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A camera for images of top quality for web pages, desktop publishing etc : Now, if you need a camera for taking pictures for desktop publishing or web site development, then you need one with a 4-5 mega pixel range. These cameras normally have lots of additional features which you can use to enhance your images. Even though they are quite costly, they provide best options with respect to resolution, features, and creativity. They also allow you create prints up to 8x10 inches in size with very good quality.
Besides above points, you also need to consider other issues such as ergonomics of camera. How does it feel when you hold it in your hand ? Are you comfortable with its size and weight? Is it practical to carry it throughout day ? Is its shape user friendly or does it look like a gizmo out of Star Wars?
If you emphasize on a light-weight and small camera, then you must also keep in mind fact that you will compromising on battery life. Most small cameras do not have powerful batteries since larger battery, more power. Also, small cameras have very small flash lights – so amount of flash generated by these pea-sized flashes will be considerably less than a bigger camera.
Hence, it is very important that you know exactly what you need your camera for in order to ensure that you are truly buying best digital camera for yourself.
Kevin Rockwell worked as a network TV cameraman for 20 years shooting news and sports. Now a devoted fan of digital photography and video he works to gather information, tips and news for digital camera users. Oh and he loves to shoot pictures of his kids playing sports. http://www.great-digital-cameras.com/gdcj.html