The media is filled with the advertisements for cameras packed with the latest features and innovations. The zooms are getting bigger and cameras are getting smaller. How can a newcomer to the photography choose the camera that will appeal with the number of useful features and allow taking outstanding photos?
If quality is your goal and you want to make money with photography here are the best easily handled cameras for entry-level photographers.
1. Canon T6i
Canon T6i is one of the Canon’s Rebel Line. It has been plenty helpful to beginning photographers. In comparison to the T5i, the latest edition has a lot more to offer. This is a 24-megapixel crop sensor camera. You will be able to shoot photos at the speed of 5 frames per second (FPS) and videos at 30 FPS for 1080p. The camera is equipped with the 3″ articulated touch screen which makes it a good choice for the starting photographers. The camera’s accessibility factor will attract the beginners, as they can use the manual controls of an advanced DSLR. The learning curve is sometimes steep for the aspiring photographers. With the Canon T6i, you will be able to enjoy a number of automatic and semi-automatic options while still learning.
2. Nikon D3300
The eternal rival of the Canon Company this camera is also a cheaper one. This 24 megapixels camera offers a burst rate of 5 FPS A 3″ LCD screen. Videographers will also be able to take the advantage of this camera as it records video of 1080p at 60 FPS. As released in 2014 the camera is sold with lenses, so you won’t have to buy any extra.
3. Sony a58
For those who want something different from the Nikon and Canon cameras, this will be a good option. This is a DSLR with a 20.1-megapixel crop sensor. Sony a58 is good for shooting 1080p video at 30 FPS. An articulating screen isn’t available in this edition, so the camera is a better choice for photographers rather than videographers.
4. Fuji X-T10
The camera attracts aspiring photographers with its mass of features available. Its tiny size allows you to take it to the wildest places and snap the best moments of the adventure. This is a 16.3-megapixel mirrorless camera with a burst rate of 8 FPS and can record video of 1080p. The camera is furnished with a tilting screen but it doesn’t fully articulate, thus making it a less fortunate choice for the videographers.
5. Nikon D5500
Prosumers are the ones that will be happy with this choice as it offers more features than most of the lower-level cameras and it isn’t as expensive as the full frame cameras in the market. The package is rather traditional: 24.2-megapixel camera, a burst rate of 5 FPS, shoots 1080p video. However, it will overjoy the first-time photographers with the 39-point autofocus system. A 3.2” revolving LCD touch screen makes it a good option for shooting videos.
6. Canon Rebel SL1
Canon’s SL1 is smaller than those of the Rebel line. However, it doesn’t mean that it has fewer features. Being smaller in size it offers more megapixels, burst speed and articulating screen for video making. Even the neophyte will appreciate the accessibility of the features in this camera.
Whether you are choosing a camera that will be a push into your photographer’s career or you just want to capture the moments of your life, consider all the features that a camera can give. Assessing the maximum burst rate, the video resolution and the autofocus system will only give a glimpse into the photographer’s career. There is a lot more to learn before you can boast with professional photos. Having chosen a camera from the list above will be a step one and will give you the advantage over starting photographers all over the world.