From the first camera, we saw to the instant cameras currently tucked in our bags, the invention has changed how we see and record the world. National Camera Day observed on June 29, celebrates the existence of cameras and the benefits it holds in our lives. The word “photography” is based on two Greek words that mean “writing with light.” It’s a way of telling stories without the use of words.
Cameras help us store memories we do not want to lose, it reminds us of where, when and what we were doing the exact moment they were taken. Cameras have evolved over the years, once taking minutes to capture a photo to now only taking seconds. On the occasion today, it is time to get your camera and take as many pictures as you want to capture some beautiful moments. If you are a photography enthusiast, here are some of the best camera you can buy to click endless pictures around you and hold the memories for the future. Before we hold forth, we’ve picked cameras across price segments that let you add fun elements to the world around you.
1. Say cheese!: It doesn’t have to be a birthday party to take a family portrait. National Camera Day gives you another reason to get everyone together for a summer photo session with the Fujifilm X-A7.
You can advance your photography and make an impression with the X-A7. Simple, familiar controls at your fingertips let you create stunning results that tell your unique story. The new addition to the X Series range of compact and the lightweight mirrorless digital camera offers an outstanding image quality with the company’s unique color reproduction technology. Sporting a retro and stylish design, the compact X-A7 weighs 320g and offers a host of features including the newly-developed 24.24MP APS-C sensor.
Price: Silver, Camel, Dark Silver, Mint Green and Navy Blue at MRP ₹ 59,999/-
2. Get creative by scrapbooking: Photos can take up a lot of space on your laptops, deteriorate when stashed away in boxes. Clear up the clutter and organize your favorite memories into scrapbooks with the Instax SQUARE SQ10.
The Instax SQ10 model is specially designed to help one express their creativity in an instant, with stunning direct prints from the new hybrid Instax SQUARE SQ10. This camera lets one capture those ‘once in a lifetime’ memories and moments beautifully, in a stylish square format.
Price: INR ₹ 14,299
3. Something New: National Camera Day could also be the day you decide to try to shoot something different with your camera. The all-rounder X-T4 is the newest pinnacle of the X series, which delivers the highest performance in both stills and video.
With this innovation, Fujifilm has introduced a new shutter unit that has been developed keeping in mind the needs and demands of the users for the camera to be fast, durable and quiet.
And indeed, the X-T4 delivers as it comes combined with the fastest ever autofocus performance in an X Series camera, thanks to the development of a new algorithm, you can now capture the decisive moment that you may have missed before.
Price: X-T4 Body Only is Priced at MRP ₹ 154,999/-
4. Relive the old photos: The day is a great excuse for getting your old captures out and seeing how your photography has improved over time. A great project would be digging out the best of these shots and then bring them back to life by clicking moments with the Instax Mini 90.
The camera offers advanced features, such as bulb and double exposures with enhanced capability to capture light creatively. It also comes equipped with new functions and features like macro mode, double exposure mode and high performance flash, making this an instant camera for every photographer developed under the concept “NEO CLASSIC.”
Price: MRP ₹ 10,999