Digital camera features
Viewfinder - Optical/LCD
Red eye reduction - camera flashes before recording to reduce red-eye
Forced flash - camera flashes whatever
No flash - obvious
- Controls the sharpness and clarity of the picture
- Auto focus
- Manual focus
- What are you going to do with the image?
640x480 to 1800x1600 pixels
307200 pixels to 2880000 pixels
- A 640X480 will work fine in a Word document.
- Cameras record at 72 pixels a square inch
Minimal quality for a good photo quality print is about 1280x960 px
Photo quality paper should be used.
A monitor's resolution settings determine the size a digital image displays on a computer.
Pixels per inch does not matter.
Reviewing and deleting images
Photo editing software
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED - Adobe Photoshop Elements + Adobe Photoshop Album
Questions to ask
- What is my price range?
- What features are important for my needs?
- What storage media are required?
- What kind of power supply is required?