A&P I'm ready to join the DSLR crew.

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  1. Squally

    Squally New Member

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    I get paid tomorrow and I'm ready to finally step up to a DSLR. Before my decision is final, I wanted to ask for your advice, the advice that's been asked many times over. I want to go with the Canon 30d. I'm not upgrading from anything special so I think the little extra for the 30d versus the 20d is fine with me. Am I doing the right thing? Nikon lovers need not apply.
     
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    Do yourself a favor and at least pick up a nikon camera so that you know what a real camera feels like before you throw your money away and join the cannon bandwagon.

    Another Cannon sackrider FTL
     
  3. Squally

    Squally New Member

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    I'm not joining the bandwagon, I shoot digital video on a canon and just like them. I've played with a Nikon and I'm not impressed, don't get me wrong, they are nice cameras, but nothing has swayed me to them.
     
  4. mandarin orange

    mandarin orange OT Supporter

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    shut up. at least learn how to spell 'canon' correctly.

    canon > nikon.
     
  5. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    The Nikon bodies have nothing over the 20D/30D. Even if you would buy a Nikon body, half of your lenses that you'd buy might be ready to ship in 4 months. :lol: eof probably hasn't even used a prosumer or pro level Canon body.
     
  6. eof

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    I have never used a Canon DSLR at all...I just like to post opinions on the internet with no real experience or knowledge to back them up.
     
  7. Tomash

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    If you like not having a fuckload of noise in images shot at over ISO400, get a Canon. Nikon sucks at ISO control.
     
  8. SenenCito

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    man these canon vs nikon threads are just old now
     
  9. eof

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    If you like to molest children and want a camera that is designed so it fits in their little hands comfortably get a Canon.
     
  10. Yardsale

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    hurray nikon!

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    .chris You drown before the water lets you in. OT Supporter

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    too bad you are a sackrider tho.
     
  13. Squally

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    No shit, I didn't intend it to be one, but I guess it was inevitable. And for whoever said that the Canon was designed for small hands, the 30d seems to be pretty big.
     
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    if you got the money go for it. Get a decent lens for it though instead of the kit
     
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    Pay the extra bit of money and get the 30d
     
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    :werd:
     
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    Buy the 30D and the Tamron 17-50 2.8.
     
  18. Tomash

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    Fixed.
     
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    5d is overrated. It's the digital rebel of the FF world.
     
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    NIKON/CANON...whatever you get, its gonna be good. I personally like Nikon better but if you're a Canon person then get yourself what you like. Its your money. I just happen to like how my D70S feels and would pick it over a Canon anyday but Im sure you'll be happy with whatever you get.
     
  21. Tomash

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    No shit, considering there are only like two cameras in that segment, and the other is an $8,000 1-series body.
     
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    You forgot about the discontinued cameras, like the 1ds, and Kodaks. :o And you're a fool if you think a 1ds is 8k.
     
  23. Squally

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    5d is too much camera for what I want to do.
     
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    Yeah, I agree. You definitely need the 1.6 crop when you take those stalker pics :bowdown:
     
  25. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    :ugh:

    pics from a 5D

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    yeah, the XT of the FF world...
     

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