It was never easy to choose which camera to buy before to use so you could capture family photos and take pictures of your latest adventure. There were so many bells and whistles that all cameras had which made the choice very hard. Well, unfortunately, things haven't been getting any easier. As technology evolves, so do electronics and now in addition to all the fancy options we have to factor into our camera buying decision we also have to decide if we want a regular digital camera or a high definition camera.
Forget about features such as megapixels, zoom ranges, night vision, shutter speed, lenses, image processors, built-in flash, microphone input, or internal memory cards. If those features weren't confusing enough we now have to deal with the boom of everything being available in high definition. Be it high definition television sets, high definition digital cameras, high definition eyeglasses, high definition camcorders, etc., high definition is everywhere.
When it comes to digital cameras you need to decide if the pictures you will be primarily taking with your digital camera need to be outputted into high definition or not? Does a piece of art need to be taken in high definition or would standard definition be okay? If the pictures are just for you own personal collection then you might not actually need a high definition camera.
If you're planning on putting any photos you take, be they of your dog in doggy daycare (more here), birds in North Vancouver or skateparks in Edmonton, on display as part of a gallery art show then taking the photos in high definition might be something to look into. A lot of cameras now take pictures and video in high definition but they are not all the same.
Their dimensions, size and frame speed are all different and it's best to ask an expert which camera exactly would be right for you. It can be tough choosing which high definition camera to use and if you work all day you might not have any person that can help you. So make sure you look over all your options before plunking down your hard-earned cash.
Look over the details and specifications and ask questions when you are unsure of something. You don't want to end up spending money on a camera that doesn't do what you need it to do.