The very first step in acquiring high-quality pictures is choosing the most appropriate camera. So what are the basic requirements to the photo-making devices?
- First: the camera should be inexpensive, so any beginner could afford it.
- Second: we need the camera to make images of very high-quality with as high resolution as it’s possible.
- The third criteria usually indicates a small size and a relatively light weight, which is quite understandable as we will have to carry a permanent photo-bag with a bunch of lenses, flashes, and filters, not to mention that the weight of the camera itself can be a little less than one kilogram.
Finally, let's look at other options of digital cameras that are worth of paying attention before buying.
Time to switch on
This is an important feature that determines the time after which your camera is ready to take the first shot after pressing the "on" button. You understand that the shorter the time period, the more chances you have to make an interesting and rare photo. If the camera is spending to prepare 1, 2 or more seconds, opt for other camera models.
By the way, ask the seller what the maximum amount of memory card can be used in the camera. Everyone must have heard about the fellow who bought 32Gb memory card for his camera. But the camera was allowed to use only memory cards 8Gb or less.
Another option is the recording speed on the card. The "rate" of the camera depends on it. If the captured image is recorded to the memory card very quickly, the next shot can be done almost immediately after the previous one. If the card is "slow" you will be able to take the next photo only after waiting for a second, two, three... In fact, it is quite inconvenient.