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Re: Photographers, A Moment Of Your Time, Please.
« Reply #30 on: December 05, 2008, 09:32:27 PM »
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Re: Photographers, A Moment Of Your Time, Please.
« Reply #31 on: December 05, 2008, 09:39:32 PM »
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Re: Photographers, A Moment Of Your Time, Please.
« Reply #32 on: December 05, 2008, 11:49:24 PM »
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That's why I love you guys.  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

Now for the camera....... EOS 450D and "A" lens........ But which one :?  :?  :?  :?

And don't forgat to tell The Wife. "By the way Dear, I'd like a new camera............"
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Re: Photographers, A Moment Of Your Time, Please.
« Reply #33 on: December 05, 2008, 11:51:35 PM »
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Re: Photographers, A Moment Of Your Time, Please.
« Reply #34 on: December 06, 2008, 12:55:57 AM »
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Re-railed the de-railed thread.

That's why I love you guys.  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

Now for the camera....... EOS 450D and "A" lens........ But which one :?  :?  :?  :?

And don't forgat to tell The Wife. "By the way Dear, I'd like a new camera............"

That's what I'm probably buying the missus for Christmas too. We've already got  Canon 28-105 mm and  Tamron 28-200 mm lenses, so it's kind of a no-brainer. Alternatives, however, include the Nikon D90 and EOS 40D.

Stupidly, I tried a D700 while in the store. Unbelievable. And I don't even like cameras.
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« Reply #35 on: December 06, 2008, 01:58:40 AM »
I have a Canon "snappy" at the moment. I like the useability of it. I don't want to have to learn a whole new menu etc. The 450 is about what I can afford, I know there are faults with it, but there will be with any camera at around 400 with a lens.

I'll see what the local photo shop has to offer and try and do a deal. I'm a tenacious bugger when haggling is involved. Morrocan rug salemen. Pah! ;)
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« Reply #36 on: December 06, 2008, 07:28:06 AM »
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« Reply #37 on: December 06, 2008, 10:56:31 AM »
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The 450 is about what I can afford, I know there are faults with it, but there will be with any camera at around 400 with a lens.

What are we talking about, fault-wise? Is it mainly the kit lens?

I read on dpreview that some are having problems with the XSi... could that be "operator" nonsense, or is it that some of the cameras are faulty and need to be booted back?
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Re: Photographers, A Moment Of Your Time, Please.
« Reply #38 on: December 10, 2008, 10:47:35 PM »
I read that some of the colour reproduction and contrast can be a bit "shonkey" in very low light.

But then it was from a very pro site. And they did recommend buying the D50 and a USM lens as a minimum. But that's a least twice the price. And they're "Camera-snobs"

So it's a 450D and a couple of Canon lens for me then.

Right, now to tell the Wife.  :shock: Wish me luck ;)
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« Reply #39 on: December 11, 2008, 03:12:04 PM »
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Re: Photographers, A Moment Of Your Time, Please.
« Reply #40 on: January 13, 2009, 10:14:28 AM »
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I read that some of the colour reproduction and contrast can be a bit "shonkey" in very low light.

A few of the D50 reviews said the same thing along with the noise levels at higher ISO's and to be honest, am buggered if I can tell the difference with my D50.


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« Reply #41 on: January 13, 2009, 08:46:40 PM »
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