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Different Types of Camera Used in Photography

Different Types of Camera Used in Photography

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Camera itself is only the first of many pieces of equipment necessary to create a full setup for photography. Nowadays, cameras come in several different forms and I am sure you already know some of them.

Knowing the different types of camera is the first step in learning which one suits you best. Whether you’re a beginner, a hobbyist, or a professional, you’ll find a specific type of camera that will fit your lifestyle and photography needs from our list below.

  • COMPACT CAMERA OR POINT AND SHOOT
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As the name suggests, compact camera or point and shoot literally allows you to capture beautiful images by simply pointing the camera at the subject and clicking the shutter. It is designed primarily for simple "auto" operations. They are generally tend to be cheaper, small and low-key that allow you to carry them all the time.

  • BRIDGE CAMERA
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Originally filled the gap between “point and shoot” and slr cameras. Most bridge cameras have a built-in zoom lens which means they cannot be interchanged. They have more features than compact cameras.

  • MIRRORLESS CAMERA
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It provide an interchangeable lens mount. Unlike the SLR, MILC's do not have a mirror reflex and are equipped with a large sensor which means better quality images than traditional point and shoot camera.

Overall, Mirrorless cameras should appeal to those who want to take pictures that are Digital Slr quality in a much smaller sized camera.

  •  SLR Camera
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 SLR camera uses a mirror and prism system allowing the photographer to view through the lens and see exactly what will be captured. Generally speaking, SLRs are great for professional or serious photographers wishing to have total control over the image.

Remember, it’s all about finding the camera that’s right for you. A great photographer can make beautiful photos using any device capable of capturing images.

 

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