Published on January 12, 2018
1. DSLR Cameras for Beginners & Pro's DSLR (digital SLR) has been the top choice for anyone who wants to take their photography to the next level. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, a DSLR Cameras offer three key ingredients: manual controls, excellent picture quality and interchangeable lenses. A DSLR Camera is still the cheapest way to get a camera with interchangeable lenses and a viewfinder (entry-level mirrorless cameras don't have viewfinders) and, at the other end of the scale, almost all professional sports, press and wildlife photographers choose full-frame DSLRs over every other camera type. In between entry-level and full-frame DSLR are a whole range of models aimed at different users, different levels of experience and different budgets. Here's our pick of the standout DSLR cameras you can buy right now. DSLR Cameras - Editors Choice Canon EOS 1300D DSLR Camera with EF-S18-55 DC III Canon EOS 1300D Digital SLR + EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DC III Lens The Canon EOS 1300D is an easy- to-use, entry-level Digital SLR with an 18 megapixel APS-C-size sensor. The 1300D is the successor to the best selling EOS 1200D. The 1300D upgrades with a faster Digic 4+ processor, higher resolution 3-inch LCD screen, a new “food” scene mode plus built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, so you can easily connect and share your images with the world. The EOS 1300D retains the 9-point AF system, Full HD video capture and numerous scene and creative modes as its predecessor. Detailed images Capture superb detailed images thanks to a large 18.0 Megapixel APS-C size sensor. Print your images up to A2 size or creatively crop them and still achieve great quality. Great shots in low light Take memorable, atmospheric pictures in low light with a large ISO sensitivity range of ISO 100-6400 (expandable to ISO 12,800), which reduces the need for flash – so you can capture the natural ambience of every precious moment.
2. Beautiful background blur. Create stunning portrait shots that emphasise your subject against beautiful soft blurred backgrounds thanks to the shallow. Canon EOS 200D EF-S 18 – 55 mm f/3.5-5.6 DC Camera With instinctive controls and a touchscreen that feels just like your smartphone, the EOS 200D is easy to use from the start. Shoot with a bright optical viewfinder to see the world as it really is, or a Vari-Angle screen that rotates to help you shoot from unusual perspectives. Shoot 24.2-megapixel photos that are rich with detail and colour and look fantastic straight from the DSLR cameras – perfect for big prints, photobooks and on-line galleries and great for telling stories with your photos. We’ve given the EOS 200D a DIGIC 7 processor so it can capture pictures in low-light conditions, and Dual Pixel CMOS AF for the world’s fastest Live View focusing. The EOS 200D DSLR Cameras large APS-C sensor makes it easy to shoot with shallow depth of field – ideal for portraits. Keep faces pin-sharp against a beautifully blurry background. It’s an approach used by professional photographers the world over. The EOS 200D is the world’s lightest DSLR with a Vari-Angle screen,¹ designed to be carried without weighing you down so you can enjoy DSLR photography in more places. Take it on holiday, to parties and celebrations, or just out for a walk when you’re feeling creative. However you like to use DSLR cameras, the EOS 200D delivers the same fast focusing and speedy responsive performance. Shoot using a lag-free optical viewfinder that shows the world as it really is, or compose using a smartphone-like Vari-Angle display and enjoy the world’s fastest Live View AF. The EOS 200D’s DSLR Cameras guided user interface helps you to choose the right settings for the effect you want to create. It’s like having your own personal photography tutor standing right next to you.
3. Browse, edit and share photos from the EOS 200D on your smartphone or tablet computer² – and it’s easy to do too. An always-on Low Energy Bluetooth® link lets you access the camera even if it’s in your bag. The ultimate partner to any visual storyteller, our Photo Companion app gives you access to tailored, expert knowledge and content when you need it most – so you can truly bring your stories to life. Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera Designed to perform in every situation, the EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Cameras are beautifully engineered and a thoroughly accomplished all-rounder. From the moment light passes through the lens, the EOS 5D Mark IV captures every nuance, every colour, every detail. Once again Canon has brought finer dimensions in detail thanks to a new sensor capable of extraordinary clarity. See your world like never before. A 30.4 Megapixel CMOS sensor delivers images that are packed with detail and low in noise, even in bright highlight and dark shadow areas. A finer resolution means nothing is lost, allowing you the freedom to crop in for the perfect shot and retain the quality. The EOS 5D Mark IV features advanced focusing and metering which captures moments and tracks them the instant they happen, even in difficult lighting. Each of the EOS 5D Mark IV’s 30-million pixels is made up of two photodiodes, which can be used together or individually. This technology enables the creation of Dual Pixel RAW (DPRAW) files, which contain a pair of images shot from two very slightly different points of view. When processed using Digital Photo Professional software, DPRAW files allow photographers to perform image adjustments to keep sharpness on the area intended. Legendary DSLR cameras are built to last, and the EOS 5D series brought superior build quality, performance and advanced weathersealing1 to a new breed of photographers. The EOS 5D Mark IV continues that commitment to high speed performance and durability. Unleash the 4K filmmaker in you and add 4K EOS Movie to your creative portfolio.
