When a photographer will buy a new camera, especially DSLR cameras, there is always confusion to choose a camera that they dream, especially the novice photographer. There are so many well-known camera brands in the market, but it will always end up on a Canon or Nikon. They seems like too fast to ignore the well-known brands such as Panasonic Lumix, Sony, Olympus, Pentax or Leica. The competition of Canon vs Nikon has started since they developed a Single Lens Reflex camera (SLR). The war between the Nikon vs Canon has not ended until now.
Which one is better? Nikon or Canon? The classic questions like that typically appears, especially because they wanted to have a dSLR camera.
Meanwhile, professional photographers are no longer debating the technical differences between the Canon vs. Nikon. In fact, the more experienced photographer the more confident they are. The camera brand is not the main problem. They believe that anyone who is behind the camera is the main actor to create great photos, brilliant, and appealing. Do you also support this view? Although that opinion is indisputable, but Canon and Nikon user population, particularly among professional photographers is still the largest population until today.
There are two zealots among the photographers, ie adherents of Canon and Nikon, although there are diehard fans on the brand Pentax, which is often referred to as Pentaxian. Apparently, you also will hear their particular myth about Canon and Nikon, particularly in the SLR segment, both at the entry level, medium, high-end (professional), and of course in the category of full-frame camera.
Before we discuss about the myths and facts about Canon or Nikon camera, perhaps we discuss some important things about these famous camera. Are you interested in finding out more?
It is said that the Canon image processing system is capable of maintaining fast frame rates and help soften the image when the process takes place inside the camera. It is one of the reasons dSLR users who are familiar with point-and-shoot camera is more motivated to like Canon; because of its ability to minimize post-processing stage, so you do not do too much editing after shooting. But, there are many users who do not much like "in-camera processing". How about you?
Then, what about the Nikon in terms of image processing? It is said not so fast and not too smooth. But there is always a solution because the photographer can overcome this matter by taking pictures using RAW mode, and you can rely on the stored data so that you can fix this tiny problem. Moreover, Nikon auto-focus more efficient than Canon. Nikon had taken care of this issue in the last three years. If you are not a member of the sect Canon or Nikon, it was also discovered that the image stabilization technology in Nikon and Canon can work accurately.
In the aspect of the lens, photographers prefer low-end zoom lens and a constant aperture made by Canon, while professional photographers prefer Nikon lens, because it’s wider and brighter. Nikon users also liked the fact that Nikon genuine lenses can be used for all types of Nikon cameras, also more ergonomic and feels comfortable when you hold it. In general, Nikon is Considered feeling more comfortable to use. Certainly, this opinion is very subjective. Canon enthusiast would do not agree with these assumptions.
Meanwhile, there is also a very famous myth that only Canon camera suitable for indoor shooting; for example, to shoot a photo of a model in the studio or on special occasions indoors such as a birthday party or a wedding ceremony. Meanwhile, Nikon SLR very victorious for the manufacture of outdoor photos such as landscapes, architecture, wild life photography, photo and sports action. The fact that you'll find, both Canon and Nikon can be used perfectly, both for indoor and outdoor shooting. Technically and on paper (theory), both Canon and Nikon have been trusted by the new photographer and professional photography for all sorts of activities around the world.
By the way, do you still believe these myths, or perhaps there are other myths that may be totally different than what has been mentioned above. Let's find some semblance of them, and make sure you are a user of Canon or Nikon, competing to create the photographs and best video, without mocking Nikon or Canon, and it is also necessary to appreciate other brands, which definitely has a special greatness.