A&P Why do I feel the need to switch to Canon?

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  1. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    ???

    I currently use a d80, but have the urge to switch to Canon when the 40d comes out. Why?! Tell me why!
     
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    Tedrzz New Member

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    because your skills are lacking and you are bored, so you think that spending thousands on a new setup will make your pictures better, but in reality wont at all.
     
  3. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    I am more worried about buying into the wrong brand.
     
  4. hash browns

    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    do it and sell your stuff at a discount
     
  5. mobbarley

    mobbarley Active Member

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    jump ship now, you're in the wrong brand.


    is that what you wanted to hear?
     
  6. brasheye

    brasheye Rotary Crew

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    cant hear you over all that noise

    sorry.
     
  7. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    :rofl:
     
  8. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    yes!:noes:

    I think the shitty 18-55 kit lens is making me think twice.
     
  9. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    I can return it. :naughty:
     
  10. LifeBurnsFaster

    LifeBurnsFaster New Member

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    how much do you have invested in the nikon?
     
  11. mobbarley

    mobbarley Active Member

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    so dont shoot with a kit lens :coolugh:
     
  12. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    will I see a drastic improvement with a 17-55 f/2.8 tamron?
     
  13. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    not much.... the only thing I couldn't return is a 50mm f/1.8. So about $100.
     
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    t0tz New Member

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    get some better glass man. kit lens blows chunks.
     
  15. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    nothing wrong with Nikon unless you have to shoot consistently at high ISO
     
  16. BeachBoy

    BeachBoy New Member

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    get better glass.

    take the money you'd spend to buy the 40d (difference with shat you'd sell your D80 for) and use it on glass, as simple as that.

    shooting with kit glass = no no
     
  17. jared_IRL

    jared_IRL OT Supporter

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    Just do it. For the love of god. You've been trying to come up with a good excuse the whole time you've had your camera.

    "Is my D80 gonna break soon??"
    http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=3218042

    "Nikon's RAW is lossy!?!"
    http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=3023897

    "is Canon better at high ISO?"
    http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=3248459

    "my color balance is off..."
    http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=3247559

    "Nikon glass is made in China!!!"
    http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=3277209

    "my pop up flash doesn't work right..."
    http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=3278497

    "Nikon really doesn't have a better flash system, does it?"
    http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=3072277




    The honest truth is that you don't know what you're doing. The camera won't fix that. A new lens won't fix that. People are out there taking amazing pictures with kit lenses and D50's and Canon 300d's with their kit lenses.

    The problems you are having is you not knowing how to use your camera, not knowing photography basics, and not having a post processing workflow. You need to improve on that before you start blaming the gear you are using.

    But you'll continue to blame it on the camera and on Nikon, so please. Sell it. Get a Canon. All of your problems will disappear. :ugh:
     
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    I think it is normal for some segments of the population to have homosexual urges.....just ignore them and they will go away.:greddy::mamoru::o
     
  19. SenenCito

    SenenCito OT Supporter

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    im so GLAD someone else noticed..I was getting tired of these posts already

    change to canon please by all means, so you can stop putting the blame on your gear.
     
  20. Jonny Chimpo

    Jonny Chimpo OT Supporter

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    It is the camera that takes good pictures right? I man, just point it and shoot it. Amirite?
     
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    How long have you had your camera? You got an online gallery?
     
  23. SenenCito

    SenenCito OT Supporter

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    of c ourse its the camera..why else would people change to a DSLR?

    camera takes fantastic pictures it has nothing to do with the user input experience and knowledge..

    Now with that said, Canon owns all, Nikon is a piece of crap, Sony is a me too and Olympus is a toy with good intentions.
     
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    Of course its the camera. How often have you heard, "Wow, thats a really nice photo, you must have a really good camera."
     
  25. anthem404

    anthem404 not my cup of mud

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    why all the hate for nikon?

    I've been very happy with my d50 and d200. :dunno:

    the only reasons I'd switch to canon would be for the higher end models (mk ii/i) and for full frame sensors...
     

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