Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Beach Camera DSLR Cameras

1. Canon EOS Rebel T5 18MP DSLR Camera EFS 18-55mm & EF 75-300mm Four Lens Ultimate Bundle

User Ratings: 70 6

Beach Camera E22CNDRT51855 First Impressions

"This is it you guys!"

I don't feel like I ever need any other lenses. I love all the accessories included with my new Beach Camera E22CNDRT51855 camera. The pictures were clear and a came out great. Some of the extra items are not useful. I am eventually going to get the battery grip for the body.

  • Canon EOS Rebel T5 18MP DSLR Camera EFS 18-55mm & EF 75-300mm Four Lens Ultimate Bundle
  • Bundle Includes: Canon EOS Digital Rebel T5 18MP SLR Digital Camera and Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS II Lens Kit Canon EF 75-300mm F4-5.6 III Lens with Canon USA Warranty Compact Deluxe Gadget Bag for Photo/Video 57-Inch Full Size Tripod Bounce Zoom Slave Flash Enhance Photos, Colors & Saturation 16GB SDHC High Speed Memory Card 8GB Secure Digital SD Memory Card Pro .45x Wide Angle Lens w/ Macro 58mm threading (Black) Pro 2x Telephoto Lens Converter - 58mm threading (Black) 58mm UV, Polarizer & FLD Deluxe Filter kit (set of 3 + carrying case) 58mm Multicoated UV Protective Filter--offers lens protection & clearer pictures Tri-fold Memory Card Wallet - Stores up to 3 Memory Cards Hi-Speed SD USB 2.0 Card Reader Flexible Mini Table-top Tripod 3pc. Lens Cleaning Kit Lens Cap Keeper
  • Canon EOS Digital Rebel T5 18MP SLR Digital Camera and Canon EFS 1855mm IS II Lens Kit
  • Canon EF 75300mm F45.6 III Lens with Canon USA Warranty
  • Compact Deluxe Gadget Bag for Photo/Video, 57Inch Full Size Tripod
  • Bounce zoom slave flash enhance photos, colors & saturation
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Beach Camera E22CNDRT51855
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Beach Camera E22CNDRT51855 Final Thoughts

"LCD screen."

Overall, very happy with the purchase. Absolutely great Beach Camera DSLR Camera for the price. The colors of course are very good as expected, and here is a surprise. Nice Camera & very good value on accessory package. I finally decided I liked the features of the Beach Camera line.

Overall Score
4.3


(73 Points)

2. Canon Digital SLR Camera Body [EOS 80D] and EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Image Stabilization USM Lens and...

User Ratings: 78 6

Canon First Impressions

"Taking pictures!"

The extra batteries don't work all that well. This is an excellent camera for beginners. Thank you Amazon and thank you Canon! He has waited years for this and it was everything he wanted and more! The Canon has all the tech and features I was looking for in a camera.

  • Canon Digital SLR Camera Body [EOS 80D] and EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Image Stabilization USM Lens and One Touch SSD 500GB External Solid State Drive Portable – Black
  • Merging power, precision, and operability, the EOS 80D is a dynamic SLR camera for anyone's creative vision
  • Providing a comprehensive view, the EOS 80D camera’s Intelligent Viewfinder helps bring the thrill of SLR photography with each use
  • The Intelligent Viewfinder displays AF points and AF mode, has a grid display, a horizontal electronic level, plus numerous other points of information, all of which can be hidden
  • One Touch SSD is a mini USB 3.0 SSD featuring a lightweight, textile design for busy days and bustling commutes
  • High-speed, portable solid state Drive perfect for streaming stored videos directly to laptop, scrolling seamlessly through photos, and backing up content on the go
  • This external drive includes a USB cable that works seamlessly with Windows and Mac laptops (purchase adapter separately for use with USB-C computers. Reformatting may be required for use with time Machine).
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon Final Thoughts

"This was my choice."

First four pictures I took and they came out great! Though I have nothing to complain about the Canon . It has a great feel, not too heavy but still substantial. Got the bundle at a great price also. This is an excellent camera for beginners.

Overall Score
4.5


(297 Points)

3. Canon EOS R Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only) Bundle with Canon Mount Adapter + Carrying Case an...

User Ratings: 83

Canon 3075C002 First Impressions

"I LOVE my Canon 3075C002!"

