Sport Digital Camera Archives


The Sport Digital Camera Archives contain past recommendations for best digital cameras for sport. 

Sony DSCRX10

For: 20 MP one inch BSI CMOS sensor. 24 - 200mm Carl Zeiss zoom with constant F2.8 aperture. Flip out 1.3m dot LCD and 1.14m dot OLED electronic viewfinder. Bionz X image processor provides fast operation at 10 fps in 'Speed Priority Mode'. HD video. Full manual controls. RAW & jpeg. ND filter. Wifi & NFC for easier connectivity. Superb camera for sports photography with bright sharp lens, fast operation & high image quality.
Against: Expensive. No major problems.
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Nikon D5300

For: 24.2 megapixel DX format CMOS sensor. Wifi & GPS. 3.2 inch swivel LCD. No anti-alias filter for amazing image quality. Expeed 4 processor provides fast operation at 5 fps. Full manual controls. RAW & jpeg. Full HD video with stereo sound. Optical pentamirror viewfinder with 95% coverage. Hotshoe & built in flash. The Nikon D5300 coupled with a large aperture Nikkor zoom lens provides one of the best camera systems for sports photography.
Against: Live view could be better.
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Canon EOS 70D

For: 20.2 megapixel CMOS APS-C sensor. Digic 5+ for fast operation. Dual pixel CMOS AF adds smooth fast autofocus to video. Advanced HD video with Servo AF and stereo sound. Vari angle touch screen 3 inch LCD with over 1m dots. Wifi. Shoots at 7 fps to capture fast action. Optical viewfinder with 98% coverage. One of best digital SLRs for sports photography once you have added a large aperture Canon zoom lens.
Against: Small viewfinder. Poor live view
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Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR

For: 16 MP 1/2 inch EXR CMOS II sensor. RAW and jpeg. World's fastest autofocus at 0.05 seconds. Shoots at 11 fps and at 6 fps at full resolution. Large 24-1000mm zoom lens with optical image stabilization. 3 inch articulated LCD with 920k dots. HD video at upto 60 fps. Full manual controls. Electronic viewfinder. One of the best superzoom cameras for sports photography with a powerful zoom, fast operation and excellent image quality.
Against: Video quality is poor to average.
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