Digital cameras can be a big expense, so when you buy one you want to make sure you purchase the right one for your needs. When you are traveling you don’t want to lug around a bulky heavy camera, but you also don’t want to have to sacrifice your picture quality. This is a guide to the top five compact digital camera that will enhance your vacation photos.
The Nikon Coolpix S220- Even though this is a compact camera it has a lot packed into it. This camera is 10.0 megapixles so you know you still get great resolution. You can make prints as large as 16×20 and the image will still be sharp and clear. So if you took a great picture of that perfect sunset on vacation, go ahead and make a huge enlargement and frame it. This camera also has 3x optical zoom, which is a good amount for a compact camera. One of the best features of this camera is that it has 4 way image stabilization. This is great because it combats the effects of camera shake so your pictures will come out clear even in low lighting or unstable conditions. This camera will make taking pictures easy even if you are on bumpy ride on an African safari at dusk. You can find the Nikon Coolpix S220 costs $149.95.
Canon PowerShot- The cannon power shot has a sleek and well designed look to it. It also has substance, it has 7.1 mega pixels which is high enough resolution for most travelers. You will get great quality pictures, you just won’t be able to enlarge them as much. This camera features a nice large screen so you will easily be able to see the pictures that you just took to make sure you got that perfect image. The nice thing is the screen is it has a tough scratch protective coating so it will remain looking nice even though tough usage. You can find the Canon Power shot camera between $150& $250. If you shop around you are sure to find great deals.
Sony CyberShot- This is one of the more expensive compact camera at $399, but this is a great camera for any traveler. This camera has 10.1 megapixles and 4x optical zoom. This is a very small and compact camera that has a lot of very nice features. It has face recognition software so it recognizes faces and makes sure there isn’t shadows on them. It also has a smile shutter that will snap the picture at that perfect moment when everyone is smiling. It also records HD video clips with sound. All this in a very cute and compact design. There are also many colors for you to choose from.
Kodak EasyShare C913- This compact camera is perfect for travelers and features a lot of nice extras. This camera has a 9.2 megapixles and a 3x optical zoom. This camera also has a 2.4 inch display which is a nice big display for a compact camera. One of the nice features of this camera is blur reduction, you will find you have less photos that end up being blurry with this camera. While this camera is not the top of the line camera it is a great value for your money. At only $99 this camera is a great bargain. This is a great camera to have while traveling because of the low cost you won’t be devastated if you lose it. This camera also comes in three cute colors so you can pick your favorite color.
Kodak EasyShare M380- This is one of the best compact camera you can get for your money. This camera is so new it is not even out yet. You can’t purchase this camera until April 2009, but it is well worth the wait. This camera has 10.2 megapixles so you can enlarge your photos to 30×40. With this camera you have innumerable possibilities for enlargements. This camera also has 5x optical zoom which is a good amount for compact cameras. With the Kodak M380 you will be able take close up pictures even if you are far away. It comes in four colors so you will be able to choose a color that suits your personality. This camera also features blur reduction. The best thing about this compact camera is smart capture which is a form of auto mode that recognizes certain scenes and preselects them for you. This also has perfect touch editing, that will make sure your picture looks the best it can. This camera is a great deal for travelers, teens, or anyone in need of a camera. The Kodak easyshare M380 is a great price at $179.