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Old 03-13-2007, 01:22 PM   #1
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This isn't really a request for help, but I am curious as to what cameras people are actually using these days and whether they would buy the same kind again sometime. Also, I am wondering if the fact that people here are generally more than above average in computer knowledge has an affect on camera choice.

If you could, put down the brand name and model number of your camera along with a couple basic statistics. And below, describe what you like and dislike about it and whether you would want to purchase an upgraded model of the same next time you need a camera.
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Old 03-14-2007, 06:00 AM   #2
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Hi

Mine is a Sony V1

I like its lens (Carl Zeiss) and macro, which are great for taking pictures of small components. It comes with a rechargeable battery pack, which is great.

It has also several manual adjustments. Honestly I don't know how to use them all.

But as it is a Sony, it uses Memory Stick, which is somewhat slow to write pictures, so when I have to take two pictures in a row the response time between the two isn't the best.

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Old 03-15-2007, 03:39 PM   #3
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I use a Canon EOS 30D, 8.2 megapixel with interchangeable lenses.

I like it quite a bit. The shutter is fast, it is easy to change the options that I need to from time to time, and there are lots of nice features. It is very large and very heavy, but those aren't concerns for me. I would buy it again.

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Old 04-29-2007, 09:14 AM   #4
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Hi,

Just a follow up on this, I bought a new Samsung SLR on Fry's but I didn't like it at all -- it uses four regular AA batteries, and the camera doesn't come with rechargeable ones. I had to buy them and after not even 40 photos the batteries were dead. What a bummer, especially because the lenses are great!

I returned it to Fry's and got my money back.

Now I bought a Sony T20 which comes with a rechargeable pack. Let's see how it goes. The only thing I don't like about it is that it is too small, maybe it will shake a lot when taking pictures. I will post my experience later.

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Whenever I buy Canon cameras, whatever the model, I've been very happy.
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I use a Canon 400D (Digital Rebel XTi). I only have one lens for it currently, a 60mm f/2.8 macro lens that is quite sharp. I'd like to get some more lenses when I can. The 400D is an old DSLR with a 10.1MP resolution.

I'm a beginner to photography but here are a few pics:









The third one is my Deck Legend keyboard and the last one is actually a panorama consisting of 227 photos stitched together. I use a Targus battery grip on the 400D (with rechargeable AAs) and a Slik 700DX Pro tripod with Manfrotto 488RC4 head.

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Still using my Canon Powershot A620, circa 2007 pojnt-and-shoot.

For office use, we recently bought the Nikon D3100, their entry-level DSLR.
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My Kodak easyshare M1033 Died about 6 months ago.
I did buy a new camera (Samsung), but I mainly use my new phone as a camer.
It's the HTC Inspire 4G, it has an 8MP camera
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I've got a Nikon Coolpix P5000 compact camera that I purchased a few years ago. It works fine for me and my wife.
I wouldn't mind having a system camera, and I do also have a Chinon from the 80:ies. I pretty much stopped using it when I had to replace the camera bag with a same size diaper bag during travels, about ten years ago.
Now at least the digital system cameras have come down in price enough to be considered.

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Quote:
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I mainly use my new phone as a camer.
It's the HTC Inspire 4G, it has an 8MP camera
I've read that the smartphone cam craze is about to explode. There's even a term for it for IPhone users-- Iphonography.

Do you find yourself sharing your photos online more?


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Now at least the digital system cameras have come down in price enough to be considered.

Cheers
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If you're to get a DSLR soon, will it be a Nikon?



I wonder what camera Gabe uses for his reviews...
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