A&P buying first DSLR...D40, what lens?

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what lens to buy with D40?

  1. 18-55mm included ~$100

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  2. 18-135mm $239

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  1. disgusting

    disgusting is this a girl or a guy? b/c i got a hard on OT Supporter

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    i found this site
    www.bestpricecameras.com
    so cheap
    :eek5:

    i think i should buy D40
    D80 is freakin' heavy

    D40 feels more comfortable than XTi, i've seen more good D40 pics

    anyhow...it's like $350 for the D40+kit lens 18-55mm
    and i found an 18-135mm for like $239
    the D40 alone is like $239 also or something

    i need some lens recommendations
    i'm gonna make a poll
     
  2. rallysport

    rallysport New Member

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    a lil more expensive but i love my tamron 17-50
     
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    Bestpricecameras is a scam please go to www.resellerratings.com if you've already ordered call up your CC company now.
     
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    disgusting is this a girl or a guy? b/c i got a hard on OT Supporter

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    it's a SCAM? :hs:
    wouldn't it be shutdown by now? :sad2:
     
  6. J R B

    J R B The pink pills are for your sanity, we are buried

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    Just as a warning, if you buy a D40, you are only going to be happy with the expensive lenses that have the AF motor buit in. If you try and use older lenses, you will have to manual focus, and possibly manually meter.

    If you can afford it, I would recommend the D80 over the D40. (D40 owner speaking from experience)

    I regret my purchase :(
     
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    nah it's cool the whole reason i want a DSLR is so that i can manually focus it
    autofocus sucks fat cocks
    i have 20/20 vision
    i've used an SLR before and never had a problem manually focusing it...
     
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    bestpricecameras is a scam tho? where should i buy from? amazon? g'damn i thought i found a sweet site
     
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    why are our policemen out giving tickets to people driving 75mph in a 65mph instead of sitting at a computer somewhere shutting down websites like this? :rant2:
     
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    ok i got 18-135mm from amazon :squint:
     
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    Get the 18-135 I got that with my D40x and like it a lot. Very nice lense.
     
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    VernonMaxwell The Prince of Wings

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    If you are going to buy a D40 you should purchase it from a authorized Nikon Dealer because otherwise you won't get any service from Nikon at all
     
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    so i went with the 18-135

    i wanna get you guys pics of this hottie i seen in a lecture hall class
    and make a "would you hit it" thread

    there's no way i'm shelling out money for an 18-200 so this 135 had better do it
     
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    Amazon can be just as bad :mamoru: you gotta look up the seller dude - www.resellerratings.com
     
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    :squint: amazon is awesome
     
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    I want the D40 as well but no manual lenses is a turn off. And the D80 is more expensive.

    Are manual lenses less expensive? I'd love to try out many different lenses but I dont want to have to pay a premium for automatic.
     

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