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Why Buy A Used Digital Camera?

Besides the economic savings when buying a used digital camera, there are other advantages to be gained. One of the obvious benefits is the savings that can be made and, although you will not get all the latest developments in digital camera technology, most used cameras will include the essentials like auto focus, zoom and various shooting modes. And you never know you may get the camera of your dreams, which you could never afford when it first came on the market.

The market in used digital cameras is huge and growing everyday. Like most electronic products nowadays if they are found to be faulty it’s usually in the early days of use. Once they get over the first few months they will normally last for years and if you are not too concerned about having all the newest features that come with the latest digital cameras, which most people … Read More

Finding a Digital Camera Under $100

Digital cameras have brought great features to consumers to improve their photography. They are increasingly faster and capable of providing higher quality images. With features like face detection, optical image stabilization, auto focus, and more, even a novice can get good shots. With multiple scene modes and shooting modes,users can often get the right exposure and focus with just the push of a button.

Unfortunately, with all of this technology packed into the modern digital camera, prices can soar. For anyone on a budget however, there are a number of good options for finding a digital camera under $100 or very close to that price point. The question is where to find these affordable models.

Certainly there are a number of compact and ultra compact digital cameras that can produce respectable photos introduced each year. Kodak often has a number of them that are known for their simplicity and ease … Read More

A Plug and Play Four Camera USB Security Camera System That Plugs Into Your Computer

Technical innovation evolves faster than most people can keep up with in the security industry. You are lucky to have a guy like me who scans the market for the latest technology, tests it, and then writes a review on it.

Today I am writing about the C1195 USB DVR kit. In layman’s terms, it is a security camera system that you just plug into your computer and it’s ready to go. That’s correct: this system uses your computer’s hard drive to store video footage. All you have to do is plug this flash card with a little antenna into your USB2 drive, and amazing things start to happen.

The C1195 has the ability to stream video footage to a remote computer or smart phone, and will even send an email alert if motion is detected by any of the four cameras. And the picture is good and secure, because … Read More

Underwater Cameras – How to Choose the Right One

Underwater photography can be an exciting adventure. Choosing your underwater camera is the first step. But how do you pick from the dozens of choices out there? Here are some pointers to help you choose a camera for underwater photography.

Buy a camera and housing separate or together?

I recommend you buy a camera that will perform well underwater and above water. Check the reviews of the camera on dpreview, or on another camera review site. All cameras will need a plastic case called a waterproof housing, which will keep your camera waterproof up to at least 100ft. Some companies, like Sea & Sea and Sealife, sell housings and cameras as one package. If you are considering one of these, make sure you know what the actual brand of the camera is, and check the reviews on it. If you can’t find out who actually makes the camera, that’s not … Read More