My first digital camera, which I bought way back in 2002, was a point and shoot camera. It was an early Canon model, and I was absolutely thrilled that I could take endless photos without having to buy or develop film.
I also loved how portable it was, which is still a major benefit of compact cameras.
In today’s post I want to share a detailed guide to how to use a point and shoot camera, to help you get the best photos from your compact camera.
Despite the rise of smartphones as a popular photography tool, I still firmly believe that there’s a place for compact cameras. They have improved in leaps and bounds since that first model I bought, many now offering features that were previously only available on more professional-level cameras.
They also offer a number of other benefits, which I’ll cover as part of the post. Let’s get started.
What is a Point and Shoot Camera?