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What you want in a Camera

From time to time I get asked what camera someone should buy.  It is a tough question.  Then I thought about the questions we used to ask customers when I worked in a bike shop, and thought about how you should be able to ask similar questions, so today I thought we could discuss those questions and what you should ask yourself if you want to get  a new camera. How often will you use the camera? What type of photography will you do? What is your budget? These are basic questions, but they are a good start. How often will you use the camera? This is important, if you are planning on taking thousands of photos, then you will need a better quality camera than someone who is only going to be taking a few shots on the weekend at family parties.  Cameras do wear out, though, I’m not totally sure about compact cameras and what moving parts they have, if any, but DSLR’s do have parts that wear out.  Shutter mechanisms can break, I had …