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Real World Digital Photography, 2nd edition by Tim Grey, Seán Duggan, Katrin Eismann

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Chapter Four. Buying a Digital Camera

Shopping for something we don't buy every day, such as a new camera, may seem like a daunting process. Perhaps it's a fear of commitment, but there's often the nagging feeling that a better selection and a better deal are just around the corner. When making technology-related purchases, you may also experience information overload; if you're new to digital photography, it can seem like a vast and impenetrable wilderness of new terminology and concepts.

Even if you're a film camera veteran, buying your first digital camera requires an understanding of the types of digital cameras out there, as well as a grasp of both photographic and digital terms, such as pixel resolution, image quality, media cards, and ...

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