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BEST DSLR CAMERA OF 2014 – BEST PROFESSIONAL CAMERA
The canon EOS-1D X DSLR camera is especially designed for professionals. It features 18.1MP CMOS sensor along with a Dual DIGIC 5+ image processors which works simultaneously to ensure that the user receives high quality images with notable reduced noise. It was built to stand on the needs of photographers who work with the same cameras daily. It incorporates of almost every possible feature required by the photographer in day to day use. It can take up to 14 shots in a single second. The camera also provides 14-bit processing and a standard ISO range of 100-51200, with expanded sensitivities of 50 to 102400 and 204800 for shooting in a varying lightning situation. With a total of 61 AF points including 5 central dual cross-type points 21 central cross-type and 20 outer cross-type points, AF point selection is featured. It not only delivers high quality images but it also delivers full HD 1920 X 1080p videos with multiple frame rates. Multiple functions can be quickly adjusted while recording videos with the help of a dial placed in the rear side of the camera body. When we talk about the body, it is built of a highly durable magnesium alloy. It incorporates a 3.2” LCD and an eye-level pentaprism viewfinder.
BEST MID RANGE FULL-FRAME CAMERA – 22MP FF SENSOR AND 61 POINTS AF
Canon 5D Mark III
The canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR features a full frame 22.3MP CMOS sensor along with a DIGIC 5+ image processor. These two work in collaboration to deliver still imagery and videos with excellent detail. It is capable of producing super clear images even in low lightning situations with an extended ISO range of 102400. It offers a total of 61 AF points which includes 41 cross-type AF points and 5 dual diagonal AF points. iFCL metering and AF system works together and uses color information from scenes to produce precise exposure readings using a 63 zone dual-layer metering sensor. Large number of AF points helps in gaining fast and accurate focus. It can record full HD 1080p videos @30fps and 720p videos @60fps. It includes a 1,040,000-dot 3.2″ LCD which provides clear visuals even in bright conditions. It also has an intelligent viewfinder that provides view of the subject while shooting at difficult situations. Its body is made of a tough magnesium alloy and offers better grip to the user.
BEST MIRRORLESS CAMERA OF THE WORLD – ISO UPTO 409600
Sony A7 s
The sony Alpha A7s mirrorless camera features a full frame 12.2MP Exmor CMOS sensor that works along with BIONZ X image processor to give images which are more realistic and true-to-life with excellent detailing. It offers an ISO sensitivity of 100-102400 which can be further extended to 50-409600 for getting better images at low light situations. It features a unique on-chip gapless lens design which incorporates the use of small lens, due to this the amount of light used for creating the image increases and it enhances the quality as well as clarity of images. With A7s we can take 5 shots continuously in a second. It offers a total of 25 AF points for quick and precise focusing.
It is also capable of recording ultra HD 4K videos as well as full HD 1080p videos with multiple frame rate. Videos are saved in high quality XAV S format. It is build with a 3.0″ 921.6k-dot tilting LCD monitor and 2.36 million-dot OLED electronic viewfinder for image monitoring and review. When we talk about connectivity, it comes with an in-built WI-FI with NFC support, for image sharing and even controlling the camera remotely with the linked devices.
BEST HIGH RESOLUTION MIRRORLESS CAMERA – 36MP
The sony alpha a7r features an EXMOR CMOS sensor which allows better light gathering capability and delivers highly detailed images. The A7R is designed in such a way that it eliminates the low-pass filter so that the images produces must not get distorted while processing. The sensor features the innovative gapless lens design to increase the amount of light used while creating the image. Its ISO sensitivity is 100-25600 which can be further extended according to the varying lightning conditions. The BIONZ x processor provides super fast working speed to the whole camera system including quick and accurate autofocus along with a top shooting speed of 4fps.
