SonyAalphaNEX6Filling the gap between point-and-shoots and DSLRs, new mirrorless cameras provide the casual user with plenty of control, offer interchangeable lenses, take good photos, are easy to use, and are lighter and less bulky than DSLRs. Molly Wood gives us details in the New York Times:

Mirrorless Camera Reviews: Fujifilm X-T1 and Sony Alpha NEX 5T: Known as mirrorless cameras, they aim for a middle ground between D.S.L.R. models and the point-and-shoot variety.

Three Sweet Spots for Camera Shoppers: Assuming you’re not a really serious photographer, choices range from a $250 point-and-shoot to a $1,000 digital single-lens reflex.

Cameras to Inspire Vacation Envy (video): As you pack for your summer vacation, here’s a test of the medium-size mirrorless camera next to a point-and-shoot and D.S.L.R.


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