Buying a Camera? Ask these questions first …
I need a camera that can take?
Photos and Videos
Why do you need a camera?
How often will use your camera:
Occasionally – ie. every 6 months
Often – ie. every weekend
All the time – ie. 5 days a week
What is your budget?
Less than $300
$300 - $700
$700 - $1200
How important is size and portability to you?
What type of features are you looking for? (long zoom, image stabilization, large LCD display etc)
What conditions will you be largely photographing in? (indoors, outdoors, low light, bright light)
Will you largely stay in auto mode or do you want to learn the art of photography?
What experience level do you have with cameras?