December 10, 2012

7 Features Your Next Camera Will Have

Ben Keough, Digital Camera Info

AP Photo

If you took a Nikon D800, Samsung Galaxy Camera, or Lytro Light Field Camera back in time and showed it to someone living in the dawn of the digital age—a whopping 10 years ago—it would seem like science fiction. The first generation of consumer digital cameras were slow, bulky, and extremely limited in their photographic capabilities. Today’s top models are lightning fast, feature-packed, and can produce shots that meet or exceed the best of what film can do.

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Digital Camera Info
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