Are your camera and lenses starting to look a bit tired and past their best? We the season to splash out on some new kit
Whether you’re upgrading from entry-level to enthusiast, DX to FX or looking for a higher-quality lens, we know what kit you need next
They say the room for improvement is the biggest room in the world ('they' being the teachers that used to mark our homework). But they had a point. Even if you drive an Aston Martin DB10, the chances are there'll be a better, faster, more glamorous DB11 just around the corner. Meanwhile, recent advances in digital camera technology have been both meteoric and relentless.
You might have bought top-quality camera kit a few years ago, but it's probably been overtaken by the march of progress. The latest cameras have better quality image sensors, greater power in their processors, and typically boast ahost of improvements. Even if you're renewing a camera with like for like, for example swapping a D3000 for a D3300 or a D5000 for a new D5500, you can expect a noticeable step up in quality and performance. But it's certainly not the only way to go.
Over the next few pages, we'll be concentrating on more serious upgrades. We'll be focusing on what you can expect if you take a step or two up the ladder from entry-level to mi-range or enthusiast-level kit, and beyond. And despite what we said about advances in technology, there are some classic gems of cameras and lenses that are well worth considering as second-hand purchases. Time for an upgrade? Let's get stuck in...
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