Do you have a favourite rangefinder? The Canon Giii would be on the top of many people's list. They have a great build quality and compact form factor with a lovely lens. The established a benchmark that compact cameras have been
This infographic/cheat sheet from Zippi might be helpful for those looking to get out of auto mode and gaining more control over their cameras. While section 1 is much more for those shooting with film the rest is relevant for digital photography.