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Camera guide

Whether you're a newbie or a seasoned snapper, we've got the kit for you.

Camera guide. Whether you're a newbie or a seasoned snapper, we've got the kit for you.

Taking snaps is easier than ever, with most smartphones equipped with a camera. But for memories worth keeping, a digital camera unlocks the potential for more creative, more exciting and more stunning photography.

What are you looking for?

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Best cameras for beginners

In this guide, we'll talk you through:

  • The best camera options for newbies
  • Cameras for kids
  • Best cameras for different types of photography
  • 'How-to's'
  • Jargon buster
  • Top camera picks
  • Extra kit you may need
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Best camera for professionals

Here, we talk about ways to take your photography to the next level, including:

  • Key features to look out for
  • Best DSLR cameras
  • Best mirrorless cameras
  • We dive into drones
  • What you need to complete your kit
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Best cameras for travel

Whether you're taking them for the gram or for your own memories, we'll talk you through the best cameras for travel...

  • How to take the best travel pics
  • Camera features to consider
  • Which are the best compact cameras
  • More kit and photography tips
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Best cameras for Vlogging

From a Youtube channel to Reels or TikTok, our guide to help you find the best Vlogging cameras include:

  • Vlogging tips
  • Camera features to look out for
  • Recommended Vlogging cameras
  • Cameras for different video types
  • Different add-ons and accessories

Want to zoom in on lenses?

Keen to explore what lens options there are for your mirrorless or DSLR camera? Our guide takes you through the different lens types and the styles of shot they can help you achieve.

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Top picks

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