Modern digital cameras are very practical and easy to use, they require no film and use memory sticks to store the pictures. These sticks can be used over and over again.
All your photographs can be downloaded to your personal computer or laptop; alternatively, you can take the card to a special processing machine that will produce them almost instantly. Special printers are available and with photographic paper, you can be your very own print studio.
Another great advantage with these cameras is that you can delete a picture if it is blurred or simply bad. No-one need never know but it is better to check on the computer because it might not be so bad after all.
The old adage of taking an extra one just in case can be pushed to the limit if you are not very confident. But with a digital, your confidence will grow much quicker than with a traditional camera, no more worrying about if you put the film in right.
There are numerous types of digital cameras to choose from so take the time to research what will suit you best of all. Read up reviews because often the best advice is from someone who has actually used the machine you are considering buying. If possible handle before you buy because some may be too small and others too cumbersome.
Professional photographers may consider a digital camera as a machine that takes away from the art itself; however, for the amateur that are a great way of capturing your life.