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Intermediate Digital SLR & Mirrorless Camera Archives 2010 to 2017

The best intermediate mirrorless and digital SLR camera archives 2007 to 2017 covers past recommended digital slr cameras for intermediate and semi-professional photographers. Many of these mirrorless and digital SLR cameras may still be available from various photography shops or secondhand at greatly reduced prices at Amazon or Ebay.

Best digital SLR cameras & mirrorless cameras for intermediate photographers- ARCHIVES

Fujifilm X-E2 Mirrorless Camera

- Due mid-November 2013 for $1,399 inc. 18-55mm lens.
- 16.3 MP APS-C X-Trans II CMOS sensor. EXR processor II.
- OLED electronic viewfinder with 2.36 million dots.
- 3 inch LCD with 1.04 million dots. Fujifilm X lens mount.
- ISO 200 to 25600. Shutter speeds 30 to 1/4000 sec.
- Full manual controls. RAW & jpeg. SD/SDHC/SDXC cards.
- Pop up flash. Hotshoe. Flash sync at 1/180 sec.
- Full 1080p video with stereo sound. MPEG-4 & H.264.
- Film simulation modes. Panoramic shooting. Art filter effects.
- USB2. Mini HDMI. Lithium-Ion NP-W126 battery.
- Size 129 x 75 x 37mm. Weight 350g inc. batteries.
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Sony Alpha a6000 Interchangeable Lens Camera

- Available for $800 with 16-50mm power zoom lens.
- 24.3 MP APS-C CMOS sensor. Bionz X processor.
- ISO 100 to 25600. Shutter speeds 30 to 1/4000 sec.
- 3 inch tilting LCD with 921,600 dots. Live view. Sony E mount.
- OLED electronic viewfinder - 1.44M dots. 0.7x magnification.
- NFC & Wi-fi. Smartphone remote control. Raw and jpeg.
- Built in flash. Multi interface shoe. X sync. at 1/160 sec.
- Shoots at 11 fps. SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. AE & WB bracketing
- Full HD video at 1080p with stereo sound. MPEG-4 & AVCHD.
- USB2. Micro HDMI. NP-FW50 battery. USB charger.
- Size 120 x 67 x 45mm. Weight 344g inc. batteries.
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Canon EOS Rebel T5i Digital SLR Camera

- Currently selling for $899 inc. 18-55mm EF-S zoom lens.
- 18 megapixel CMOS sensor. Digic 5 image processor.
- Canon EF mount. Vari-angle 3" touch screen LCD.
- Optical viewfinder. 95% coverage. 0.85x magnifiction.
- Full HD movie at 1080p. Stereo mic. Focus tracking. H.264.
- Shoots at 5 fps. RAW & jpeg. Full manual controls.
- ISO 100 to 12800 and 25600 in H mode. GPS compatible.
- HDR backlight control mode. Seven creative filters.
- Shutter speeds 30 to 1/4000 sec. Hotshoe. Flash sync. 1/200.
- SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. USB2. Mini HDMI. Wireless.
- Size 133 x 100 x 79mm. Weight 580g. Li-on LP-E8 battery.
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Nikon D600 Full Frame Digital SLR Camera

- Available from September 2012 for $2699 with 24-85mm lens.
- 24.3 megapixel full frame CMOS sensor. Live view.
- Nikon F mount with no crop factor. 10.5 mp in DX crop mode.
- Body sealed against the elements. 3.2" LCD with 921k pixels.
- Optical viewfinder with 100% coverage & 0.7x magnification.
- Full manual controls. RAW and jpeg. Shoots at 5.5 fps.
- ISO from 100 to 6400. Shutter speeds from 30 to 1/4000 sec.
- Full HD movies at 1080p with monoaural sound.
- Stereo sound in movies with external mic. H.264 & MPEG-4.
- Other features include HDR, time lapse photography,
- Built in flash. Wireless control. Hotshoe. Flash sync 1/200 sec.
- SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. USB2. Mini HDMI. EN-EL15 battery.
- Size 141 x 113 x 82mm. Weight 760g without battery.
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Fujifilm X-E1 Mirrorless Camera

