Grabbing a solid mirrorless camera for $1,000 or less will give us a nice combination of both high-quality photos and videos as well as some affordability. Being that mirrorless cameras are the next best thing (not necessarily more popular than DSLRs “yet”), this will be a wise investment for those looking to start out their photography and videography adventures long-term. Yes, even if you’re a semi-pro photographer or filmmaker, this price-range will be quite fine — we’ve seen and spoken to many who use entry-level mirrorless cameras like these for their careers and hobbies. Even though the “best of the best” can get into the multiple thousands range, let’s get started on the best mirrorless cameras for under $1,000. We found a few gems.