sony a7R II

4 Great Digital Cameras For Photographers In 2016

There are so many cameras to choose from out there and we know it can be a daunting task to shop around for the one that would be best for you. When searching for a camera, you want to take into consideration what types of features you will need to go along the best with the type of photography that you do. 

Today we want to share with you 4 great digital cameras that are popular in 2016 that we think you may be interested in. We have included important features from each to help you decide if any of these would be good for you. 

Do you have a favorite camera of your own? Read through these and then tell us in the comments below! 

Sony A7R II

Here are a few details about the camera: 

  • World's first Full-frame back-illumiated Exmor R CMOS 42.4 megapixel sensor
  • The A7R II is only two-thirds the size and weight of the Canon
  • It has a high-resolution electronic viewfinder and 5-axis image stabilization built into the camera body
  • The full-time live view is integral to the mirrorless design which gives Sony's A7-series cameras a real advantage for video.
  • Shutter vibration suppression, first curtain shutter and silent shutter
  • Fast Hybrid AF with 399 focal plane phase-detection AF points
  • Price on Amazon: $3,198

Click here if you are looking to purchase your own Sony AR7II. 

It's features include: 

  • 20.9MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor
  • EXPEED 5 Image Processor
  • 4K UHD Video Recording at 30 fps
  • 3.2" 2,539k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • Native ISO 51200, Extend to ISO 1,640,000
  • 10 fps shooting for up to 200 frames
  • Viewfinder: Optical
  • Price on Amazon: $2,586

Click here if you are looking to purchase your own Nikon D500. 

Some great features of the camera include:

  • Compact DSLR-style body
  • Superb Fuji image quality and film simulation modes
  • Fuji has a growing range of premium lenses that you can use with this camera 
  • 16MP X-Trans CMOS II Sensor with EXR Processor II
  • Resolution: 16.3MP
  • New Auto Focus system
  • Movies: 1080p
  • Price on Amazon: $1,099

Click here if you are looking to purchase your own Fuji X-T10.  

A few details about this camera include: 

  • 20.9 MP 1"-type Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • Continuous shooting up to 10 FPS
  • Pop-up electronic OLED viewfinder with 1,440,000 dots
  • Screen: 3-inch tilting, 1,228,800 dots
  • Video: 1080p 
  • Price on Amazon: $731

Click here if you are looking to purchase your own Sony RX100 III. 

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White House Photographer Now Shooting With a Sony a7R II

Chief Official White House photographer Pete Souza is now shooting with a Sony a7R II! Pretty cool stuff! 

The official White House Flickr photostream shows that Souza used the Sony mirrorless camera to photograph President Obama talking to Cuba President Raul Castro in the Oval Office in mid-September. 

Photo credit: Pete Souza

Photo credit: Pete Souza

Under the posted photo, here is what the EXIF section shows:

Prior to using the Sony camera, Souza used the Canon 5D Mark II and then upgraded to the Canon 5D Mark III

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This article was originally found on PetaPixel

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