Camera shopping quick tips …
- Look for low-light excellence
- Pay attention to the battery
- Match megapixels to your use
- Disregard digital zoom
- Try the camera before you buy
- Buy a second memory card
For more on the whys-and-wherefores of these tips, click here.
To add to these already excellent list of tips, allow me to add: Get a good, practical camera bag or case that will provide adequate protection and easy access to your camera and accessories.