How to Choose the Right Camera for You?

How to Choose the Right Camera for You?


Finding the right camera to truly fit your need can be a challenging task. With a seemingly unlimited range of options from DSLRs to action cameras, it can be hard to decide which option is right for you. This is where Croma steps in. We strive to help you buy. So let’s simplify the world of cameras and help you make an informed decision when picking your next camera. We’ll break down the various types of cameras, top technologies, specifications, features and accessories to give you the complete picture on how to make the right choice.


Types of Cameras

DSLRs – Digital Single Lens Reflex Cameras

DSLRs are the most popular form of cameras today, offering exceptional customizability and performance using interchangeable lenses. Packed with the latest features, capable sensors and manual settings, DSLRs produce premium quality images, used by amateurs and professionals.

Ideal for – Amateur Photographers, Professionals, Photography Enthusiasts

Mirrorless Cameras

The latest innovation in the camera category, mirrorless cameras offer the benefits of interchangeable lenses housed in a more compact, lightweight design compared to DSLRs. Top end models offer full frame sensors and exceptional low light performance. Mirrorless cameras have become the industry standard for excellent video performance.

Ideal for – Video Content Creators, Professionals

Action Cameras

Sport and action cameras are designed to be capable companions on your outdoor adventures, offering features such as 4K video capture, burst photography and extremely high durability, while eliminating the need to hold a camera and manually click photos.

Ideal for – Outdoor Activities (Trekking, sports, hikes, swimming), Nature Photography

Point & Shoot Cameras

With compact, lightweight designs, these versatile cameras are ideal for casual photography and can definitely pack a punch. Latest compact cameras have integrated high zoom capabilities, wireless connectivity and weather resistance to improve user experience.

Ideal for – Amateur photographers, Fashion Bloggers

Optional Accessories – Allow you to add new levels to your photography.

1. Tripods – Ideal for landscape photographers or long exposure photography, a tripod provides a stand for your camera to achieve that perfectly steady shot. Be sure to check the compatibility of the camera with the tripod.

2. Filters – Alter the effects of light and provide a unique look to your pictures, extending your creative influence. Common filters include UV Filters, Polarity Filters and Density Filters. Filters have the added function of protecting the lens from scratches.

3. Battery Grips – A grip with embedded battery serves two purposes, it extends the shooting time of your camera and alters the shape of the camera body, improving on comfort shooting from the vertical position.

4. Remote – Allows users to control the camera wirelessly, ideal for selfies or group shots. Check in on the compatibility of the remote with the camera before you pick one. A remote can drastically improve on the accessibility of your camera.