Camera reccomendation

Old Feb 6th, 2018, 03:52 PM
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Thank you for the additional suggestions! Very helpful!
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Old Feb 11th, 2018, 02:36 PM
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I'm just using my Iphone X camera
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Old Feb 13th, 2020, 03:09 AM
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If you consider the beginners' camera should ideally be quite light. the simplest mirrorless cameras have the advantage in terms of portability, but if the size isn’t a priority, otherwise you want to use bigger lenses and an optical viewfinder, it's worth considering a DSLR just like the Nikon D5600 or D3500.
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Old Feb 16th, 2020, 05:16 AM
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I have a so-called digital bridge camera, the Nikon Coolpix B700. It is compact but it has a super zoom. I've had a DSLR in the past but I only used it in automatic mode. It was heavy and I needed a tripod to photograph objects that were somewhat further away
The Nikon does what it has to do. I can use it manually or automatic. I used it for the first time during our trip in Costa Rica and it makes excellent photographs, also close-ups and macro's.
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Old Feb 19th, 2020, 06:02 AM
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Originally Posted by pasqualino View Post
Thanks you all for the great advice. I just purchased a Sony - Cyber-shot RX10 III "open box excellent condition " from Best Buy. The price was deeply discounted $850. DP Review listed it as their best camera for travel, PC Mag gave it an editor's choice, B&H gave it 4 1/2 stars, and dcd recommended it's newer (but more expensive) version the IV. I'm excited (and also worried that it will be too big and heavy and I will never learn to use it properly!)
I was just reading this thread for the first time and was going to comment when I saw someone recommend the RX10 IV. I actually have the RX10 III and have used it for the last three safaris I've been on. I absolutely adore this camera and it takes wonderful photos (although I've also invested a ton of time learning how to use it properly and take advantage of light and motion). However, I would never carry this around on a trip like around Paris or London or some trip I'd be doing a lot of walking and have to lug this. It is heavy and takes up a fair amount of room in your bag. Be sure to get a good bag with a comfortable strap if you'll be carrying it a lot.
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Old Feb 20th, 2020, 09:54 AM
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From a Photographer

This is an intensely complex question but I want to address just 2 of the many considerations in camera vs phone.

The number one reason to have a camera is the ability to use different lenses. Digital Zoom is really horrible when it comes to print quality and being able to have a couple lenses depending on if you are trying to shoot wide or far is really, really useful.

The second would be image quality. Not the image quality viewed in Instagram, but the quality of a large print. The sensor size matters!

With that being said, the movement is going to mirrorless, and Sony leads the way in this Tech. Grab yourself a a6000 and you will be blown away with its capabilities. And itís small, lightweight and packed with features such as WiFi to instantly share to your phone.

Hope this helps!
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