Why I've only ever bought second-hand cameras, and why maybe you should too

Why I've only ever bought second-hand gear and why maybe you should too
(Image credit: Beth Nicholls)

Various camera manufacturers have been releasing new and expensive flagship models lately that embrace the full-frame mirrorless wave, while in addition launching a series of compatible lens ranges to complement these cameras.  

Whether or not you're shopping for a mirrorless camera, it can be tempting to indulge in discovering what all the fuss is about and swap out your current system entirely for an upgraded flagship or more lightweight model. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.