Most popular digital cameras
The most popular digital cameras (as of 2012) are the advanced compact
cameras, with fast lenses and good zoom range, offering features such as
manual exposure, HD video recording and RAW and jpeg shooting options.
Examples are the Canon PowerShot, Nikon Coolpix and Fujifilm FinePix
The end of film?
Film cameras and films are clearly disappearing from the market place.
Diehard film photographers are now storing ever more rolls of film in
their refrigerators in fear that film will eventually disappear
altogether. Many photographers still have what once were very expensive
cameras but now have very little value and are simply collecting dust.
Whether they will ever be of great value as collectors’ items remains to
be seen. One thing is certain: many professional photographers who once
balked at using a digital camera would never make the transition back to
film. Will anything one day replace the digital camera? Only time will