Best DSLR cameras for photography novices and wannabe influencers – Mashable

So you’ve always loved taking photos with your iPhone — who doesn’t? A lot of the new models already produce incredible photos. But now, you want to take the plunge and buy a real camera, like a real real camera.
There are the classic point-and-shoot cameras of course, but you already have that with your phone. It’s important that you buy a camera that allows you to grow and gain confidence in your photography skills. The best camera is the one that feels “right in your hand”; the one you will actually be able to use.
Many amateur photographers start with DSLR cameras because they have multiple options, lenses, and are easier to use than SLR cameras. While many camera brands have some DSLR models, it’s our opinion that Canon takes the crown just for the sheer number of models they carry.
DSLR stands for digital single-lens reflex. They are the most popular cameras because of how easy they are to use and the multitude of lenses available. With a DSLR camera, there is a single lens used to focus and take the photo. DSLRs have a mirror in the lens that directs incoming light through the lens which allows you to see a replica of the scene you are photographing. The photo is then captured on an SD card.
With mirrorless cameras, which are not DSLRs, the light goes directly to the sensor and then displays your photo on the camera’s screen. The difference between a DSLR and an SLR is mainly that SLR uses film while DSLR is all digital.
DSLRs have many advantages over mirrorless cameras. Because the mirror covers the sensor, it protects it from coming in contact with dust and dirt from the outside when you remove or change lenses. This makes cleaning a lot easier for beginners.
DSLR cameras with a built-in viewfinder are the cheapest option within this category, and you can expect an intro set up complete with camera, zoom lens, and carrying case to run you anywhere from $400 to $2000.
While DSLR cameras are bulkier and heavier than the new mirrorless options, pros and newbies alike will prefer the beefier construction and easy-to-use tools.
The Canon EOS Rebel T7 is a great beginner’s camera with incredible picture quality. It’s small, only 5.09 x 3.99 x 3.06 inches and 7.78 pounds; the perfect fit for your hands. 
At the top of the camera, there’s a “cheat sheet” to let beginners know the best way to take their pictures. For example, if you’re taking a pic of your delicious waffles, there’s a button with a fork symbol that shows you the best camera function for food photos.
The EOS Rebel T7 has both a viewfinder and a 3-inch screen to see your composition and it even works with WiFi to send photos to smartphones. You have to set up the WiFi functions and nickname your camera but then you’ll be able to post all your best photos right to Instagram.
The Canon EOS Rebel T7 is easy to use with an array of camera functions and the extra camera stuff in the bundle is a major perk for someone just getting started.
Don’t let the name fool you. The Canon EOS Rebel SL3 Video Camera is more camera than video camera. Actually, the video features are not even that good. But, the photo features are incredible. 
Because of its amazing stability control, it gives a very clear image. Its a lightweight camera with a hinged touch screen that’s very easy to use. 
It also has an angle touchscreen, which can be good for when you take photos from an unusual vantagepoint. There are no complaints about the WiFi/Bluetooth connection when it comes to uploading images. 
At its heart, it’s simply another great Canon camera. It has a wide variety of pre-sets built in, so much so that for true beginners it could be intimidating to look at.
The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III is the most unique looking camera on this list. It has a real retro vibe with its silver design and black leather grip. 
Its size and portability allows you to take it everywhere and its resistance against weather and wilderness challenges like rain, wind, and dirt makes this camera a great option for travel and adventure photography. 
For those into nature, the PRO capture is perfect for bird photography and the autofocus is super fast. The image stabilizing feature and sturdy handheld grip is great for blur-free handheld shooting. Because of this, we think this is the best camera to capture fast movement, like wildlife or sports moments. 

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is the one to choose if you have a bit of camera experience under your belt already. It’s perfect for someone who wants to take their hobby to the next level and become a professional photographer. 
The touch screen is easy to use and it even has a GPS feature. This camera also has a button customization feature that makes the camera feel a lot more personal, like letting you move around the functions you want to prioritize during photoshoots. 
While using WiFi, you can easily be set up to shoot remotely from a distance and you can upload your images to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY for easy sharing on social media sites. It’s small and easy to use for anyone who want to turn professional.

This is a very expensive camera, but stick with us: It’s totally worth it. This Nikon D850 FX-Format Digital SLR Camera has incredible detail and impressive fast autofocus. 
It’s small, only two pounds, which makes it perfect for traveling, and it only uses one battery. The rear touchscreen is iPhone-like — super responsive and intuitive to use with no lag.
This camera has also has built-in wireless connectivity so you can transfer images easily using Nikon’s SnapBridge app. 

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