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We have all heard about DSLR’s and just how great they are. But, the truth is that not all of us are photography enthusiasts looking for professional accuracy and excellence. To the contrary, most of us use our cameras exclusively on vacations or some other rare occasions. For all such people, a simple compact point and shoot camera is the ideal option as it is portable and not too expensive. Unlike a DSLR which has several complicated settings, a compact camera is extremely easy to use and it delivers on the performance front. For the common man out there who clicks photos once in a while, a compact point and shoot camera is the perfect choice. Read the rest of this entry »


dslr-vs-point-shoot1Last week, we gave you a list of the top five entry level DSLR‘s for beginners. This week, we are going to take a step backward (yes, you heard that right. Backward, not forward) from there as we try and make the choice between a compact camera and a DSLR easier. Having said that, we must acknowledge, right at the very beginning, that the choice is not a simple one. There are several technical, personal as well as economic factors to be considered. But, we are going to try our best to break it down into simpler elements. Read the rest of this entry »


The moment you decide to buy a new digital camera, the first thing you think of is the megapixel count. Such   is the pervasiveness of the megapixel myth that we forget to even consider other (more important) factors. So,   let’s try and answer the big question- How much does the megapixel count matter or does it matter at all? Read the rest of this entry »


Smartphones these days do a little bit of everything, but that’s the catch; it’s only a little bit of everything. Many people think that because their smartphone has an 8 megapixel camera and can shoot 1080p HD video (like the HTC Sensation 4G), they have no need for a compact digital camera. Unfortunately, smartphones have small image sensors and lack key features to make them suitable for any serious photography. Read the rest of this entry »

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