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Hello and welcome all, with the relaunch of this project I would like to congratulate our second winner for this revamp r31ncarnat3d who's thread "For new DSLR Users: A Beginner's Guide" won our "Thread Of The Month" pick for March. When observed by the staff it's obvious this thread brings something of a gem to the community as it's knowledge is something that most of us know little about. So please give him a big round of applause.

So What Is Thread Of The Month?
TOTM is an effort for us (the staff of Overclock.net) to honor and recognize those who contribute to the community of OCN with new and interesting information. Bringing forth discussions of new and relevant information.

Any thread can be recognized by TOTM and does not need to be made in the month that it won. The "requirements" for winning this honor is to create something that is informative, intuitive, extremely helpful, or betters the community both internally and externally.

Everyone is open to win this honor and it will be done by the Editorial Team.

So please, everyone, create content and give back to the community. Don't be shy and share your ideas as we're always here to welcome them and the more people we have helping the community, the better.

With that said; look out next month for another winner and I'd like to thank everyone on OCN who makes threads like these and contributes to the community in a new and meaningful way.
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Excellent pick. I read that thread a few times and I thought everything was perfectly detailed and explained. Congrats r31ncarnat3d.
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Originally Posted by Open1Your1Eyes0 View Post
Excellent pick. I read that thread a few times and I thought everything was perfectly detailed and explained. Congrats r31ncarnat3d.
Well to the say the least, it's definitely well earned in my eyes.

I think more of us (at least those that have the money) should look at investing into these higher end camera systems. More so since most of us take so many photographs of our systems.
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Well to the say the least, it's definitely well earned in my eyes.

I think more of us (at least those that have the money) should look at investing into these higher end camera systems. More so since most of us take so many photographs of our systems.
I completely agree. I been meaning to get my first DSLR pretty soon (been saving up quite a while) so this thread definitely pointed out a lot of useful of information.
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I completely agree. I been meaning to get my first DSLR pretty soon (been saving up quite a while) so this thread definitely pointed out a lot of useful of information.
I'm actually planning on picking up one of the $500-$600 systems
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Come to the Photo forum, there's lots of people with great knowledge of DSLR systems (and beyond, i.e. medium format, film processing, etc) in there -- we can help you. Congrats r31ncarnat3d, you deserve it.
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Come to the Photo forum, there's lots of people with great knowledge of DSLR systems (and beyond, i.e. medium format, film processing, etc) in there -- we can help you. Congrats r31ncarnat3d, you deserve it.
Once I have the cash in hand to spend I plan to make the trip there.

I've wanted to invest in something better than a $100-200 P&S system for awhile.
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It might be wise to get a head start -- prices are pretty terrible on new DSLRs currently (due to the quake/tsunami in Japan), and it might be wise to assess your needs now, and see if you can position yourself for a smart buy in the near future.
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Congratulations r31ncarnat3d!
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Sweet, congratulations.
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