From my first few casual shots the results blew me away. My family pictures will be great from now on. It's terrific and you won't go wrong. Nice Camera & very good value on accessory package. The extra batteries don't work all that well.

  • Canon EOS R Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only) Bundle with Canon Mount Adapter + Carrying Case and More
  • The Canon EOS R features 30.3MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor | DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • UHD 4K30 Video; C-Log & 10-Bit HDMI Out| Dual Pixel CMOS AF, 5655 AF Points
  • 3.69m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder | 3.15" 2.1m-Dot Swivel Touchscreen LCD
  • Expanded ISO 50-102400, 8 fps Shooting | Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, SD UHS-II Card Slot
  • Multi-Function Bar, Dual Pixel RAW | Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 3075C002
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 3075C002 Final Thoughts

"No dislikes."

Took this camera on our family vacation to Utah national parks. It is worth the trade-off when doing astro-photography. Just buy this, you will not regret it. Many more options than available to entry level models. It is worth the trade-off when doing astro-photography.

Overall Score
4.8


(9 Points)

4. Canon EOS 5DS R Digital SLR with Low-Pass Filter Effect Cancellation (Body Only)

User Ratings: 77 4

Canon 0582C002 First Impressions

"Taking pictures!"

First off, I did purchase this because I needed it for a class. The read/write speed is seriously blazing fast. If you are a point and shoot person forget it here. Just buy this, you will not regret it. Just what my wife needed for her travels.

  • Canon EOS 5DS R Digital SLR with Low-Pass Filter Effect Cancellation (Body Only)
  • LPF (Low-pass filter) effect cancellation takes full advantage of the original resolving power of the 50.6 effective megapixels CMOS sensor, delivering even higher resolution images.
  • Newly designed 50.6 Megapixel full-frame CMOS helps deliver ultra-high resolution images
  • EOS Scene Detection System features a 150,000-pixel RGB+IR Metering Sensor.Purchase this product between May 1, 2016 and July 30, 2016 and get 13 months of free damage protection from Canon. The product must be registered within 30 days of the purchase date to be eligible.
  • 61-Point High Density Reticular AF including up to 41 cross-type AF points and EOS iTR.Advanced mirror control mechanism and new user-selectable shutter release time lag
  • Aspect ratio:3:2. Working temperature range 32-104°F/0-40°C
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 0582C002
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 0582C002 Final Thoughts

"So far so good!"

That little piece of glass produces some amazingly sharp pictures. The read/write speed is seriously blazing fast. First off, I did purchase this because I needed it for a class. I compared features for months before deciding to go with this Beach Camera DSLR Camera. 5 years I've gotten to know this groundbreaking Beach Camera DSLR Camera well.

Overall Score
4.5


(99 Points)

5. Nikon D850 DSLR Camera Body - Bundle with 32GB SDHC U3 Card, Camera Case, Spare Battery, Cleaning Ki...

Nikon D850 First Impressions

"Excellent deal!"

Best price, fast delivery and good support in case something goes wrong. Love the camera and accessories that came with this kit. So overall the build quality is nice on the Nikon D850. But that's what this entry level camera is all about. I am also a white balance and color nut.

  • Nikon D850 DSLR Camera Body - Bundle with 32GB SDHC U3 Card, Camera Case, Spare Battery, Cleaning Kit, Memory Wallet, Card Reader, Pc Software Package
  • KIT INCLUDES: Nikon D850 DSLR Body - EN-EL15a Lithium-Ion Battery - MH-25A Battery Charger (Wall Type/No Cord) - UC-E22 USB Cable - HDMI/USB Cable Clip - AN-DC18 Strap - BF-1B Body Cap - DK-17F Fluorine-Coated Finder Eyepiece - Nikon 1 Year Limited USA Warranty - 32GB SDHC U3 Card - Lowepro Camera Case - Spare Battery - Cleaning Kit - Memory Wallet - Card Reader - Pc Software Package
  • HIGHER RESOLUTION. FASTER SPEED. GREATER VERSATILITY: The D850 puts staggering image quality and impressive performance within reach of working photographers everywhere.
  • 45.7 MEGAPIXEL CMOS SENSOR: At the heart of the D850 is a back-side illuminated (BSI) FX-format full-frame CMOS image sensor with 45.7 megapixels and no optical low-pass filter. A marvel of ingenuity, it achieves extraordinary image quality, enhanced light gathering efficiency, faster data readout and truer color with virtually no risk of moiré
  • 153 POINT AF SYSTEM: With 153 focus points, 99 cross-type sensors and a dedicated AF processor, the D850 combines the best of flagship AF technology so that you can be assured that your high resolution images are as sharp as can be.
  • FULL FRAME 4K UHD: Record 16:9 4K Ultra HD (3840x2160) in full frame glory using the total width of the D850’s back-side illuminated CMOS sensor. Take advantage of the large sensor size for clean output at high ISO and for shooting with zero crop factor with full-frame NIKKOR lenses, including wide and ultra-wide angle lenses.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon D850
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon D850 Final Thoughts

