Prosumer Point & Shoot (P&S) vs. the Digital
SLR for Macro Photography
and photographs copyright Mark Plonsky, 2003.
am in a quandary. I have been using prosumer P&S
digitals for macro photography for the past 3 years.
I learned everything I know about photography using
these cameras. I have taken a lot of bug pictures. Although
folks like my images, I find the quality of the dSLR
to be very alluring. And now with the announcement of
a sub $1000 dollar dSLR with lens (as of 9/03), I may
have to jump ship. Let me summarize the advantages and
disadvantages of each type of camera for macro photography.