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Best dslr for low light

Updated on November 4, 2012

The best dslr cameras for low light photography

Here we have the best dslr cameras for low light currently available. When taking images in low light it is possible to capture some stunning images that can only be described as magical. There is something about low light photography that is captivating however capturing stunning low light photographs isn't easy. Any dslr camera can be used in low light but if you want to take your low light photography skills to the next level you need the best dslr for low light.

The best dslr for low light is a full frame camera that allows you to push the ISO and still capture noise free images. High ISO quality is the key to securing top quality low light photographs, so when buying a dslr camera for low light this is one thing you must consider.

There are a few full frame dslr cameras you can buy for low light photography, however which ones are the best and who manufactures them? For the answer to these questions and details of the best dslr for low light take a look at this article.

Best dslr for low light - The current line up

I appreciate many readers will simply want a list of the best low light cameras, so let's start off with the best low light dslr cameras currently available:

Canon 5d mark ii

The Canon eos 5d mark ii is one of Canon's most popular selling digital slr cameras and it is easy to see why. This full frame camera boasts a 21.2mp sensor that is simply awesome. The burst rate of this camera is only 3fps, but if you are shooting landscapes, portraits and still lives this won't create too many issues. The 5d mark ii is tough, durable and built to last and it is a highly recommended purchase, especially since it is an affordable full frame dslr camera. The eos 5d mark ii may be "old technology" now the 5d mark iii is available, but it is still worth buying and since it is "old technology" there are plenty of deals to be had.

Hands on review of the Canon 5d mark ii

For a detailed and hands on review of the Canon 5d mark ii check out the following video footage, courtesy of Youtube.

Canon 5d mark iii

The eos 5d mark iii is basically the 5d mark ii with a few more features. The sensor has been increased to mp and the burst rate has been increased to fps. Canon also claims the low light capabilities have been increased, which is astonishing given the low light capabilities of the 5d mark ii are so good. The 5d mark iii is a bit more expensive than the 5d mark ii, but it is still affordable. If you want Canon's most up to date low light, affordable and full frame camera the eos 5dmark iii is the model to go for.

Hands on review of the Canon 5d mark iii

For a detailed and hands on review of the Canon 5d mark iii check out the following video footage, courtesy of Youtube.

Canon eos 1D-X

The Canon eos 1D X is Canon's flag ship camera. Even though this camera has less mega pixels than the eos 5D the full fram sensor is more than capable of capturing some awesome images. The eos 1D X has twin processors, which makes it very fast and capable of capturing an amazing 12fps. In addition to this the ISO can be pushed right up to and you will still get usable shots that are pretty much noise free.

Hands on review of the Canon eos 1DX

For a detailed and hands on review of the Canon eos 1DX check out the following video footage, courtesy of Youtube.

For all your Canon photography equipment needs

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Nikon D600

The Nikon D600 is Nikon's "new kid on the block" and it promises to be an exceptional camera that many photographers have been raving about for some time. Most full frame dslr cameras are big and bulky, however the Nikon D600 is small and light, which makes it perfect for travel and general walk about use. The Nikon D600 is also the cheapest Nikon full frame camera and direct competition to the eos 5d. The Nikon D600 is built with low light photography in mind and the high ISO performance is simply stunning. So if you want a small, light and affordable full frame dslr camera for low light photography take a closer look at the Nikon D600.

Hands on review of the Nikon D600

For a detailed and hands on review of the Nikon D600 check out the following video footage, courtesy of Youtube.

Nikon D800

The Nikon D800 is Nikon's affordable full frame dslr camera. Like all professional grade Nikon cameras the D800 is tough, durable and built to last. The D800 is also jam packed full of features and contains everything you will ever need. Many consider the Nikon D800 the best dslr for low light and once you see the kind of low light images this camera is capable of it is easy to see why. Low light photography is the D800's strong point and it is possible to really push the IOS and get the shutter speed fast enough for tack sharp hand held shots. The Nikon D800 is an awesome camera and one that is well worth buying.

Hands on review of the Nikon D800

For a detailed and hands on review of the Nikon D800 check out the following video footage, courtesy of Youtube.

Nikon D3X

The Nikon D3X is Nikon's flag ship camera and once you get to use it you will soon see why. It is an awesome piece of kit, however it is expensive and you will need deep pockets to buy one. The impressive 24.5 mp sensor will ensure impressive images that are tack sharp from the centre to the edge of the frame. If you want the best Nikon full frame camera currently available the Nikon D3X is the model for you. Most professional photographers that shoot with Nikon use the D3X, so this should be an indication of just how good this camera is. Like all top end Nikon cameras the D3X is bullet proof and will last a lifetime. For the ultimate in low light photography give the Nikon D3X a go and you won't be disappointed.

Hands on review of the Nikon D3X

For a detailed and hands on review of the Nikon D3X check out the following video footage, courtesy of Youtube.

For all your Nikon photography equipment needs

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