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Making the Switch from DSLR to Mirrorless?

Making the Switch from DSLR to Mirrorless?

Thinking of switching from your DSLR to mirrorless? On the fence, but hesitant to take the plunge? From smaller sizes, to more advanced features, to all-around better performance, mirrorless cameras are the perfect alternative to DSLR cameras. Whether you’re a hobbyist, a keen travel shooter, a newbie to photography, or even a pro, here’s why it’s time to switch from DSLR to mirrorless cameras.

It’s Tiny If your focus is travel and adventure photography, you probably travel many, many miles backpacking into backcountry wilderness. Situations like these are where the weightless, small camera body really shine. By using a mirrorless camera like one of the Nikon Z Series Cameras from, you can still bring a quality camera up into high elevations without the weight and bulk! It also makes for easier check-in or storing overhead for flights. Never-ending Lens With the right adaptor you can attach any lens to the mirrorless A7r II, Canon mirrorless, and Nikon mirrorless cameras from Actually, the possibilities are endless! EVF Viewfinder The Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) on the mirrorless cameras offers a lot of help when it comes to manually focusing a lens. It also comes in handy when trying to physically see what your exposure is going to be. For manual focus you can turn on focus peaking and accurate focus on your subject. The Sound of Silence Without a mirror the camera is quiet. If you want to take it a step further you could turn on the silent shooting mode. No one will ever hear you click away. New Technology Newer mirrorless cameras are really open-minded when it comes to innovation within the camera’s own programming. They have the ability to install mobile apps. Now the tools and accessories that you once brought along have been replaced by apps on your camera’s body and cell phone! Share Photos with Ease Send photographs you take on your mirrorless camera directly to your iPhone. Then you can show off your work all over social media. Cost This one’s just an added bonus. No matter how you cut it you’re going to save some money compared to larger DSLR systems. Depending on the system, lenses are usually a lot less and bodies can be half of the cost of a DSLR depending on the system. If you’re still on that fence but not quite sure where to make the leap, there’s good news. Nikon, Olympus, Sony, and Canon all have systems and sensors designed for just about any photographer. You can certainly find a system that fits your needs.
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