- Due in November 2012 for $999 (body only ) or with 18-55mm lens for $1399. Body available in black or black/silver.
- 16.3 megapixel APS-C size X-Trans CMOS sensor.
- Full manual controls. RAW & jpeg. Fuji X-mount.
- Fixed 2.8" LCD with 460k pixels. Fast autofocus at 0.1 sec.
- High resolution electronic OLED viewfinder - 2.36 million dots.
- ISO 100 to 25600. Shutter speeds 30 to 1/4000 sec.
- Full HD movies at 1080p with stereo sound. Ext. mic input.
- Shoots at 6 fps. Panorama stitching.
- Built in flash. X-sync at 1/180 sec. Hotshoe for external flash.
- SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. NP-W126 li-on battery. USB2 & HDMI.
- Size 129 x 75 x 38mm. Weight 350g inc. batteries.
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Sony NEX-7 Pro Interchangeable Lens Camera

- Due November 2011. $1200 body. $1350 with 18-55mm lens.
- 24 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor. 3" 921k pixels tilting LCD.
- 2.4 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder. 100% coverage.
- Built in flash. Alpha hot shoe. ISO 100 to 16000.
- Full HD 1080p video at 60 fps. AVCHD codec. Stereo mic.
- Shoots at 10 fps. New TRINAVI user interface with 3 dials.
- Built in flash (GN 7). Flash sync. at 1/160 sec. Sony E mount.
- SD / SDHC / SDXC / Memory Stick Pro Duo & Pro-HG Duo.
- Full manual controls. RAW & Jpeg. Sweep panorama.
- NP-FW50 battery. Size 119.9 x 66.9 x 42.6mm.
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Pentax K-5 II Digital SLR Camera

- Due in October 2012 for $1349 including 18-55mm lens.
- 16.3 megapixel CMOS sensor. Pentax K mount.
- Magnesium body sealed against elements. Shoots at 7 fps.
- Sensor shift image stabilization. New SAFOX AF system.
- 3" LCD with 921k pixels. HDR. Various filters & effects.
- Optical viewfinder - 100% coverage. 0.92x magnification.
- Full HD video at 1080p with monaural sound. Mic input.
- Full manual controls. 14 bit RAW & jpeg.
- ISO 50 to 12800. Shutter speeds 30 to 1/8000 sec.
- Built in flash. Hotshoe. PC flash sync socket.
- SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. D-LI90 Li-on battery. USB2. HDMI.
- Size 131 x 97 x 73mm. Weight 760g including batteries.
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Canon EOS Rebel T3i Digital SLR Camera

- Available in March 2011 for $899 including 18-55mm lens.
- Compatible with EF & EF-S lenses. Also known as EOS 600D.
- 18 megapixel CMOS sensor. Digic 4 image processor.
- HD movies at 1920 x 1080 at 24, 25 & 30 fps. HDMI. USB2.
- 3" rotating LCD with 1.04 million pixels. Live view.
- Hotshoe. Built in flash. Wireless flash control.
- Viewfinder has 95% coverage. 0.85x magnification.
- Full manual controls. RAW & jpeg. Movies in MOV (H.264).
- Shoots at 3.7 fps. Shutter 30 - 1/4000 sec. X-sync 1/200 sec.
- Creative filters. SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. LP-E8 li-on battery.
- Size 133.1 x 99.5 x 79.7mm. Weight 570g inc. battery & card.
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Nikon D7000 Digital SLR Camera

- Available in October 2010 for $1499 inc. 18-105mm VR lens.
- 16.2 megapixel CMOS sensor. Nikon F mount. Expeed 2.
- Body is sealed against moisture and dust.
- 3" LCD with 921,600 pixels. Live view. Shoots at 6 fps.
- Optical viewfinder with 100% coverage. RAW & jpeg.
- HD video at 1920 x 1080 at 24 fps for upto 20 minutes. H.264.
- ISO 100 to 6400 and 25.600. Shutter speeds 30 to 1/8000 sec
- Wireless flash support. X-sync at 1/250 sec. Pop up flash.
- HDMI. SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. EN-EL15 Li-on Battery.
- Size 132 x 105 x 77mm. Weight 780g inc. battery.
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