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Katie and I love to take pictures, and we have invested in a DSLR with lenses and some camcorders to try to improve the quality of our pictures and video. We know that when it comes to cameras there are a lot of different choices out there, and there is a lot of information to try to sift through. You can try to do all of your research online, but sometimes it helps to look and test things out in person. We found that when we were buying our video cameras recently at Best Buy that it was very helpful to talk to the Best Buy staff. Basically, we have a rule though to not be impulsive buyers, so we usually talk to someone and then go home to think about it and do some more research. Best Buy currently has a Holiday Gift Center just for those you are looking to give someone, maybe themselves, a camera for Christmas. Then we go back, and try to make the final decision.Best Buy has a good selection of cameras from brands such as Sony, Canon, and Samsung.
One of the more interesting cameras that Best Buy has is the new Samsung Galaxy 2 camera. It is kind of like having all the best camera features of a smart phone put into a point-and-shoot camera. It seems that a camera like this could give new life to the point-and-shoot camera line. Point-and-shoot cameras are smaller and easier to use than DSLRs, but they are better than most cameras on smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy 2 camera takes quality pictures with a 16 megapixel camera, 21x zoom, HD video, and it is all easy to use and share with the on-device apps. Plus, the camera is Wi-Fi enabled so you don’t have to be plugged into your computer to upload things.
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If you higher photography aspirations then you’ll want to check out the Nikon D5300 DSLR w/18-55mm VR Lens. We have a Nikon DSLR that we have enjoyed, and this one is way better than the camera that we have. It has a lot of the latest and greatest features. Including, great image stabilization so you don’t need to truck around a tripod as often, and you can take great handheld photos. Plus, this Nikon has built in Wi-Fi to make share and moving files extra easy.
If you’re looking for something a little different you might want to look into the Sony Alpha A6000 Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera. I think it a bit of antique styling to it, but maybe I’m just imagining that. It has an extremely fast auto focus that will help you to get good quality pictures before the action passes you by. I hate it when my son does something exciting or I’m traveling in a train or car and before my camera will focus and take a picture the moment is gone. The Sony Alpha A6000 boasts an excellent 24.3 megapixel CMOS sensor that will let you take a clearer picture than a vast majority of people will every need. Plus, like all of the best cameras these days it is Wi-Fi enabled.
If you’re in the market for a high-quality camera then Best Buy can be a great resource to help you figure out which camera is right for. If you’re like us, buying an expensive camera or computer isn’t something you do rashly. Best Buy can help you to make and informed and educated decision. #CamerasatBestBuy