Whether you often need to take photos at work, are a frequent traveler or just like to record your memories in the best way possible, getting your hands on a decent camera will make life more rewarding. While a poor photographer with a great camera will still take indifferent pictures, someone with a bit of skill will soon find that a cellphone just won’t allow you to do everything you want.
10 Best DSLR Cameras on The Market For Photographers
A DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera is what you need if you want to improve the quality of your photography, whether for work or just to post on Facebook. Just the ability to swap out lenses for different conditions makes buying one worthwhile. If you are considering such a purchase, the following models are all good places to start:
Canon EOS 5DS
The most recent edition from Canon has a whopping 50.6 megapixels and an advanced auto-focus system that tracks 61 separate points, which few other cameras can compete with. With good dynamic range and a well-controlled shutter speed, it is user-friendly enough for beginners to operate while still offering all the functionality you’ll need.
Whether for taking photographs or recording video, this camera receives consistently high reviews. With a 36.3 megapixel sensor and better battery life than previous models, it benefits from software techniques that improve image quality under varied conditions. A fast and accurate auto-focus function makes taking unposed pictures easy.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
This camera can take photos of up to 30.4 megapixels, while the 3.2-inch touchscreen makes for painless control. Compensating effortlessly for changing light levels, it’s very good at shooting video. Having a fast burst function and integrated WiFi, this is a good and versatile camera for a connected world, and offers good value despite a relatively high price tag.
If you often need to take action shots, this is the ideal camera for you. Incorporating a 21-megapixel sensor, its interface boasts several features to help you reliably take photos of fast-moving scenes. This is the camera of choice for sports and wildlife photographers.
Canon EOS 6D
With a relatively low megapixel count of 20.2, this is the most economical model of DSLR camera out there which can claim to have a good auto-focus mechanism and continuous shooting speed. Additional features, such as the built-in WiFi and GPS, make this one of the best value offerings on the market.
As far as general use is concerned, this 24.3-megapixel camera is a good option for both still photographs and video. The auto-focus is quite satisfactory, while uncompressed HDMI output and a capability of 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second make this an excellent buy for videographers.
Offering 36.4 megapixels, this reasonably-priced camera is very easy to get the hang of using, and is recommended for beginners. It works with a full-frame sensor, which will be especially welcome when photographing landscapes.
Another great model for entry-level photographers, this camera will shrug off moisture, auto-focus rapidly and reproduce colors faithfully. It has a 24.4-megapixel sensor.
Canon EOS 1D x Mark II
Aimed at the more affordable end of the market, the EOS 1D x Mark II is notable for a 14 frame-per-second burst shooting capability. At 20.2 megapixels, it’s performance is entirely adequate.
“DF” stands for “Digital Fusion”. With 16.2 megapixels and a 39-point auto-focus system, this camera is stylishly designed. It takes good photos and is generally a cut above cheaper cameras.
There are some excellent DSLR cameras available in any price range – which is the model for you depends heavily on what features and performance you will need. Read a few reviews, check out what functionality each offers, and don’t be shy about asking someone more experienced for advice.
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