The camera and optics market has long been flooded with innumerable options for camera equipment ranging from state of art full screen DSLR variant to rather cheap quality imports. Now, not everyone can afford the luxury of a full frame DSLR, leaving them with no option but to settle for either a compact camera or a super zoom variant. Thanks to Sony, photography enthusiasts can have the features of a DSLR camera without having to burn a hole in their pockets by opting to go for a camera from its latest offering, the NEX range.
The USP of Sony NEX range of cameras is their state of art Sony NEX lens, which has made these cameras the first of their kind to come with interchangeable lens; something which used to be limited to SLRs and DSLRs. Today, Sony has revolutionized the way we used to perceive compact cameras. This range of cameras comes with a number of lens options for photographers with varied needs, ensuring they are ready to click that perfect shot. The most popular Sony NEX lens compatible with this range is 16mm F2.8 and 18-200mm F3.5-5.6.
Touted to be the first range with interchangeable lens, Sony NEX range is designed to deliver professional quality images to photographers with the option of High Definition video capturing as well. Currently, Sony has rolled out two variants from this range NEX-3 and NEX-5. Though identical in terms of all technical specifications, the price of NEX-5 is slightly higher than that of NEX-3. The only difference between the two variants is their body. On one hand where NEX-3 comes with a relatively bulky body, the body of NEX-5 is truly compact and edgy making them a sheer visual delight. Furthermore, NEX 5 comes with an infrared remote receiver and offers AVCHD movie recording mode as well.
Now, if you are planning to buy a Sony NEX camera, you might want to look into some premium quality camera bags as well. Especially if the camera is being bought for a professional photographer, stock camera bags just won’t do the trick. In such scenarios, it is recommended that you buy a premium quality camera bag such as Think Tank Photo bags. The compartmented spaces in the Think Tank Photo bags promise great protection for your camera as well as all the accessories that you may need to carry wile out on a shoot.