I think buying a used camera is a great way to keep your costs down

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Finding the best camera is a balancing act. You need to take into account features, specs, budget and, if you’re buying used, condition ratings and resellers. With so many factors, the opportunities are endless to build a kit bag personalized to your needs.

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With the cost of living crisis affecting so many photographers – from hobbyists to professionals – anything that you can do to save some money while ensuring that you're still getting good quality kit is invaluable. And this is where used camera kit comes in. Because it's not box-fresh, used camera kit is always cheaper than its new equivalent, but that doesn't mean its performance is any less effective. Arguably, used kit is better for the environment, too! Let's find out more.

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Digital Camera

The sister print publication to this website, Digital Camera Magazine is Britain's best-selling photography publication – and it can also be purchased outside the United Kingdom as Digital Camera World.

Digital Camera Magazine is packed with more expert advice and more inspirational images than any other title, with the sole aim of helping you become a better photographer. Every issue we also bring you a selection of great gifts which are designed to help you get more from your photography – everything from tips cards and cheat sheets to free software and bookazines.

In addition to inspirational images, interviews, projects, mini tests and tutorials, each issue is packed with news, reviews and comparisons, as well as photographer vs photographer shootouts and head-to-head challenges using the best photo editing software.

The magazine is captained by Editor Niall Hampton.

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