Friday October 23, 2020

Get in the picture with a real camera

Adrian Weckler picks out the best stand-alone camera models on the market, and tells you what to look for when making your decision.

18th November, 2012
Stand-alone cameras can give a huge quality boost to photos.

Despite the march of cameraphones, stand-alone cameras can give a huge quality boost to photos, from the casual snapper to the dedicated hobbyist. For novices, though, it can be a bewildering environment.

What do you need to know about features, functions and the different classes of cameras out there? Which models are best in their categories? Are compact cameras good enough? How much should you spend? What kind of accessories are really needed?

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