dpreview articles: Buying Guides

Total: 19, showing: 1 – 19
Eugene Lee, Jeff Keller, Richard Butler | Published on Apr 1, 2014 |
Which capable compact, with plenty of control, should I buy?
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.
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.
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.
Allison Johnson | Published on Nov 30, 2013 |
What point-and-shootable mirrorless camera should I buy?
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.
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.
DPReview Staff | Published on Nov 27, 2013 |
To improve my general purpose and family photography, which camera should I choose?
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.
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.
Andy Westlake, Eugene Lee, Richard Butler | Published on Nov 26, 2013 |
Which pocketable compact camera should I buy?
Jeff Keller | Published on Nov 24, 2013 |
A roundup of 2013's mid-range mirrorless digital cameras.
Eugene Lee | Published on Nov 22, 2013 |
The dpreview.com review team look across the market and hand-pick the cameras they think are the best in their classes.
Richard Butler | Published on Nov 22, 2013 |
As a keen, enthusiast photographer, what camera should I buy?
Barney Britton | Published on Oct 9, 2013 |
If you're looking for a compact digital camera, you've got a lot of choice. In this five-page buying guide we'll try to help you find the right compact camera for your needs.
Barney Britton, Simon Joinson | Published on Dec 4, 2012 |
So you've decided to invest in a digital SLR, but the huge range of models and technical jargon are confusing you? This article will take the pain out of choosing the perfect digital SLR for you, whether you're a seasoned shooter or a total novice.
Andy Westlake | Published on Dec 4, 2012 |
In this guide we'll lead you step-by-step through the process of understanding the different kinds of lenses available for both DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, and choosing the right one for your needs.
Mike Perlman | Published on Dec 1, 2012 |
We're rounded up 14 great gifts for the photographer this holiday season. From bags to tripods to filters and more, there should be something for everyone in our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide.
Richard Butler | Published on Dec 15, 2011 |
Promising the convenience of a compact combined with the quality and versatility of an SLR, the new breed of 'mirrorless' compact system cameras have been gaining in popularity since the the first Micro Four Thirds model in 2008. Use this primer to find out if a mirrorless camera is right for you.
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