The best digital camera 2019: which one should you buy?

We all like to take photos of our moments of life to remember them, although most of them are taken with a mobile phone,many of us prefer to have a camera and when one wants to buy one many questions arise as there are so many products available.

The acquisition of a camera is not a decision to be taken lightly. There are a series of factors to be taken into consideration to be able to choose the ideal camera, so that one can maximize the usage of the camera. Below we present the definitive guide to buy the camera of your dreams.

View Details Leica CL Mirrorless Digital Camera Superb Condition • 1,400.00£

Leica Cl Mirrorless Digital Camera Superb Condition

1,400.00£

View Details Ricoh GR III Compact Digital Camera - Black. Latest Model. • 625.00£

Ricoh Gr Iii Compact Digital Camera - Black. Latest Model.

625.00£

View Details Nikon D800 36.3MP FX DSLR 10k Shots Digital Camera Body Only - Full Frame + DX • 619.99£

Nikon D800 36.3mp Fx Dslr 10k Shots Digital Camera Body Only - Full Frame + Dx

619.99£

View Details NIKON D7500 DIGITAL SLR CAMERA +18-140mm VR LENS BOXED PRISTINE CONDITION • 795.00£

Nikon D7500 Digital Slr Camera +18-140mm Vr Lens Boxed Pristine Condition

795.00£

View Details Nikon COOLPIX P1000 Digital Camera (Multi Language) BNIB • 617.08£

Nikon Coolpix P1000 Digital Camera (multi Language) Bnib

617.08£

View Details Nikon COOLPIX P1000  4K Video Digital Camera - 200GB Memory Card Excellent Cond • 599.00£

Nikon Coolpix P1000 4k Video Digital Camera - 200gb Memory Card Excellent Cond

599.00£

View Details Sony Alpha A7r Digital Camera Body • 599.99£

Sony Alpha A7r Digital Camera Body

599.99£

View Details UK Sony Alpha A7 III Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only) • 1,339.00£

Uk Sony Alpha A7 Iii Mirrorless Digital Camera (body Only)

1,339.00£

View Details CANON EOS 5D MARK III 22MP DIGITAL SLR CAMERA & GRIP - V Low Usage - EOS5D MKIII • 949.00£

Canon Eos 5d Mark Iii 22mp Digital Slr Camera & Grip - V Low Usage - Eos5d Mkiii

949.00£

Characteristics and advice to choose the ideal camera

The camera options are very diverse, and one has to look at the advantages and disadvantages of each one to choose the equipment one wants. The essential is that it meets our expectations and to be sure that what one is looking for a sophisticated camera for professional use, or if it is sufficient with a basic camera, these are the the main tips to follow:

  1. We need to ask ourselves what will one be photografing , this is one of the main factors to consider when one chooses a camera, because knowing exactly what one wants to photograph will help us with the characteristics needed for the equipment.  As taking a photo of a landscape is not the same as taking a portrait. One need to consider what sort of activities are going to be done with the camera, is it going to be used only for taking photos of your holidays, is it going to be used in aquatic areas or is it going to be used for working and taking photos a an event.
  2. It is important to define a budget  before investing in a camera.
  3. The number of megapixels is not the only factor that defines the quality of the photographs, or to consider when acquiring the equipment. One also needs to evaluate other parts of the camera, like that it has a good sensor, as if it’s bigger the quality of the photo will be better.
  4. Another element that’s important is that it has a fast processor and that it reproduces the colour intonation correctly.
  5. The optics should be glass, as it’s shiny the photos will be better, specially in situations where there is little light.
  6. One should prefer a camera with manual configuration, so that one can modify the the shutter speed , aperture and focus. Some of the camera equipment has this characteristic situated on the superior part of the camera, and it is a dial with the letters S, P, M and A which identifies the possibility of adjusting the exposure of the camera allowing us to capture unique photos.
  7. The lenses are important accessories for the camera is one wants quality photos. For this reason, we recommend camera equipment with interchangeable lenses so one cn take impressive photos.
  8. So that we have plenty of space it is recommended to buy a memory card superior of 16 GB.
  9. The best sales for cheap offers for camera equipment is Amazon and eBay. On these websites one will find a vast variety of different brands and models.

