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Choosing a Camera Brand that Fits Your Needs

Choosing a Camera Brand that Fits Your Needs

Photography isn’t a one size fits all endeavor, and each camera brand has its own strengths. You need to determine which brand of camera is best for what you’re trying to accomplish. We’ll show you the camera brands best suited for specific needs. This will help you decide which brand is right for you.


What do you need it for?
Whether you’re a professional needing a DSLR with all the bells and whistles, a beginner just learning the basics, or someone somewhere in between that shoots for a hobby or the family photos, Canon caters to all kinds of photographers.  

Determine your budget
Buying a DSLR means buying more than just the camera body. Take this into account when looking at your budget. Lenses, additional batteries, memory cards, filters, flash, tripod, bags and cases are equally important. Olympus is one of the most affordable choices for those who also prefer convenience without sacrificing quality. This pioneer in mirrorless cameras with interchangeable lenses makes camera systems that are sturdy, compact, and competitive. All while still remaining in the lower price range.

Mega Pixel
Anything above 10MP is fantastic. Requirements depend on your individual needs, if you want to create large professional prints then high resolution is essential. For small images to email to family, lower is fine.

Do you need a full frame sensor?
A full frame sensor, like you find on the Canon 6D from, means that you get the true angle of view from the lens you are using – this is good for wide angle architectural or landscape work. They also perform very well at a high ISO.

Portability, weather resistant
Will you be running around shooting wildlife or travelling a lot? If so, then a small and light weight model would be best. Sony offers a very strong line of mirrorless cameras that are great for action photography, thanks to the enhanced image stabilization and advanced autofocus system. Pentax fills the gaps between lower-end compact digital cameras and high-end DSLRs. They’re also known for making some of the most durable and weatherproof cameras that are also easy to use.

For the thrill seeker
If you’re into action-packed fun or sports, GoPro cameras are a must. Just fasten these compact sport cameras to your helmet or harness and record high-quality video on the go. GoPro cameras are simple to use and come with a variety of breakthrough features so you can save and share each moment of your outing.


Do you require a video function? Even if you never think you will use it, if you are buying a new DSLR today it would be a good idea to get one with an HD Video function that is also able to shoot in slow motion, simply because they are so good. Even if you don’t think you will ever really use it, having an HD Video Camera built into your DSLR like the Nikon D850 from is never a bad thing.

Choose Lenses
If you have lenses from another manufacturer, it doesn’t mean you have to stick with that same manufacturer for your camera body, as there are so many adaptors available on the market. You can use a Nikon lens on a Canon camera by simply using an adapter to help widen your choices. At the end of day, you want your DSLR to last as long as possible.  Also for it not be outdated next month. Spend as much as you can afford and get the model that best suits your needs.
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