"Photos are great."

The read/write speed is seriously blazing fast. It has a great feel, not too heavy but still substantial. I really love the features on this body. The software also defaults to save your original pic. I would highly recommend this Nikon D850 and bundle.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

6. Canon EOS 70D Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm STM Lens

User Ratings: 81 5

Canon 8469B009 First Impressions

"Great camera and kit!"

This lens is a good complement to the existing ones I have. Again, slim margins for a lot of money. I am eventually going to get the battery grip for the body. I love the camera and the bundle is OK. This is a great entry level camera.

  • Canon EOS 70D Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm STM Lens
  • 20.2 MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5+
  • 19 point cross-type AF System
  • Up to 7 fps shooting
  • ISO 100-12800, expandable to 25600
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF for fast focus in live view and video
  • 3" articulating touch panel LCD screen with 1,040,000 dots
  • Built-in flash with integrated speedlite transmitter and hot shoe
  • Batteries: Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 8469B009
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 8469B009 Final Thoughts

"Really great Beach Camera DSLR Camera!"

So pleased with all the features. Works great for my daughter and her film school. I have not used the remote yet so I can't comment on that. The Canon 8469B009 captured the action like a pro. Works great for my daughter and her film school.

Overall Score
4.6


(1013 Points)

7. Canon EOS 77D EF-S 18-135 IS USM Kit

User Ratings: 84 2

Canon 1892C002 First Impressions

"Loved that camera!"

Some of the extra items are not useful. I use it with my one year old Canon lens. Just buy this, you will not regret it. Sometimes I still wish I had purchased the 40D at a comparable price. Many more options than available to entry level models.

  • Canon EOS 77D EF-S 18-135 IS USM Kit
  • Digic 7 image processor, Iso 100-25600
  • Vari-angle touch screen, 30-Inch LCD
  • Optical viewfinder with a 45-point all cross-type AF system
  • Compatible lenses :Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses)
  • Working temperature range: 32-104°F to 0-40°C
  • Flash memory type: SDXC
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 1892C002
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 1892C002 Final Thoughts

"I love this camera!"

I am eventually going to get the battery grip for the body. However, once I saw the images files I was hooked. The difference is the excellent Canon lens. I've had the Canon 1892C002 for about two weeks now and it's been great! Got the bundle at a great price also.

Overall Score
4.7


(270 Points)

8. Canon EOS Rebel T6 Digital SLR Camera Kit with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 is II Lens - Bundle with Camer...

User Ratings: 87

Canon T6 First Impressions

"Excellent experience!"

Works great for my daughter and her film school. I love all the accessories included with my new Canon T6 camera. However, once I saw the images files I was hooked. He has waited years for this and it was everything he wanted and more! This is a great entry level camera.