Most used Camera types

When looking for different camera options, we find these 3 types:

Reflex Camera

Also known as Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR), these equipment use a mirror to reflect the the light and directs the light directly to the sensor. This model in general has a optical visor and shots in RAW format and allows to change the lenses. They are digital, very complete and very advanced with the quality of the images, functions and focus, for these reasons it is chosen by the professional photographers,  although if we inexperienced users it is also a good option.

View Details Rolleiflex 2.8F  Twin Lens Reflex TLR Camera - Carl Zeiss Planar 80mm F2.8 Lens • 1,400.00£

Rolleiflex 2.8f  twin Lens Reflex Tlr Camera - Carl Zeiss Planar 80mm F2.8 Lens

1,400.00£

View Details Rolleiflex 80mm 2.8F Twin Lens Reflex Camera And Accessories - Carl Zeiss Lens • 1,499.00£

Rolleiflex 80mm 2.8f Twin Lens Reflex Camera And Accessories - Carl Zeiss Lens

1,499.00£

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View Details Ihagee Folding Reflex Camera, 9x12 Format, Hugo Meyer F5.5 15cm Lens • 580.00£

Ihagee Folding Reflex Camera, 9x12 Format, Hugo Meyer F5.5 15cm Lens

580.00£ 0 bids | 07d

View Details Mamiya C220 Professional Twin Lens Reflex TLR Camera & 80mm Blue Dot Lens, Boxed • 399.99£

Mamiya C220 Professional Twin Lens Reflex Tlr Camera & 80mm Blue Dot Lens, Boxed

399.99£

View Details Contax RTS III SLR Camera/Reflex Camera/ Case/ Body • 355.42£

Contax Rts Iii Slr Camera/reflex Camera/ Case/ Body

355.42£

View Details Camera Reflex Icarex 35 Cs With Lens Ultron F/1.8 - 50mm. • 386.76£

Camera Reflex Icarex 35 Cs With Lens Ultron F/1.8 - 50mm.

386.76£

View Details Canon F-1 New Camera / SLR Body / Canon F1 Reflex Camera - 181586 • 389.17£

Canon F-1 New Camera / Slr Body / Canon F1 Reflex Camera - 181586

389.17£

View Details Alpa Reflex Mod.8 Film Camera Made In Switzerland  • 602.81£

Alpa Reflex Mod.8 Film Camera Made In Switzerland

602.81£

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[exc Alpa Reflex 9d Silver 35mm Slr Film Camera Body From Japan

527.44£

Compact Camera

The main characteristic of these camera equipments is it’s reduces size and it’s very varieties where one can find simple cameras known as “point and shoot” and others that are more complex with more advanced functions. The only inconvenience of this equipment is that it does not allow interchangeable lenses,  but it does offer images of great quality.

View Details Ricoh GR III Compact Digital Camera - Black. Latest Model. • 625.00£

Ricoh Gr Iii Compact Digital Camera - Black. Latest Model.

625.00£

View Details Canon Powershot G7 X Mark II 4X 20MP Compact Camera Black Worth £500 NEVER USED • 399.99£

Canon Powershot G7 X Mark Ii 4x 20mp Compact Camera Black Worth £500 Never Used

399.99£

View Details Canon PowerShot G5 X 20.1 MP Compact Camera - Black • 350.00£

Canon Powershot G5 X 20.1 Mp Compact Camera - Black

350.00£

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View Details Sony Alpha A7 II Compact SLT Camera, Sold With Battery & Charger & Box • 331.00£

Sony Alpha A7 Ii Compact Slt Camera, Sold With Battery & Charger & Box

331.00£ 21 bids | 02d

View Details Ricoh GR II 16.2MP Digital Camera - Black | Rarely Used In Excellent Condition  • 380.00£

