Articles & Videos: Digital Cameras

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.

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.

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.

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

Learn how lenses, flashes, and other SLR accessories can help you capture distant images, snap detailed closeups, or take professional looking portraits.

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...

Digital cameras glossary
by Deia Zukowski

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

Digital Camera Accessories
by Meredith Krebs

Learn how having accessories like extra batteries, a camera bag, and a tripod will help you take better photos with your digital camera.

Our new in-house Labs will help us dig even deeper into the equipment we sell. From acoustically optimized listening rooms to advanced test benches, we'll bring you meaningful measurements along with real-world impressions from our savvy experts.

If smartphones can do it all, why use a point-and-shoot camera? Fresh off the Appalachian Trail, Ken has some pretty good reasons.

Steve, Crutchfield A/V Editor, gives us a tour of the Crutchfield Labs. He talks about why we built the Labs and how they can help us find you the right gear.

Learn how to tell a tale with your digital photos. Relive an entire experience in storybook style, instead of merely viewing a few pictures out of context.

Holiday photo recipes
by Woody Sherman

The holidays present interesting challenges for the photographer. Three of Crutchfield's most experienced photographers discuss their approaches and tips for great seasonal images.

The Nikon Coolpix S800c is a compact point-and-shoot camera with smartphone-like Wi-Fi functionality. You can snap a photo and instantly upload it to Facebook or email it to friends, as long as you're connected to a Wi-Fi network.

The 16-megapixel interchangeable-lens Fujifilm X-E1 carries on Fuji's retro-designed X-series, while offering some new technological features that make this camera even more of a value than its predecessors.