Which Mirrorless Camera for Most Natural Pictures?
I’ve lived in the southwestern U.S. for over 45 years now. I can say with some certainty that when I look at a digital photo of any of the many landscape views of deserts, mountains and seashores in the region that I can point to those that look the most natural, i.e., those that seem to capture the most natural quality of the place without it looking “cameraish”.
I recently googled around for “camera which takes most natural pictures” hoping to find some suggestions as to a brand or model that would satisfy my curiosity. I did not get any results which answered this for me outright and perhaps my query was a bit simplistic.
I have read about mirrorless cameras and they seem somewhat to address this but nothing that I can say ‘Bingo’ about.
So, I put my question to you with your expertise: Which camera(s) take the most natural images or technically what should I pay the most attention to in terms of getting such photos? When all is said and done my needs are simple, I want to look at the image and feel as near exactly what I felt when I was there. As if an ‘essence’ had been recorded rather than just a ‘photo’. I’ve taken and seen such pictures in the past yet they seem to be by a chance confluence of natural and technical elements.
I hope that my expression of this has not been vague but I’m sure many photographers in their own way know what I’m saying.
Which Mirrorless Camera for Most Natural Pictures is a question from Daniel V.
Daniel, all the Mirrorless cameras being produced today will provide very natural looking images if that’s what you want. If you have seen images that have turned you off due to the images looking, in your word, “cameraish” I would say that is most likely do to over aggressive post processing of the digital file. It’s your own personal interpretation through software that either changes the perception or not. I prefer a journalistic representation of the my images which is why I use Apple’s Aperture. I don’t create images in the computer therefore I don’t even personally own Photoshop. All digital files are more or less true and accurate. It’s what the photographer has done after capture that can change reality
One of the advantages of today’s smaller mirrorless cameras is their compact size and lack of weight. This allows you to travel further and easier whether in the wilds of the Canadian Rockies or on the streets of Serrento, Italy. Additionally, being smaller, they are less intimidating, in particular to the people I photograph during my travels. My current personal favorite mirrorless camera system is the Panasonic Lumix line of cameras. They are easy to use right out of the box, have tremendous color rendition, and have been extremely durable and reliable. You can see more on my discussions about mirrorless cameras by following this link: http://naturalexposures.com/?s=lumix. Hope this helps and thanks for stopping by.