Wirestock is always looking for ways to help its creators. Whether it’s providing one-door access to the world’s largest stock content marketplaces, or taking care of keywording and captioning, the platform is always exploring paths that make an artist’s life easier. And with that comes insight on what kind of content sells, and what tools, gears, and cameras, can potentially help you get there. Here’s our roundup of Wirestock’s best cameras for stock photography.
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Canon EOS 6D
Armed with a 20.2 Megapixel Full-Frame CMOS sensor, and a wide ISO range of 100-25600, the Canon EOS 6D is the key to making your visions come true. It is certifiably one of the best cameras for stock photography and has incredible image quality even in low light. Its DIGIC 5+ Image Processor delivers enhanced noise reduction and does wonders for the processing peed. You can count on this camera's focus in the most extreme of low-light conditions, and, with the continuous shooting up to 4.5 fps, you'll be more than ready to capture fast action.
As for the camera's video capabilities, the Canon EOS 6D has full HD video with manual exposure control, multiple frame rates, and all the benefits a Full-Frame sensor provides.
As an added bonus, there is a built-in WiFi transmitter through which you can send over all your images to social networking sites.
When peak performance and innovation met the need for a more compact home, Nikon D7500 was born. With the game-changing resolution, ISO range, image processing, and energy efficiency of Nikon's award-winning D500, this camera is an enthusiast's dream. It is built to outpower any camera in its class due to its top-tier image quality, blazing speed, flawless autofocus, 4K Ultra HD video, and pro-grade creative tools.
D7500 also possesses cinematic versatility like no other. It lets you record up to 29:59 in 4K UHD/30p as well as Full HD. You also can record in the MP4 format for smooth playback on smart devices. Combine that with the fact that NIKKOR is among the best lenses for stock photography, and you've got yourself a winner.
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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Following the legacy of the 5D series, the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV camera is one of Wirestock's staples. Offering amazing refinements in image quality, performance, and versatility, this camera is built for weddings, nature, landscape, and portrait photography. However, this does not mean that videographers should pass up on this gem—you'd love how effortlessly the highly-detailed 4K video is captured.
Get amazing image quality with the all-new 30.4 Megapixel full-frame sensor and superb focus accuracy with the refined 61-point AF system. fast operation is enhanced with Canon's DIGIC 6+ Image Processor, providing continuous shooting at up to 7.0 fps.
Unleash your artistry with Nikon D750. With features inspired by D45 and D810, this camera is a best friend to those who want to try their hand at stock photography. With the D750 you've got dazzling image quality, cinematic videography, and pro-inspired handling in a compact design with a tilting Vari-angle LCD and built-in Wi-Fi. With this one, you've got full-frame performance, familiar handling and speed, and great abilities to capture beautiful B-roll footage.
This camera is specifically designed to ignite creativity. The already impressive dynamic range of the D750's image sensor can be further enhanced with built-in HDR shooting. This means that you can combine multiple exposures into one dramatically rich image.
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Canon EOS 5D Mark III
The supercharged EOS 5D Mark III is the stunning full-frame, high-resolution camera Wirestock users have been excelling with lately. Special optical technologies like the 61-Point High-Density Reticular AF and an extended ISO range make the EOS 5D tailor-made for shooting weddings in the studios or out in the field. Its video capabilities cannot be ignored either, with enhanced performance and the ability to capture beautiful cinematic movies of HD quality. A new 22.3 Megapixel full-frame Canon CMOS sensor, Canon DIGIC 5+ Image Processor, and shooting performance up to 6.0 fps provide exceptional clarity and sharpness, even when capturing rapidly unfolding scenes.
Canon EOS R
Canon's new addition to the EOS System is the EOS R mirrorless camera. The foundation of this system is an entirely new lens mount, designed for optical excellence, and carries the incredible optical potential for the future. If you've ever seriously wanted to sell photography prints, then this camera's diverse set of functions will definitely help you get there. Get ready to capture a variety of subjects in many different environments. With versatility at heart, the EOS R has a 30.3 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 8 Image Processor, designed to deliver stellar low-light performance, even in the darkest of settings.
And as for EOS R's video capabilities, its system captures smooth 4K video that's super easy to share and can be enhanced in post thanks to the included Canon Log.
It goes without saying that this roundup is in no way definitive. If you do not have the camera we’ve listed above, there’s no urgent need to go and get one. The practice of selling photos online is not defined by any one thing; all you need at the end of the day is a unique eye and a wandering lens.