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Im a noob to cameras, and I have no idea of what I am looking at or what to look for. Just putting that out there.

My step dad is looking for a camera to use for real-estate... he just needs it to take pictures of the interior/exterior of houses. He is always talking about a "wide angle lens" so that would be a + but not necessary. Used cameras are perfectly OK as the budget is rather low. If you have one you may want to sell or if you can find one on ebay post a link!

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i currently do real estate photography. using a UWA lens is definitely a plus. out of all the properties i have done, only gotten one complaint about it looking too big in the picture. haha

my current RE photography setup is d5000 and 12-24 f/4 with a sb800 flash.

how much is he wanting to spend?
 
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Whats everyone think of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35?

Its not a DSLR, but has the wide angle lens and good reviews. Of course for 300$ I can almost get a used dslr...
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i currently do real estate photography. using a UWA lens is definitely a plus. out of all the properties i have done, only gotten one complaint about it looking too big in the picture. haha

my current RE photography setup is d5000 and 12-24 f/4 with a sb800 flash.

how much is he wanting to spend?
He hasnt given me a number yet. Is less than 300$ possible?
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Can't get DSLR for 300$ Sorry...Ultra Wide lens on its own can go over 1000+$
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body itself u can MAYBE get at 300ish... lens, even if u go third party like sigma or tokina, it will be at least 3-500 too...

my current setup probably costs 800ish 900 used for body and lens... flash was 300...

that DMC-FZ35 had a 27mm lens... by UWA lens, i meant 12-24mm... giving about 100ish degree of vision...

one thing about real estate photography is you have to becareful of how you shoot. when using a UWA lens, when tilted up or down, the lines on the structure will get distorted... so for the most part. u have to shoot straight on to get the nice straight lines...
 
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Even used its not possible?

Well darn. Okay, so what are my other options in that price range besides a dslr?
Edited by Ktmrida4life - 5/2/11 at 9:55pm
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used ?
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...i_II_Lens.html
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...al_Camera.html

yeah.. you cant get a DSLR system with an ultra wide @ 300usd :/
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used ?
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...i_II_Lens.html
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...al_Camera.html

yeah.. you cant get a DSLR system with an ultra wide @ 300usd :/
Okay scratch the DSLR part. What are my other options?
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Quote:
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Can't get DSLR for 300$ Sorry...Ultra Wide lens on its own can go over 1000+$
Sigma 10-20mm.

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He hasnt given me a number yet. Is less than 300$ possible?
For a DSLR with UWA? No. But I'd go for a refurb or used DSLR with kit 18-55mm lens. It should still do the job well with the right skills, and still a hell of a lot better than a point and shoot.

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Originally Posted by iandroo888 View Post
body itself u can MAYBE get at 300ish... lens, even if u go third party like sigma or tokina, it will be at least 3-500 too...

my current setup probably costs 800ish 900 used for body and lens... flash was 300...

that DMC-FZ35 had a 27mm lens... by UWA lens, i meant 12-24mm... giving about 100ish degree of vision...

one thing about real estate photography is you have to becareful of how you shoot. when using a UWA lens, when tilted up or down, the lines on the structure will get distorted... so for the most part. u have to shoot straight on to get the nice straight lines...
Don't forget the crop factor as well. The FZ35's image sensor is much smaller than an APS-C, so 27mm is not wide at all when you account for that.
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