Digital 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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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 changing an SLR lens

Video: Tips for changing an SLR lens

by Video Guest

J., Crutchfield photographer, gives us some tips and tricks for changing the lens on a digital SLR camera.

 
Accessorize Your Digital SLR

Accessorize Your Digital SLR

by Dave Bar

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

 
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.

 
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 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...

 
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 Camera Accessories

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.

 
Crutchfield Labs: open for business

Crutchfield Labs: open for business

by Steve Kindig

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.

 
Point and Shoot Cameras in the Wild

Point and Shoot Cameras in the Wild

by Ken Nail

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

 
Video: Introducing the Crutchfield Labs

Video: Introducing the Crutchfield Labs

by Steve Kindig

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.

 
Guide to digital scrapbooking

Guide to digital scrapbooking

by Lynn Thorne

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

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.

 
Video: Nikon S800c Digital Camera

Video: Nikon S800c Digital Camera

by Zak Billmeier

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.