It can record videos in 1080p resolution with multiple frame rates up to 60fps. Supported codecs are AVCHD and MP4. It incorporates a 3.0” tilt-able screen which can be adjusted to several angles for providing ease to the photographers while shooting at difficult angles. It also features an electronic viewfinder for monitoring in bright conditions. It comes with an in-built WI-FI with NFC support, for image sharing and even controlling the camera remotely with the linked devices.
BEST HIGH RESOLUTION DSLR – 36MP
The Nikon D810 DSLR camera comes with a 36.3MP FX-format CMOS sensor which gives high quality images which can be further processed and cropped. It omits the low pass filter from its body in order to maintain the quality of image even after processing. An EXPEED 4 image processor enhances the speed of the camera system and even it ensures highly sharp images. The provided ISO range is 64-12800 which can be further extended to 32-51200 for getting better low light performance. It has a top continuous speed of 7fps. It can record full HD 1080p videos @24, 30, 60 fps. Manual control while recording videos is possible with the D810. It incorporates a 3.2″ LCD with 1,229K-dot resolution for live time monitoring. It also comes with an optical viewfinder which is considered to be beneficial while monitoring in bright conditions.
BEST PROFESSIONAL APS-C SENSOR BASED DSLR – 20 MP APS-C LOW LIGHT SENSOR AND HYBRID AF
Canon 7D Mark II
Another professional camera from canon is the EOS 7D Mark II. It features an APS-C sized 20.2MP CMOS sensor and a dual DIGIC 6 image processor. These two work together to deliver high resolution images with superior clarity and sharpness and rich colour detailing. It offers a total of 65 point all cross type phase detection AF system for acquiring fast and accurate focus over the subject. It comes with both, a fixed 3.0″ 1.04m-dot Clear View II LCD screen and a bright Intelligent Viewfinder II optical finder for real time monitoring of the subject. It supports the ISO range of 100-16000 which can be adjusted to 100-51200 for enhanced low light imagery. It is capable of recording full HD 1080p videos at multiple frame rates up to 60fps. Supported video formats are MOV and MP4. Video is recorded using the high quality H.264/MPEG-4 AVC codec and manual controls while recording the videos are allowed. However the 7D Mark II is considered ideal for sports, wildlife photography as well as for professional multimedia image makers.
BEST MID RANGE DSLR OF 2014
The Nikon D5300 DSLR camera features a DX format 24.2MP sensor and an EXPEED 4 image processor which works simultaneously to deliver high resolution images and videos along with rich colour detail. It has a notable ISO sensitivity of 100-12800 and it can be extended to 100-25600 for better low light performance. In order to maintain the sharpness, clarity and quality of the image even after processing, the low pass filter has been eliminated from the D5300 design. It offers a total of 39 point AF system including 9 cross type sensors for acquiring fast and accurate focus.
When it comes to recording videos, it is capable of recording full HD 1920X1080p videos with multiple frame rates up to 60fps. It features a 3.2″ 1,037k-dot vari-angle LCD monitor along with a optical viewfinder for live time monitoring of the subject. It also offers several connectivity features like WI-FI and GPS. It can be connected to any iOS or Android device for wireless image sharing and remotely controlling the camera with the help of linked devices.
BEST ENTRY LEVEL DSLR OF 2014
The Nikon D3300 DSLR camera is one of the best suited entry level professional cameras. It features a 24.2MP CMOS sensor which ensures to deliver high quality images with enhanced detail and superior clarity. It supports an EXPEED 4 image processor for providing fast processing for the entire camera system. The D3300 has been designed in such a way that it omits the low pass filter from its sensor which results in providing immense sharp and clear images. It has an ISO range of 100-12800 which can be further extended to 100-25600 depending on the lightning situation. It supports the top continuous speed of 5fps.
It is capable of recording full HD 1080p videos at up to 60fps in the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format. Manual control while recording is allowed. For fast and accurate autofocusing it offers a total of 11 AF points. A large 3.0″ 921k-dot LCD monitor for real time monitoring of subject. Additionally it offers a viewfinder for monitoring in bright conditions.