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DSLR vs Smartphone camera; What should I choose

DSLR vs Smartphone camera; What should I choose

You have to admit that the convenience of a smartphone able to capture a quick picture is a nice to have a thing. The likelihood is that you have it in your pocket, you can swing it out and BAM, the picture is taken. DSLR vs Smartphone camera; What should I choose

DSLR vs Smartphone camera; What should I choose

That being said, a DSLR offers significantly more functionality. If you want to take your photography to the next level, there’s really no comparison or is there?

When is it required or should I say, the best time to think about a DSLR camera? There are some important things to consider when moving toward such a purchase. Most people can get away with just using a smartphone camera, but for the people interested in the finer elements of photography, it might be a good idea to consider getting something that is feature rich but still within your budget.

However, there comes a time when the limitations of a smartphone camera become readily apparent. That’s when it’s time to invest in a DSLR.

We can’t argue that smartphone cameras have come a long way, but a DSLR is built to take pictures a higher range, colour, density than a smartphone ever will at this present time. Even on default settings, it’ll produce better colours and more detail.

With your smartphone, you’ll be able to easily and readily take pictures and more so you have it with you all the time and they’ll look pretty good to just post on Instagram.

On the other hand, your DSLR is going to specialize in photo and video alone. What’s more, most use SD cards, and they’re cheap and readily available. Shooting at high resolution, especially when it comes to video, takes up a fair amount of space. That said, it’s easy to equip yourself with enough SD cards to cater to your needs.

The camera on many smartphones is built with the idea that all the work will be done for you, which is quite similar to the automatic feature you’ll have on a DSLR camera; This is good for most normal point-shoot scenarios. DSLR vs Smartphone camera

On a DSLR camera, if you take the time to learn it, you’ll be able to not only create work of arts, explore too many features that you can’t reproduce in high quality on a smartphone due largely to the technology, application of such app.

Then there’s also the cost to factor in. Considering that a smartphone goes for $1000 or more, in many of the flagship devices and that a DSLR will cost anywhere from $600+ you can see how this might be something you’d like to explore especially if you like to take pictures.

In the end, it’s all about what the intended purpose is. DSLR vs Smartphone camera; What should I choose? I’d like to hear back from you guys! Follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, wherever and comment!

About Martin Guay

IT Specialist, Android Blogger, tech reviewer and a gamer with a dash of social media! Located in the heart of Canada's capital: Ottawa.

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