Ah, the first camera. Few things spark more passionate reverie in photographers than the camera that got them hooked on making pictures. But what kind of camera should that be? Below are a few suggestions for you or someone you know who is just getting started. There are many, many, many more great cameras than can possibly fit into a single article on this topic, so be sure to browse online or visit in store if you are looking for more options.
Mobile Device Accessories
Among the consequences of the overwhelming popularity of mobile devices is that the technologies inside of them is constantly improving. The optical and processing capabilities of new phones and tablets make for competent cameras if you are just getting started and are unsure about purchasing a camera. There are several apps you can install to lend greater control over the settings of the camera built into your phone. These apps will prepare you if you do decide to take the plunge into a more manually controlled camera. For even better quality, you can attach lenses to your mobile device to boost its macro, wide angle, or telephoto capabilities. Read up on the difference between mobile and dedicated cameras here.