Best high-end digital SLRs for pros and enthusiasts

The best digital SLR cameras from Canon, Nikon and Sony that are suitable for professionals and well-off enthusiasts

If you have aspirations of being a professional photographer, then you need to get yourself a professional camera. Professional cameras have a full frame sensor, powerful processors, a stack of manual controls and they excel in low-light situations when you use a high ISO setting. The brands to consider if you want a professional camera are Canon, Nikon and Sony. Here are five of the best that we've reviewed to date.

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Nikon D700

If you're already a D-SLR user, the next step up is a full-frame camera. Consider the D700 for its size and more competitive price compared to the top-of-the-line D3, as you won't lose too much in the way of features and capabilities.

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  • 16th Sept., 2008
  • Elias Plastiras
  • Nikon
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  • Pros:
  • Full-frame sensor, smaller and lighter body than the D3, useful Live View, virtual horizon, comfortable to use
  • Cons:
  • Slightly slower than the D3

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