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Features a camera should have for a 10 year old

Many things had been said already. I just add a very condensed answer. You can get pretty decent pictures with modern smartphones. They have their physical limitations, but it is more a matter of ...
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Features a camera should have for a 10 year old

A used interchangeable lens mirrorless almost meets your price spec. All the cameras mentioned below are capable of superb results, and have removable lenses. All allow the use of low cost adaptors ...
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Equivalent lens to periscope camera?

It's not the focal length that matters. It's the lens resolution. Generally lenses used with small sensors have poor optical quality. I have taken picture of the moon with 400mm on a full frame camera ...
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Equivalent lens to periscope camera?

There are multiple ways that "equivalent" can be interpreted, but what you are probably* thinking of as equivalent is a camera/lens combination that captures the same angle of view as your ...
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Features a camera should have for a 10 year old

I think a good modern camera has way too many features for a 10-year-old. What about getting one of those instant cameras (like in https://www.digitalcameraworld.com/buying-guides/the-best-instant-...
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Features a camera should have for a 10 year old

A smartphone solves the immediate problem, as already stated. It does not convey the "handworking" basics of photography, though, which motivates the other suggestions. A lot of ideas on ...
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Features a camera should have for a 10 year old

There are two ways to answer this: The first option: nearly every smartphone today has a camera, or actually at least two. For someone who wants to just "take pictures", this might be enough....
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Features a camera should have for a 10 year old

Try getting her a disposable camera. They're cheap, and will be a little more camera-y than the Instax that she already has. It'll get her thinking about composition etc and get used to looking ...
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Features a camera should have for a 10 year old

I'd look at what you can get second hand in your budget, compared to what she's likely to shoot. A kid doesn't need the latest, greatest equipment, but something that will allow them to fiddle - and ...
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Features a camera should have for a 10 year old

There are two ways to go here. My experience at that age was with film, of course (it was 1970). I had a Brownie Hawkeye Flash -- still available on eBay for around $20, slightly hampered by needing ...
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Features a camera should have for a 10 year old

Any suggestions on what I should look for? 10 year old. So the answer is easy. A camera that is fun to use. Of course, every person is different. But at 10 it is probably more important to explore ...
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Features a camera should have for a 10 year old

If the 10 year old has a smart phone, she already has a camera. The commonly paraphrased expression goes: "The best camera is the one you have with you". Really, $100 isn't enough to get ...
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Equivalent lens to periscope camera?

The photo industry has selected the full frame 35mm camera to be the benchmark. The 35mm film camera has been around for over 100 years. This camera produces an image on 35mm wide photo film. This ...
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Features a camera should have for a 10 year old

To me, the only three things a camera needs to have if you want to seriously pursue photography are: Full Manual mode. RAW capability. A flash hotshoe. You don't have to go dSLR/mirrorless to get ...
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What should I be careful about while buying used mirrorless camera and lenses?

Take a very thorough look at the sensor, using a magnifying loupe. Then take some images at different backgrounds and out of focus with the aperture fully closed. Focus to minimum focussing distance, ...
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