Articles: Buying Guides

Eugene Lee, Jeff Keller, Richard Butler | Published on Apr 1, 2014 |
Which capable compact, with plenty of control, should I buy?
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Barney Britton | Published on Dec 6, 2013 |
There's a long tradition of high-quality compact cameras and today there are some incredibly capable compact cameras on the market. Top-notch lenses, great sensors and plenty of control are the hallmarks of every one of our top five recommended compact cameras for enthusiasts.
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Barney Britton | Published on Dec 5, 2013 |
A few years ago, the idea of a DSLR under $1000 was just a distant dream, but these days the financial bar to entry is much lower than it was in the past. Here's our list of the top five interchangeable lens cameras that we'd currently recommend for under $1000 - including a kit zoom lens.
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Barney Britton | Published on Dec 1, 2013 |
Social photography didn't always mean snapshot selfies taken on a smartphone. For this list we've selected five of our top recommendations for cameras that you should consider taking out socially, to informal or special occasions.
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Allison Johnson | Published on Nov 30, 2013 |
What point-and-shootable mirrorless camera should I buy?
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Andy Westlake | Published on Nov 28, 2013 |
In this article, we're highlighting our pick of outstanding third party lenses. We've chosen them based on their ability to offer something different to the camera manufacturers' own, in terms of either focal length range, maximum aperture, image quality or value.
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Barney Britton | Published on Nov 27, 2013 |
There's a big world out there, just waiting for you to explore it. In our opinion, a camera is one of the best traveling companions you can have. Here are our top five recommendations.
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DPReview Staff | Published on Nov 27, 2013 |
To improve my general purpose and family photography, which camera should I choose?
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Barney Britton | Published on Nov 27, 2013 |
Most cameras are delicate objects, and the last thing you want to do is drop them or subject them to wet or freezing conditions. But there are cameras which are specifically designed to handle rough treatment. In this list, we've chosen our top five recommendations for waterproof cameras.
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Barney Britton | Published on Nov 26, 2013 |
Choosing a first camera is extremely important. You want to make sure that the beginner has room to grow as they learn more, but you don't want to put them off with a lot of options that they might not understand. We've prepared some recommendations for you.
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