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I think He's finally balanced his photographic knowledge with his advice.
    
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I think He's finally balanced his photographic knowledge with his advice.
Sound advice. Sometimes people need someone to point out the obvious for them.
    
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I have a point and shoot Canon SX120 IS. Pretty nice camera. Using automatic settings doesn't do this camera service, so I took it upon myself to learn as much as I could about manual settings.
If you want to take even more out of Canon PnS cameras, these fellows here develop "custom firmwares" for some Canon PnS cameras, it allow some cameras to shoot RAW, be able to shoot at speeds over 1/30000 and even flash sync at those speeds! They have listed on the right side of the home page the cameras that are currently supported. They are constantly trying to broaden their list of supported cameras... just need to wait.

Too bad they lack for the Ixus 95IS... The camera really needs a manual or Aperture/Shutter priority mode...
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Count me in,
check out my deviantart...

My 'gear'
Canon EOS 400D with Sigma 18-200 DC
My eyes
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I love photography!
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I have so many scans to upload.

Anyways, I love 6x6.





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Maybe get rid of the black line on the right of the two beach shots. I like the first one
    
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I was going for the D90, but due to working at a "Nikon" retailer at the time I could get the D300s for less than the D90 kit...

The D300s is worth the extra change, but I wouldn't have known that if I didn't buy it. You'll need new glass too, the 18-55mm isn't that great on it.
Well I'll have to see how the money situation is at the time because the Fiance doesn't mind me getting something better because she figures i'll want to upgrade down the road. The main thing for me is that for the spare 700 and change i could get both the 50mm 1. 8D and the 90mm Tamron macro lens and i mean i already have 2 people interested if we sell the D60 off which means the 18-55 would go bye-bye as well.

Oh well ill just have to save my pennies and wait and then discern which way to go still have to save for cancelling my cell contract and buy an iphone get her an Ipod touch so ill see.
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Well I'll have to see how the money situation is at the time because the Fiance doesn't mind me getting something better because she figures i'll want to upgrade down the road. The main thing for me is that for the spare 700 and change i could get both the 50mm 1. 8D and the 90mm Tamron macro lens and i mean i already have 2 people interested if we sell the D60 off which means the 18-55 would go bye-bye as well.

Oh well ill just have to save my pennies and wait and then discern which way to go still have to save for cancelling my cell contract and buy an iphone get her an Ipod touch so ill see.
I can vouch for making the jump to a higher-end body. I upgraded from a Canon 40D, which is roughly between a Nikon D60 and a D80, to a Canon 7D, the equivalent of the D300s. I'm glad that I did, although I could have gotten a 50D and more more glass. They say glass is the most important, which is true, but having a decent camera body is also very nice if you can afford it.
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Apparently thats alot of wear. If I could sell my 70-300 and 85 for it, I would.
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I can vouch for making the jump to a higher-end body. I upgraded from a Canon 40D, which is roughly between a Nikon D60 and a D80, to a Canon 7D, the equivalent of the D300s. I'm glad that I did, although I could have gotten a 50D and more more glass. They say glass is the most important, which is true, but having a decent camera body is also very nice if you can afford it.
Back in the film days that was so true. A frame from a Nikon 2002 with say a 50mm f/1.8 will look exactly the same as a frame from a Nikon F6, assuming the same lens and film are used.

With digital, the body plays a much bigger role in IQ.

The D90 is a great body, but if you can afford it, there's no reason not to get the D300s.

The prices are going back up, but if you can find a 17-55mm f/2.8 for $900 or less, grab it. It's one of if not teh best wide-standard zoom for the DX platform. It makes a great "walk-around" lens. Personally, it doesn't leave my D300s except when I'm doing very low light video (raves, dances) and a f/1.4 lens is needed.
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