As DSLR is becoming more and more popular amongst the youth, it is the most preferred choice for many. But, for many, point and shoot camera is still on top to go with. The features and capabilities of digital cameras as Smile Detection, Face Detection, GPS, Manual Controls, various modes to set their image size and quality is anyhow able to manage larger mass.
They are popular with people who want to carry cameras for snapshots for parties, vacations, reunions and other events. These cameras are similar to disposable cameras, but can be reloaded. They possess focus-free lenses with fixed apertures. Because of the fixed apertures, flash pictures have to be taken within a narrow range of distance from the subject.
Advantages over DSLR Cameras
Point & Shoot Digital Camera still possess some advantages over a DSLR camera as:
Size – Digital cameras are available in smaller sizes to which you can carry anywhere and even in your pocket.
Weight – They come in light weight and hence you don’t require carrying any extra bag, tripod or any other accessory to carry it along with you.
Fixed Lens – They come with fixed lens, so you don’t require to keep changing it for nearby or distant objects to capture them
Price – Digital camera is always cheaper than a DSLR camera and easy to maintain
Probably, you want a portable camera to capture good pictures which you can use for emailing and small prints and further can shoot in auto mode. For all your photography desire, you will be quite happy with a cheaper digital camera.