Camera and Lens Buying Guides

On this page you'll find links to our extensive buying guide content, which spans everything from seasonal product roundups to advice about what gear is best for what kind of shooting situation. You'll also find link to the most popular cameras and lenses on dpreview, and to our interactive camera chooser, which lets you quickly compare different models to find the right one for you.

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Need to shoot something specific? Our list of situations may help.

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Want to know which camera to buy and why? Check out the following roundups.

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Stumped for a gift for your favorite photographer? Or maybe you came in under budget on your holiday shopping and you have just enough left over for a little something for yourself? Either way, we've got some suggestions.

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Don't know where to start? We've put together instructions for what to look for in your next camera.

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