The Nikon D3500 is Nikon entry level DSLR and probably list expensive DSLR you can buy. Despite the fact in expensive the camera does not feel cheaply made has a very standard hard plastic body with the nice deep well design grip. Another pleasant surprise the how pact the camera is. Its unusually compact camera. Out of the compactness comes from the kit 18-15mm DX mount lens which height is APS-C sensor and retract the camera not in use. 11 AF point is performing fast in all the situation may be low light condition, night mode, day light condition, artificial light condition. Everywhere this camera performing really well due to the manual mode. Continuous shooting speed is 5 FPS, so you can shoot sports photography also. You can swap any Nikon DX or FX format lens. You really enjoy the grip and balance of the D3500 which allow you to even single hand. The button lay out also very into order and easy to reach. The screen display it’s very sharp and bright and works well even outdoors. The only thing that missing that the screen does not articulate or even flip up for that matter. If you are planning to use it for blogging or you tube video you have connect external monitor using the mini HDMI port on the left face. It does not have microphone jack, so you have to use mono microphone. That is not good option for you tube video. SD card slot on the side, so you can easily remove the card. When it’s come to shooting an image it can take images is largest 24 MP and store them either in JPEG or Raw filter or both as a simultaneously. All shots taken by camera in order mode images are really impressive, especially for an entry level camera with a kit lens. The picture are nice and sharp, well exposed and the colors are much reproduced. Pictures are took by the camera really impressed by the sharpness of the kit lens. . If you want to auto mode you can just pick it up and start shooting and it is that good. If you are pro photographer or if you are learn photography then you should use manual mode because that is very good. In Photography it is really good in all the situation may be low light, night photography, day light condition, artificial light condition everywhere this camera performing really well due to the manual mode. So you have all the manual control that is ISO, white balance, shutter speed. So you can click some really good photos with this camera. As far as photography you never disappointed with this camera. It is very good camera and senor is good and its click some really good quality picture. It is 24.2MP APC-C –DX sensor with DIGIC 4+ image processor. If you capture a video in low light or night this camera will struggle. When you go towards low light that condition may be night then the camera really struggle in terms of video. But in well light condition, artificial light condition and even daylight condition you can capture a good quality video with this camera. Video quality is actually good because of the 1080P-60 FPS. Photo and video quality depend on which type of lens you will use. If you want to use kit lens good enough for portrait and you tube video. You can capture quality video with this camera in well light, artificial light and even daylight condition. But one disadvantage is video mode can’t detect motion. Battery life of this camera is really good. You can shoot 1550 times with full charged battery. But camera have no Wi-Fi and NFC features. Only you can share through Bluetooth via sanpbridge app. But somehow we don’t connect the app so this is one of the disadvantage of this camera. Overall it is a good camera for photography not for Video. If you want both photo and video you can try Canon 200D/SL2.