With an SLR camera, you see exactly what the lens sees through the screen. You can change the lens on a digital SLR to suit your needs, if you want extra zoom or a different focal frame for example. Digital SLRs have large image sensors that produce high-quality photos, which may be very useful for professional photographers. A DSLR has a near-zero lag time, so it is ideal for action photography as well as still images. This means that Digital SLR cameras are versatile and suit whatever job needed.
A Bridge Camera is a digital cameras that has some degree of manual control. They have a long range zoom lens and a viewfinder – but they usually don't have interchangeable lenses. They are between a point and shoot camera, and a full DSLR. These are good for people that are stating out in photography and don't know how to manage all the features of the DSLR but want a step up from a point-and-shoot.