When shooting photos using slow shutter speeds, you should use a sturdy tripod to prevent shaking
As digital photography becomes more popular, the images become better quality, and cameras become more affordable it's no surprise that sales of digital cameras are exploding.
There are many different types of digital cameras to choose from and the one you choose what have a lot to do with what you plan on using the camera for.
Types of digital cameras
There are three basic types of cameras and this is the same whether you are shooting film or digital media. These three types are: point and shoot cameras, prosumer cameras and professional quality SLR cameras.
1. Point and shoot cameras operate fully automatically. These cameras pretty much do everything for you from choosing the correct exposure to whether a flash is needed.
2. Prosumer Cameras. These cameras are just a step up from the regular point she cameras in that they allow the photographer to have more options over control. These cameras often have various exposure modes which allow the photographer to have some control over the exposure.
3. Professional cameras allow a photographer to actually look through the lens. These are called single lens reflex cameras. What you see is what you get. You have full control over the exposure with these cameras but you can also shoot in full automatic mode or using various exposure modes.
No matter what type of digital camera you decide to buy you'll need to make the decision about the resolution of the camera.