The best cameras today are the full-frame DSLR cameras. Their sensors are large, their megapixels are more, and their lenses have wonderful features that give us crystal-clear pictures. While the mirrorless models have lighter weight, and compare well with the DSLRs, the pictures lack the depth. Yet, the mirrorless cameras please many photography enthusiasts and their lower costs are also alluring.
Top of the drawer cameras of 2017
The 10 Best full-frame DSLRs of 2017 list gives you the choice of cameras for your hobby. Take your pick from this:
- Nikon D750 ($1,797)
- Canon EOS 5D Mark IV ($3,299)
- Canon EOS 5DS R ($3,699)
- Pentax K-1 ($1,897)
- Nikon D850 ($3,297)
- Sony Alpha a9 ($4,498)
- Sony Alpha a99 II ($3,198)
- Canon EOS 6D Mark II ($1,999)
- Sony Alpha a7R II ($2,398)
- Nikon D810 ($2,797)
The Nikon D750 is a great full-frame camera for a reasonable price. The earlier models in this line-up had problems with the sensor. The megapixels remain lesser, but it has a faster burst speed at 6 fps. The 24.3-megapixel sensor is enough to please even finicky photographers. The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is among the costliest cameras on offer. The 30.4-megapixel camera is quite light in weight at 28.2 ounces. You can take 4k video and the burst rate is fast at 7 fps. It has built-in Wi-Fi that is a big help for uploading the pictures.
Best of the best
Many people feel that the Nikon D850 is the best DSLR one can have. It has an astonishing 153-point AF system with 99 cross-type points. This helps you get on the target even when it moves and capture sharp images. The continuous shooting speed is 7 fps. It has a 3.2-inch tilt-screen touchscreen and the full-frame CMOS sensor is 45.4 megapixels. The Nikon D810 is also recommended. It has 36.3 megapixels full-frame CMOS sensor with a 3.2-inch viewing screen. The shooting speed is slower at 5 fps. The autofocus has 51 points with 15 cross-type points. But, as you can see, these cameras are costly.
Rent your camera
For those shutterbugs who cannot afford to pay the full cost of the high-end Canons and Nokias, there is a respite in another form. This is through the rental shops located at most metros in India. For those living in Bangalore, there is the QwikGear.com rental shop where one gets all kinds of equipment for photography. And, the price is very low. For instance, the Canon EF 50mm F/1.4 USM costs just Rs 400 per day.
Or, choose the super-duper Canon EOS 5D Mark 4 Body for Rs 2200 per day. You get high tech cameras for prices that remain easy on the pocket. So, attend the get-together and click lovely snaps of all the friends without having to pay through your nose for it. You can rent all equipment you will need such as battery packs and stands along with the wide range of cameras and lenses.
When you need to take photographs, you must choose the best cameras. And, you can always rent it if you want the best ones there is. Your friends and family deserve it.