An Optical Viewfinder is just a piece of plastic or glass that allows your frame your picture. It usually sits on top of your camera and doesn’t require any battery to operate. More and more new digital cameras have removed their optical viewfinder. New compact digital cameras have a larger display (digital viewfinder) and no optical viewfinder. The sub-compact cameras have all renounced the optical viewfinder. This is disappointing.

Consider this when buying a new camera

I have written a few weeks ago that it is very important to set your camera’s data and time correctly. However, some of the cheap cameras make that somewhat difficult. What do I mean? Well if you buy a cheap camera, the chances are that every time you take out the battery (or batteries) you would have to set the date and time again. This will be very annoying especially if your batteries don’t last very long.

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2 things to ignore when shopping for a digital camera

questionWith all the buzz words thrown at the digital camera buyer one can get easily confused. So here is a very short list of marketing buzz words to ignore when buying a digital camera.

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5 things to consider when buying a digital camera

This article contains a quick checklist if you consider buying a new compact digital camera. If you’re looking to buy an SLR camera then don’t use this list as a guideline because you’re obviously looking for something else.

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