New year, new gear: 6 ways to get more money for your old cameras

Preparing a camera to be sold
(Image credit: Future)

Often at the turn of a new year, we look to make improvements and changes – whether that be in the way that we take photos, or what we take photos with. If you're looking to trade in your camera for a bigger, better, or simply newer one, there are a few ways to go about it.

Dedicated sites such as MPB (in the UK), and (US) are great places to buy, sell and trade used camera equipment, while eBay can offer a bigger captive audience, but it's a less specialist approach.

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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar,, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.