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Top 6 Mirrorless Cameras

Mirrorless cameras are used by beginners, but more so by top Boston camera crews. When searching for the best option for you, it’s important to consider things like where you want to shoot or how you want to shoot, etc.

A lot of what makes a mirrorless camera a top option is that the person browsing is looking for unique specs for what they need.

What may work for one cinematographer may not work for the next. In an attempt to choose the best mirrorless cameras of 2020, we look at the top-level mirrorless cameras that use the most innovative features to provide efficient functionality for professionals.

The following are our favorite 6 mirrorless camera picks for 2020:

1. Sony A7R Mark IV Mirrorless Camera

Sony A7R Mark IV Mirrorless Camera

The Sony A7R Mark IV mirrorless camera has 61 megapixels and a 3-inch tilting touchscreen, offering quality that professionals love.

Of all the “R” models Sony offers, the A7s is designed with an emphasis on resolution, and it shows.

This professional mirrorless camera has Advanced Eye AF, and continuous shooting of 10fps at the full 61MP, which are just a few reasons why so many top Boston camera crews love using it.

When comparing it to Nikon and Panasonic models, many would say that the only thing off with this camera is its price at around 3K.

2. Nikon Z7 Mirrorless Camera

Nikon Z7 Mirrorless Camera

The Nikon Z7 model offers a full-frame mirrorless camera and has 45.7 megapixels with a max video resolution of 4K and ultra-HD technology at 30p.

A favorite for many top professionals, the Nikon Z7 camera has a 493-point hybrid phase autofocus lens that comes with an FTZ adaptor so you can also use it with additional Nikon DSLR lenses for max versatility so that you can easily go from a Nikon DSLR to a Nikon Z.

At around the same price as the Sony A7R Mark IV, the Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera has a price-tag of $2700.

3. Panasonic Lumix S1R Mirrorless Camera

Panasonic Lumix S1R Mirrorless Camera

The Panasonic Lumix S1R mirrorless camera is a “weapon” of choice for shooting still photos for many top Boston camera crews, whether they’re shooting at the Freedom Trail or the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Offering 47.3 megapixels and with a max resolution of 4K. A 3.2-inch screen, it’s great for capturing top-quality video. Additionally, the electronic viewfinder makes it easy to use the Panasonic Lumix S1R.

Unfortunately, while Panasonic did well with the amazing features and built-in controls that make it so easy to use, the price tag of $2700 which is high for what it offers and the weight of the camera itself mean that there are some cons to this option.

4. Sony A9 Mark II Mirrorless Camera


The Sony A9 Mark II Mirrorless camera provides a full-frame sensor and 24. 2 megapixels. This option has a max burst of 20fps (highly beneficial for a 24MP) and with functional AF technology, many professionals appreciate what this camera has to offer.

But, there are some that would consider the hefty price of $4500 to be too much when you compare it to the A7 range, especially as it lacks top features when you compare prices. It’s a top camera but the comparison of quality to cost doesn’t pair up.

5. Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III


The mirrorless Olympus OM-D- E-M1 Mark III features 20.4 megapixels and a 3-inch view screen using vari-angle touchscreen technology which makes it simple to use this camera for whatever you have in mind, whether you’re shooting in the warm, pleasant Boston summers or cold and snowy winters.

With a max burst speed of 60fps, Olympus not only offers quality in the form of great burst speeds but the cost of only $1600 makes this a favorite for many professionals looking for an industry-standard camera, including an 80-megapixel hi-resolution shot mode and 4K video technology.

6. Fujifilm GFX 50R Mirrorless Camera

Fujifilm GFX 50R Mirrorless Camera-Transparent fitted

This mirrorless camera that marries quality that matches the price, Fujifilm’s GFX 50R mirrorless camera offers incredible image quality at 51.4 megapixels.

A 3.2-inch tilting touchscreen and electronic viewfinder simplify framing, and with the Fujifilm GFX 50S considered a top-quality option for many top Boston camera crews, the price of $3500 doesn’t seem that steep.

With that said, some think that the Fujifilm GFX 50S should have 4k technology for video resolution and a faster AF system. But, all in all, the quality noise control and the incredible dynamics of this mirrorless camera model make it a great one.