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Hi, I'm quite a newbie to a DSLR Camera.
I always used my friend's DSLR to take picture. Feels Kinda Addicted to it.
Which camera you think best suit for someone like me.
Not too expensive, Great performance, great picture. Max budget $600.
post #2 of 35
I've heard good things about the Canon Rebel, or for cheaper a Nikon D3000. I own the Nikon and it's nice and could use the money saved for some nice lens.
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Canon is the market leader, but people who have Nikons say they're better. D3000 is a solid choice, as is Rebel T1i.
I personally have a T2i and love it.
    
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My girlfriend who used DSLR a lot told me that Nikon is not as good as it use to be anymore because they used to made in Japan, but now all made in China, is that true?
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My girlfriend who used DSLR a lot told me that Nikon is not as good as it use to be anymore because they used to made in Japan, but now all made in China, is that true?
Hmmm, not sure, I myself am kinda new, but it seems to be constructed really well to take a beating if that's what she means.
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Hmmm, not sure, I myself am kinda new, but it seems to be constructed really well to take a beating if that's what she means.
ya, i don't mind even if they are made in China, and still really well construct.
Canon Nikon, what about Olympus? or Lumix DSLR?
are they comparable with Canon or Nikon?
post #7 of 35
$600 with a lens? Does your budget include memory card/bag/accessories?
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Yup, just body and lens.
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The Canon T3 was just released a little while ago, it's $599 for the kit. That's what I'd recommend for you.

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The Canon T3 was just released a little while ago, it's $599 for the kit. That's what I'd recommend for you.
No effin way. CLP gets you a T2i for $512 plus tax. T3 absolutely pales in comparison.
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