A newcomer to the photography industry, no, no, and one wonders: which camera company to choose? The market is replete with diversity, each camera is full of features, reviews on the sites are different. In this case, manufacturers’ ratings become a reliable lifesaver.
Recognized firms that have won the forefront in the market are Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic. Slightly behind competitors Olympus, Samsung, Pentax, Fujifilm. Each manufacturer presents models of cameras from various classes. Each has “successful” and “not quite” models, which differ in parameters, price, and audience. Therefore, when reading reviews, do not forget to listen to the inner voice: what is the soul longing to receive? Continue reading
Which brand to choose
Today, when the overall demand for digital cameras continues to grow, the shares of specific brands and models are evening out, so it’s becoming increasingly difficult to advise anything specific. Reliable data on the brands sold in Russia, of course, are not available, but according to the number of requests on the Internet in Russia, Canon digital cameras are most interested in more than 30%, then Olympus / Nikon – 15-17%, then Sony / FujiFilm – 10- 15%, then Konica-Minolta / Pentax / Samsung – less than 10% and, finally, Casio / Panasonic – about 5%. In this sense, we are closer to Europe than to America or Japan, where the statistics differ markedly from European. For example, Europeans also prefer Canon – a little less than 30%, then Nikon / Sony – about 12-15%, then Olympus – about 10%, followed by FujiFilm / Konica-Minolta / Kodak – 5-7%, then Panasonic / Pentax / Casio – about 5% and, finally, HP / Samsung – 1-2%. For some reason, Americans love Sony – more than 20%, then they have Canon – 17-19%, then Olympus / FujiFilm – about 15%, Nikon – less than 10%, Kodak / Casio – 5-7%, and finally HP – 2-3%. Continue reading