Not all digital cameras have viewfinders. Digital cameras and smartphones have LCD screens for composing photos, and it’s only on higher end cameras that you get a viewfinder too. But they are worth having. Sometimes it’s difficult to see an LCD display properly in the bright glare of daylight, and sometimes it just feels more […]
The term ‘compact camera’ sounds as if it describes small and portable cameras that are easy to carry around. In fact, it’s also used as a technical description of cameras with fixed, non-interchangeable lenses.
‘Compact cameras’ include regular pocket-sized point-and-shoot compact cameras, high-end compacts with larger sensors, bridge cameras with ultra-long zooms, ruggedised underwater cameras and portable long-zoom travel cameras.
If all you want to do is take pictures and you don’t know much about cameras, the range of camera types on the market is bewildering. Even if you do know a bit about cameras, it’s not easy to weigh up one type against the other and make a decision about which to get. So […]