DSLRs are by far the most popular and the best digital cameras in the business. They combine the advantage that comes from an interchangeable lens system, along with a large sensor, within an affordable budget. DSLRs are fast becoming the camera of choice among a new breed of casual and enthusiast photographers. These are the photographers who would have picked a compact point & shoot system earlier.
Being a system that has mutated from the erstwhile 35mm SLR system, DSLRs have a huge advantage in the form of an existing line of legacy lenses. Some legacy lenses dating back to the 80’s and the 70’s are still usable with modern DSLR system cameras from the same manufacturer. Some of these lenses are super sharp and rare, which gives DSLRs a rare advantage over other digital cameras (including mirrorless systems and medium format cameras).
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