New to Photography: What Camera to Buy?
One of the most frequently asked questions budding photographers often ask is “What kind of camera should I buy?” Well, there is actually no straightforward answer to this. The most accurate answer would be “It depends.” It can be quite a dilemma for most. What might be the best for you might not be the best for others? So how do you choose what the best camera is for you? In this article, we will tell you exactly that.
Nowadays, the most common and practical type of camera to use is the DSLR. There are a lot of benefits when using DSLR cameras. A standard DSLR camera can let you do almost anything. You can take photos in manual mode and in low-light and there is a wide variety of lenses you can choose. Additionally, DSLR cameras have interchangeable lenses. This means that a single camera enables you to take a wide variety of photos. Also, the best thing is that DSLR cameras are very accessible for beginners and also has automatic modes that can make taking photos quite an easy job.
When choosing a DSLR camera to purchase remember these tips.
DSLR cameras are not cheap. This a very important thing to consider. Additionally, the camera itself won’t be the only thing you’ll buy. You’ll also need additional accessories like cleaning materials, tripods, filters, as well as a bag to store your camera and accessories in.
Choose a camera that is quite flexible. You must purchase a camera with a wide variety of features and that can be used in almost any situation you can think of.
The number of megapixels and frames per second also matter a lot. The more megapixels the better the resolution of your photos. If you want to take photos with more detail you’ll need more megapixels. The more number of frames per second means that you are able to take photos of moving subjects.
Here are some of the best cameras beginners can use. These have a wide variety of features and have reasonable prices.
|Canon T6i||Nikon 3300||Sony Alpha a58||Fuji X-T10||Nikon D5500||Canon EOS Rebel SL1|
|APS-C (22.x x 14.9 mm)||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)||APS-C (23.6mm x 15.6mm)||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)||APS-C (22.3mm x 14.9mm)|
|24.2 MP||24.2 MP||20.1 MP||16.3 MP||24.2 MP||18 MP|
|5 FPS||5 FPS||5 FPS||8 FPS||5 FPS||4 FPS|
|1080p at 30 FPS||1080p at 60 FPS||1080p at 30 FPS||1080p||1080p||1080p at 30 FPS|
|19-point AF||11-point AF||15-point AF||49-point AF||39-point AF||9-point AF|