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What camera to buy - compact camera


Compact


Small, lightweight and simple to use. Costs under £100 for a basic one, and up to £400 for a fancier one, depending on features required


What camera to buy - bridge camera


Bridge

Very long zoom in a slightly bulky body costing between £150 and £400. 


What camera to buy - hybrid


Hybrid

A removable lens system that’s a more compact version of a DSLR costing between £400 and £1000


What camera to buy - DSLR

DSLR 

Removable lenses, an optical viewfinder (one that you can look through), and full manual controls costing between £400 and £3,000

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