An Insider’s Guide Into The Pros & Cons of Full-Frame Digital SLR Cameras

Given the prices consumers are willing to pay for a Digital SLR camera; aspiring or professional photographers need know-how into the devices’ good and bad. Here’s a rundown into the pros and cons of full-frame Digital SLR cameras.  The simplest definition- the Full-Frame are DSLR cameras, whose image sensors are the same size as a 35mm film frame. Earlier, DSLR full-frame cameras were expensive, which made them an option only for professional photographers. Amateurs opted for less expensive cameras with APS-C-size sensors.  However, with plethora of choices available now, the market of full-frame DSLR cameras has become competitive. The Canon EOS 5D marked the first full-frame DSLR for amateurs as well as professionals.  Pros of DSLR full-frame cameras:  Image sensor of a full-frame DSLR is larger, giving users an improved range and less noise level, producing more detailed images.   These cameras perform better at higher ISO’s.  Wideangle lenses in full-frame sensors are true wideangles, giving clear images with fewer distortions. They offer a wide view of the image captured.  Cons of DSLR full-frame cameras:  One of the disadvantages of DSLR full frame cameras is the hefty price that follows.  With DSLR cameras, you will have to buy a whole range of lenses, available at different prices. However, that’s not required for those using the camera for basic photography.  Full frame cameras have wide-angles, which make them a good choice for landscapes and architectural photography but not so good for natural and low light conditions.  They are heavy, huge and more expensive.  These cameras are good for professionals, but not really apt for most people. Given the prices consumers are willing to pay for a Digital SLR camera; aspiring or professional photographers need know-how into the devices’ good and bad. Here’s a rundown into the pros and cons of full-frame Digital SLR cameras.

The simplest definition- the Full-Frame are DSLR cameras, whose image sensors are the same size as a 35mm film frame. Earlier, DSLR full-frame cameras were expensive, which made them an option only for professional photographers. Amateurs opted for less expensive cameras with APS-C-size sensors.

However, with plethora of choices available now, the market of full-frame DSLR cameras has become competitive. The Canon EOS 5D marked the first full-frame DSLR for amateurs as well as professionals.

Pros of DSLR full-frame cameras:

Image sensor of a full-frame DSLR is larger, giving users an improved range and less noise level, producing more detailed images. 

These cameras perform better at higher ISO’s.

Wideangle lenses in full-frame sensors are true wideangles, giving clear images with fewer distortions. They offer a wide view of the image captured.

Cons of DSLR full-frame cameras:

One of the disadvantages of DSLR full frame cameras is the hefty price that follows.

With DSLR cameras, you will have to buy a whole range of lenses, available at different prices. However, that’s not required for those using the camera for basic photography.

Full frame cameras have wide-angles, which make them a good choice for landscapes and architectural photography but not so good for natural and low light conditions.

They are heavy, huge and more expensive.

These cameras are good for professionals, but not really apt for most people. … Read the rest

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Canon’s New Power Shot Camera Series All Set To Revamp The Auto Focus Technology

Canon India Pvt. Ltd. has introduced three Powershot digital cameras- the PowerShot G15, PowerShot S110, and PowerShot SX50 HS. These latest cameras to be uncovered by Canon offer users with powerful features including great focus speed and multiple-shot speed.

Canon is a photographic and digital imaging solutions provider, and with its latest offering, the firm tries to achieve the target of collecting revenue of Rs 2,100 crore during this year.
According to a statement by Canon India, the firm says, “Canon India, subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pte Ltd, targets a growth of Rs 2,100 crore in 2012 which is 32 per cent over last year.”

In 2011, Canon India generated revenues of Rs 1,525 crore.

These three latest models the company introduced provide advancements in auto focus (AF) technology for high-speed responsive AF systems, which is designed to capture the moment as it happens, with reduced lag time.

The PowerShot G15 and PowerShot S110 models are designed with new 12.1-megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS image sensor for great light gathering and image quality.

The PowerShot S110 comes with connectivity to Wi-Fi for on-the-spot sharing, while the PowerShot SX50 HS boasts of world’s first 50x optical zoom available in any digital camera. All three cameras are easy-to-use and offer versatile shooting choices.
Currently, Canon India holds offices in 10 cities warehouses in 13 cities across the country. The photography solution provider firm gives employment to more than 1,100 people.… Read the rest

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