Birds are notoriously difficult to great photos of. For avid bird watchers, are digital birding cameras the way to go?
Some photographers think so. Birds make difficult subjects because they are often spotted from quite a distance. In order to get a good quality shot, a lens capable of zooming must be used. However, it can be difficult to get a very close shot that looks crisp and clear when birds are often in almost constant motion. Digital birding cameras must not only be compact, lightweight, and able to withstand the elements but they must be able to zoom in without distortion and have a very quick shutter rate to capture quality photographs.
While a “point and shoot” camera will work well for capturing your children and household activities, it won’t work for birding. If you are serious about capturing photographs of the birds you see, you will want to … Read More