Articles tagged "buying-guide"

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Sony a7 IV is our pick for best camera around $2000

We've updated our 'around $2000' buying guide, to include cameras such as the Sony a7 IV and OM System OM-1. We've concluded that the Sony does enough to edge-out our previous pick, the Canon EOS R6.

Best cameras around $2000 in 2022

What’s the best camera for around $2000? These capable cameras should be solid and well-built, have both speed and focus for capturing fast action and offer professional-level image quality. In this buying guide we’ve rounded up all the current interchangeable lens cameras costing around $2000 and recommended the best.

Treat yourself 2021: The ultimate photographers' gift guide

What follows are the headiest products of the past year, the ones photographers really want. So mix a nice warming hot toddy and get ready to treat yourself, 2021 style.

Best cameras for landscape photography in 2021

What's the best camera for shooting landscapes? High resolution, weather-sealed bodies and wide dynamic range are all important. In this buying guide we've rounded-up several great cameras for shooting landscapes, and recommended the best.

Drone Buying Guide updated

This past year has been a busy one in the drone world, but we've got you covered – our updated 2021 Drone Buying Guide will get you up to speed with everything you need to know about the latest and greatest models.

Best drones in 2022

If you're looking for the perfect drone for yourself, or to gift someone special, we've gone through all of the options and selected our favorites.

Best video cameras for photographers in 2022

Most modern cameras will shoot video to one degree or another, but these are the ones we’d look at if you plan to shoot some video alongside your photos. We’ve chosen cameras that can take great photos and make it easy to get great looking video, rather than being the ones you’d choose as a committed videographer.

Best cameras for Instagram in 2021

Although a lot of people only upload images to Instagram from their smartphones, the app is much more than just a mobile photography platform. In this guide we've chosen a selection of cameras that make it easy to shoot compelling lifestyle images, ideal for sharing on social media.

Updated: DPReview 2021 drone buying guide

We've given our drone buying guide a complete refresh, so whether you're looking for something compact to take on vacation, or something for more professional work, we've got you covered.

A photographer's guide to buying a smartphone

All smartphones have at least one camera, but there's a lot of variety out there and depending on your needs, some features might be more useful than others. In this guide, we explain the key technologies and the major differentiators to help you make the best decision.

Beginner's guide to buying a camera for video

In this guide we'll be explaining the key technologies and features of today's hybrid stills/video cameras, to help you cut through the jargon and make the right buying decision.

What you need to know before buying your first lens

In this guide we'll lead you step-by-step through the process of understanding the different kinds of lenses available for both DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, and choosing the right one for your needs.

What to know before buying your first interchangeable lens digital camera

Now that the cameras in smartphones have become so good, the question 'why should I buy an interchangeable lens camera' ends up being very similar to 'why would I buy a dedicated camera at all?'. Read our new guide to buying an ILC to see what you gain from keeping your phone in your pocket.

Best cameras for vlogging in 2021

Whether you’re just sharing clips with friends or you’re launching an online on-camera career, vlogging matters. We looked at cameras with selfie-friendly screens, wide-angle lenses, microphone inputs and great video quality, and selected the best.

Buying guide: Best cameras for travel

With opportunities for travel starting to pick up again in certain parts of the world, if you're lucky enough to be able to book a trip, you may be wondering what camera to bring with you. We took a look at more than a dozen cameras and narrowed our recommendations down to two.

The best camera bargains of 2021

If you're looking for a high-quality camera, you don't need to spend a ton of cash, nor do you need to buy the latest and greatest new product on the market. In our latest buying guide we've selected some cameras that might be a bit older but still offer a lot of bang for the buck.

The Nikon Z7 II is our recommendation as the best camera for landscapes

We've updated our 'Best Cameras for Landscapes' buying guide – which comprises cameras priced under $4000 – and we chose Nikon's Z7 II as the new winner, displacing the venerable Sony a7R IV.

The Fujifilm X-S10 is one of the best cameras under $1000

We've updated our 'best cameras for under $1000' buying guide, with Fujifilm's excellent X-S10 sitting alongside the Sony a6100 as our favorite cameras in this price range.

Best cameras under $1000 in 2021

What’s the best camera for less than $1000? The best cameras for under $1000 should have good ergonomics and controls, great image quality and be capture high-quality video. In this buying guide we’ve rounded up all the current interchangeable lens cameras costing under $1000 and recommended the best.

Best cameras for travel in 2021

What's the best camera for travel? Good travel cameras should be small, versatile, and offer good image quality. In this buying guide we've rounded-up several great cameras for travel and recommended the best.

Best cameras for videographers in 2021

There are a lot of photo/video cameras that have found a role as B-cameras on professional productions or A-camera for amateur and independent productions. We've combed through the options and selected our two favorite cameras in this class.

Best cameras over $2500 in 2021

What’s the best camera costing over $2500? The best high-end camera costing more than $2000 should have plenty of resolution, exceptional build quality, good 4K video capture and top-notch autofocus for advanced and professional users. In this buying guide we’ve rounded up all the current interchangeable lens cameras costing over $2500 and recommended the best.

Best easy-to-use cameras in 2021

If you want a camera that you can pick up and use without having to page through the manual first, then this guide is for you. We've selected seven cameras ranging from compacts to full-frame, all of which are easy to operate.

The best cameras for family and friends photos in 2021

Family moments are precious and sometimes you want to capture that time spent with friends or loved-ones in better quality than your phone can manage. We've selected a group of cameras that are easy to keep with you, and that can adapt to take photos wherever and whenever something memorable happens.

