Here Is What To Look For When Buying A Camera

By Jane Muia / Published August 17, 2022 | 12:49 pm




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Cameras can range in price from a few hundred shillings to several thousand, so it's important to know how much you're willing or able to spend before beginning your search. Once you've taken these factors into account, you'll be well on your way to finding the perfect camera for you.




When it comes to buying a camera, there are a few factors you’ll need to take into consideration to find the model that’s right for you. One important factor is the type of photography you want to do.

Are you interested in shooting landscapes or portraits? Do you want to be able to print large photos or are small, digital prints enough? Answering these questions will help narrow down your choices and make it easier to find a camera that suits your needs.

Another thing to consider is your budget. Cameras can range in price from a few hundred shillings to several thousand, so it’s important to know how much you’re willing or able to spend before beginning your search. Once you’ve taken these factors into account, you’ll be well on your way to finding the perfect camera for you.

So which are the best cameras for low light photography?

  1. Canon EOS 6D Mark II

The Canon EOS 6D Mark II is a full-frame DSLR camera that offers excellent low-light performance. It has a 26.2-megapixel sensor and an ISO range of 100-40000, which can be expanded to 50-102400. The 6D Mark II also has Canon’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology, which is great for shooting video in low light.

You can get it in Kenya for 160,000 – 190,000 shillings depending on the additional features

  1. Nikon D850

The Nikon D850 is a full-frame DSLR camera that offers outstanding low-light performance. It has a 45.7-megapixel sensor and an ISO range of 64-25600, which can be expanded to 32-102400. The D850 also has Nikon’s EXPEED 5 image processing engine, which gives it great low light performance.

It goes at an average of 258,000 Kenya shillings.

  1. Sony Alpha a7S II

The Sony Alpha a7S II is a full-frame mirrorless camera that offers excellent low-light performance. It has a 12.2-megapixel sensor and an ISO range of 100-102400. The a7S II also has 5-axis image stabilization, which is great for shooting video in low light. It goes for an average of 193,000 shillings in Kenya.

  1. Panasonic Lumix GH5

The Panasonic Lumix GH5 is a Micro Four Thirds camera that offers great low light performance. It has a 20.3-megapixel sensor and an ISO range of 200-25600, which can be expanded to 100-102400. The GH5 also has Dual Native ISO technology, which is great for shooting video in low light. Its price ranges between 180,000 and 200,000 shillings in Kenya.

  1. Fujifilm X-T2

The Fujifilm X-T2 is an APS-C mirrorless camera that offers excellent low-light performance. It has a 24.3-megapixel sensor and an ISO range of 200-12800, which can be expanded to 100-51200. The X-T2 also has 5-axis image stabilization, which is great for shooting video in low light. Its prices range between 130,000 and 165,000 shillings.

So, there you have it – our top five picks for the best cameras for low-light photography. Be sure to consider all of the factors before making your final decision. And happy shooting!

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