Cameras that will give you optimal results
Exploring the top cameras of 2023
If you’ve been waiting for the perfect camera or considering an upgrade, we’re exploring the best cameras of the year, covering everything from pocket-friendly to powerful options. Discover the most creative-friendly mirrorless solutions that are stealing the spotlight. And oh, the first one on the list? It’s not just a camera; it’s the cutest thing you’ll find, making it a delightful standout!
The Sony ZV-1 MK II is a robust point-and-shoot camera that’s incredibly compact, making it something you’ll want to take everywhere. Though small, it packs some of the most advanced autofocus functionality on the market making it a great tool for capturing your day-to-day or your next trip. Combined with some high quality 4K video and a flip out display, the Sony Z-VI MK II makes for an effortless vlogging tool that the creator on the go will appreciate.
If this camera has piqued your interest, your next step is likely to research a selection of content-creation accessories that will expand the capabilities of the Sony ZV-1 MK II. Check out some great gear by clicking here!
If you’re looking to hone your photography skills, look no further than the Canon EOS R50. Equipped with a 24MP APS-C sensor, this is a camera that’ll really show a leap in your images compared to the camera on your phone. With continuous shooting up to 15 frames per second and rich subject detection, it’s a camera that makes it easy to photograph what you love. And with the signature RF mount, the Canon EOS R50 is a system you can invest and grow with.
The Fujifilm X-S20 is the ultimate beginner camera that provides a ton of room for growth. With the infamous 26MP X-Trans sensor, this is a camera that delivers high quality photo and video that truly have a vibe of their own. With the ability to record 6.2K video using the full read out of the sensor, this is a camera that really looks to distance itself from the pack. And the inclusion of in-body image stabilization along with an upgraded autofocus algorithm make the Fujifilm X-S20 one of the best ways to jumpstart your creative journey.
Those were some of the entry level cameras you’d look at if you were upgrading from your mobile phone. Let’s look at some cameras you’d invest in if you’re hoping to drive your creativity even further.
The Sony ZV-E10 gives users a small profile while opening up the opportunity to take advantage of Sony’s massive library of E-mount lenses. At 364g, this is a camera you can use for hours and the proven 24MP APS-C sensor is something that’ll deliver solid photos and video. There’s also been some special attention paid to the audio you can capture in the field with the upgraded directional 3-capsule mic. For the creative on the go that wants a bit more control, the Sony ZV-E10 makes for a sound investment.
The Canon EOS R10 also has a 24MP APS-C sensor but offers a deeper, and more comfortable grip than most cameras at this price point. The ability to record 4K footage up to 60P is an upgrade that some users will happily pay for, even if it does come with an additional crop. Throw in continuous shooting up to 23FPS and video recording that goes over 30 minute clips, the Canon EOS R10 is a solid upgrade for photo and video hobbyists.
The Nikon Z 30 is a super compact mirrorless tool that delivers crisp photo and video with it’s APS-C sized, 20MP sensor. This camera skips the need for a viewfinder to make for a more portable solution that content creators and streamers will appreciate. The advanced subject tracking and up to 60P streaming make the Nikon Z 30 a great companion for your at-home setup.
The Canon EOS R8 is a camera to look at if you’re really hoping to take your hobby further. With a 24MP full-frame sensor, this is a camera that can really make your portraits pop or bring more depth to your video. With the Dual-Pixel autofocus system that covers nearly 100% of the sensor, its a solution that’ll track subjects incredibly well as they move through the frame. The Canon EOS R8 is an enthusiast camera that can really elevate the impact your imagery delivers.
Now, what if you really want to elevate your work? What if you want to turn your hobby into a business? Or maybe you just want one of the best creative tools in your kit? Well, these cameras are definitely going to impress. To get some guidance on great accessories, or for improving your hobby – visit one of our Henry’s Locations and chat with one of our Expert Creators or join a free workshop at your local Henry’s Store! Find upcoming events here.
The Fujifilm X-T5 is a kitchen-sink type of camera that gives you just about everything Fujifilm can deliver. With a 40MP APS-C sensor, seven stops of image stabilization, 6.2K video recording, up to 20 FPS continuous shooting, and all in a beautiful, retro body at well under 600g, this is a camera for the ambitious. The Fujifilm X-T5 is a camera for those that want something that’ll deliver stunning photo and video, and look good while doing it.
The Sony A7 IV packs 33MP full-frame sensor with incredible dynamic range and high ISO ceiling, making it one of the most sought after creative tools for enthusiasts and pros. The oversampled video from this camera delivers some of the most crisp footage you can get and the proven autofocus system means that you can capture your subjects with confidence. If you’re looking for a do-it-all camera that’ll grow with your side hustle, the Sony A7 IV has to be on your list.
The Canon EOS R6 MK II iterates on the predecessor with a new 24MP sensor, faster continuous shooting at 40FPS, and expanded subject detection. Video features have gotten some love here where you can capture oversampled 4K video without worrying about overheating your camera. The Canon EOS R6 MK II offers an ergonomic hybrid camera that’ll deliver in all kinds of environments and keep you creating
The Nikon Z 8 had a bit of a stumble out of the blocks but has shaped up to be one of the most impressive cameras on the market. There’s a 45MP stacked full-frame sensor that can deliver 20FPS of continuous shooting and a whopping 8K60P video. There’s also the ability to record RAW video and proxy files on-the-go, making this one of the most capable video tools in the market. The Nikon Z 8 is one of the rare cameras that doesn’t just do it all, it does so much extremely well.
There you have it, our best cameras of the year. Whether you’re just getting started or trying to turn your creativity into a lifestyle, there’s a solution that’ll give you exactly what you need to make your vision a reality. If you have any more questions, be sure to check out the Live Chat on Henrys.com or visit your local Henry’s store to speak to an expert today.