Blue photo of Mount Cook with Lake Pukaki in the foreground

COMPACT CAMERAS UNDER THREAT

It was interesting to read in the Courier Mail on Saturday February 25 a story on how more and more people are moving on from mobile phone photography and upscaling to bigger and more advanced DSLR’s. (see below).

Compact cameras under threat from advanced DSLRs as phone photographers upgrade

Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson, National technology editor, News Corp Australia Network
February 25, 2017 4:18am

THE SLOW death of the compact camera might be upon us but its killer is not the smartphone but bigger, better cameras.

As many as one in five Australian camera buyers are transitioning straight from phone photography straight into advanced digital SLR cameras, forcing manufacturers to issue new products and even abandon compact cameras before their release.

“What we see more and more are people skipping compact cameras and moving straight to a DSLR or a mirrorless camera — it makes up between 15 and 20 per cent of the market,” he said.

If you’re one of these people and don’t know how to use your newly-purchased camera you need the Photo Coach !