  • Canon EOS Rebel T6 Digital SLR Camera Kit with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 is II Lens - Bundle with Camera Case, 16GB SDHC Card, Cleaning Kit, 58mm UV Filter, Pc Software Package
  • KIT INCLUDES: Canon EOS Rebel T6 Digital SLR Camera - EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens (2042B002) - Eyecup Ef - Battery Pack LP-E10 - Battery Charger LC-E10 - Wide Strap - USB Interface Cable - Front & Rear Lens Caps - Strap - Canon 1 Year Warranty - Canon Camera Case - Sandisk 16GB SDHC Card - Cleaning Kit - 58mm Filter Kit - PC Software Package
  • KEY FEATURES: 18.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) image sensor and high-performance DIGIC 4+ Image Processor - ISO 100-6400 (expandable to H: 12800) - Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity - 9 point AF system - High-performance Optical Viewfinder - Large, 3.0-inch LCD monitor with 920,000 dots - Feature Guide offers short descriptions of shooting modes, settings and effects for easy operation. - EOS Full HD Movie mode for easy-to-use video capture
  • SHARE PHOTOS THAT IMPRESS: The camera with the quality your photos deserve, the EOS Rebel T6 can be ideal for smartphone or digital point-and-shoot camera users looking to step up their imaging game. It's equipped with an 18.0 Megapixel CMOS image sensor and the DIGIC 4+ Image Processor for highly detailed, vibrant photos and videos even in low light. Whether you're out on an adventure hike or snapping candids of your friend, the EOS Rebel T6 can help you take photos you'll want to show off.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity provide easy sharing to compatible smart devices, select social media sites and the Canon Connect Station CS100 device: From uploading photos to select social networking sites, emailing family and friends or archiving images to a computer, the EOS Rebel T6 camera offers a number of easy solutions for sharing. It's equipped with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity to help make wireless sharing of photos between compatible devices incredibly easy and convenient.
  • 9‐point AF system (including one center cross‐type AF point) and AI Servo AF provide impressive autofocus performance with accurate results: The EOS Rebel T6 camera features fast and accurate autofocus, which can enhance your shooting experience by making sure you’re ready to capture the action as soon as it happens. Using a 9-point AF system that includes a center cross-type AF point, it can deliver precise focus whether the camera is oriented in portrait or landscape position.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon T6
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon T6 Final Thoughts

"Love it so far!"

However, once I saw the images files I was hooked. Basically, when doing astro-photography. I love the camera and the bundle is OK. Overall, very happy with the purchase. Everything was fine with the kit - great value!

Overall Score
4.9


(16 Points)

9. Pentax 645z Medium Format DSLR Camera Body Only

User Ratings: 83

Pentax 645Z First Impressions

"Lenses are everything."

I received it and it works well with my other Pentax lenses. The battery that does come with the camera lasts a long time. This camera has paid for itself 20 times over and it keeps on giving! I have always gotten great results with my Pentax 645Z. Got the bundle at a great price also.

  • Pentax 645z Medium Format DSLR Camera Body Only
  • 51.4 effective mega-pixel CMOS sensor
  • Class leading speed and response with 3FPS frame rate
  • Versatile live view with a tiltable LCD panel
  • Real Time Scene Analysis with 86,000 pixel sensor
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Pentax 645Z
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Pentax 645Z Final Thoughts

"On the Pentax 645Z."

I can see using this for years before I would feel the need to upgrade. It feels wonderful and functions smoothly. It is worth the trade-off when doing astro-photography. I really love the features on this body. 5 years I've gotten to know this groundbreaking Beach Camera DSLR Camera well.

Overall Score
4.8


(10 Points)

10. Sony Alpha DSLRA500L 12.3MP Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens

User Ratings: 73

Sony DSLRA500L First Impressions

"I do love the camera."

This lens is a good complement to the existing ones I have. But that's what this entry level camera is all about. Thank you Amazon and thank you Sony! The body is well balanced when using the large Art series of lenses. All other cameras in this category are much more expensive.

  • Sony Alpha DSLRA500L 12.3MP Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens
  • 12.3-megapixel resolution for incredible detail; new Sony Exmor CMOS image sensor
  • Included 18-55mm lens covers everything from wide angle to midrange telephoto shots, features Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) for silent operation
  • Quick Auto Focus Live View for composing shots in the LCD monitor; Manual Focus Check Live View enables critical focus in macro and tripod shooting
  • Auto HDR (High Dynamic Range) captures more scene contrast than a single exposure can handle by combining two exposures into one shot
  • Dual media slots for Memory Stick PRO Duo/Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo and SD/SDHC media (sold separately)
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony DSLRA500L
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Sony DSLRA500L Final Thoughts

"Auto focus great."

So overall the build quality is nice on the Sony DSLRA500L. From my first few casual shots the results blew me away. I took a 3 hour workshop on how to use the camera and I am good to go. I've had the Sony DSLRA500L for about two weeks now and it's been great! Have used Sony cameras all the way back to 35mm.

Overall Score
4.7


(7 Points)

Copyright © 2020 Glyn Dewis Blog - Website by Digital Drivers Web Design

Warning: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function 'wpb_hook_javascript' not found or invalid function name in /home/carlmaho/photorater.org/wp-includes/class-wp-hook.php on line 308