Friday, February 19, 2010

Marketing Digital Cameras to Southpaws

Why aren't there any digital cameras with shutter buttons on the top left of the camera?

SLRs, pocket cameras, ... pretty much every camera you can buy today requires actuating the shutter with your right index finger.

Less than half the world is left-handed. But among that group are artists, photographers, actors, and directors. All of whom have some influence on the general public.

Couldn't a digital camera maker connect with an under-served market segment simply by introducing a camera with power- and shutter buttons on the left side of the camera?

Just asking.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Photosmart Cameras? Why not buy a Newton, too?

Best Cameras Deals, Coupon Codes Discount, Rebates at Dell Best Buy, Newegg and More!

I cannot stress enough that H/P walked away from digital cameras over a year ago. They bailed. Couldn't compete. Their products were less than reliable, and probably have no customer support.

I can't tell you which cameras to buy. But I can provide great rationale for which you should avoid.