As the world of business is going to online platforms and more and more sites like amazon, eBay and Alibaba are being launched, product photography has created its own space in the market. As a result, the demand for product photographers has increased worldwide. As a result, a large number of photographers are moving into the product photography industry.
“Which entry-level camera can I get for product photography within my budget?” – this has become a very commonly asked question among the newbies of the product photography industry. To their convenience, Offshore Clipping Path has sorted out 12 best entry-level cameras which can help them get their goal within an affordable price.
Best cameras for product photography 2019
|Canon EOS Rebel T3i||$500|
|Canon Rebel T5i||$700|
|Canon EOS 70D||$1,200|
|Sony ALPHA SLT-A77||$1,500|
|Canon EOS 6D||$2,000|
|Sony ALPHA SLT-A99V||$2,800|
|Canon EOS 5D MK III||$3,500|
Sony Corporation has been dominating the digital photography market worldwide for quite a long time. Along with their high-end products, Sony Corporation has launched Sony SLT-A58 as an ideal camera for photographers with a budget.
The camera consists of 20.1 MP APS-C Exmor® CMOS sensor, a mount interchangeable lens system, Translucent Mirror Technology for fast focus, high contrast XGA OLED Tru-Finder and full manual control for creative photography.
Pentax K-50 is a follow-up model of the K-30 version. This is a mid-level DSLR camera by Pentax. With a promise of capturing continuous 6 frames per second, the camera brought 16MP sensor and PRIME M processor. The camera has a shutter speed of 1/6000. It is also capable of shooting 1080p30 videos.
Canon EOS Rebel T3i
Canon EOS Rebel T3i, also known as Canon EOS 600D, is an 18 Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor included a camera with DIGIC 4 processor. The camera is fully articulated 7.7cm (3.0”) 3:2 Clear View LCD with 1,040k dots. Full HD movie recording with manual control and selectable frame rates are also included in the camera’s features’ list. Another interesting feature of the camera is integrated wireless flash control. Besides, video snapshot mode for the creation of multi-take movies is another advantage of the camera.
Nikon D3300 is a 24.2 MP DX-format (APS-C) sensor camera with 700 shot battery life. It has Expeed 4 processor, fixed 3.0″ 921k-dot LCD, 1080/60p HD video capacity and 5 frames per second continuous shooting capacity.
Canon Rebel T5i
Canon Rebel T5i, also known as Canon EOS 700D, is an 18MP APS-C ‘Hybrid CMOS’ sensor camera with phase detection AF from imaging sensor for Live View and Video. Continuous autofocus in movie mode with subject tracking and 14-bit DIGIC 5 processor makes the camera unique. Five frames per second continuous shooting and 9 point AF system are also specifications which may get the attention of many. Besides, all sensors of the camera are cross-type.
Nikon D7100 is a 24.1MP DX-format CMOS sensor camera with no OLPF. Expeed 3 processing and ISO 100-6400 standard – expanded up to 25600 – are two other key features of the camera. The camera has a maximum of 6 frames per second continuous shooting in DX mode and 7 frames per second crop mode. A 51 point AF system, 15 cross-type sensors, 2016 pixel RGB metering sensor, spot white balance in live view mode, 1080 60i/30p video recording, built-in stereo microphone are some of the other features of the camera.
Canon EOS 70D
Canon EOS 70D is a 20.2 megapixel digital AF/AE single-lens reflex camera with built-in flash. It has SD card, SDHC card, SDXC memory card slots. A built-in WiFi connection has been installed in the camera to enhance user experience. It has the capability of capturing maximum 7 focus shots per second.
Sony ALPHA SLT-A77
Sony ALPHA SLT-A77 is a 24MP CMOS sensor camera with a maximum of 12 frames per second continuous shooting speed with autofocus. A 2.4M dot OLED viewfinder and 1/8000th maximum shutter speed have made it unique. It also has a built-in dark red autofocus illuminator along with built-in GPS and Top panel LCD.
Canon EOS 6D
Canon introduced 20.2 MP full-frame CMOS sensor in its EOS 6D camera. The model has DIGIC 5+ image processor, 4.5 frames per second continuous shooting capability, silent shutter mode, 1080p30 video recording, stereo sound via an external microphone, 11 point AF system and many more options. It has a single SD card slot along with built-in Wi-Fi and GPS.
Nikon D600 has 24.3 MP full-frame CMOS sensor (10.5MP DX-format crop mode). It is ISO 100-6400 (expandable to ISO 50-25,600 equivalent). Maximum 5.5 frames per second continuous shooting, 39-point AF system with 9 cross-type AF points, 3.2in 921k-dot LCD screen, 1080p30 full HD video, headphone jack for audio monitoring in movie mode, uncompressed video recording via HDMI, single-axis electronic level in viewfinder, duel-axis (pitch and roll) in live view are some of the key features of the camera. Without a battery, the camera’s body weighs 760 grams.
Sony ALPHA SLT-A99V
A 24.3 MP full-frame Exmor® CMOS sensor, A-mount interchangeable lens system, Translucent Mirror technology for fast focus, high contrast XGA OLED Tru-Finder, full manual control for creative photography are the components of the camera. These features make the camera one of the position holders of the list.
Canon EOS 5D MK III
The 5D Mark III has a 22 MP full-frame sensor in a body that’s based on the EOS 7D design. It has a 61-point AF system borrowed from the flagship EOS-1D X. 2MP full-frame CMOS sensor. This camera has 6 frames per second shooting capacity. The shutter is rated to 150,000 frames. It also consists of 1080p30 video recording, stereo sound via an external microphone. It has a 61 point AF system and 63 zone iFCL metering system. A 100% viewfinder coverage, 1040k dot 3:2 LCD and Dual card slots for CF and SD make the camera one of the best of its kind.
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