Taking pictures with smartphones is growing by leaps and bounds. In terms of quality, it no longer lags behind dedicated cameras as much as before. Where are smartphone cameras keeping up with dedicated cameras and where are they lagging? In this article, we’ll analyze several examples and compare both devices.
Analog technologies are becoming digital. Rolls of film have been replaced by an electronic sensor, and moving mirrors are also slowly becoming obsolete. Yet, there is still one last remaining bit of the past to be replaced: the shutter. The technology here has not yet reached the necessary heights to go completely digital, so there are cameras that allow you to choose between a mechanical and an electronic shutter for each image. Each has its own pros and cons.
Mirrorless cameras are the future, gradually replacing DSLRs. Mirrorless cameras are built upon a completely different concept with its own pros and cons. DSLRs will certainly still be available for a long time and will be easier to get second-hand. It definitely makes sense to give some thought to which camera system to get.
Sports photography is one discipline that places some heavy requirements on your gear. Besides the right lens, you need the right camera as well. What should be the foundation for your choice here? There are countless cameras on the market, but not all of them are suitable for sports photography. Based on my practical experience, I’ve written up some criteria that you should follow if you don’t want to make a misstep.
In this part of our series on photography gear, we’ll be looking at the ideal kit for photographing landscapes. We’ll show you what kind of combination of body, lens, and accessories to choose to get the best results. We’ll also advise you on which gear to choose and what’s good to keep in mind.
A number of macro photography articles have already been published here at learn.zoner.com. They’re enough for you to learn nearly everything there is to know about the subject. But in this part of our series on choosing your kit, we won’t be telling you how to shoot macro for once. Instead, we’ll be telling you what combination of body and lens to choose for it.
Are you an enthusiastic photographer getting ready to buy a new camera? We’ve put together a new series for you where we’ll show you the best camera and lens combinations for various situations and genres, one by one. This time, we’ll be choosing an ideal camera for beginners.
Not long ago, DSLRs were still the only guarantee of professional quality. But the situation is gradually shifting in favor of mirrorless cameras, which more and more photographers are starting to prefer. Read all about the advantages and disadvantages of these two systems.