Understanding DSLR vs. Mirrorless Cameras

Immersed in mirrorless tech, and adopting Sony into our workflow since the Alpha Series launched, forget that the differences between  DSLR vs. Mirrorless Cameras isn’t obvious to everyone; especially the casual shooter. In this video, Sony explains

Taking the next step in photography means transitioning to a better quality camera from your typical point and shoot pocket camera or cell phone. In most recent years, the well-known DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) cameras have been rivaled with the up and coming mirrorless camera technology. With this introduction of new technology into the world of photography, tech expert, Patrick Norton walks us through the top Facts vs. Myths surrounding DSLR and Mirrorless cameras. It includes to the topic of camera body size, auto focus and more. By understanding these concepts, users can determine the camera that best fits their life style!

The media and reviews can get caught up in the tech, sensor size, and pixels, but the main reason we switched to mirrorless is weight and size. Equal or better image quality, at a percentage of the camera body weight matters to us.

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