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September 10, 2019 at 8:45 AM #72023596tonnystarkParticipant
Hi everyone! I’ve just “upgraded” my old camera to a Nikon D3500. I’m hoping eventually to trade in for a 5600. I’m no professional but I took decent photos with my old set up and even had a few displayed in galleries for my landscape and “action photography” (rock climbers, skiers, etc). However I’m still ignorant in many ways to proper gear, especially since switching to Nikon.
I have a big trip coming up to the Sierra Nevadas and I want to upgrade my lenses to fit my needs (I currently only have the two kit lenses that come with the 3500). I’m hoping to get a wide angle as well as something good for wildlife since my only living subject so far has been outdoor athletes.
I also don’t really want anything massive since I’ll be hiking about 12-15 miles every day and I want things to fit in my waterproof bags and backpack.
September 26, 2019 at 4:21 AM #72025003johnsmith101Participant
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November 14, 2019 at 9:30 AM #72029971shanewatson08Participant
BEST BUDGET CAMERA LENSES: PRIME. Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8. Price: $54.95. Pentax SMCP-DA 50mm f/1.8. Price: $96.95. Canon EF 50mm f/1.8. Price: $125. Nikon 50mm f/1.8D. Price: $131.95. Sony 50mm f/1.8 DT. Price: $168. Olympus 25mm f/2.8. Price: $219.00. Pentax SMCP-DA 35mm f/2.4 AL. Price: $116.95. Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM visit: routerlogin & routerlogin.net
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November 29, 2019 at 1:41 AM #72031167hales01Participant
Here, we have some excellent wildlife cameras and lenses. Canon’s EOS 7D Mark II (and even the original EOS 7D, which sells for about half the Mark II’s price these days), Nikon‘s D7100 (and semi-discontinued-but-still-available D300S) and Pentax‘s K-3 deliver image quality and performance. The newish 20.2-megapixel EOS 7D Mark II is Canon’s top APS-C DSLR. The APS-C Pentax K-3 has 24.3 megapixels, and the Nikon D7100 has 24.1 megapixels. The D7100 features essentially an APS-C version of the 51-point AF system in Nikon’s flagship D4, and the Pentax K-3 has a 27-point system that’s a bit slower, but can still handle birds in flight; the EOS 7D Mark II features the best AF system ever in a Canon DSLR. Sony‘s 24.3-megapixel SLT-A77 Mark II can shoot 12 fps with phase-detection AF for each frame (albeit with no live view in the EVF at that speed) and provides continuous phase-detection AF with eye-level viewing for video—the best choice for birds-in-flight videos. The Nikon D7100 can shoot up to 6 fps, the original Canon EOS 7D, 8, the Pentax K-3, 8.3, and the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II, 10 fps—all with AF for each frame. Sigma‘s SD1 Merrill isn’t as quick as these DSLRs, but offers the unique Foveon X3 image sensor, and can deliver excellent detailed animal portraits. Visit here- Mywifiext, http://mywifeixt.net
December 30, 2019 at 8:23 PM #72034108molybrown01Participant
Here is my input on best budget cameras:
1. Canon EOS Rebel T6 Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm EF-S f/3.5-5.6 is II Lens + 58mm Wide Angle Lens + 2X Telephoto Lens + Flash + 48GB SD Memory Card + UV Filter Kit + Tripod + Full Accessory Bundle
2. Nikon D3500 W/ AF-P DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Black
3. Canon EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm STM Lens – WiFi Enabled
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July 12, 2020 at 6:20 AM #email@example.comParticipant
I’ve been using a Sony A6000 for 2 years now (Actually this week will be it’s 2 year anniversary with me). It’s the camera which started my Photography Journey and I’m still improving on it, no where near capped what amazing shots this camera can take in the right hands.
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July 13, 2020 at 8:01 PM #72054130LionParticipant
And while there are a lot of different types of lenses appropriate for many different situations and needs: a fast general purpose zoom (18-50mm), a macro lens and a telephoto zoom (70-200mm). These three lenses will give you enough versatility to shoot in almost any conditions.
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