Digital Camera Types: DSLR Digital Cameras
DSLR digital cameras are best for professional photographers or aspiring pros. DSLR cameras give control to the photographer to change lenses, control lighting, and focus manually on the fly HOWEVER, these features unique to DSLRs come at the expense of user friendliness and put the DSLR at a price higher than the "point and shoot" models.
If you are serious about photography, a DSLR is definitely the way to go. Learning how to take a good picture with a DSLR should be simple, especially with the choice of online photography classes and, of course, our simple photography tips pages. If you are looking for the best entry level DSLR, you may check used DSLRs, refurbished DSLRs.
DSLR Digital Camera Benefits Include:
Lenses - DSLR cameras let you choose the lens to match the type of picture you are trying to take
Shutter Speed - While compact cameras have come a long way, DSLRs still shoot a bit quicker
Power Options - Use batteries, battery packs or even plug your camera in to use it for longer shoots.
Hot Shoe - Add a powerful external flash allowing you to bounce light for a better shot
Digital DSLR Trade Offs:
With digital cameras, you don't get something for nothing so here are some potential trade offs with a Point and Shoot digital camera..
Cost - Depending on your budget, a DSLR can be as expensive as you want
Integrated Flash - Not usually very powerful
Size - Some cameras are so small they are easily lost, stolen, or left behind
Zoom - Limited to the zoom of the camera