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Originally Posted by Jaydev16 View Post

What about pro compacts like the full frame Sony RX(?,sorry if I got the name wrong).

They are a little (very) pricey, and fixed lens cameras as a whole tend to have lower resale value, as you cant sell the lens (which holds its price well) by itself.
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Gotta say you guys take some amazing photos drool.gif I'm jelly sad-smiley-002.gif

Now for a question tongue.gif, is there any cameras that arnt SLR and wont cost an arm and a leg that have manual focus? auto focus and my crappy camera phone are the bane of my existence mad.gif

Thanks wheee.gif
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Just go for an advanced compact camera like the new bridge cameras.Cannon fixed lens ones from the SX(don't remember which exactly),Nikon P-series advanced cameras,or the Fujifilm ones.Then again there are Panasonic,Olympus and a lot more.
    
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Anything mirrorless? Older models must be getting pretty cheap now
     
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If it is a mirrorless,it'll have to change and buy lenses but some budget mirrorless cameras are out there.But they're pretty primitive for and interchangable lens camera.They don't have proper handgrips or hot shoes for attaching flashes.And they look all pink and kiddy and P&S-ey which is bad for the price you spend on them.
But if you must,check out the Panasonic Lumix GF-series.
    
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yeah, thats something I would be interested in. the sony 100x or whatever is pretty good, but $700 for a pocket cam is crazy

I think for replacing my 50, i'm going to go with a 40mm pancake, except buy one of the white ones from south korea
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Playing with my speedlight last night. It's a cheap Yongnuo, but I think these things are great to learn on.
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finally getting tired of renting a 70-200 for shoots. shooting an awards ceremony presentation thing that involves art from children all over the state. will be grabbing shots of people looking at the art and presentation of awards as well

i think its time i attempt to save up for my own 70-200. probably the f2.8 mki IS
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Grab a Sigma, it's like $1249 bnib (about what you'd spend on a beat used Mk1). Does Big Blue sell Sigma?
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I just sold my Sigma 170-500, and bought that Canon I asked about since the reviews I saw indicated it's better than the 150-500. After selling the old lens, I only ended up paying R6 000. biggrin.gif Not that I could truly afford it, but I couldn't let it pass.





I haven't had time to truly test it yet because it's been raining for days now and it was also a bit late, but from the few shots I took I'm certainly impressed.
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