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    Hi, i'm new here and i've been considering getting a DSLR entry level cam. around 1k-1.5k. Do you pros have any recommendation? O, i'm just taking pictures as a hobby only. Not for business. Thanks in advance

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    Quote Originally Posted by Balabong
    Hi, i'm new here and i've been considering getting a DSLR entry level cam. around 1k-1.5k. Do you pros have any recommendation? O, i'm just taking pictures as a hobby only. Not for business. Thanks in advance

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    Nikon D50? Canon is good too. Do your research here =)
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    Hmm. My friend who likes photography told me to get a D70. He said it was better. This is because he has a D50 and told me to get D70 instead.

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    With that budget, you should have quite a few choices:
    Nikon D50
    Canon 350D
    Konical Minilta 5D
    Olympus E500

    just to name a few...

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    I recommend Canon 350D...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Balabong
    Hmm. My friend who likes photography told me to get a D70. He said it was better. This is because he has a D50 and told me to get D70 instead.
    D70? Might as well spend a bit more and get D70s.
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    Thanks for the help guys
    Is there a site to compare the prices between a d50,70,70s? Or do anyone of u have the figures?

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    Some recent debate on new DSLR,
    D70, KM 5d or Oly E 500

    recommend a DSLR!!

    KM 5D was a good choice due to the in build Anti-Shake and other feature, until KM camera department being transfered over to Sony. Have to wait until Sony to announce new DSLR or plans then settle better.
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    Thanks for the tips Will research thoroughly. Anyway no rush to buy. I end of the year then buying

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    Quote Originally Posted by Balabong
    Thanks for the tips Will research thoroughly. Anyway no rush to buy. I end of the year then buying
    Same here...but i'm aiming for a 5D.
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    I would recommend the 350D over the D50/70/70s because of

    - 8 megapixels
    - CMOS sensor for better noise control
    - effective AutoWhiteBalance
    - wider range of lenses for Canon
    - I use it and it's really user friendly for the newbie
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    Default Re: Hi, newb here asking qn. abt buying DSLR

    Quote Originally Posted by Balabong
    Thanks for the tips Will research thoroughly. Anyway no rush to buy. I end of the year then buying
    End of year? Perhaps it would be call D90 by end of the year haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lmodel
    End of year? Perhaps it would be call D90 by end of the year haha
    Yah-lor, a bit too early to be asking about which to buy now......

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    Gd luck!
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    tat depends on yr preference. i'm a nikon user tat swtiched to canon. no don't get me wrong. nikon is just as gd. i'm on the same budget as u. but vertical grip is important 2 me, and d50 n d70s does not come with it. d200 onwards does n tats abt $2.9k just for the body. for canon 350D, its under $1.8k with vertical grip. although there r 3rd party vertical grips for d50 n d70s, they may not b stable as its not original.

    one last advise, DSLR in the right hands can do magical wonders. if you decide to buy 1, make sure u go full swing into photography and explore it full potential. if not, it's gonna end up a white elephant u cant get rid off.

    good luck and make the right decision... cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Balabong
    Thanks for the tips Will research thoroughly. Anyway no rush to buy. I end of the year then buying
    Heh, maybe then got new DSLR coming out. Anyway, for now, you can go to it show and try out the different systems and see which one you like best.

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    I'm not sure about the more recent DSLR canon models, but I would suggest you try looking out for a Canon 10D... The technology is abit old, but the body construction is really great, with good focussing abilities. 6mp sensor if i remember correctly, more than enough for a hobbyist.. Many ppl selling off their 10Ds right now, around $1000-1300, quite worth the money in my opinion.
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    buy the same camera system as your shooting kakis
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