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Wife took some practice pictures with the kids spinning, jumping, jumping on trampoline, running in the trampoline, etc. It is sooooo nice. The old camera had motion blurs and this camera was so crisp. I told wife to give me a couple of the new ones to show you guys. I wish we had some examples of the old one but obviously we delete them as we get them.

Wife was showing me her pics and I realized that the monitor she has was 900p resolution. I have a 1050p monitor and have been wanting to upgrade to a gaming monitor. Now I can't decide if I want to upgrade mine and give her my old one or upgrade hers and I just live with my old one for awhile.
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Wife took some practice pictures with the kids spinning, jumping, jumping on trampoline, running in the trampoline, etc. It is sooooo nice. The old camera had motion blurs and this camera was so crisp. I told wife to give me a couple of the new ones to show you guys. I wish we had some examples of the old one but obviously we delete them as we get them.

Wife was showing me her pics and I realized that the monitor she has was 900p resolution. I have a 1050p monitor and have been wanting to upgrade to a gaming monitor. Now I can't decide if I want to upgrade mine and give her my old one or upgrade hers and I just live with my old one for awhile.

 

Upgrade hers first to something 24" with 1920x1200 or greater resolution. Remember the motto! Happy wife...happy life!

    
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Must be a s-ips 8-bit or better monitor - 10-bit runs north of $1K, though.
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10 bit is not needed for a hobbiest.

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I'm still saving up money for the monitor but her birthday is this Wednesday. I know that she wants a tri-pod for the camera and there's 1 61" one on sale for $30 at Best Buy this weekend. What else should I get her for the camera (up to $100)? Her bag consists of just the camera, 18-55 lens, and a 64gb card.

She is loving it so far and the differences between the quality of pics we were having and the pics we have now are extremely substantial. She's now practically becoming the photographer at events for our daughters' school.

BTW: How do I find local stores like Wolf camera store? I tried searching for stores in Nashville that have cameras and accessories but my searching methods must suck because I seem to only find photographers and studios.
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There are some very good, cheap s-IPS panels for under $200. I have a Dell S2340M and it was $160. Colors look great.
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There are some very good, cheap s-IPS panels for under $200. I have a Dell S2340M and it was $160. Colors look great.

1080p IPS is good enough? Thought 1200p was the route to go for photography or is that overkill?
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1080p IPS is good enough? Thought 1200p was the route to go for photography or is that overkill?
I think it's mostly preference. I like 16:9 because I watch a lot of tv shows on it and the black bars annoy me.
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Good point and I'm glad you mentioned that. She does watch a lot of hulu.com on the pc.
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The Nifty Fifty is still on sale for $99 right now: http://m.adorama.com/newui/search.aspx?sku=CA5018AFU

This weekend has been my first time actually shooting with one and that little lens is a lot of fun.
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