With a huge 36.3 megapixel sensor the D800 set the resolution bar very high. Reviewers classify the D800 images as stunning in terms of dynamic range, color and details. Medium format shooters now have a smaller and more compact choice to bulky medium format camera bodies and because of the massive sensor, the photo quality is on par with the medium format rigs.
DSLR cameras enable photographers complete control over their photos. They also allow the use of different lenes which further extends their creative ability. Below we have listed the top 6 DSLR cameras which have the best value, features, and performance. Our list represents cameras with the best image quality, HD video, build, ergonomics, and usability.
If you are a professional photographer or cinematographer who is looking for a high end camera that will give you the quality and performance that you need for your projects, then the Canon EOS 5D Mark III is waiting for you. It’s loaded with tons of features and technology that will allow you to take an ordinary environment and turn it into a breathtaking still image or video. Here are just a few of the amazing features of this camera.
The Canon 7D will cause you to dig a little deeper into your bank account than similar cameras but reviewers agree it’s photo quality is outstanding and it is a camera that has a logical and easy to use layout. With outstanding low light performance the 7D produces images with very little digital noise and it holds the detail really well., which is something many cameras struggle with.
It is no slouch in the performance department with a fast AF system and overall peppy camera response. Video is available via an easy to access button which activates its full 1080p HD mode at up to 30 frames per second. Canon has received accolades for it’s 7D video ease of use and many claim it’s the easiest video of any of the DSLRs.
Nikon’s D7000 main competitor is the Canon 60D and spec wise they are about even. Under the hood the D7000 has a 16.2 megapixel CMOS sensor and the 60D’s sensor is 18 megapixels. Durability wise the D7000 has the upper hand with a sealed magnesium alloy body compared to the 60D’s polycarbonate case.
The Nikon D5100 takes the place of the ever popular Nikon D90. Nikon’s D5100 is an APS-C DSLR and literally stands between Nikon’s en try level D3100 and the more sophisticated and powerful D7000. Okay so the D5100 is a plastic body and some photo enthusiasts will complain that at least Nikon could have used an alloy body overall its still a pretty durable camera.