Single Lens Reflex High quality cameras with interchangeable lenses?
Single Lens Reflex
Good for photos with great detail especially in low light or with moving subjects. In a fraction of a second the camera can focus on the subject of your photo. The lens is removable so that you can use different lenses with different features.
There is a wide variety of SLRs used by both professional and amateur photographers. You can choose a model which suits your photography needs - from a simple model right up to a professional model with a full range of functions.
Full-Frame Cameras with a 35mm format (24x36mm) image sensor?
A full-frame camera has an image sensor 24 x 36mm which is the same size as a 35mm film frame and is larger than most DSLRs which have smaller sensors ? many are called APS-size (because they equate to the size of an APS film frame) or others are Four Thirds.
Full-frame has several advantages. They use the full angle of view for which a lens is designed so there is no "field-of-view crop factor" which happens with non full-frame DSLRs.
As sensor size increases, the depth of field will decrease for a given aperture (when filling the frame with a subject of the same size and at the same distance). If you use the same lens on a small-sensor camera and a full-frame camera, and shoot from different distances so that the field of view is the same, the full-frame sensor image will have less depth of field.
Another great advantage is the quality that can be achieved. Full-frame sensors generally have larger pixels which make them more light sensitive and gives them the potential to produce lower image noise and have a higher dynamic range.
You can shoot at higher ISO settings with less visible noise with full-frame sensors than with APS-sized sensors.
Compact System Compact system camera with many features and interchangeable lenses?
The extended version of a compact camera is the compact system camera which has the ability to use interchangeable lenses. These cameras are handier than an SLR but still offer a variety of picture taking opportunities. The camera produces a high quality image as well as offering the option to control how your photos will appear. A major advantage of compact system cameras is that the interchangeable lenses for these cameras are usually lighter than an on an SLR but at the same time giving you the same sharpness.
Compact system cameras are often used by photographers who do not want to walk around with a big SLR but demand high quality results.
Compact Pocket sized cameras with a fixed lens and easy to use operation?
If you prefer not to concern yourself about apertures, shutter speeds and ISO values you might want to consider a compact camera. These are simple, lightweight pocket-sized cameras that let you easily create beautiful photos. The camera automatically focuses on the subject and you do not have to understand the technicalities. The fixed lens compact camera also brings with it the advantage that you do not have to carry around a big camera bag.
There are compact cameras at very affordable prices and the compact camera is often used by the photographer who simply wants to take beautiful pictures. If you should want something with more features and be able to set shutter speeds, apertures and ISO values, then perhaps you should think about one of the high-end compact cameras. These are slightly more expensive but have much more extensive facilities.
Rangefinder Professional cameras with a viewfinder system and a unique character?
With a rangefinder camera, the composition is determined by framing the scene in the viewfinder. Because the viewfinder is in a different place to the lens, both parts of the camera "see" a different picture. The viewfinder actually has two lenses in it, and through the use of a mirror in the viewfinder, two images of the same subject are shown and when a ring is rotated on the camera both images eventually coincide. At the moment the image comes into focus, the picture may be taken.
The different perspective seen from the viewfinder compared with the lens is called parallax and needs to be allowed for while shooting with a rangefinder camera. It is especially noticeable when taking photos of subjects close to the camera ? else the final picture may be quite different from that intended.
A rangefinder camera has no mirror system like an SLR so these are very quiet cameras to use, ideal in situations where noise is a factor. Because a rangefinder camera has few moving parts, these cameras are relatively light and built to last a lifetime.
Medium Format Cameras with a larger sensor for professional use?
Medium format cameras have a sensor larger than 24 x 36mm (full-frame), the largest size in most SLRs for example. Because of the larger sensor, there is a greater surface area for additional pixels and the results are astonishing: these sensors, which provide incredible detail, often have more than 30 megapixels. With such a high number of megapixels there is less visible noise in the result which makes it possible to produce larger prints than with a SLR.
Medium format cameras are primarily used by professional photographers and come in various shapes and sizes.
