There were the days when you had to take your camera to a shop and wait to get until your film developed. Technology has changed and from last two-decade digital camera has gained the popularity. Earlier when digital camera introduced in the market were expensive and photos taken weren’t of good quality. However, modern digital cameras are affordable and have a good quality of the picture. Nowadays your smartphone serve as a best digital camera for you. Digital photography lets you see your images instantly and keep the best one you like.
Digital photographs can easily be shared with your family and friends via the internet, social networks, and email.
If you fancy as a photographer? Which type of camera you need? Do you need a DSLR camera or a compact camera will be fit for you? What about using your smartphone or Tablet?
Following are a detailed description of various digital cameras and their Pros and Cons shared by Michael William Paul a leading fashion photographer of US.
SLR & DSLR Camera
The large, complex cameras frequently grasped in the hands of professional photographers are known as SLR or DSLR cameras. SLR means Single Lens Reflex. It permits the photographer to see precisely what camera sees when they look through the viewfinder. In early cameras, there were two lenses, one for the actual camera and one for the viewfinder.
DSLR stands for Digital Single Lens Reflex, Just exactly like older SLR camera, they accurately show the photographer how the final photo will look like. It also shows the preview on the camera lens and viewfinder.
DSLR camera is now affordable to amateur and professionals. It gives better picture quality, more creative images a compare to the compact camera. The main advantages of a DSLR camera are you can use an interchangeable lens like wide angle lens, telephoto lens, and a macro lens to produce a different effect like panoramic, zooming in and shooting very small objects.
As DSLR cameras are of large size, expensive and not easy to use. Compact digital cameras will be easy to use. Just point and shoot. You can play with all the settings like shutter speed or exposure, and some offer a various mode of shooting. If you prefer, you simply set auto mode and the camera will do everything for you.
While choosing a digital camera for you, take care of few points like Resolution which should be high in a good camera. Choose a camera with an optical zoom. Storage or memory card which you usually have to buy separately. Batteries, cameras should have a lithium-ion battery which can be plugged –in and recharged.
Smartphones and Tablets
An earlier smartphone that could take pictures used to be a bit of gimmick. But nowadays mobile companies are focusing on making good camera phone with high resolution. However, it can’t be compared with the DSLR and compact digital cameras. But the mobile camera is good for social sharing directly through Wi-Fi and 3G, without getting messy with cables and hard drives.
DSLRs are good for those who are keen to digging into all technical aspects of photography. Compact cameras are good for those who do not want to take much difficulty for the love of their photography. Smartphones are best to take quick photos and easy to share online.