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It's an exciting camera just for the size. It has no mirror box (only electronic viewfinder and LCD viewer) so it's really small, even smaller than Olympus cameras. The problem with it is that it's absurdly expensive and it uses a new mount, the Micro Four Thirds mount, which means that there are only a few lenses and to use regular 4/3 lenses, it requires an adapter.

But yeah, it supposedly has the best live view out there and the best LCD put on a DSLR. It's also even reasonably fast, but the only thing bad about the camera is it's sub par high ISO noise, which is something that Panasonic has struggled with on all their cameras, DSLR and point-and-shoot alike.

And I would be pissed if I had bought the G1, since Panasonic just released the GH1 (added HD video).



The D60 is a find body and it's kit lens is one of the best out there. Others to consider in that price range are the Nikon D40, Canon XSi and Canon XS.
I checked out the Canons on Newegg, the XSi is a bit too expensive for me. ($569 for the body only, while I could get a D60 with the lense for $550)

The XS is only $509 and comes with a lense, but reading the reviews on Newegg I'm leaning towards the D60.

Then again I may decide to cut my budget and go with the D40. Too bad I can't seem to find the D40x anywhere. What do you guys think would be better, splurging for the D60, or going with the D40 and saving the $100 difference to put towards a lens?

Anyway, you guys should check out my friend's Flickr:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/enmpaul...7614721892901/

He take paintball pictures, he's really good.
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Yea, but they have a few lenses that should cover you very well. I love the size thing though at the same time I have big hands so I'd have to feel it first. D90's are a tad too small for me but big enough.

Do you know anything about the D400?
The D90 is too small for you? I could see the D60 being that way, but the D90 is pretty big.

The D400 is still on the rumor stage.
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Here are some shots with the Tamron 70-200mm, the sharpness of this lens easily makes up for it using a DC motors. I have missed a few shots because of it being slow to focus, but the ones that I have gotten are extremely sharp. These photos are just the ones I uploaded for Project 365, more to come later.

(these are all hand held)





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Wow all awesome! I've missed shots due to the lack of a SSM (sony's ultra fast motor), but the sharpness and price make it a good value for sure.

That's an awesome flower macro!
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Ok guys here is the first couple I took today with a Canon EF70-200mm f2.8 L IS USM. Their not amazing I know I'm still very new so still have lots to learn. Both at f2.8:





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I checked out the Canons on Newegg, the XSi is a bit too expensive for me. ($569 for the body only, while I could get a D60 with the lense for $550)

The XS is only $509 and comes with a lense, but reading the reviews on Newegg I'm leaning towards the D60.

Then again I may decide to cut my budget and go with the D40. Too bad I can't seem to find the D40x anywhere. What do you guys think would be better, splurging for the D60, or going with the D40 and saving the $100 difference to put towards a lens?

Anyway, you guys should check out my friend's Flickr:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/enmpaul...7614721892901/

He take paintball pictures, he's really good.
If you are starting out I would HIGHLY recommend you get something with Live View if possible. You will learn much faster. It sounds like it may be off your range though I wonder if some of the new Rebels included that recently?

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The D90 is too small for you? I could see the D60 being that way, but the D90 is pretty big.

The D400 is still on the rumor stage.
Well, not really, the D90 is big enough, but a 5D size feels better for long periods of time.

If they put out a D400 soon it will certainly have some sick video options. It would seem it would be an answer to the 5D and GH1... I smell full frame 24fps + 30fps @ 1080p and manual everything.... and crazy good still capabilities on top of that since you might as well keep that there too
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If they put out a D400 soon it will certainly have some sick video options. It would seem it would be an answer to the 5D and GH1... I smell full frame 24fps + 30fps @ 1080p and manual everything.... and crazy good still capabilities on top of that since you might as well keep that there too
If I had to guess, I would say 12-21 MP, 1080p @ 24fps, 720p at 30fps, live view + tilt/rotating lcd and a price tag around $1800.
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+ tilt/rotating lcd and a price tag around $1800.
I would cream my pants... I am SO all about swivel screens! And at $1800 it would be an INSANE deal for something that would give you very strong Pro still capabilities and some very strong Prosumer video capabilities.
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Wow all awesome! I've missed shots due to the lack of a SSM (sony's ultra fast motor), but the sharpness and price make it a good value for sure.

That's an awesome flower macro!
Thanks.
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And some more pics with the Tammy.









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I would love more dynamic across the board too.
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