Chapter 1Camera Types: Making a Choice

You are a different kind of photographer! While others are satisfied to use their tiny point-and-shoot cameras and are perfectly happy with the lower-quality images and lack of control over the photographic process, you are more passionate about photography and you want higher quality and greater control.

You’ve used point-and-shoot cameras for years and recently have acquired a more powerful digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) or interchangeable-lens camera (ILC), or you are at least considering it. Your images make people smile, and you are recognized as the photographer of the family. When friends or family ...

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