Technology

High-end compact camera.


There has been an interesting development in camera world and i am as usual far to late with adopting to it.

Sinds the digital era, in general, there have been 2 categories of digital cameras: Compact and Digital SLR. The first is excellent for people who want to take there family or holiday photo´s, the later is for the more advanced or professional photographer who want to have interchangeable lens system. Both categories have there own sub-categories but I don’t have to cover them for this item. The big advantages of a compact camera are the fact that you can easily take it with you and that you don´t have to think about the shooting, you just point and shoot. The big disadvantage is that because of it size there is no place for a big sensor and quality lenses. usually these camera have plastic elements witch honestly are not the best of quality.
So, if you want more quality then you step it up to an interchangeable lens system like a DSLR. These cameras have a bigger sensor, sometimes up to 12 times bigger, so they can produce higher quality images with more detail and better contrast. The disadvantage… they are huge compared with a Ixus.So the manufacturers came up with something new. They took a small body, a bit bigger than the average compact camera, put a bigger sensor in there and finished it of with high quality glass, sometimes even interchangeable. One of the first company who… Continue reading