5 of the Best Prosumer DSLRs for Budding Professional Photographers

Photography’s popularity is always growing. And photography’s accessibility is also growing as camera technology simultaneously advances and becomes more affordable. So it’s no big leap of faith to figure that more people are looking to photography as a means of generating income.

Best Prosumer DSLRs 2016

However, even though camera technology is becoming more affordable, DSLRs still aren’t cheap.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Mirrorless Cameras

Micro four-thirds cameras, otherwise known as mirrorless cameras, have been around for a little while now. And during the time they’ve been on the market, the companies that make them have been steadily improving on these pint-sized wonders.

Many professional photographers in different fields are beginning to make the switch to mirrorless cameras, opting for something smaller than bulky DSLRs. And many other photographers who still need the high image quality of a pro-level DSLR are adding mirrorless cameras to their go-bags.

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Nikon D800 Review- The King Of Full Frame?

The Nikon D800 is a professional full frame camera from Nikon that features a whopping 36,3 megapixels, the autofocus system from the D4, and dual card slots.

But is Nikon’s lightest full-frame DSLR capable of delivering the image quality and dynamic range that Nikon promises? Let’s find out…

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Fantastic Digital Cameras Made for College Students

Most university students will have lots of new adventures to record while in college; but let’s face it, these days, young people want to take excellent photos of their dorm room parties and campus life and appear cool while they’re doing it. A contemporary camera in hand not only helps folks save their college memories, but it also can make users look like experts among their colleague while recording.

Students can effortlessly stash today’s digital cameras in book bags or pockets while strolling around campus. They can even buy models with built-in wi-fi; which promotes regular image sharing for relatives back home; particularly useful considering that many universities provide no-cost WiFi throughout campus.

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DSLR Camera Reviews 2013: Which DSLR To Buy?

The goliaths of the digital SLR world are Canon, Sony and Nikon. When progressing to this photographic level of awesome picture taking, deciding on your first Professional DSLR is a very important decision. And due to all the varying DSLR camera reviews available on the internet it can prove to be a somewhat daunting one!


It’s All About The Loyalty

Chances are, you’ll remain loyal to to your chosen brand for your entire picture taking career; building a vast and impressive collection of that particular brands accessories. But before you start counting your hard earned penny’s, you need to ask yourself:

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20 Digital Cameras for a Kid or How to Become a Photographer from an Early Age

Do you remember your first photo camera? I do remember mine. To be honest, it was my parents’ camera – Polaroid. I was ecstatic that the photo appears in no time. Something I saw around became a cute neat picture in a few minutes. There was great magic for me in this process, but when I grew older it was lost. The technical progress goes on. When I was a kid I couldn’t even dream of the digital cameras for kids that are available today.

Photo by CarLee
Children are curious by nature.

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5 Best Cameras under $200

Having a digital camera is a necessity in this day and age. You never know when you’ll have to take clear, high-quality digital photos, so having a digital camera is a must. If you need to take pictures of a vehicle after a car accident for car insurance claims, the digital camera is a godsend. You don’t have to spend a lot of money on a digital camera, either. Here are five of the best digital cameras for under $200.

Nikon COOLPIX S6100 16 MP Digital Camera – $120

Nikon COOLPIX S6100 16 MP Digital Camera

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Top cameras and lenses used by the White House photography staff

I was browsing through The Official White House Photostream on Flickr today. The photographs are excellent. Pete Souza is the Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama and Director of the White House photo office.

I noticed that the EXIF data was available for just about every photo and it contained lens information. Naturally, being a programmer/photography geek, I decided to download the EXIF data for all 1,433 photos (as of today) and find out which lenses the White House photography staff likes best. Here are the results:


Camera # of photos
Canon EOS 5D Mark II 1074
Canon EOS 1DS Mark III 31
Canon EOS 5D 23
Canon EOS 1DS Mark II 2
Unknown 303


Lens # of photos
EF35mm f/1.4L USM 439
EF50mm f/1.2L USM 179
EF24-70mm f/2.8L USM 166
EF135mm f/2L USM 136
EF24mm f/1.4L II USM 69
EF85mm f/1.2L II USM 34
EF70-200mm f/4L USM 16
EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM 27
EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM 20
EF28mm f/1.8 USM 10
EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM 5
EF135mm f/2L USM +1.4x 3
EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM 3
EF70-200mm f/2.8L USM 3
EF24mm f/1.4L USM 3
EF16-35mm f/2.8L II USM 2
EF70-200mm f/2.8L USM +1.4x 2
70.0-200.0 mm 2
EF20mm f/2.8 USM 1
EF35mm f/2 1
EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x 1
EF200mm f/1.8L USM 1
Unknown 310

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Review: Nikon D90 first impressions

On semi-impulse I bought a Nikon D90 kit last Thursday from Amazon after nearly four years with my trusty D70. I sat down with the manual over the weekend and got to know it a little better. There are plenty of great in-depth reviews of the D90 out there with tech comparisons and sample photos. This is not one of those. I’m just going to give you my first impressions of the D90, especially things about it that made me smile, from the perspective of a D70 upgrader:

  • Live view! Giant LCD! 6.7x image review zoom! Awesome. The D70 screen looks like a postage stamp now.
  • It is perceptibly faster and lighter.
  • I turned on the viewfinder grid, turned off the focus beep, and switched to selected area for focus because that’s how I roll.
  • The default image processing settings are fairly neutral and true to life. In Flickr terms: boring. There’s nothing wrong with that, per se, but I’m not particularly interested in absolute truth, photographically speaking. I prefer my photos to have a little more pop so I adjusted the default to Vivid which boosts both the contrast and saturation.

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