Mirrorless cameras outsell DSLRs for the first time

Mirrorless cameras
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If you still prefer DSLRs to mirrorless cameras, then you're now officially in the minority. A new CIPA (Camera and Imaging Products Association) report has officially confirmed that mirrorless cameras now hold a larger portion of the camera market than DSLRs for the first time ever. 

CIPA is an association of members that operate in the imaging industry, providing insights into how the industry is performing. CIPA has recently released its figures for 2020, including the number of units shipped and the number of units being produced. 

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Usman Dawood

Usman is a commercial and architectural photographer based in West Yorkshire, who has been working professionally for over seven years. He has also spent over four years as a writer for the biggest photography sites in the world, including Staff Writer for Digital Camera World, senior staff writer for FStoppers, and tech writer for Petapixel. 

With a particular interest in technology developments, high-resolution imaging and the high-end cameras, Usman has been on the cutting edge of camera news as well as writing features about medium format systems and global shutters, and has reviewed some of the latest Leica cameras as well as a tripod that’s even taller than Andre the Giant!