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Old Jul 2, 2014, 2:32 AM   #1
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For the past few weeks I've been on a quest to find the right camera. I wanted a DSLR but after searching and reading reviews I have found there's a new species of cameras that are gaining a lot of popularity "Mirrorless Cameras". It is true that DSLR are big and are not as portable, however how good are mirror less cameras? I was planning on having a DSLR for pro-good quality pictures and my iPhone as my portable camera. Others tell me they don't even use DSLR because the iPhone is more than enough.

I want a camera because I'm starting to work as a Social Media Manager and I take a lot of pictures to put content on the net. My clients are veterinaries and restaurants (dog, cat and food pictures).

So what do you suggest? Should I just stay with my iphone (4s switching to 6 when it comes out), buy a DSLR (Nikon D3200) or buy a Mirrorless Camera (NEX 6 or NX300)?
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I'd say that, if your subjects will be still, and the photos will only be used on-line, an iPhone should be fine. But if the photos will be used for print, you should upgrade to at least a mirrorless camera, and if the subjects will be moving, you should go with a dSLR.
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The most recent mirrorless camera's are as fast as most entry- and midlevel DSLR.
I have the Sony A6000 and it focusses very fast and has an APS-C sensor like a dslr.
Only the top DSLR's have a full frame sensor, but they are the most expensive ones.
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The Sony A6000 does focus quite quickly, but it is the exception to the rule that dSLRs focus more accurately on moving subjects than mirrorless cameras.
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