Compact Camera Guide
The everyday happy-snapper
Pocket-sized for ultimate portability, find all your basic functions pre-programmed. Just point and click to capture those everyday moments.
Why they're great
- Small and lightweight, they're the most practical for everyday or travelling
- Compact cameras are really simple to use, with little set-up required
- Want to save not splurge? You can pick up a compact for less than £70
- Smaller sensors mean photos have a lower image quality compared to CSCs or DLSRs
- LCD screens instead of viewfinders can make composing shots less accurate
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