The guide is broke into sections with the first section talking about specifications, the second section stating the level the camera would be good for, and the final section looking at certain shot scenarios and whether the camera would be good for that scenario.
I hope you find it useful, feel free to leave a comment or send me a message if you think something should be added or doesn't sound right.
|Compact Camera||Mirrorless Camera||Beginner DSLR||Midrange DSLR||Professional DSLR|
|Size||Small and can go in your pocket||Can be a bit bigger than compacts||Bulky||Bulky||Bulky|
|Weight||Light||Can be heavier than compacts but still light||Heavy||Heavy||Heavy|
|Sensor size||Cropped||Mostly cropped but some full frame||Cropped||Cropped or full frame||Full frame|
|ISO Range||Small range||Varies range||Medium range||Large range||Very Large range|
|Good for...Professionals||No||Maybe, if high end||No||Maybe, often as backup||Yes|
|Good for...Travel photos||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Good for...handheld Low light photography||Yes, but may be noisy||Yes, but unless upper range may be noisy||Yes, but may be noisy||Yes, but unless upper range may be noisy||Yes|
|Good for...Landscape photography||Basic shots||Maybe depends on the camera||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Good for...Large prints||No||Maybe depends on the camera||No||Yes||Yes|
|Good for...Non professional Sports Photography||Yes, but you may want a good zoom or fast burst mode||Often yes||yes||Yes||Yes|
|Good for...Wedding photography||No||Maybe depends on the camera, new models are now quite advanced||No||Yes||Yes|
|Good for...Professional Sports Photos||No||No||No||Maybe||Yes|
|Good for...Extreme weather||No||No||No||No||Yes|
I hope this helps with your decisions. You will find a Canon buying guide here. I will add other brands in the near future.
Of course feel free to contact me if you have any questions or leave a comment.
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