Megapixels aren't everythingOnly a few years ago, finding a five or six megapixel camera was hard -- not to mention a bit expensive. But, as with any technology, the price eventually comes down. Now there are eight, 10, 12 and higher megapixels available, but it doesn't mean that a camera with only five is obsolete.Megapixels aren't everything by jaredgulick
The best digital cameras out there don't necessarily have the most megapixels. Now, I do understand that having a 16.7 megapixel Canon is obviously not a setback -- but you can find quality cameras that are in the five to six megapixel range.
Remember, megapixels don't automatically make for a better picture. They increase the photographer's ability to zoom in digitally and while retaining picture clarity. They also allow for tighter cropping while still producing a quality image. For most day-to-day use, and most print sizes under 11x16, a smaller megapixel count can perfectly do the trick.
Here are a few great cameras in the under $900.00 range that can get the job done, and most people will never b