A&P Just bought my New Camera v.d80

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  1. ihkskim

    ihkskim OT Supporter

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    Got it from Buydigg.com

    AFter all the research.. and learning that there are imported camera's out there, i decided to pay a little more for the USA Nikon D80 w/ Nikkor 18-200mm VR Lens.

    $1800

    any suggestions what else i should be getting?

    other than an Ultra II SD Card
     
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    The next thing I bought was a 50mm for low light stuff. My 18-70 (and your 18-200) are both far too slow for dim lighting. A SB-600, a bigger card, and a good tripod are also common things you'd want/use.
     
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    I bought the same thing a few weeks ago! D80 and a 18-200. I'll probably get a tripod next, a flash, and another lens (either for macro or low lighting, or both if the lens is good for both).
     
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    Bag and tripod if you're just starting and once you learn your lens and camera's capabilities go for the 50 1.8 for low light or a flash, whatever you think you need more. If you haven't shot with a SLR before, the lens should hold you over for a while. Congrats, btw.
     
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    is the 18-200mm not good for low lights?
     
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    It's decent because of VR, that's something that'll help you out but it's no 1.8. Like I said, start playing with your gear and you'll see its limitations. Once you do you can buy gear accordingly.
     
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    If you shoot alot you will find your limitations to your gear...I bought a D50 almost two years ago, and I have none of my stock glass that I started..I have replaced my 18-55 and my 55-200 that I started out. I have learned hard and fast, Fast Glass costs lots of cash, but well worth it.

    I have the 50 f/1.8, Sigma 70-200 f/2.8, and my slowest lens 18-70 f/3.5-4.5

    I also have a SB600 and an SB800
     

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