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Well, I'll be joining up with you guys shortly. Pulled the trigger on a factory refurb Fuji S700 off of eBay yesterday for $105. Judging from the reviews, it'll beat my Fuji 2650 pretty handily. Hopefully it fits in my camera bag.

On another note, anybody got recommendations for 2 gig SD cards that are fast and not too expensive?

Once I get the camera, I think I might look into picking up a filter or two (the lens supports 46mm filters), most likely a polarizer and UV, although people say the UV isn't worth it with digital? If that's not terribly useful, maybe I'll get a decent ND.
I find UV are completely worth it. People may say they don't work as intended on digitals but that doesn't keep them from being good lens protectors. There's no need to worry about damage, if the filter gets scratched up just take it off and put a new one on.

It's way cheaper to replace a simple UV filter compared to buying a whole new lens (or a whole new camera body if the lens is built in).
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Well, I'll be joining up with you guys shortly. Pulled the trigger on a factory refurb Fuji S700 off of eBay yesterday for $105. Judging from the reviews, it'll beat my Fuji 2650 pretty handily. Hopefully it fits in my camera bag.

On another note, anybody got recommendations for 2 gig SD cards that are fast and not too expensive?

Once I get the camera, I think I might look into picking up a filter or two (the lens supports 46mm filters), most likely a polarizer and UV, although people say the UV isn't worth it with digital? If that's not terribly useful, maybe I'll get a decent ND.

free shipping, $6 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820134806
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I want to join the club!

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i'd say the samsung :], little more pixles, better iso, decent/better zoom, Face Recognition, f/2.8. it's a nice camera :] for 5$.
Thanks for the response.
Edited by TnB= Gir - 1/7/09 at 11:16am
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hmmm, i from just a quick glance at the specs i would have to agree that the Samsung is probably a better camera.

nothing wrong with the S9, just a bit dated and the samsung has a few new features that were not available then.

i would say take a few shots with both of them, see what shots come out better, what camera is easier to use and what camera is quicker (especially important for low light shots). Then make the choice for yourself
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hmmm, i from just a quick glance at the specs i would have to agree that the Samsung is probably a better camera.

nothing wrong with the S9, just a bit dated and the samsung has a few new features that were not available then.

i would say take a few shots with both of them, see what shots come out better, what camera is easier to use and what camera is quicker (especially important for low light shots). Then make the choice for yourself
Yea, I've been using the Samsung and taking random pics, and the pictures are definitely clearer than the Nikon.

Danke shoobs.
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If I want to take some fisheye photos what should I get for my XSi? The lenses cost way too much for me so right now I'm keeping an eye on eBay in hopes a cheap one is put up.
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If I want to take some fisheye photos what should I get for my XSi? The lenses cost way too much for me so right now I'm keeping an eye on eBay in hopes a cheap one is put up.
good luck, i checked every day for a while with no luck
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Oh and here are some of my favorite pictures I have taken over the past couple days (I am still learning how to use a dslr).







This weekend me and my friend (who has been shooting with his dslr for quite awhile now) are going to take a little photography trip around my town and the surrounding ones. So hopefully I will be able to get some cool pictures other than macro.
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Well, that certainly fits the cheap bill, but how fast is it?
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