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DSLR vs. Mirrorless camera explored

When it comes to choosing a camera there is more to think about than just what brand to go for, as you also have various other choices. One dilemma that seems to crop up time and again is how does DSLR compare to Mirrorless, and so we thought we would help you find out the answer by way of a couple of videos.

The biggest question in regard to these two types of camera is whether Mirrorless cameras can have the same image quality as a DSLR, and that is just what the first video aims to answer for you. The video is not the most in-depth in terms of graphics, because it is of someone with a pen and pad drawing the technology behind each type of camera.

However, it is this simplicity that makes the video so easy to understand, because we know how some of these video explanations can often be confusing. He begins by explaining that the image quality you get from each type of camera depends on how well the sensor is able to capture the light the lens projects onto it. You really need to watch the video because you will learn a lot from it.

The second video is more of a hands-on approach and looks at a DSLR and Mirrorless camera shooting the same event. The test sees them alternating between still photos and videos at various stages to try and offer a fair comparison of the two.

DSLR vs. Mirrorless camera explored
DSLR vs. Mirrorless camera explored

After the tests they analyzed the files and they do have a few concerns with the images taken. However, they have come to a conclusion but you will need to watch the second video because we do not want to spoil the result for you.

Another question being asked is if a DSLR or Mirrorless camera is better for beginners, and we have found an extensive review that goes over all the variables to come up with an informed decision. However, we are disappointed to find that they have not come up with a clear answer because it still comes down to what you want to do with your camera.

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Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

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He started out working in a factory and dreamed of the day when he could become his own boss; That happened back in 2002 and he has never looked back since. Things have changed so much on the Internet in that time, but he has adapted well.

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