If you are trying to determine whether you need a full-frame DSLR camera or a compact camera which fulfill your needs, then the book “Confessions Of A Compact Camera Shooter” is definitely for you. This book will explain the advantages of owning a compact camera in comparison to DSLR camera and the author Rick Sammon proves it with the photos he included in this book, which all are clicked with a compact camera. All of the photos in the book were taken by the author with his Canon G10 compact camera. He also included photos taken with his SLR to demonstrate just how difficult it can be to tell the difference between the two formats. Rick points out; the most important thing is not always how great a shot you get, but what you actually do to get the shot. After reading this book it will be easy for you to determine which camera is best for which situation. Author lists the pros and cons of the compact cameras. He also mentioned that he takes his compact camera everywhere and always have the ability to capture precious memories which is not possible with DSLR camera. Read more at Amazon.com
Nearly every decent compact camera has auto settings such as Aperture priority, Shutter priority, and ISO settings.
In this book the author provides helpful tips about composition, dealing with shutter lag, and other issues that apply to any camera. In addition to all these, the author also teaches how to enhance your image quality with Adobe Photoshop elements, using plug-ins, HDR and infrared imaging, shooting panoramas, calibrating your computer monitor and printing your images.