You’ve been taking photos on your phone or old camera. It’s fun and you’re starting to think you might be quite good at it.
It’s probably time to buy your first proper camera – but where do you start?
After regular point-and-shoot cameras, you’ll want to move up into the world of DSLRs (or digital single lens reflex cameras).
Buying an entry level DSLR doesn’t have to cost the world.
These are those bigger, more expensive cameras you see in shops. They produce better quality photos with the lenses.
Photographers like them because what you see through the viewfinder is an accurate representation of what the finished photo will look like.
So, how much do you need to spend? What’s the difference between a awesome model and a rip off? Who knows what full frame means?
We asked Josephine Sowden, a visual photographer from Bristol to talk us through the ins and outs of choosing your first…