The best digital camera 2021: 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 Sony Alpha A6000 24.3MP Excellent Digital Camera & 50mm F1.8 Prime Lens & Extras • 520.00£

Sony Alpha A6000 24.3mp Excellent Digital Camera & 50mm F1.8 Prime Lens & Extras

520.00£

View Details PENTAX K-1 K1 Full Frame DSLR  Camera Body - Black • 750.00£

Pentax K-1 K1 Full Frame Dslr Camera Body - Black

750.00£

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View Details Nikon Z6 24.5MP Digital Camera - Black (Kit With FTZ Mount Adapter) • 899.00£

Nikon Z6 24.5mp Digital Camera - Black (kit With Ftz Mount Adapter)

899.00£ 1 bids | 06d

View Details Nikon D4s 16.2 MP Digital SLR Body ONLY - Incredible Camera! • 1,750.00£

Nikon D4s 16.2 Mp Digital Slr Body Only - Incredible Camera!

1,750.00£

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View Details Canon EOS R 30.3 MP Mirrorless Digital Camera - Brand New, UK Trusted Seller • 565.00£

Canon Eos R 30.3 Mp Mirrorless Digital Camera - Brand New, Uk Trusted Seller

565.00£ 16 bids | 02d

View Details Sony RX100 VII (M7) Cyber-Shot Digital Still Camera - Black • 775.00£

Sony Rx100 Vii (m7) Cyber-shot Digital Still Camera - Black

775.00£

View Details Sony Alpha A7 III 24.2 MP Digital Camera - Black (Body Only) • 1,200.00£

Sony Alpha A7 Iii 24.2 Mp Digital Camera - Black (body Only)

1,200.00£

View Details Nikon D850 Digital Camera Body - Black • 1,760.00£

Nikon D850 Digital Camera Body - Black

1,760.00£

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View Details Canon Eos 80d 24.2 Mp Digital Cameras • 500.00£

Canon Eos 80d 24.2 Mp Digital Cameras

500.00£ 1 bids | 06d

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 Automat 6x6 Vintage Twin Lens Reflex Camera - Model K4B2 1945 • 375.00£

✅ Rolleiflex Automat 6x6 Vintage Twin Lens Reflex Camera - Model K4b2 1945

375.00£

View Details Rollei Rolleicord Vb Type 1 Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera • 399.00£

Rollei Rolleicord Vb Type 1 Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex (tlr) Camera

399.00£

View Details Rollei Rolleicord Vb Type 1 Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera • 385.00£

Rollei Rolleicord Vb Type 1 Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex (tlr) Camera

385.00£

View Details ✅ Rolleiflex Automat 6x6 Vintage Twin Lens Reflex Camera - Model K4B2 1949 • 389.00£

✅ Rolleiflex Automat 6x6 Vintage Twin Lens Reflex Camera - Model K4b2 1949

389.00£

View Details Yashica MAT LM Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex Camera With Copal MXV Shutter  • 350.00£

Yashica Mat Lm Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex Camera With Copal Mxv Shutter

350.00£

View Details Camera Reflex Leica R7 10068. With Box D'Origine. #1939506 • 395.61£

Camera Reflex Leica R7 10068. With Box D'origine. #1939506

395.61£

View Details EX+ Alpa REFLEX 6C 35mm Film Camera Body Silver	 • 545.00£

Ex+ Alpa Reflex 6c 35mm Film Camera Body Silver

545.00£

View Details Newman & Guardia Ltd.Folding Reflex Camera • 764.10£

Newman & Guardia Ltd.folding Reflex Camera

764.10£

View Details Museum Quality Marion & Co Reflex Camera | Voigtlander Hellar 18cm 1:4.5 Lens ++ • 750.00£

Museum Quality Marion & Co Reflex Camera | Voigtlander Hellar 18cm 1:4.5 Lens ++

750.00£

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 Fuji XF10 Compact Camera • 300.00£

Fuji Xf10 Compact Camera

300.00£

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View Details Fujifilm X100f Professional Digital Compact Camera - Black • 620.00£

Fujifilm X100f Professional Digital Compact Camera - Black

620.00£ 36 bids | 20h

View Details Leica D-LUX TYP 109 Compact Camera 4K + Original Box And Accessories • 400.00£

Leica D-lux Typ 109 Compact Camera 4k + Original Box And Accessories

400.00£

View Details Leica Q Type 116 - Full Frame Compact Digital Camera (black) • 2,000.00£

Leica Q Type 116 - Full Frame Compact Digital Camera (black)

2,000.00£

View Details Ricoh Gr III Compact Digital Camera - Black • 699.00£

Ricoh Gr Iii Compact Digital Camera - Black

699.00£

View Details FUJIFILM X-Pro3 Mirrorless Digital Camera X Series Dura Black • 1,349.00£

Fujifilm X-pro3 Mirrorless Digital Camera X Series Dura Black

1,349.00£

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View Details Sony Rx1R Full Frame Camera • 521.00£

Sony Rx1r Full Frame Camera

521.00£ 2 bids | 02d

View Details Fujifilm X-T30 26.1 MP Digital Camera Body Only - Black • 580.00£

Fujifilm X-t30 26.1 Mp Digital Camera Body Only - Black

580.00£

View Details Sony RX100VI M6 Digital Camera • 579.95£

Sony Rx100vi M6 Digital Camera

579.95£

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 X-T200 24.2MP Mirrorless Camera - Dark Silver (XC 15-45mm F/3.5-5.6) • 480.00£

Fujifilm X-t200 24.2mp Mirrorless Camera - Dark Silver (xc 15-45mm F/3.5-5.6)

480.00£

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View Details Fujifilm X-Pro2  Mirrorless Digital Camera 24.3MP + Extras! - Black • 330.00£

Fujifilm X-pro2 Mirrorless Digital Camera 24.3mp + Extras! - Black

330.00£ 5 bids | 02d

View Details Fujifilm X-Pro2  Mirrorless Digital Camera 24MP Great Condition Works Perfectly • 595.00£

Fujifilm X-pro2 Mirrorless Digital Camera 24mp Great Condition Works Perfectly

595.00£

View Details Panasonic S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera 24-105mm Lens Mint Condition • 1,799.00£

Panasonic S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera 24-105mm Lens Mint Condition

1,799.00£

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View Details Nikon Z 50 20.9MP With 16-50mm VR Lens Kit Mirrorless Camera - Black • 355.67£

Nikon Z 50 20.9mp With 16-50mm Vr Lens Kit Mirrorless Camera - Black

355.67£ 15 bids | 02d

View Details Sony A7RIII 42MP Full Frame Mirrorless Camera • 1,575.00£

Sony A7riii 42mp Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

1,575.00£

View Details Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Digital Camera With 15-45mm Lens & 55-200mm Lens • 730.00£

Canon Eos M50 Mirrorless Digital Camera With 15-45mm Lens & 55-200mm Lens

730.00£

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View Details Canon EOS R 30.3 MP Mirrorless Digital Camera - (Body Only) 7k Shutter Count! • 950.00£

Canon Eos R 30.3 Mp Mirrorless Digital Camera - (body Only) 7k Shutter Count!

950.00£ 1 bids | 03d

View Details Fujifilm X-T20 Mirrorless Camera With XC 16-50 Mm F/3.5-5.6 OIS II Lens • 499.00£

Fujifilm X-t20 Mirrorless Camera With Xc 16-50 Mm F/3.5-5.6 Ois Ii Lens

499.00£

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.