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I have that same camera and use Energizer Lithium batteries. They last quite a while for me. Did you turn off the start up image and other power sucking features?

I've only had it a few months and because of all the photogs here, am thinking about buying a "real" camera now.

It was the batteries that came with it that ran out. Now I'm using my favorite batteries (GP ReCyko), they're the best on the market and enironmentaly friendly too. They last a good day or two
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hey guys need some help picking a new lens for the sony, i need a lens thats is just as good as my current one (zoom 70mm and pretty nice wide angle) but i need it to macro. I know that macro n wide angle might not go together but i just needed to macro my proc so i can sell and this lens can't even get to the lettering, i have tried every thing
This 18-250mm Tamron lens has macro capability for Sony mount. This would give you 18mm (times the crop factor) for relatively wide-angle macros. I think Tamron are the best third party lenses, but it'd be advisable to read some reviews about this specific lens (or hire and try it if possible) before making a purchase . It'd be a good lens for studio-esque shots where you can control the light, or outdoor in good light.

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This sucks! I sold my XTi a couple of days ago, and now I have to wait at least 5 more days without a camera until my 40D gets here.

Maybe a good excuse to break out the venerable Nikon EM
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This 18-250mm Tamron lens has macro capability for Sony mount. This would give you 18mm (times the crop factor) for relatively wide-angle macros. I think Tamron are the best third party lenses, but it'd be advisable to read some reviews about this specific lens (or hire and try it if possible) before making a purchase . It'd be a good lens for studio-esque shots where you can control the light, or outdoor in good light.

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Yeah, I think my next lens will be a Tamron. I was checking out some MTF charts for the 70-200mm for the Canon EF mount, and it's actually sharper at f/8 across the focal range than a Canon 70-200mm L (and less than half the price)!

How are you liking the D300, Highly?
Edited by GoneTomorrow - 12/3/08 at 4:14pm
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Edited by ecoyd1 - 3/24/14 at 9:56am
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Hey guys,

havent been active for a while.

got some umbrellas and those wireless triggers (amazing!) from gadget infinity.

i think this picture will be a good chirstmas card for the season:

http://flickr.com/photos/milophoto/3081814716/

D300 with 50mm; Shot-through umbrella on right, reflective umbrella on left.
Welcome back ecoyd, and nice shot! Perfect white balance.
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This sucks! I sold my XTi a couple of days ago, and now I have to wait at least 5 more days without a camera until my 40D gets here.

Maybe a good excuse to break out the venerable Nikon EM
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Do it
I will this weekend, but this my dad's camera, which he used for years, and he only had two lenses for it. One is a decent lens, a Nikkor 50mm prime, but the other one is a Sears brand (I kid you not) 25-70mm zoom lens! And it doesn't have a zoom ring, but you physically slide the element forwards and back. But I haven't tried it, so who knows.
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