Cameras Buying Guide 2018

Whether you are new to photography or you are doing it as a profession owning a camera is one great investment you can ever make. However, with many options existing in the market today, how do you get to choose the right one? Every camera has many features that makes it hard for you to tell them apart. In Qatar for instance, Sony, Canon and Nikon are the most common brands known to most people.

Typically, there are four types of digital cameras. These are:

  • DSLR
  • Mirrorless
  • Point and Shoot
  • Mirrorless
  • The Point and Shoot Cameras: These are the basic entry level of cameras for amateurs. They offer basic functionalities like auto focusing and white balancing. As the name sounds, it’s basically a point and shoot type of camera.
  • The Bridge Cameras: A slight improvement of point and shoot cameras. They offer better picture quality as well as an auto zoom feature that gives it the profound capturing capability.
  • The Mirror-less Cameras: It offers more features than the bridge. Notably, it lacks an optical view point and a mirror. They perfectly for candid and street photography.
  • DSLR Cameras: The most widely used type of cameras in the market today. It provides the best quality pictures besides high functionalities.

So, what are some of the features you should look for when purchasing a camera?

Size of sensor

Probably this is one of the most important features you need take into consideration. But, it is one of the features people overlook. The sensor is what record the images and sends it to the memory card. A bigger sensor will allow you to capture more information. Besides, it will allow you take clearer pictures more succinctly when they are magnified.


While the sensors contribute to the clarity of the pictures. Resolutions play a significant role in an end to end camera quality.

Video Recording Capabilities.

Depending on the functions you would want your camera to perform, if you are looking for a camera device that will help you in recording videos then you need to check the recording capabilities. For instance if you are a lover of videos then probably you will opt for an HD 1080p as opposed to some entry cameras that gives you a recording leverage up to 720p.

Editing Features

The DSLR cameras come with different modes. For example, Landscape, Action and Night vision capabilities. Additionally, different brands have different unique features like Scene intelligence and Panorama.

Canon Series

Canon gives you a wide variety of camera products to choose. Ranging from Canon SLR EOS800D provides you with a responsive performance with a 6fps shooting time. The camera is a DSLR type meaning it gives you a bright optical view of any object you would want to capture. Other types include:

Canon-SLR EOS800D

Canon-SLR 759D

Sony series

With an ergonomic body design, Sony SLR 600L is one of the best flagship cameras by Sony. The camera is designed for speed and captures images at 12fps coupled with a full AF capabilities. Besides, the camera can uses a Hybrid phase detection for fast and accurate focusing. This would make my best bet on Sony cameras. The other type include Sony-HX400.

Nikon DLSR D3400

When it comes to communication technology then none beats Nikon DLSR D3400, you can always capture those exciting moments and share the images right away. The camera can work with a Snap-bridge app. The camera is capable of establishing a constant communication with a smart device through Bluetooth. This is why most people love canon cameras due to their in depth and consumer oriented solutions.

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