A distinction is made between two types of cameras: the single-lens and the twin-lens cameras. With a single-lens model the view that the photographer sees is the actual view that will be shot. In a twin-lens model there are two lenses on the camera, one that is ?seeing? the actual view and another which is used for composition and focusing. Because there are two lenses on these cameras, when shooting at close distances the effect of parallax may occur because the camera lens is ?seeing? a different view than that which the photographer sees through the viewfinder.
Underwater Robust and durable underwater cameras with water and dust proof housings?
Special underwater cameras are made with a dust and waterproof body to prevent water getting inside. They have special seals which prevent water ingress. This makes it possible to photograph the marvellous and mysterious underwater world without worrying about water damage to the camera.
Another option is to use a separate underwater housing, which allows for just about any compact or SLR camera to be used up to 40 metres under water to shoot great pictures. There are underwater housings for many different types of cameras.
Most buttons on the camera also remain accessible when using the underwater housing, so it is possible to alter all settings and functions whilst underwater. Special flashguns can also be purchased to illuminate the underwater world as the light fall-off underwater is quite dramatic.
Special cameras Small, analogue cameras, each with a special effect for creative results?
Each camera has its own character and gives a special effect. There are cameras with a fisheye lens for ultra-wide effects, Colorsplash cameras with a built-in colour wheel for choosing amazing colour effects on your photos, or cameras with 8 different lenses to shoot 8 frames in succession. With this special cameras, you can really go in any direction you want.
Please note that you need Lomography camera films to take your photographs. Whereas with a digital camera you can adjust the ISO settings on the camera, with analogue film you decide which film you want and it has a predetermined ISO speed. Keep this in mind when choosing your films.
Camcorders Cameras to quickly and easily capture moving images?
With video cameras you can capture moving images. These cameras are often typified by their elongated appearance with folding screen to enable you to see what you will shoot. Thus, the camera fits easily in your hand and gives you complete control over your settings.
Things you should look for when buying a video camera are:
- Resolution: The higher the resolution, the more detail your videos will give. Most video cameras today have full HD support which gives maximum detail. However, the higher the resolution, the larger your files are so you need more storage in the camera for those files.
- Zoom range: if it is important for you to get close to your subject, then zoom range is a criterion which should be high on your list.
- Memory: Some video cameras have a built-in hard disk. But if you want to use optional SD memory cards, do not forget them when you order your camera. 55 minutes of Full HD filming can easily fill an 8GB memory card.
Sportcams Compact and robust video cameras to record your sports or other action activities?
Action cameras enable you to film while you are involved in sports activities whilst, at the same time, keeping your two hands free. In these circumstances action cameras are ideal. Action cameras are compact video cameras that can very easily be fitted to a helmet, on your cycle handlebar or on the dashboard of your car. This lets you create videos of your sports activities when you need to keep your hands free. Most action cameras film in Full HD and therefore offer great quality. They are waterproof and shock resistant and thus can be used for numerous applications.
4K camera's Cameras that record with a resolution of 4 times Full HD?
4K video means a resolution that is equal to four times Full 1080 HD, so a 4K image is in fact 4096 x 2160 pixels. Uncompressed, this amounts to about 8.8 million pixels per frame, and audio is also reproduced at a very high quality level.
One advantage of filming in this format is that you can sit much closer to your screen whilst watching a much larger image, without any compromise in image quality. For example, the viewing angle can be much greater. 4K images therefore give you the ultimate movie and viewing experience.
Professional videocamera Cameras which have features suitable for professional video productions?
Professional video cameras are mainly used in professional video productions. These cameras are usually larger than a regular video camera and are often used for filming ?over the shoulder?.
In addition, professional cameras have even higher resolution light sensitive sensors and better processing systems, so that images with higher quality are produced. In addition they have more options for connecting accessories.
Timelapse camera's Capture a sequence of frames and play them back at a speed faster than the capture speed to manipulate time.?
A Time Lapse camera is a camera which captures images with a interval of time between each image and then converts these images into video allowing you to view the event easily.
Video Accessories Accessories to add facilities and features to video cameras?
To make shooting fun and easy and to take your videos to a higher level, there are many types of video accessories available for your camera - extra batteries, chargers, camera stabilization systems, microphones, lights or extra memory. In this menu you can find everything you need for making filming easier and more enjoyable.