Camera gear what do I need

What camera should I buy? I get asked this question at at least once a day, so here is a list of cameras I have put together for every budget. This are cameras that I would buy or have already in my bag.


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First thing you should ask your self is how much money do I want to spend? Is this a hobby or do I want to become a professional photographer? Should I go with Nikon or Canon? Now let me start by saying that you can not go wrong with any of the 2 brands, just keep in mind that whatever brand you choose you will probably be married to for the rest of time. I happened to purchase a Nikon for my first DSLR and I have been married to them ever since. Check out
What’s in my bag?. All my lenses and cameras are Nikon, lots of my friends shoot with Cannon and they love it. There is a wide range of DSLR’s out there but in my opinion this are the best ones for the price.

If you are just starting to dabble into photography and dont want to spend lots of money, I recommend either one of this two cameras. The Nikon D3200 or the Canon EOS Rebel T3. They are ready out of the box, all you have to do is buy a SD Card and you are set. They both take amazing photos and you wont grow out of them right away. They both come with an 18-55mm lens that you can always upgrade, but the lenses are not bad to start off with, I still use mine from time to time believe it or not.

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The next step up from entry level is the Nikon D5100 and the Canon 600D. Both of this cameras are impressive and you get a lot for you money.

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Next we have the mid range cameras, for the more serious photographer, this will last you a long time, you wont grow out of them for a long long time. This pair also shoots amazing HD video. This cameras will get the job done at a reasonable price.

First we have the Nikon D7000, and the Canon 60d both amazing cameras to shoot photos and video. You will absolutely love either one.

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Next level up we have two incredible semi-pro level cameras to suit your every need. You wont gro out of either of this two cameras. This are working machines . The Nikon D300s and the Canon 7D. I still keep a Nikon 300s in my bag.

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Here you will find some new very affordable semi pro very good full frame cameras, thats right full frame for an affordable price. This cameras are a bargain considering they are full frame. The Nikon D600 and the Canon 6D.

Nikon D600
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Canon EOS 6D
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Next up we have the some of the badest cameras out on the market. This cameras are for the pros or photography enthusiast that have a lot of money to spend. Here we have the Nikon D800E, and the Canon 5D mark III. I shoot with the D800E and I absolutely love it.

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Finally we have the superstars, the badest of the badest and also very expensive cameras. If you have lots of cash you can’t go wrong with any of this cameras, at this level its just a matter of preference. Check this out.

The Nikon D4
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The Nikon D3x
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Hasselblad H4D-50 Medium Format DSLR Camera
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Leica S2 SLR Digital Camera
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So this is my list guys, all this are cameras that I recommend for anyone. From very Little money, to some people year salary for a camera. I wouldn’t recommend anything I wouldn’t buy, and I have shot with most of this. Please feel free to ask any questions and drop me some comments. Happy shooting peeps. Feel free to look around my blog and check out some tutorials. As always…Spread the love peeps…

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  • Glen Barnhart says:

    I’m going to try for the Canon T4i or T3i, maybe even the 60D… However, I want it more for the awesome video it takes.

  • Amit Roy Choudhury says:

    Good selection, save for one, Canon 7D. That’s one helluva camera and offers a better upgrade path from the Rebel and 60D for Canonians.

  • Ramses Del Campo says:

    D800 all the way! By far one of the best cameras out there! Thank you for the info!

  • Denis Fotógrafo Toranzos says:

    leica es sexy…