Top 10 Best DSLR Cameras in 2012

If you’re looking to get into photography Digital Single Lens Reflex (commonly known as DSLR) cameras are where it’s at. The image quality, features and outstanding performance on offer make them a must-have for amateur and professional photographers alike. Modern DSLR cameras also offer video recording of a professional standard and are as good for making short films as they are for taking stills. If you’re in the market for such a camera there is no shortage of choice available and to ensure you make the right choice, you will want to keep this list of the top 10 best DSLR cameras in 2012 close to hand.




10) Olympus E-5

This water resistant camera by Olympus offers a great range of features with dual card slots, wireless flash control and embedded RAW File Conversion. Olympus is renowned for fantastic quality cameras and this one is no different. The E-5 sports a supersonic wave filter, 3.0 inch LCD screen and 17.3 x 13mm sensor giving 12.3 million pixels.



9) Canon EOS Rebel T3

Offering excellent battery life, a solid and sturdy build and great compatibility with various lenses, the Canon EOS Rebel T3 is a great DSLR for any budding photographer. This camera is extremely lightweight and sports a 2.7 inch LCD screen and a 12.2 – MP lens. Shutter speed is just 1/4000 of a second with continuous shooting speed of three frames per second (JPEG) and two frames per second (RAW).



8) Pentax K-5

The Pentax K-5 is a 16.3-MP camera with shake reduction, autofocus tracking, ultrasonic vibration to low pass filter DR II dust removal system and wide angle viewable 3.0 inch LCD screen. This camera is brilliantly compact and weather resistant for great outdoor photography. Continuous shooting speeds of seven frames per second and 1/8000 of a second shutter speed make for quick, sharp stills.



7) Sony A580

When it comes to Sony, you know you are getting a product that is solidly built and performs well. The A580 has a great dynamic range and handles excellently. Auto focus is excellent and the 3.0 inch tilt screen is a really handy feature. This 16.2-MP camera offers continuous shooting speed of seven frames per second and has minimum shutter lag, shooting at 1/4000 of a second.



6) Nikon D3100

The D3100 by Nikon is a 14.2-MP DSLR camera that is brilliantly easy to use and has great image quality. If you are looking for a camera with long battery life, this is it and there is a whole host of features to make this camera a great purchase, including: airflow control system, wide viewing angle TFT-LCD 3.0 inch display, three frames per second continuous shooting speed and excellent HD video recording.



5) Nikon D5100

Next in the list is another entry for Nikon, this time the D5100. This camera offers top class performance with a great build and has some outstanding features, including: autofocus on video shooting, an external microphone jack and flip out tilt screen. This 16.2-MP DSRL is as good for taking stills as it is for HD video recording and is one of the best all-rounders on the market.



4) Canon EOS Rebel T2i

The second entry on the list for Canon is the EOS Rebel T2i, a lightweight and easy to use camera that offers excellent battery life and is extremely portable. Camera start-up time is super-fast so that you can be using the 18-MP lens within seconds and taking stills at 1/4000 of a second. The usual dust removal system, 3.0 inch LCD screen and battery pack are included.



3) Canon EOS Rebel T3i

Consecutive entries on the list for Canon with the other camera in the Rebel series, the T3i, a slightly all round better camera than the T2i. The T3i has improved image quality, simple controls a bright LCD and is easy to use. It is also a little less noisy than its sibling.



2) Canon EOS 1Dx

Canon shows that they are top of the pile when it comes to producing easy to use and great quality cameras with the EOS 1Dx. This 18.1-MP device offers 1080p HD video recording, RJ45 connectivity and 2 CF card slots. High-image speed processors and 12 frames per second shooting make this an excellent camera.



1) Sony SLT-A77

The Sony SLT is the best DSLR camera on the market, offering a fantastic range of features, high resolution at 24.3-MP and brilliant ergonomics. Shutter speed is at just 1/8000 and continuous shooting speed offers 12 frames per second, giving you the chance to take super-fast stills. The 3.0 inch LCD screen is bright and vibrant and HD video recording is provided in 1080p. A great build and long battery life make this a must-have.

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