Start your photography journey with these DSLR cameras for beginners on Amazon India

By Soham Raninga | Published 10 Feb 2020 17:53 IST
Start your photography journey with these DSLR cameras for beginners on Amazon India
Start your photography journey with these DSLR cameras for beginners on Amazon India

For the uninitiated, there are a lot of great DSLRs out there that take amazing pictures and are relatively easy-to-use, making them ideal for beginners.

Photography lets you capture important moments in your life, be it a vacation with friends or even a college reunion. Most of us regularly take photos and videos and what better way to do that than a DSLR. While many people believe DSLRs are made only for professionals, it is not true. Here, we look at four capable DSLRs that could be the perfect start to your photography journey.

Canon EOS 1500D 24.1 Digital SLR Camera (Black) with EF S18-55 is II Lens, 16GB Card and Carry Case

If you are looking for your first DSLR, then Canon EOS 1500d is ideal for you. The camera is well-built and provides a comfortable grip and the 3-inch display is visible even in sunlight. The features are easy-to-use and Canon made sure budding photographers have a much easier time navigating through the various settings. The company has claimed that the camera has a battery life of 500 shots. The 24.2 MP CMOS sensor should provide detailed pictures and is capable of Full HD video recording. With the addition of Wi-Fi, you can seamlessly transfer your files to your smartphone through the Canon Companion app. With all these features, the Canon 1500D becomes a very promising option for all those looking to get their first DSLR on a budget. 

Nikon D5300 24.2MP Digital SLR Camera (Black) with AF-P 18-55mm f/ 3.5-5.6g VR Kit Lens, 16GB Card and Camera Bag

If you’re looking to get into photography as a hobby and are looking at which camera you should purchase, then the Nikon D3500 DSLR should definitely be at the top of your list. The camera is specifically designed for beginners with simplified controls and a built-in mode that acts as a guide for new users. Nikon promises vibrant colours and detailed pictures with the improved sensor. For videos, it can shoot crispy, full-resolution content at 60fps. 

Nikon D5300 24.2MP Digital SLR Camera (Black) with 18-140mm VR Kit Lens, Card and Camera Bag

The Nikon D5300 is the successor to the D5200 and brings with it, a bunch of new features for you to tinker with. The camera comes with a new Expeed 4 processing engine that promises to deliver better image quality. There are lots of picture modes like HDR painting, vivid, monochrome, and more, to bring out the best out of your creativity as you can easily adjust the saturation and brightness for a more personalized experience. The addition of Wi-Fi makes transferring your pictures and videos to other wireless devices a breeze. The included 8GB memory card gives you a decent amount of storage space and the camera bag adds another layer of protection when shooting outdoors. 

Canon EOS 800D 24.2MP Digital SLR Camera + EF-S 18-55 mm is STM Lens

Canon has built on its reputation of delivering world-class camera products and the EOS 800D keeps up with that very legacy. It has a compact and lightweight frame and comes with an included carry case for easy portability. Canon made sure the user interface is as simple and easy to understand, making it ideal for beginners. The image quality is impressive with priority given to the autofocus features and dynamic range. The Canon EF-S 18-55mm lens is a moderate wide-angle lens that captures landscapes, monuments as well as portraits. With the included 16GB memory card, you can store a decent amount of pictures and videos shot on the Canon EOS 800D.

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