If you're in the market for a new camera, you have hundreds of models from which to choose, a fact that one might think would make the shopping experience all the easier. However, it does the exact opposite—it makes the camera shopping experience overwhelming and downright frustrating. If you're at the point where you want to throw your hands in the air and just use your smartphone to photograph subjects and landscape, don't give up on the search just yet. You can make the decision-making process easier on yourself by deciding which type of camera would be best for you. Use this guide to learn about the DSLR and mirrorless camera differences, the two best camera types for all skill levels.
That said, DSLR are bulky, costly and require significant know-how.
However, mirrorless cameras do have their pitfalls. Their autofocus is slow, their battery lives are short and they come with fewer lens and accessory options.
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