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5 Best professional photographers' cameras in 2022

Professional cameras are an essential part of any photographer's kit. With the introduction and release from technology companies such as Canon, Sony, or Nikon, there has never been more variety when choosing your perfect camera for style purposes - but what if you don't know anything about these models? How will this impact range found within stores like Best Buy, which only stocks brands they've purchased outright from manufacturers!? What do we need at all times anyways?! Well, here is some advice on finding THE ONE...

To avoid getting caught out without something good enough (or even better), buy whatever catches your fancy first!

First things first. What is a camera?

The photographic camera is a technological device whose main objective or function is to take images of situations, people, landscapes, or events to maintain visual memories. Photographic cameras are responsible for the birth of two sciences or arts: photography and cinema.

How do I choose the right camera?

There are several aspects to take into account when choosing a professional camera, such as:

Manual modes

The camera must have a manual mode. You can modify speeds, focus and diaphragm opening to achieve a shot adjusted to each objective.

Processor and Optics

The optics must be made of glass and must have good lighting. Also, remember that the lower the number of the optics, the greater the luminosity. This is very necessary to take a good photo, especially in low-light places.

As for the processor, what you have to consider is that it processes color information well and is fast. The name of the processor may change depending on the brand of the camera.


A professional camera must have a suitable sensor to achieve a good photo. The larger the sensor, the higher quality of the image will be.

The best cameras for professionals 2022

Here I leave you 5 of the best professional cameras of 2022. They do not have a specific order. I only go you their characteristics and a list of pros and cons, so that in this way you decide which one best suits your needs.

Canon EOS R5


Type: Mirrorless

Sensor: Full-frame

Megapixels: 45

Lens mount: Canon RF

Monitor: 3.15-inch vari-angle touchscreen, 2,100k dots

Viewfinder: OLED EVF, 5,690k dots, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification

Max continuous shooting speed: 12fps mechanical shutter, 20fps electronic

Max video resolution: 8K

User level: Professional


  • Best AF on the market

  • Best full-frame IBIS

  • 8K video is astounding


  • Video recording time limits

  • Standard 4K is just okay

  • Overheating recovery times

Nikon Z9


Type: Mirrorless

Lens Mount: Nikon Z

Sensor: Full-frame

Resolution: 45.7MP

Viewfinder: EVF 3,690K dots

Screen: 3-inch bi-directional tilting touchscreen, 1.04-million dots

Autofocus: 493 hybrid phase/contrast-detect AF points

Max continuous shooting speed: 12/20fps

Max video resolution: 8K up to 30fps


  • Impressive AF tracking

  • 120fps burst shooting

  • 8K 60p video resolution


  • The screen is not fully articulated

  • Bigger and heavier than rivals

  • Some features need firmware update

Sony A1


Type: Mirrorless

Lens Mount: Sony FE

Sensor: Full-frame

Resolution: 50.1MP

Viewfinder: EVF 9437K dots

Screen: 3.0-inch tilting touchscreen, 1,440K dots

Autofocus: 759-area phase detection, 425-area contrast-detection AF

Max continuous shooting speed: 30fps

Max video resolution: 8K up to 30fps


  • 8K video that doesn't overheat

  • Superb detail

  • Super-fast AF


  • Very expensive

  • Stabilization is still suspect

  • Complicated menu system

Panasonic Lumix S1R

Type: Mirrorless

Lens Mount: Panasonic (Leica) L

Sensor: Full-frame

Resolution: 47MP

Viewfinder: EVF 5,760K dots

Screen: 3.2-inch tilting touchscreen, 2,100K dots

Autofocus: 225-area AF

Max continuous shooting speed: 9fps

Max video resolution: 5K up to 30fps/ 4K up to 60fps


  • Excellent build quality

  • 47.3MP resolution

  • Superb EVF


  • A little bulky

  • Waiting for new lenses

  • Battery life

Fujifilm GFX100S

Type: Mirrorless

Lens Mount: Fujifilm G

Sensor: (Digital) Medium format

Resolution: 102MP

Viewfinder: EVF 3,690K dots

Screen: 3.2-inch tilting touchscreen, 2,360K dots

Autofocus: 425-area AF

Max continuous shooting speed: 5fps

Max video resolution: 4K up to 30fps


  • Incredible resolving power

  • 100MP medium format camera

  • Full frame 4K video


  • Heavy when paired with GF lenses

  • Controls may divide opinion

  • In-body stabilization isn't foolproof

In conclusion, avoid falling into the same ancient dilemma: Which brand is better? In the end, cameras are devices that are constantly evolving. They are annually improved devices in terms of ISO sensitivity, lower noise, and greater dynamic range. Everything will depend on the photographic style that we as photographers pursue.


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