A&P First DSLR, I'm starting to shy away from Nikon... thoughts?

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  1. xpinchx

    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    A couple years ago I had money saved for a DSLR and I was just about to pull the trigger on a D70s but sudden misfortune struck and my savings disappeared. I continued my search about a week ago, but of course the whole D50/D70 line is now discontinued. When I heard about the D40 I got excited until I found out it can only auto-focus with the AF-S lenses. I was working at best buy last night and got excited when I saw the D60. I almost bought it then and there but I went home and found it's the same deal as the D40, AF-s only :hs:.

    I still like the D70S, are there any refurbs still available? The only reason I'm stuck on Nikon is because I used a Nikon film SLR for a long time and I'm used to the controls, but I suppose if there's any time to switch from Nikon to Canon it would be while switching from film to digital. So what's in that $500-600 range that's worth looking for? Any advice would be helpful. :o
     
  2. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    Look for a lightly used D50 or D70 on craigslist or ebay.

    I'm not sure about refubs, but I'm sure you can find a nice D50 somewhere.

    I've actually got a D50 that I don't use, but I'm holding onto it for a little while longer just in case I decide I need it.
     
  3. Dwight Schrute

    Dwight Schrute New Member

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    Why not a D80? Out of your price range? It's not that much more expensive than a D60.
     
  4. psykosis

    psykosis Go placidly amid the noise and the haste

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    there is an OTer selling a D70s in the Yardsale with tripod and 3 lenses.
     
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    There are several D70s available in the yard sale right now
     
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    legendr34 Titanium Member

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    i suggest the d80
     
  8. adamlewis88

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    Coming from a die-hard Canon guy, the D80 isnt a bad camera.
     
  9. xenon supra

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    jump on that d70 in the yardsale
     
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