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  1. armond

    armond New Member

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    I find myself interested in photography and want to get started somehow.

    Can someone give me a good starter set up they would recommend? Sorry if this is a type of thread that repeats itself often times, but I would like some help if possible. If not, can anyone point me in the right direction/thread?
     
  2. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    Whats your budget? You can always start with a P&S and start taking pictures with that to learn composition. Or you can start out with a Canon Rebel XT/i and play with that. The Rebel has plenty of room to move up to nicer glass when you feel you have used the kit lens sufficiently
     
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    Budget first, then help.
     
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    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    i don't think he's going to help the thread starter get a camera, but what do i know.

    is that how you got yours?

    :p
     
  6. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    Yeah hes be gone quite a while. Im still waiting for his return, I think he still owes me $50 :mamoru:
     
  7. armond

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    I would say somewhere around $300-400. I am not sure what would be an appropriate budget. That would be an amount I could probably afford without breaking my back.
     
  8. OlafBeserka

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    Thats a tight budget. I just read about a guy getting a 20d w/lens for $500 used. I got my 10d with lens and flash for $600 used.

    With that budget you would be going used unless you save up about $600-$700 and get a new Rebel XTi. But I would get a used 20d if I had the chance.
     
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  10. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    i paid 460 for a used xt with the kit lens and a 4gig card about 6 months ago. if you look around fred miranda or potn you can find them a bit cheaper than that now.
     
  11. armond

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    So best bet, save up some more, and then go in. Get somewhere around 600-700?
     
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    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    entry-level Canon XTi is a great first DSLR, but if you want it new, expect to spend ~$600 with tax & a CF card.

    if you want it used, check ebay. i'm sure you can get them for cheap.
     
  13. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    Craigslist is another good place. You'll be able to check it out and acutally hold it before you buy.
     
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    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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