What is the difference between an SLR digital camera and a compact digital with manual exposure control?

Answer Answer Principle difference is "through-the-lens" framing and focus. Naturally you can control depth of field, light levels, focus, etc with both units, but with the SLR you see these changes befor... Read More »

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How important is it for your digital camera to have manual exposure settings?

Answer A camera with manual aperture and shutter speed settings allow for greater creative flexibility in your photography, as you can photograph in various light settings and create aperture and s... Read More »

How do you tell the difference between a Secure Digital Multi Media card for a portable audio player versus a digital camera?

Answer My understanding is that an SD card is an SD card, no matter what the use is. The difference is what data is stored on it. (eg. Photos or music)

Which is the best compact digital camera under £200?

The Fujifilm F550 EXR isn't bad but the F660 EXR is better.…Alternatively, the Panasonic DMC-TZ25 gets some very good reviews indeed and has an excellent L... Read More »

What is the best compact digital camera for under $400?

The Canon Powershot SD700-IS is a little over your budget, but when you say, "he flies around in a Blackhawk all day," it makes me think image stabilization would be a very good idea. This is a sle... Read More »