Capturing Special Spring Memories with the Right Camera


Watching my children grow up so quickly is sometimes a hard thing to deal with. It becomes even more heartbreaking when those special moments, the frame worthy photo opportunities, are captured by a smartphone camera or not captured at all.

There are several moments during the year when I look at my children and see that “perfect camera shot”. It took me a long time to realize that a smartphone was okay for some of those quick, hard to capture moments, but if I wanted to hang a frame worthy picture of my children on my wall then maybe it was time to upgrade to a camera that had the right features for me.


Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are two important occasions that help make some of those special photo opportunities.

Last year on Mother’s Day, I spent some time outdoors with my children. We played in the sand box, frolicked around in the grass and had a great time together. I was fortunate to have these pictures of our special day and because of these photos, this day will never be forgotten.


We have already made many special Spring Memories that have been captured and hung on the walls of our home.

Upgrading my camera to a DSLR was one of the best decisions I’ve made. My only regret was not doing it sooner.

One place you might check out during your new camera purchase is Best Buy. They have a wide assortment of cameras to choose from, including DSLRs, camcorders, compact cameras, digital photo frames and more. It’s essential to choose the right camera, with the features you would benefit most from, thankfully Best Buy has a great team of people to help you make that decision.

If you are looking to upgrade to a DSLR, there are a lot of options out there that can confuse you. Talking to someone who knows how to explain the new technology features can be a really valuable tool.

With the Best Buy guarantee, you can feel confident with your purchase knowing that you are getting the latest technology at the best prices. If you can’t find something in store, a purchase online at the Best Buy website will give you free shipping for all camera purchases.

Save even more money with Best Buy’s camera trade in program. Bring in your outdated cameras and exchange it for a Best Buy gift card, then use the gift card on your new camera purchase.

If you are shopping for Mother’s Day, feel free to use this special Family & Friends offer for 25% off of select digital photo frames : Best Buy Memory Maker Offer

*Disclosure | The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free


27 thoughts on “Capturing Special Spring Memories with the Right Camera

  • May 28, 2013 at 5:35 am
    I've been looking into a DSLR as well. I'm just really indecisive when it comes to purchasing an electronic that I don't know about much. Also, my browser seem to crash every time I'm on your site. Reply
  • May 28, 2013 at 5:34 am
    I've been looking into a DSLR as well. I'm just really indecisive when it comes to purchasing an electronic that I don't know about much. Reply
  • May 27, 2013 at 9:11 am
    We need a new camera. It is new to me that Best Buy has trade in program. Wonder what they would give for a 6 year old kodak? Reply
  • May 26, 2013 at 4:46 pm
    I'll have to check out Best Buy’s camera trade in program when I start looking at getting a new camera. Reply
  • May 25, 2013 at 7:45 pm
    I was just thinking that when it came time to enlarge some photos. The ones taken with a smartphone just doesn't cut it Reply
  • May 21, 2013 at 12:31 pm
    I'm glad I'm not the only one that was confused about using a DSLR camera. It did seem overwhelming at first, but now, I wonder how I ever got along with my old camera! Reply
  • May 17, 2013 at 12:21 pm
    I had no idea Best Buy had a camera trade in program. I will definitely check it out. Reply
  • May 16, 2013 at 5:07 pm
    Awesome! I'm def going to look into this. Reply
  • May 15, 2013 at 11:09 pm
    Thanks for the tip! The pictures you took are amazing. Reply
  • May 15, 2013 at 2:10 pm
    Definitely going to check this out! I'm desperately in need of a new camera! Thanks for the post! Reply
  • May 15, 2013 at 10:47 am
    I had an outdated camera and did not know about that program when I was last at Best Buy. I no longer have my old camera, shucks! Reply
  • May 15, 2013 at 10:18 am
    I had no idea that they would give you a gift card for your out dated cameras. Great idea Best Buy! I love buying stuff from there, they always have someone who knows what they are talking about to give you the best option for your needs. Thanks for posting this information. Reply
  • May 14, 2013 at 1:10 pm
    Best Buy offers gift cards for outdated cameras? Wow! Best buy is a great place to shop. Reply
  • May 14, 2013 at 12:56 pm
    I didn't realize you could bring in your outdated cameras for a best buy gift card. I have a few laying around. I love my DSLR and I don't go anywhere without it! Reply
  • May 9, 2013 at 12:01 pm
    Those photos are gorgeous! I just got a DSLR last year and now that I can take better photos, I've turned into a total camera addict! Reply
    • May 9, 2013 at 1:51 pm
      I feel your pain :) I simply love chasing my kids around to grab those special moments and then plaster their pictures on my wall Reply
  • May 9, 2013 at 11:35 am
    I really want to upgrade to a DSLR. It's on my wish list. Your pictures came out great! Reply
    • May 9, 2013 at 1:51 pm
      Thank you! Hope your wish can be made :) Those memories only happen once Reply
  • May 9, 2013 at 11:20 am
    Your photos are always so flawless! And your kids are adorable! I love my DSLR. I wish I would have upgraded sooner too. Now I've been buying more lens! Next one is going to be a macro. Reply
    • May 9, 2013 at 1:53 pm
      Thank you Stacie :) Such a compliment from you! Lens shopping can be a little addicting, had 4 at one time, sold a few and got another now I have 2. lol Loved my Macro, awesome for food photography! Reply
  • May 9, 2013 at 10:54 am
    I'm in desperate need of a good camera. Thank you for this post! I may just go talk to the experts at BestBuy. Reply
  • May 9, 2013 at 10:11 am
    The right camera is so important, and your pics are great! Reply

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