Entry-level mirrorless cameras, however, mimic the controls and user interfaces of DSLR cameras, albeit in smaller packages that are great for travel and day-to-day life. Olympus OM-D cameras are popular in this market segment, with a design and characteristics that harken back to the company's OM range of 35mm cameras, while Canon EOS M cameras deliver the characterstics of their popular EOS DSLR range, in a much more portable package.
Higher-end mirrorless cameras are designed with spectacular image sensors capable of seeking out every little detail in a scene, from the brightest highlight to the darkest shadow. These qualities make this end of the market the best place to look for the best digital camera for night photography. Exciting new high-end formats from Canon, Nikon, and now Sigma, come with a growing lineup of premium quality lenses to make the most of their newly designed cameras, while Sony has been the bar-setter in this full-frame segment with their Alpha range of cameras. This is an exciting time to be actively searching for a mirrorless camera to call your own.