Move up to the world of the Digital SLR Camera

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The photographer can changerepparttar lenses in an SLR, depending uponrepparttar 105690 shot that he/she plans to take. For example, a wide angle lens is used to take pictures of landscapes such as animals inrepparttar 105691 wild while telephoto lenses help to take extremely detailed pictures of small objects. Thus, one can pick and choose according torepparttar 105692 environmental needs. Today some ofrepparttar 105693 manufacturers have started building in image stabilization to their lenses. This really helps when taking long focal length images. While it uses additional power it can be extremely useful. In addition torepparttar 105694 above,repparttar 105695 creative opportunity available torepparttar 105696 photographer is much more in a SLR than a regular camera. This is because ofrepparttar 105697 fact that a SLR has a lower contrast and image sharpening features. Hence,repparttar 105698 photographer can do a lot of editing on his own to getrepparttar 105699 kind of effect that he desires. This can be viewed as a disadvantage as well by those who are not truly photo enthusiasts. So, for you guys, a point-and-shoot camera isrepparttar 105700 best option as not only is it cheaper but also adjusts things automatically. Since a SLR is comparitvely more expensive than other digital cameras, it is very important that you get yourself a proper insurance forrepparttar 105701 camera. Especially if you plan to travel a lot with your SLR, insurance is extremely important. And also make sure that damage protection does form a part ofrepparttar 105702 insurance deal as some insurance policies do not provide it. So, readrepparttar 105703 fine print before signing onrepparttar 105704 dotted line !



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


Getting the Most From Your Digital Camera Memory Card

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∑Memory Stick: The memory stick is an invention by Sony. As a result, these cards can mostly be used only on Sony devices. Hence, if you have a Sony digital camera, a Toshiba laptop; then it is most likely that you will not be able to use your memory stick on both equipments. It is a very durable and rugged memory option. So, unless and until you are a Sony fan,repparttar memory stick has limited use for you.

∑Card Reader: Once you have purchased a memory card for yourself, you will also need a card reader in order to transfer your pictures onto your laptop or PC. The advantage of a card reader is that it can be directly attached to your computer throughrepparttar 105689 USB port. Then you simply need to slot inrepparttar 105690 memory card intorepparttar 105691 reader, and you can transfer files easily. The card reader does not require any additional cables and neither does it use uprepparttar 105692 battery of your digital camera.

The bottom line with digital camera memory cards is that you need to always have more on hand than you need, prices are often very affordable, and you should choose your camera based onrepparttar 105693 version of memory card that it takes. Donít buy into a camera system if you feelrepparttar 105694 memory card will not accommodate your photo taking needs.



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


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