Ted's Top 5 DSLR Cameras - 2018

24/11/2018 2:49 PM


DSLR's are generally considered to be the best camera for the enthusiast, student or professional photographer (outside of specialist and medium format cameras). They offer some of the best image quality, highest speed and the most features.

To help simplify things, we've put together our list of the Top 5 Best DSLR's on the market right now.

1: The Professional Camera - Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

While there will always be a raging debate between the camera brand fans, it's hard to argue against the fact that Canon has dominated the market with their EOS 5D range of cameras.

Being much smaller and lighter than the coveted EOS 1D series, and providing superior image quality and features than the APS-c models. The Canon EOS 5D is as comfortable in the Studio, as it is at weddings, or on the photojournalist's shoulder.

Taking this ever-popular Digital SLR line firmly into the modern age, the 5D Mark IV features stunning 4K video, exceptional low-light performance and blistering 7 frames per second continuous shooting.


  • 30.4 Megapixel Full-Frame Sensor
  • 61 Point Auto-Focus
  • 4K Video
  • 7 fp Continuous Shooting

Regular Price: $3,999.95

Special Price $3,699.95

Regular Price: $2,599.95

Special Price $2,399.95


2: The Best For Beginners - Nikon D3500

More and more beginners are putting down their smartphones and reaching for DSLR cameras, which is why Nikon has introduced the D3500, a DSLR that can be treated just like a compact camera.

You don't need years of photographic experience to succeed with this camera in your hands, you can simply aim and fire. The 24MP APS-C image sensor will deliver vastly superior images to that of your phone or compact camera, while the speedy AF and 5 frames per second burst shooting will ensure the quickest and trickiest of subjects won't get away from you.



  • 24 Megapixel APS-c CMOS Sensor
  • Full HD Video
  • Snapbridge WiFi Connectivity
  • 11 Point Autofocus System
  • 5 Frames Per Second


Regular Price: $699.95

Special Price $649.95

Regular Price: $899.95

Special Price $849.95

3: Semi-Pro DSLR - Canon EOS 77D

In another new addition to the ever-growing EOS lineup Canon bring you the EOS 77D.

A cut-above your standard entry-level release, this model is aimed at enthusiasts and evolving beginners, with an emphasis on manual shooting, a second LCD screen on the top panel for viewing settings and a fast 6 frames per second continuous rate.

Offering excellent value for money and portability the 77D provides a wide range of user-friendly features and remarkable image performance thanks to a 24MP sensor and Canon's new Digic 7 processor.


  • 24 Megapixel APS-C Sensor
  • 6 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Built-in Wifi & NFC
  • Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus

4: Best Sports DSLR

If money is no opject and you need the fastest toughest camera on the block, the Canon EOS 1DX MKII is the camera for you.

At home on the racetrack or on the footy field, Canon's latest flagship in the Pro DSLR range features a 20 Megapixel Full Frame CMOS sensor, 61 Auto focus points and yes, dual DIG!C 6+ Processors.

This means high-resolution images with extremely fast shooting capable of 14 frames per second as well as 4K Video at a whopping 60fps.



  • 20.2 Megapixel Full Frame Sensor
  • 14 fps Continuous Shooting
  • 61 point Auto Focus
  • ISO range from 100-51,200 (Expandable to 409,600)

Regular Price: $7,999.95

Special Price $7,699.95


5: Best For The Enthusiast

The New Nikon D7500 proves that Nikon have their finger on the pulse of the photographic community, delivering flagship quality in a compact and lightweight body.

With this in mind, it is easy to see that this camera will be a success amongst beginners and enthusiasts who can’t quite afford, or are not yet ready for the jump into full-frame territory, but are after more than your standard entry or mid-level camera can deliver.



  • 20.9 Megapixel APS-C Sensor
  • 8 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Built-in Wifi
  • 4K UHD Video

From: $1,499.95

To: $1,799.95

Regular Price: $1,699.95

Special Price $1,599.95

Regular Price: $1,999.95

Special Price $1,799.95


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