Before you dive in here to find the best ways to save money on cameras, be sure to review the general tips for saving money on Electronics. That section covers relevant topics like comparison shopping, product reviews, finding great deals and more. For specific tips to save money on cameras--whether you're buying a 35mm camera, a budget compact camera, or a high-end digital SLR (dSLR)--this is the place to start!





  • Be sure to read camera reviews so you'll understand the pros & cons of a particular camera and to give you an overall sense of what's available. For a professional assessment, visit CNet,...
  • Prices for digital cameras range from under a hundred dollars up to several thousand which means there are plenty of options to consider. If you're planning to use the camera just for fun or to...
  • Factor the essential accessories into your budget. Do you want a tripod? A carrying case? A larger memory card? Think about where you’ll be taking your camera and what you’ll need. If you don't...
  • It's tempting to go for the "bundle" when buying a camera, but you'll often end up paying for accessories you'll seldom use. Bundles can often be misleading, since you'll be offered a big...

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