I was just over at Darren Rowse’s digital photography site (digital-photography-school.com) to see what is going on technically in the world of digital photography, that would be of interest for my craft crowd here.
Turns out he did a review of the most popular digital cameras in the first quarter of 2009, listing Digital SLRs, Point and Shoot Digital Cameras, Lenses, Accessories and digital photography Books in order of sales.
Let me highlight the best part: the Digital Cameras.
10 Most Popular Digital SLR Cameras (DSLR)
The Canon Digital Rebel XSi was by far the most popular camera. The next 6- most popular cameras after that were equal in rank. The Canon EOS 5D Mark II barely made it in:
#1. Canon Digital Rebel XSi — the all time winner
A range of excellent cameras. I am given you links to the detailed specs of those that have remained very popular on the market throughout summer 2009. Check them out.
What’s Coming Down the Pipeline? Canon G11
If you are in the market to purchase a digital camera today, I would for sure check the list above. And I would look at the upcoming Canon G11, which will the latest in Canon’s popular G series.
You can pre-order this lastest model digital camera in the Canon G series, for the amazingly low price of $499. The Canon G11 will be released this October, which is just a month or so away.
The features of this camera will be really attractive to more advanced amateur photographers opting for a compact camera:
- 10 megapixel high sensitivity CCD sensor
- RAW shooting mode for unlimited editing options
- 28-140mm image stabilized lens
- 2.8 inch tilt ‘n’ swivel LCD screen
- Flash Sync of up to 1/2000th of a second
- Digic 4 image processing (a truly groundbreaking successor)
- HDMI connectivity.
. This is really a camera for photography professionals on an amateur budget.
Hop over to read the detailed specs of the various Digital Cameras mentioned here.