Upload Quality Photos Right from Your Camera!

Your phone isn’t the only device that can upload photos directly to social media. Many digital cameras can connect to Wi-Fi and do the same thing! We know you love the convenience of sharing your photos immediately after taking them, but you don’t have to sacrifice quality to do so. Here are a few of the many cameras that allow you to take gorgeous photographs and upload them with just a couple clicks.

Canon EOS 70D 20.2 MP DSLR

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Nikon 20.1 MP Point and Shoot

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Nikon D5300 24.2 MP DSLR

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Nikon D5500 18 – 55 VR DSLR

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Nikon Coolpix S9700 16.0 MP

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Nikon even offers photography classes, so you can learn all you need to know to start uploading … Read more...

Sony Event This Week at P.C. Richard and Son

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It’s the perfect week to start your holiday shopping with the Sony event going on now at P.C. Richard and Son! We’re celebrating all that Sony has to offer this week with amazing deals on Sony TVs, laptops, cameras, speakers, and much more.  Work, play, or create – Sony offers an array of products that are great for the office, home, or hobby. 

This week, save up to $1500 on select Sony 4K Ultra HDTVs and experience a picture as real as life itself! Plus, purchase any 55”/65” Sony 4K Ultra HDTV and save $200 on a Sony 4K Ultra HD Media Player, which allows you to watch select movies in 4K.  Don’t forget to also check out their … Read more...

DSLR Cameras vs. Point-and-Shoot Digital Cameras

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Not sure whether to purchase a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera or a point-and-shoot digital camera?  Typically, if you’re a casual shooter, you’ll probably want a point-and-shoot. If you’re serious about your photo taking skills, you’ll probably want a DSLR. Are you somewhere in the middle?  If so, read on to learn the benefits of both cameras…. then decide which suites you best!

Benefits of Using a DSLR Camera:

Image Quality

DSLR cameras typically have much larger image sensors. Having a big sensor helps to capture more pixels and results in better image quality.

Speed

Generally DSLR cameras are fast when it comes to start up, focusing, and shutter lag. They are capable of capturing 10 frames per second. Read more...

5 Excellent Resources for Digital Photography Tips

Everyone wants to take nice pictures. After all, half of the photographs we take are going to end up on Facebook or Flickr for all to see, right? By watching a quick video or doing  bit of light reading here or there, you can develop and hone your digital photography skills. We’ve laid out 5 excellent resources for tips on digital photography below that cater to any photographer on any experience level. What are some of your favorite resources and what’s the best picture you’ve ever taken?

1. Digital Photography School

Whether you are simply a casual point-and-shoot camera user or professional photographer, the Digital Photography School website has something for you. They are a strong community of photographers from … Read more...

7 Great Mother’s Day Gifts for less than $100

Show your mother how much you appreciate her this year with a great gift from P.C. Richard & Son! We have some superb electronics for under $100 that your mom is sure to appreciate. If you’re looking for a fitting gift you know she’ll use, keep reading!

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Mp3 players are the most convenient way for Mom to take her favorite music with her. Many also come with radio tuners, so if she gets bored of what she had on there (which would be difficult as many Mp3 players under $100 can have as much as 8GB of storage, or hold about 1,750 songs), she can still listen to something new. Plus, they come in great colors! You can … Read more...

How to: use the different modes on your digital camera

Our “How To” series of blog posts are tips and tricks on getting the most out of your products available from P.C. Richard & Son. For an archive of past How To guides, click here.

So, you have a point-and-shoot digital camera and like to take pictures while you’re out on the town, at family functions, and on vacation, right? I’m sure you’ve seen, either on your camera’s dial or in the menu system, a range of photo-taking modes. Do you know what each mode does? Do you use them? If not, you may want to explore these features to get the most out of your digital camera. Here are some automatic settings you’d usually find on your camera … Read more...