A majority of consumers start off with a compact camera to take photos because they produce great quality images and more often than not they are very simple to use, although they have started to get more complicated with improvements in technology. However, there will often come a time when you feel as though a compact camera system is just not giving you the results you need, and so the obvious transition would be to upgrade to a DSLR.
The most practical way to get yourself into the DSLR market would be to go for a low to mid-range model, as you don’t want to be spending too much money on a new camera when there is a chance all the functions could overwhelm you.
Don’t think for one moment these lower priced DSLRs will be a compromise, because the results will still be far greater than you would get from a compact, although there are some compact cameras like the Fujifilm X-M1 that promises to produce images as good as a DSLR, although we cannot back this claim up.
Best DSLR for beginners in 2013 — Choosing the best DSLR camera for this year is always going to be a tough task because we all look for different things in a camera, but then again if you are just entering into the DSLR market then your criteria will not be that particular anyway.
Some people will tell you that it is too hard to choose which would be the best DLSR for beginners, and feel the best way to find this out is to just go out there and buy one to get familiar with it, and only then can you learn what is important to you and then start swapping and changing.
While this may be a good way to go about finding the best entry-level DSLR, it is also the more expensive way as well. It would be far easier and cost-effective for you to go by this DSLR camera reviews and comparisons article, as there is a choice of 8 cameras to look at and covers the main areas, camera features, ease of use, design, customer service and overall rating.
I faced the same dilemma a couple of years back and found the Sony a55 the perfect first DSLR camera for me, but what did you go for?