a bit confused: practicality of DSLR vs non DSLR cameras

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Re: a bit confused: practicality of DSLR vs non DSLR cameras
In reply to WryCuda, 11 months ago

Or prime lenses for everyday shooting ... large sensor pocketable cameras without zooms are rare beasts and available only in a few focal lengths.   Flexibility is the hallmark of the DSLR- a change of lenses makes it into a different camera every time.  Plus there's no substitute for the optical viewfinder, at least in my book.

There are times when carrying it is too much of a hassle, though. Then I tens to depend on a decent little 8 megapixel small sensor camera with a prime lens that I always have with me-- the one in my  phone.

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