Ricoh Gr Ii 16.2mp Digital Camera - Black | Rarely Used In Excellent Condition

380.00£

View Details #4 Sigma DP2 Merrill Compact Digital Camera • 389.00£

#4 Sigma Dp2 Merrill Compact Digital Camera

389.00£

View Details Ricoh GR II 16.2MP Digital Camera - Black Spare Battery • 370.00£

Ricoh Gr Ii 16.2mp Digital Camera - Black Spare Battery

370.00£

View Details Fujifilm X100f  Digital Compact Camera - Black • 825.00£

Fujifilm X100f Digital Compact Camera - Black

825.00£

View Details Canon PowerShot G3 X 20.2MP Compact Digital Camera Zoom X25 1.0 CMOS - Black • 499.00£

Canon Powershot G3 X 20.2mp Compact Digital Camera Zoom X25 1.0 Cmos - Black

499.00£

Mirrorless Camera

The characteristic that differentiates this model form the reflex cameras is that it does not have mirrors, which allows for it to have a compact without losing image quality or being able to interchange lenses. It also has a smaller sensor than the reflex cameras.

View Details Fujifilm X100 Mirrorless Camera,Integrated 23mm Lens,+ Fuji Case & Leica Strap  • 399.99£

Fujifilm X100 Mirrorless Camera,integrated 23mm Lens,+ Fuji Case & Leica Strap

399.99£

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View Details Fujifilm Fuji X100T 16.3MP Mirrorless Camera - Low Shutter Count + Case & Extras • 310.00£

Fujifilm Fuji X100t 16.3mp Mirrorless Camera - Low Shutter Count + Case & Extras

310.00£ 28 bids | 02d

View Details Leica CL Mirrorless Digital Camera Superb Condition • 1,400.00£

Leica Cl Mirrorless Digital Camera Superb Condition

1,400.00£

View Details UK Sony Alpha A7 III Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only) • 1,339.00£

Uk Sony Alpha A7 Iii Mirrorless Digital Camera (body Only)

1,339.00£

View Details PANASONIC LUMIX DMC-GX80K 4K MIRRORLESS CAMERA/12-32mm MEGA OIS LENS 32gbSD Card • 300.00£

Panasonic Lumix Dmc-gx80k 4k Mirrorless Camera/12-32mm Mega Ois Lens 32gbsd Card

300.00£

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View Details Sony A7 Mirrorless Camera 24.3 Megapixel  • 350.00£

Sony A7 Mirrorless Camera 24.3 Megapixel

350.00£ 0 bids | 04d

View Details Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Mirrorless  Digital Camera -Silver **BRAND NEW** • 349.99£

Olympus Om-d E-m10 Mark Iii Mirrorless Digital Camera -silver **brand New**

349.99£

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View Details Sony A6500 DSLR Mirrorless Camera, With Battery, Charger & Box Only 8,355 Shots  • 550.00£

Sony A6500 Dslr Mirrorless Camera, With Battery, Charger & Box Only 8,355 Shots

550.00£ 25 bids | 11h

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View Details Fujifilm X-Pro2  Mirrorless Digital Camera 24.3MP - Black - Body Only (w/ Box) • 400.00£

Fujifilm X-pro2 Mirrorless Digital Camera 24.3mp - Black - Body Only (w/ Box)

400.00£ 0 bids | 01d

Errors to avoid when buying camera equipment

  • Do not buy an expensive camera because it may offer better characteristics or qualities. The best option is to buy  an equipment that adapts to our needs.
  • Don’t let looks fool you , as some equipment may seem they can take photos automatically.
  • Try not to base the image quality only on the megapixels, other functions of the camera need to be considered too.

The best Camera Brands

  • Nikon: this band has vast experience fabrication camera equipment,  and includes innovative characteristics and maximum quality. Nikon was founded in 1917 due to a fusion of 2 grand companies dedicated to this sector and it wasn’t until 1999 when Nikon launched its first reflex digital camera called Nikon D1. They are experts in making different types of lenses
  • Canon: founded in 1933 during the first and second world war, this company has proven to be pioneering and innovative in perfecting it’s products. In 1934 created it’s first Japanese camera , measuring approximately 35 mm, which included a focal-plane shutter. These days, Canon has more that 50 models of  digital camera equipment on the market for professional and semi professional photographers.
  • Other camera brands that also offer great advantages and have multiple functions are Fujifim, Samsung, Polaroid, Sony, Leica,  Olympus, Panasonic, Go pro and Pentax.