A&P Looking for a good camera

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  1. BeatKonducta

    BeatKonducta New Member

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    on a budget. I don't know much abiout cameras, but i want something that i can shoot from a distance. i'll be mostly shooting concerts, etc and some of them i may be a ways back. my budget is around $400 or so.
     
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    NJGuy "Fuckmefuckmefuckmefuckmef uckmefuckmefuckmefuckm OT Supporter

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    Distance and Concerts (low light) are contrasting in photography.

    Pick up a used 300 or 350d and a 50mm 1.8
    Bout the best u are going to get with that kind of money.
     
  3. Mighty_Zeus

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    Yikes, that's a tough budget to get pics on those conditions.

    D-50's are going for pretty cheap now :dunno: But you are gonna need another couple bucks to get you a lense that'll do the job.
     
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    any good places to pick up one of those decent cameras? best i have around here is a best buy :dunno:

    internet place?
     
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    Where are you shooting these concerts? How far away are you?
     
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    some of them i may be right there by the performer, others i may be 50 or so yards back, depending. i'll be shooting mainly outdoors, sometimes indoors. sunset-night
     
  7. Mighty_Zeus

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    If you check Bestbuy and Comp USA they are liquidating teh D50's since they are no longer production, you should be a ble to get a STEAL on one.
     
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    If you're going to be up close, any dSLR from Canon or Nikon (except a D40) + a 50mm 1.8 is about as close as you're going to get to high quality, and a decent low light lens. Frankly, if you're going to be 50 yards back, you'd need at least 200mm, and at least f/2.8. That means a 70-200 or 80-200 from either Canon or Nikon (I dunno if Canon makes an 80-200), which will run you AT LEAST 1,000 bucks. Used.
     
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    hopefully my best buy here will have them still
     

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