There are always plenty of cameras being discounted on Black Friday, but if you're not familiar with what a few terms mean, it can be difficult figuring out which cameras are truly worthwhile. A poor choice can lead to years of grainy and out-of-focus photos. A great choice, in turn, can lead to plenty of great pictures that were captured at a great price.
While most may be satisfied with the simple point-and-shoot, there are also aficionados who may be interested in choosing a camera with more features than their simpler counterparts. This guide will give a brief overview of the different types of digital cameras available. Weâ€™ll also cover a number of common terms that you should be acquainted with to make sure you find the right camera to fit your needs.
To start things off, weâ€™ll go over the four main types of cameras currently on the market.