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Digital SLR Cameras

Discussion in 'Art & Design' started by RiSC, Apr 27, 2005.

  1. RiSC

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    Digital SLR Cameras

    Discussion started by RiSC - Apr 27, 2005

    so ive really gotten into B&W 35mm photography.. i have an old Canon SLR camera, and am looking to upgrade to a digital one haha.. i should have some extra money from work soon and i want to get a Digital SLR Camera.. ive looked at Canon, Nikon, etc etc, but i can't decide.. my price range will still be limited, something under $500.. if anyone has any info, or even just a link to a site with comparisons and reviews ide appreciate it

    if anyones got any certain model or brand theyd reccommend ide appreciate the feedback


    thanks for checkin
     
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    coffeedependency - Replied Apr 27, 2005

    i'd check around on ebay and B&H's used stuff, new SLRs are well above $500, for a body alone... and a Nikon SLR is out of the question on your budget, used or not.
    but an inexpensive and surprisingly nice SLR is that Olympus E-10.
    the only thing that sucks is that you can't swap lenses... as in the lens is permanently mounted. which really sucks. i saw some used on B&H a little while back, around $350.
     
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    Overtime - Replied Apr 27, 2005

    the eos20d last i looked was around 1000 for the body, where as the rebel xt elite (350d across the seassss) was around 500 for the body, but 500 bucks, you wont be able to get much...just save up and shoot 35mm for now...
     
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    RiSC - Replied Apr 27, 2005

    well thanks for the responses.. i think ill stick with my old camera for now until i have some more extra cash

    good look, i appreaciate it
     
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    zombie303 - Replied Apr 27, 2005

    save save save!!! save up like $3,000.. i know you're like yeah right but save it up & go get a good camera & a couple lenses if you want an slr digital.
     
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    Fr8Junkie - Replied Apr 28, 2005

    canon 20D


    save some more money.....it'll be worth it
     
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    Nafe sheeps* - Replied Apr 29, 2005

    pop photo reveiwed like most of the sub 2000$ cameras and basically the 20d was the best
    the d70 is awsome to ive used it a bunch and its really nice.
     
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    GnomeToys - Replied May 3, 2005

    The X350 (new rebel) has most of the features of the 20D. I haven't had my hands on either yet, I don't want to make my SD9 feel rejected until I have enough money for a new one.
     
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    Overtime - Replied May 3, 2005

    the 350d is basicaly a cross between the 20d and the 300d, its probably wht i am gettin,,,,
     
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    GnomeToys - Replied May 3, 2005

    I'm shooting for one too, sometime within the next 6 months if Sigma doesn't come out with anything. I'll probably keep the SD9 but I need something with low light performance that doesn't blow ass for the indoor shots which people are requesting I take more and more lately.
     
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    TRAMP - Replied May 5, 2005

    The Nikon D70 is cool. I'm sure right now they have a rebate that makes it 999.99 including 18-70mm lens.
    I'd imagine that the price will be dropping soon to make room for the new and improved D70-S
     
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    fowler. - Replied May 12, 2005

    Save up like, 400 more dollars and get a Digi Rebel XT. Probably the most bang for your buck. You can probably find the original Rebel for aroud 600 or so..

    Read fredmiranda.com. Lots of good info.

    I've been trying to figure out what I'm going to get for the past few weeks. It was between the D70, 20D and 350D. I chose the 350D... so, I guess I'll see how well it works out when I get it on Sunday..
     
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    jbrshmonster - Replied May 13, 2005

    hey now.
    i'm thinking about getting the 350d as well. where the bloodclot are my tax returns?

    fowler,
    please post any comments or observations once you start fucking with it. and onesec, you just got one too right?
    let me know what you think about it.
     
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