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Which Camera I should Buy?

Dear Friends, many people often ask me which camera they should buy for their needs. Some people say they need it for their family outing, travel purpose, some say need for their business product photography, some say for portrait purpose, some need it for their Vlogs, some need it for their videos making purpose etc. Some even ask that which brand is better like Sony, Canon or Nikon or any other.

Here the common thing is that they all want something better than their smart phone result, they say we need a camera which can give us quite good pictures better than smartphone. In extent of this, some say I have a budget of INR 50,000 and this is the limit, beyond it I cannot spend and suggest me any best camera under this amount range. So many people, so many purposes and so many options in the market to choose from, so which one is better for me? That’s the question.

In this post, I would try my best to give you the best answer of this question which can solve your problem.

So let’s start, first of all I would like to clear you that any type of good photography result is a combination of some factors, camera is surely an important one in this line but not the only thing which can give you the best result. Chances are you buy the costlier camera of the planet and produce the worst images out of it and other side you can produce the best images with just a smartphone / pocket camera / cheap DSLR or any other camera. So one and only thing is to achieve good picture is the image sense or sense of photography.

I am going to give you My ‘’EFC formula’’ which, if you understood it well, will help you to solve this question by yourself.

In simple words, it is the ‘’light’’, which is a more important factor in any type of photography apart from other factors. A good camera gives access to control the light according to your need or to achieve the desired result. In technical terms of photography, it is called ‘Exposure’. If you can control the exposure, you can take better pictures.

Note: It is equally important what light source you are using for your photography. It may be sunlight, artificial photographic light, or ambiance (Room bulb / Tube light, etc) light, etc. A good camera can give you access to control each source better to adjust the light volume to achieve good images.

Another important factor to achieve a good picture is ‘Focus’, yes, when you shoot with any device, you may feel some problems while focusing on the subject, sometime your device camera may create problems with focusing or focus shift again and again or quickly swift which may spoil your image. Again, a good camera gives you more focusing control and may help you to solve this problem. It has good focus features which allow users more power & control to focus better.

Third and last in this row, a very important factor for good photography is ‘Composition’ if I define composition in simple words, it will be like – your clicked picture should be attractive looking or good looking for the viewer’s eyes. Yes, you have a good camera, good exposure, and good focus but if you fail to shoot a picture that is appealing to the eyes, it will spoil your picture. The most important thing to understand is that no camera on the market can help you to compose pictures better, although you can take help from editing software to tweak this problem to some extent it is not guaranteed that you can achieve good results. Composition is the photographer’s own sense, which develops with practice and Time. Total of these three points I called ‘EFC’ where ‘E’ stand for Exposure, ‘F’ stands for Focus and ‘C’ stand for Composition. I think you got my point that by controlling ‘EFC’ better, you can achieve good pictures.

The entire world of Photography / Videography revolves around these 3 things – E, F, and C. Any feature or any accessory helps you to control these 3 things directly or indirectly. The better you understand ‘EFC’ the better Photography you can do.

I have explained to you my ‘EFC Formula’ and I hope you understood it very well. Now, again, come to the question – which camera should I buy for myself? I would say that now you can put any camera (Smartphone / Point & shoot / DSLR / Mirrorless etc.) to this ‘EFC’ formula test and decide yourself which one is better for you.

‘EFC’ Formula means: Test any camera & Lens which help you control light better, focus better, and compose better. Test any Camera and Lens on this formula and make your decision yourself.

Here, to make your mind even clearer for you