Buying guide: The Canon EOS R5 is the best camera for portraits

We've updated our 'best cameras for portraits' buying guide, and Canon's EOS R5 narrowly edges out the also-excellent Sony a7R IV.

Best cameras for portraits in 2021

Whether you make a living out of taking professional portraits, or are the weekend warrior who knows their way around flashes and reflectors, you'll want a camera with high resolution, exceptional autofocus and a good selection of portrait prime lenses. Click through to see our picks.

The Sony a7R IV remains the best camera for landscape photography

Despite some tough competition from Canon's excellent EOS R5, Sony's a7R IV remains at the top of the pack in our 'best camera for landscape photography' buying guide.

Stocking stuffers: Five film camera bargains

If you're looking to expand your 35mm camera collection for the holidays, here are five(ish) film cameras you can find at stocking-stuffer prices.

The Sony RX100 VII and a7C are the best cameras for travel

We've updated our 'best cameras for travel' buying guide for those looking for a camera to bring on their next adventure, once it's safe to do so. The best camera for family trips is the compact Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII, while our choice for travel photography is the Sony a7C.

Treat yourself 2020: The ultimate photographers' gift guide

What follows are the headiest products of 2020, the ones photographers really want. So pour a tall cold one and get ready to treat yourself, 2020 style.

The Panasonic S1H and GH5 are the best cameras for videographers

You don't need to spend a fortune to buy a camera that's designed for videography. We took a look at the field and selected the Panasonic S1H and GH5 as the best cameras for serious videographers.

DPReview 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
Best mirrorless cameras of 2021

'What's the best mirrorless camera?' We're glad you asked.

The Canon EOS R6 is the best camera for around $2000

The Canon EOS R6 is the most well-rounded camera in its class, and it's our top pick if you're looking to spend around $2000. For a budget-friendlier option, the also-excellent Fujifilm X-T4 is our recommendation.

The Sony ZV-1 is the best camera for vlogging

Whether you’re just sharing clips with friends or you’re launching an online on-camera career, vlogging matters. We looked at cameras with selfie-friendly screens, wide-angle lenses, microphone inputs and great video quality, and Sony's compact ZV-1 came out on top.

Buying guide: best Instax cameras in 2020 (updated)

Looking to get in on the instant camera fun? We tried every model and think the Fujifilm Instax Mini 70 strikes the right balance between price and features. The Instax Wide 300 is our choice if you crave a larger format.

Buying guide: Best Instax cameras of 2021

Looking to get in on the instant camera fun? We tried every model and think the Fujifilm Instax Mini 70 strikes the right balance between price and feature - the Instax Wide 300 is our choice if you crave a larger format. [Originally published in October]

Best cameras under $1500 in 2021

What’s the best camera for under $1500? These midrange cameras should have capable autofocus systems, lots of direct controls and the latest sensors offering great image quality. In this buying guide we’ve rounded up all the current interchangeable lens cameras costing less than $1500 and recommended the best.

Best cameras for sports and action in 2021

What's the best camera for shooting sports and action? Fast continuous shooting, reliable autofocus and great battery life are just three of the most important factors. In this buying guide we've rounded-up several great cameras for shooting sports and action, and recommended the best.

Best enthusiast long zoom cameras in 2021

Long-zoom compacts fill the gap between pocketable cameras and interchangeable lens models with expensive lenses, offering a great combination of lens reach and portability. Read on to learn about our favorite enthusiast long zoom cameras.

The best lenses for Sony mirrorless cameras

Whether you've grown tired of what came with your DSLR, or want to start photographing different subjects, a new lens is probably in order. We've selected our favorite lenses for Sony mirrorlses cameras in several categories to make your decisions easier.

Best lenses for Sony mirrorless buying guide updated

We've given our lens buying guide for Sony mirrorless cameras a refresh, with new picks for a number of use cases.

Best cameras under $500 in 2021

What's the best camera for under $500? These entry-level cameras should be easy to use, offer good image quality and easily connect with a smartphone for sharing. In this buying guide we've rounded up all the current interchangeable lens cameras costing less than $500 and recommended the best.

The Sony a7R IV is the most capable mirrorless camera over $2000

We've updated our 'best cameras over $2000' buying guide, and the Sony a7R IV is now our favorite mirrorless camera in the $2000-4000 price range. It sits alongside the Nikon D850, which is our choice for those who prefer DSLRs.

Best online printing services

Believe it or not, there are still people that like to print out their photos and create photo books to send gifts to family members. We looked at five popular photo printing services and have chosen the best.

Best cameras for video

Video features have become an important factor to many photographers when choosing a new camera. Read on to find out which cameras we think are best for the videophile.

The Fujifilm X100V is our favorite prime lens compact camera

We've updated our 'best fixed prime lens camera' buying guide and – no surprise here – the Fujifilm X100V came out on top.

Best fixed prime lens cameras of 2021

The fixed lens camera market may be a bit niche, but it's here that you'll find some of the best cameras you can buy. Sensors ranging from APS-C to full-frame are designed to match their lenses, which cover ranges from 28-75mm equivalent, so image quality is top-notch.

Best waterproof cameras of 2021

Whether you're hitting the beach in the Northern Hemisphere or the ski slopes in the Southern, a rugged compact camera makes a great companion. In this buying guide we've taken a look at nine current models and chosen our favorites.

The best lenses for Nikon DSLRs

Whether you've grown tired of what came with your DSLR, or want to start photographing different subjects, a new lens is probably in order. We've selected our favorite lenses for Nikon DSLRs in several categories to make your decisions easier.

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