A&P should I sell my D50, or keep it as backup?

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by xenon supra, Jul 15, 2008.

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What should I do?

  1. Sell it

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  2. Keep it

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  1. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    I havent touched it since I got the D300 4 months ago.

    I paid like $575 for it 2 years ago, and its in great condition, but I got an offer on Craigslist for $500 for it and the 18-55 lens.

    I could buy myself a battery grip and some other goodies I've been wanting if I sell.

    I kinda want to start shooting weddings to make some money on the side. Should I have a backup camera for them? I think I should, but I figure if I find myself doing a lot of weddings then I'll have some extra money to pick another one up in the future.

    Vote and let me know what you'd do, and tell me why. I'm going back and forth but leaning towards selling. Thanks!
     
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    Sell it and get a D3/D700/D300 as a new primary or backup.
     
  3. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    Can't afford at the moment. I'm still a college student. :hs: Maybe one day....
     
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    sell it and start saving :dunno:
     
  5. xenon supra

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    If i wanted a backup body I'd keep it. I'm thinking I'd rather spend the $500 on a MB-D10 grip and some batteries, and another 8gb memory card. Or maybe a Tripod and head.
     
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    That would work. I think I'd get the grip and tripod and head over the card.
     
  7. xenon supra

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    I already have an okay tripod, its sturdy but not awesome. If I'm going to do weddings I'll need more than my current 8gb card, and I want the grip for football season so I can get 8fps :noes: and vertical shooting.
     
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    oh hey
     
  9. xenon supra

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    :wavey:
     
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    i was debating the same thing. although it's theoretical at this point because i haven't bought the D300 yet :o
     
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    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    :run: When are ya ordering it?
     
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    probably not for a few months :hsd:
     
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    then get the grip and a card. I didn't know the grip gave you more fps :o
     
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    I'm selling mine to my fiancee's mom

    Giving her a good deal on the body, nice lowepro bag AW, 3 2GB Ultra II + 1 1GB Ultra II
     

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