Should I purchase a more advanced camera?

Apr 14, 2018 4:32PM PDT

I love photography and I take a lot of aesthetically pleasing photographs with my phone camera. I always considered buying a professional camera (DSLR or SLR) to take more artistic and crisp shots. Most of my work as a hobbyist is taken on my phone and I always tend to be an in a perfect place to capture a scene. Should I purchase a new camera or keep using my phone as my main camera?

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More advanced camera
Apr 14, 2018 5:30PM PDT

The cell phone camera has the advantage of being available to you at all times, if you are like most people.
If you want to get more involved with photography, an advanced camera is very satisfying.
If you can attend some type of camera training, or join a camera club, it will hasten your journey.
You need to understand the interaction of shutter speed, aperture and ISO. Until you do, you can leave the camera set on Auto.

A DSLR camera with a kit lens will be a good start. The larger sensor will let you produce clearer photos under low light conditions.

A tip: with any camera, turn off the digital zoom. Digital zoom degrades the picture quality.
Optical zoom is all you want.


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Jun 10, 2018 11:50AM PDT

I would say if you're happy with the quality of your photos on your phone great. If you want better photos with more options... You'll enjoy having a dslr.


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Jul 20, 2018 1:56AM PDT

You say you love photography and you also take some beautiful pictures with the help of your phone. But as a view of a photographer, the DSLR camera is the best for photography cause all the camera features are not available in the phone's camera but a DSLR is having everything which is necessary for a photograph. So my advice is this if you really like photography then please use the camera not a phone....!!
Thank You

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Jul 26, 2018 5:57AM PDT

hello respected sir,
i regular use Nikon camera model number is D850. this camera is good future like manual controls, magnificent picture quality and exchangeable focal points. nikon D850 is High resolution meets high speed.

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Post was last edited on July 26, 2018 7:50 AM PDT

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You need to have a DSLR!
Sep 27, 2018 6:10AM PDT

Keeping in view the level of your interest into photography, you must shift from taking pictures from your smartphone's camera to DSLR. One of the major reasons behind it is that, phone cameras does not have the features that are required for professional photography. In other words, phone cameras limits you and so your photography skills. By having a reasonable DSLR camera you can take your photography passion to the next level. Moreover by having it, you can think of making this hobby as a source of your bread and butter.

Therefore, assuming that budget is not a concern for you hence, I would recommend you to buy Nikon D850 or Canon EOS 5D Mark IV as a second option.

Hope it wil help!

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Sep 27, 2018 10:31PM PDT

It depends on you if you really want to upgrade. For me, you should and try exploring with dlsr. Seems you're a good photographer, you'll get greater photos. There's a cheaper good cameras from Canon.

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