3 months ago
It’s Time To Talk About Cameras
DSLRs have the benefit in the continuous world of lenses and an optical view finder that captures far better in low light, but can be complex to use, heavier and larger in size. Mirrorless cameras have the advantage of being far lighter, compact therefore quicker to use and renowned for good video. We have chosen our top 4 from each sector and dived into the world of bloggers to get the word from the people who use them most.
NIKON D3400 DSLR Camera with 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens
The Nikon D3400 brings many benefits to the table. The trusted brand is well established and continues to deliver cutting edge technology that takes you further and further in to your camera.
Don't just take our word for it, here is what Gabby and Hannah from The Swirl Blog had to say about this latest DSLR.
'So do we love our cameras? The short answer is YES! The cameras are super easy to use, the quality is superb, and honestly, you look like a pro photographer every time you whip your camera out in front of your friends or at brunch (#basic, we know).
Many people sway towards Nikon over Canon due to the camera quality v price equation. Nikon has defined their reputation around excellent photo quality and the price gap between the Nikon D3400 and the Canon T7i is around £300.
Blogger review: www.theswirlblog.com
SONY ILCA68K DSLR
Sony have brought themselves back to the forefront of Cameras and are now the hype brand around todays camera market. We have selected the best features Sony's latest DSLR has to offer.
- Shoots moving objects accurately with fast 79-point 4D Focus autofocus. Let the camera do the work for you.
- Always capture action shots like a pro using continuous shooting
-Take the crispest shots with a 24.2-megapixel sensor
- Conquer those shakes and take shots without visible camera shake thanks to in-body stabilisation.
CANON EOS 200D DSLR Camera
Canons latest in specialist camera wear delivers high-quality photos and videos with a 24.2 megapixel sensor. Two lenses are built in to create a wider creative palette. Built in wifi and bluetooth offer instant upload capabilities to get your latest content up first. Picture quality is essential for lifting your shots and footage further and the Canon EOS 200D will have you shooting cinematic Full HD movies.
'User friendly and well within budget, perfect for vlogging'
The Nikon D5300 is a camera optimised for full creativity in stills and video. Shoot and share with ease with built in wifi and bluetooth and capture rich and detailed pictures. With fast speed performance this camera will capture the most energetic of shots, crisp and clear. A wide IOS range means great picture quality is always maintained even in low lighting.
'one of the best entry level DSLR cameras you can get today'
PANASONIC LUMIX DC - GX800
Capture 4k effortlessly with the stylish, light and compact Panasonic Lumix DC - GX800. The movable touch screen makes it easy to capture shots from all angles. Be in full control with a camera that will fit in the palm of your hand.
'The principle attraction to the mirrorless system is how compact, light and highly portable it is maintaining specialist picture qaulity'
SONY a7s Mirrorless Camera
The Sony a7s is the camera on most peoples Christmas list. The use-ability and quality of this stand out camera will take you photography and film making to a higher level. It's full frame sensor offers amazing results and there is plenty more this mirorrless camera has to offer.
- The cameras High sensitivity shooting combined with an impressive ISO range makes shooting in all environments so much easier
- 4K capability
- Intelligent autofocus ensures you capture in quality every important moment
- Tru-Finder viewfinder leaves you always in control
- Connect your content with you audience directly from your camera
Picture taken from Sony a7s Photo credit: Benjamin Horn
OLYMPUS OM-D E-M5
Olympus have not only put their mind to camera quality but how the camera connects with you. With improved ergonomics the olympus OM-D E-M5 fits perfectly into you hand allowing you to focus fully on capturing the perfect shot. Ultra fast auto focusing allows you to react quickly and film as you see and high resolution video makes this camera great for photo and film.
'with its weather sealing this camera is ready for any condition'
Shot taken from OLYMPUS OM-D E-M5 Photo credit: @dipimenov
The Fujifilm X-T20 Mirrorless Camera has a reliable zoom lens for everyday photography. It's 24.3 megapixel CMOS III sensor lets you capture professional images with every shot. 4K Ultra HD video recording captures detailed footage and it's in built silent electronic shutter allows you to capture images with confidence. Like all mirrorless cameras you benefit from the lightweight design making it easy to hold and use.
Photo captured with FUJIFILM X-T20 Mirrorless Camera Photo credit: Andy Mumford
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