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As social media such as Instagram and YouTube becomes more popular, a lot of people are looking into buying a camera for their own. Nodaway, cameras are not just for photographers and those who are interested in photography. It seems like almost everyone wants to get one even if they have no interest in photography simply because they wish to have high-quality pictures. While there is nothing wrong about this trend, it might just be overwhelming for someone who wants to jump on the wagon and join the crowd. If you are thinking about buying a digital camera, here is a basic introduction to the types there are available so you have an idea of which camera will suits you best.

Phone camera

Most phones in 2017 already have amazing camera quality that can put some pocket camera to shame. All the phone companies want to make sure that you can have it all just by buying their product, everyone is racing to have the best both front and back camera claiming that they have different features that would make you happier to take pictures with it. If you are serious about learning the whole photography thing, this is the best option for you.

Pocket Camera

From the cheap and low-quality ones to the newest where it is more advanced and have a flip screen, you can say that a pocket camera comes with many options and it really depends on what you need. A lot of Youtuber, for example, is happy enough to vlog with a pocket camera of their choice.

Action Cameras

small cameraIf you love adventures and you are looking for something that is durable, compact, easy to use, does not take up much space, and will survive in any condition an action camera is an answer to your problems. You can carry it anywhere with you without having to worry about whether it will break or not because the product is usually robust to the point where you can even dive and swim with it.

DSLR and mirrorless

DSLRThe last category is for those who want to learn more about the photography or videography. Since both of DLSR and mirrorless comes with the most advanced settings where you need to understand pictures and how taking pictures to be able to maximize the potential of your gear. Some people would argue that one is better than the other when that is not the case at all. You just can’t compare it as if it’s apple to an apple because it is two different things.