Cameras: Articles & Videos

Digital cameras buying guide

Digital cameras buying guide

by Eric Angevine

Shopping for a digital camera? Find out which digital camera style and what features are most important before you choose.

 
Point and shoot cameras guide

Point and shoot cameras guide

by Eric Angevine

Use a digital point-and-shoot camera to take photos your cell phone can't.

 
Compact System Cameras guide

Compact System Cameras guide

by Eric Angevine

Learn what a compact system camera is, how it differs from other types of camera, and what to look for when you're researching your options.

 
Choosing a Digital SLR Camera

Choosing a Digital SLR Camera

by Dave Bar

This article shows you what to look for when shopping for a digital SLR camera.

 
Choosing and Using a Lens for an SLR

Choosing and Using a Lens for an SLR

by Tara W.

Not sure what kind of lens to get for your SLR? We'll explain common lens terms and offer tips on which lens to use in common shooting scenarios.

 
Flash photography techniques

Flash photography techniques

by Eric Angevine

Use portable flash to light indoor and outdoor photographs.

 
Security camera buying guide

Security camera buying guide

by Eric Angevine

Keep your home and business safe with surveillance and monitoring gear. This article will help you figure out which type of security camera will best suit your needs.

 
Finding the Right Camcorder

Finding the Right Camcorder

by Meredith Krebs

In this article, we'll talk about high-def, zoom, geo-tagging and other options to help you decide which camcorder is right for you.

 
Digital Photo Printers: How to Choose

Digital Photo Printers: How to Choose

by Dave Bar

Tips on what to look for in a digital photo printer.

 
Digital Camera Glossary

Digital Camera Glossary

by Dave Bar

Learn about the features and specifications that have made digital cameras "must-have" electronic products.

 
Digital Cameras FAQ

Digital Cameras FAQ

by Dave Bar

How does a digital camera take pictures? What kind of memory does a digital camera use? I've taken a few digital photos using my new camera. What do I do now? While looking around at digital cameras, I've occasionally noticed two different pixel counts for the same camera. Why? Plus more...

 
Camcorder Glossary

Camcorder Glossary

by Tara W.

Learn about the different types of camcorders, discover features, and find out what some of those specifications mean.

 
Camcorders FAQ

Camcorders FAQ

by Tara W.

Get answers to common camcorder questions, including tips on using your camcorder and sharing your footage.

 
Understanding Camcorders: Recording Formats

Understanding Camcorders: Recording Formats

by Woody Sherman

Need help navigating the different recording formats? This article gives you the details on each type to help you figure out which camera is right for you.

 
Camcorder Accessories

Camcorder Accessories

by Meredith Krebs

Camcorder accessories can help make your home movies memorable. Getting extra batteries, memory cards, a tripod, and few extra cables will set you up like a pro.

 
Watching, Sharing, and Editing Your Home Movies

Watching, Sharing, and Editing Your Home Movies

by Tara W.

What will you do with all that footage? Will you play it back on your TV, make copies to share with friends and family, or edit and back up the files using a computer? We'll look at what you can do with camcorder footage, and offer our suggestions and tips for getting the best results with your home movies.

 
12 Tips for Shooting Better Video with Your Camcorder

12 Tips for Shooting Better Video with Your Camcorder

by Tara W.

Use our shooting tips to improve your shots and to create more engaging home videos.

 
10 Tips for Taking Better Photos

10 Tips for Taking Better Photos

by Julie Govan

You don't need to be a camera pro to take great pictures. Check out these easy, helpful tips for taking better digital photos.

 
Video: Tips for using Memory Cards

Video: Tips for using Memory Cards

by Video Guest

J., Crutchfield photographer, gives us some tips and tricks for getting the most out of your memory cards.

 
Binoculars Shopping Guide

Binoculars Shopping Guide

by Julie Govan

Make the right choice with this helpful overview of binocular specifications and features.