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10 Tips for Getting the Most From Your Digital Camera


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Use optical -- not digital -- zoom
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An optical zoom physically changes how far the lens is from the sensor. Digital zoom, on the other hand, simply forces the camera to create the picture from one portion of the sensor rather than the whole thing. You can do the work of a digital zoom yourself using image editing software, and you can often do it better than your camera can.


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