If you know someone with a digital camera, then you know what to get them for Christmas or their birthday – digital camera accessories!
Not only are digital camera accessories useful and easy to use, they make having a digital camera more fun. You can find digital camera accessories in brick-and-mortar camera, electronic and department stores, as well as a plethora of online shops and auctions. If you decide to buy digital camera accessories from an online auction or classified ads, try to get those that still have their instructions with them.
One of the most common, inexpensive and easy to use digital camera accessories is a camera bag. Although a lot of digital cameras come with cases, they are usually hard and easily lost. A digital camera bag will not only protect the digital camera, but they hide the fact that you are carrying around an expensive piece of equipment. They vary widely in colors and prices, but even brand names digital camera bags can be had for under $30.
This is one of those digital camera accessories that will be greatly appreciated by anyone having to watch shaky home movies. A tripod makes a much steadier picture. They often come retractable or folded up in order to be more compact. A lot of digital camera tripods will also work for traditional cameras, and vice versa. So, if the family trashes the digital camera, at least you still have a tripod.
This is one of the most practical of digital camera accessories. Batteries seem to die at the strangest times. A separate charger can also assure the camera is ready to go when you are out in the wilderness or away from an electrical outlet. There are even solar powered camera battery chargers available. You can’t spring this entirely by surprise on the digital camera owner – some cameras do not take rechargeable batteries. You also need to know if you need to get a specific brand.
This is going to be one of the most used digital camera accessories a digital camera owner needs. Instead of film, they need memory cards. You can store thousands of images, but many people are too lazy to look through all of the thousands and edit out the really crappy ones. They can vary widely in price, but are often on sale. You need to check which cards with which camera.