What are the different types of digital cameras? What kind of digital camera should I buy? With how many camera shapes, sizes, capabilities and personalities are out there, this can get confusing for many as we’ve learned once shopping for a camera becomes a serious thing for our readers. As we continue to delve deeper and deeper into the camera realm, these questions pop up more frequently, and rightfully so. Our ultimate best digital camera guide highlighted this information slightly and was geared towards specific uses and digital camera budgets, but how about going into more detail about the actual “types of digital cameras”? Who are they suited for? What are their functionalities? Which one has the best camera specifications? This was our goal today, and below we have a quick and easy guide to the many kinds of cameras that are in the world today.