions that will help you decide which camera best meet your needs:
What will you use it for? Are you planning to use it for capturing your family’s precious moments or you dream about becoming a digital artist?
Will you print your pictures in large sizes? And if you do, what output device will you use?
Will you only publish your pictures on the Internet or send them to your friends by email?
Will you take the camera with you on your next trip around Europe?
Do you have a PCMCIA storage device on your laptop?
When taking a picture, will you always be close enough to the subject?
Are you planning to use the macro feature?
Are you familiar with Photoshop?
You find it easier to shoot digital photos than to rework them using special editing software?
Will you take pictures in low-light places such as indoors or concerts?
Are you interested in fast burst rate?
You want to be sure that you won’t spend on batteries the same as for film and developing?
How deep will you dig into your pockets?