Digital photography has become a hobby that is more and more afforadable in recent years, with the increase of hobbyist photographers to serious enthusiasts the camera and lens manufacturers have become competitive and innovative in releasing high specification products. This also has led to targeting products to the luxury and prestige market. The cameras we are discussing here are not particulary exceptional when it comes to value for money, but it is more you pay for the brand than the value. Here we are discussing the most expensive cameras in the world.
The Hasselblad H4D-200MS Medium Format DSLR Camera must be the top of them all. Built on the 50 MP H4D-50MS model, with multi-shot capture technology which renders a high resolution monster 200MP photos. This camera takes 6 shots to produce extraordinary high quality images.
The 50MP sensor is mounted onto the Hasselblad patented symmetrical multi-shot frame, which positions the sensor with sub-micron accuracy using piezo-electrical actuators. Bayer-patterned pixels are used to create the 200MP capture.
The H4D-200MS also captures in normal single-shot, at 50MP for live subjects, and in multi-shot capture for 50MP, with 4 shots, for increased detail of still subjects. It features a large, 3″ (7.6 cm) TFT LCD with 24-bit color and a 230,400-pixel resolution.
Mamiya Leaf Credo 80MP Digital SLR Camera Kit
All new high-powered rechargeable Li-ion battery, enables up to 10,000 captures on a single charge. You could use Mamiya digital focal plane lenses, Hasselblad V lenses, or Schneider-Kreuznach leaf shutter lenses.
Leica S2-P Camera
Nikon D3X is a professional-grade full frame camera with a 24.5-megapixel, FX format (35.9 x 24.0mm) CMOS sensor , and it’s pricier than D4 the latest of the professional-grade camera which only has a resolution of 16.2 megapixels, but only 5 frames per second, instead of ‘s 11 fps, but has a longer battery life of 4400 shots.
It offers 100% viewfinder coverage and a tough and durable alloy body. It features two CF card slots.
Canon EOS-1D X
Canon’s new flagship in the Pro DSLR range, the Canon EOS1Dx with an 18 megapixelFull Frame CMOS sensor, 61 Auto focus points and dual DIG!C 5 Processors. This means high-resolution images with extremely fast shooting capable of 12 frames per second as well as Full HD Video for 29 minutes and 59 seconds.
The 1Dx also has 2 CF card slots, which can be used to store your data in several different ways; as overflow, one for RAW and one for JPEG, or one for Photos and one for Video.