4. Use the EOS 5D Mark IV’s built-in Wi-Fi and NFC to connect to your smartphone, tablet or laptop, or directly to selected image-sharing services. Ideal for sending images to clients and posting to social media platforms. FTP/FTPS support is great for those shooting in Wi-Fi equipped venues when added security is required. Nikon D5300 Digital SLR Camera – Black 24.2 MP Let your creativity soar with the intuitive D5300. With built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, these DSLR Cameras have a impressive 24.2-megapixel DX-format camera which lets you capture and share the magic of your world in incredible detail. The Wi-Fi function connects the camera directly to a smart device, so you can share photos right after you’ve taken them. The GPS function adds location information to photos, making it easy to add your pictures to maps of the world and share your travel photography with others. Thanks to the large vari-angle monitor, it’s simple to shoot photos and movies from exciting new perspectives; and powerful low-light performance (extendable up to ISO 25,600) ensures clear shots in dark situations. 24.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor - Even the finest details are captured with stunning sharpness. Built-in Wi-Fi - Send images directly from the D5300 to a smartphone or tablet for easy sharing. Simply download Nikon’s free Wireless Mobile Utility to your smart device. Built-in GPS - Geotag your images with precise location information. A great way to get your travel photography ready for sharing! Large vari-angle monitor - Add intrigue to your photos and excitement to your movies. Capture shots from unique perspectives using the flexible swivel monitor.
5. High ISO (100–12,800, extendable to 25,600 equivalent) - Take advantage of great low-light performance to shoot detailed images in dark situations and capture clear shots of fast-moving subjects. EXPEED 4 - Enjoy high-speed operation and remarkably clear images with excellent colour reproduction, plus enhanced movie recording, thanks to Nikon’s fast and powerful image processing engine. D-Movies - Record smooth, finely detailed Full HD video clips you’ll be proud of (at frame rates up to 50p/60p). Continuous Live View autofocus keeps your subjects sharp, even when the action is fast. Nikon D5600 + AF-P 18-55 VR DSLR Camera – Black The Nikon D5600 is a tough and versatile DSLR camera and a great upgrade or investment for beginner photographers. Featuring a 24.2-megapixel DX sensor and fast 39-point autofocus the D5600 is suitable for a range of photographic pursuits such as landscape photography, portraits, wildlife photography and action. The D5600 can be used to produce detailed high-resolution stills even in challenging lighting conditions, thanks to its native ISO sensitivity range of ISO 100-25600. Benefitting from the Nikon EXPEED 4 processor, the D5600 DSLR Cameras are designed to help photographers capture fast-moving subjects, buffering full-resolution still images at 5fps. While its 39-point AF, covers a wide-area of the camera’s frame. The D5600 also has some fantastic features to help photographers further explore their creativity, including built-in HDR photography features for creating images with eye-catching dynamic range. Built-in time-lapse functionality allows users to create stunning sequences with smooth exposure transitions entirely in-camera. The D5600’s 3.2-inch 1.037k-dot vari-angle touchscreen LCD offers a crisp display for composing images, with an anti-reflective coating for easier operation under all conditions. The flexibility of the LCD makes it easier to capture images and videos at a variety of creative angles. For photographers looking for DSLR quality and handling, the Nikon D5600 offers fast capturing, high ISO sensitivity performance, full manual control and superb creative features.
6. Nikon D5600 owners can connect their cameras to Android and Apple iOS smart devices using Wi-Fi and NFC, for seamless photo sharing and wireless camera control. Compatible with a vast family of Nikkor lenses, the D5600 can record Full HD video footage at up to 60fps, great for capturing fast action and creating smooth slow motion footage. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330EBK Bridge Camera The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 DSLR Cameras are the successor to the FZ200 and features the same 24x zoom f/2.8 aperture (35mm equiv: 25-600mm) Leica lens. The DMC-FZ330 upgrades with 4K ultra high definition which enables 4K Photo and 4K video recording. The 12.1-megapixel high sensitivity MOS sensor and the new image processor Venus Engine in DMC-FZ330 feature enables shooting high quality image even in higher sensitivity recording up to ISO 6400. The DMC-FZ330 records stunningly smooth, high-resolution QFHD 4K video in 3840x2160 at 30p(60Hz) / 25p(50Hz) or 24p in MP4 in addition to the full-HD 1,920 x 1,080 60p (60 Hz) / 50p (50 Hz) videos in AVCHD Progressive or MP4 (MPEG-4 / H.264) format with practical full-time AF. fleeting photo opportunities at 30 fps in 8-megapixel equivalent resolution by cutting a frame of the most photogenic timing out of the 4K burst file to save as a photo. The DMC-FZ330 inherits a high-quality LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT 25mm ultra wide-angle lens with a 24x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 25-600mm) that achieves full range F2.8. It enables capturing a moving subject which is even in distant away clearly with fast shutter speed. Comprising of 14 elements in 11 groups, including 3 ED lenses and 5 aspherical lenses with 9 aspherical surfaces, this advanced lens unit realizes the outstandingly compact body while delivering exceptional optical performance suppressing distortion at wide end and colour bleeding at tele end. To achieve full range F2.8 with shallow depth of field, high precision correction performance against distortion is indispensable. The DMC-FZ330 newly integrates a large, bright 1,440K-dot OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) LVF (Live View Finder) with approx.100% field of view in 4:3 aspect. It boasts 0.7x magnification and astonishingly high contrast at 10,000:1 together with excellent colour reproduction.
7. For even faster response and higher mobility, the DMC-FZ330 newly integrates a dedicated linear motor into the focus system to achieve ultra high-speed AF. In addition, the Light Speed AF is further enhanced with an adoption of DFD (Depth From Defocus) technology which even shortens the time to set focus. It calculates the distance to the subject by evaluating 2 images with different sharpness level at 240 fps high signal exchange speed. As a result, the DMC-FZ330 achieves ultra high speed AF of approx.0.09 sec which is approx.350% faster than DMC-FZ200. The DMC-FZ330 integrates Wi-Fi® connectivity offers instant image sharing with easy operation. Pairing the camera and the smartphone/tablet is quick and easy by skipping the password input or by reading the QR code. Once connecting the camera and smartphone/tablet installing Panasonic's dedicated application software Panasonic Image App for iOS / Android, users can shooting / browsing / sharing images remotely.