These are tips that will help you find a camera that matches the needs, funding, and your style.
• Choose a digital camera with maximum resolution in accordance with the largest output size you want. If you wish to obtain the output size of 8 x 10 inches, we recommend a 4-megapixel camera, although the 3MP camera is sufficient. a good 8-megapixel camera capable of producing output 16 x 20 inches. If your goal only for the purposes of photographing the email or the Web, even a 2MP camera also appear intriguing. And remember, it only shows the size megapixel image size, not quality.
• Make sure the camera is equipped with features that fit your needs, such as video recording facility, optical zoom lens, or even manual control and histogram display. If you wear glasses but want to take pictures without the aid of glasses, make sure the camera is equiped with diopter which can be focused, allowing you to adjust the viewfinder focusing, as such, subject to your snapshots will appear clear.
• Make sure the LCD is bright so you can see it when shooting in outdoor environments. And make sure the screen is wide enough so you can composite and analyze the results of your shots with ease.
• When comparing prices, do not forget to take into account the bonuses that are included, such as rechargeable batteries and charger, and memory card with enough capacity to store all your shots before transferring them to a PC.
• Almost all digital cameras carry a USB interface. For cameras with high megapixel, better make sure it is supported by USB 2.0 so you can transfer large files in an instant. When considering a zoom lens, what you need to look at is the optical zoom, not digital zoom. Digital zoom function is an activity that is involved in application of cropping and enlarging images, resulting in decreased quality.
• If you do not understand the count of f-stops of white balance feature, a digital camera mounted stack mode and manual settings may seem excessive, in addition to more expensive, these products will also be more difficult to navigate.
• Consider a digital camera that provides a pocket-size guidebook rather than the instruction manual CD-ROM. Will more easily accessible when you’re hunting in the wild.
• For convenience when holding the camera, look for a digital camera that comes with enough buttons, and make sure the size is big enough so it is easily accessible.
• Test how fast camera performance. You may be disappointed with digital cameras that require more than four seconds to boot-up or more than six seconds for waiting time between shots (the recycle time). To find out, you should check the specifications of the camera.