Megapixels are Not Everything when Choosing a Digital Camera

I’ve been looking at digital cameras lately–I want something that will handle both still and video and that I’ll be able to use for business and as a plain old dad. There are, oh, only about 1200 brands, each with 755 models and 2900 features. It’s enough to make me want to skip the whole thing. But even after the screaming, I still need the camera. In this guest post, Ken McDonald takes us through the must-haves, nice-to-haves, and the totally-useless. It’s saved me quite a bit of frustration–and may be able to do the same for you.

Many have the misconception that choosing a digital camera is all about getting the most megapixels possible and you’ll have a great camera.  The truth is that megapixels actually only make up only a small part of the consideration that should be taken for picking out a camera.

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