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Are You Planning To Buy Sony Or Canon Digital Slr Cameras? Are They Good?

May 3, 2008
This article will throw some light ony Or Canon Digital SLR Camera if you have planned to buy one.

What is SLR?

SLR Means Single Lens Reflex. That is a single lens is used viewing and as well as taking pictures. A mirror is fixed which will direct the light from the lens to the prism for viewing. There is an elctronic sensor behind the shutter in a SLR system.

This SLR digital cameras are made from the base design of Konica/Minolta SLR system. Thios type of Sony cameras are best suited for photographers with autofocus lenses. They are also best suited for hobbyist and
professionals.

Different types of SLR cameras

1. Big lenses with big sensor
2. Big lenses with small sensor
3. Small lenses with small sensor

Types of Sony SLR Cameras

The first DSLR in Sony Alpha Series is SOny Alpha A100. This is slightly heavier which has a CCS Sensor, Autofocus, LCD screen and more. The other types are Sony Alpha A200, Sony Alpha A250, A350 and so on.

Other Features in Sony SLR Cameras

Other special features in this Sony SLR cameras are it can be used to focus an individual among a group of people. This is done with a special object a speical pen using which it can be used to focus and take the picture of a particular person.

For example if in a party you would like to take pictures of your mom and dad among a group of people then this is possible with Sony SLR cameras by using this focussing technique. It will take only the desginated person. Even you can set the camera to take the picture of the person when he smiles.

The smiling range also varies from slight to high. This feature is named as Smile Shutter. The advantage of this feature there is no wastage of shots and hence you can save your precious time.

Sony Cyber-shot Cameras

The new sony cyber-shot cameras comes with a high quality 24mm-120mm zoom lens. The lenses are designed in such a way that it reduces chromatic aberration.

It also protects lens from dust, scratching or damaging the sensor due to lens changes. There is no need to change the lens for different shots. It also allows to take photos horizontal, vertical, high or low angles or upto waist height and so on.

Sensor bodies of sony cameras

Usually the sensor bodies of sony cameras are small and hence compatible photos can be taken with the compatible lenses and it also reduces camera shake.

Buying Canon SLR Cameras

Canon is the strongest competitor in the digital SLR market. This is because of their big lenses and small sensor options. Some of the recommended digital SLR cameras are

1. Canon Digital Rebel XTi
2. Canon EOS 30D

Check the prices before you buy

Have a look at the prices of the SLR cameras. The prices for digital slr cameras start from range from 800$ to 5000$ which are quite higher. Canon and Nikon are coming out for cheaper prices that are affordable. It may range from 1000$ but without additional lenses. Always check in the internet for latest prices before you buy. You will surely find good bargains in many websites.
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