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So what's the current opinion of the D2H? I realize it's a really old body, but I'm evaluating it as a cheap (and FAST) option for using screw-drive lenses, some of which can focus quite quickly on the right body. That would seriously improve my options for getting good lenses on the cheap.
It's great, unless you need to crop. I miss a vertical grip when I'm shooting with my D60.

I tried The 28-300 VR yesterday and it feels heavy, but not solid heavy like the 24-70mm, it feels heavy like the 70-300 VR. The salespeople weren't going to haggle so it looks like I won't be getting a Tokina 11-16.
    
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The D300 series is still way out of my price range. I've considered selling the D5000 and getting a D200, but I love the overall ergonomics of the D5000 as a general shooter, and so the other body would be more "specialized," for lack of a better word.
You thought about the D90? Since the announcement of the D7000 they've plummeted in price. I found one for £60 more (body only) than i paid for my D5000. Pretty sure my dad's getting one for his birthday.
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wow been lurking around here for 6 months and didn't know we had an official camera thread. Well count me in. I have a Nikon D80 with a nikon 50mm f1.8, sigma 28-70 mm and sigma 70-300 mm macro lenses.
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I got bored and took gear to school.
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I just spent $900 on photo equipment with a student discount. Meaning I probably spent the least in my class.



Among the stuff I purchased was a Sekonic L-758DR. The discount caused it to be $60 cheaper than B&H.

Edited by Marin - 9/20/10 at 7:32pm
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What exactly did you buy other than the 1v (which is epic sexy)?
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What exactly did you buy other than the 1v (which is epic sexy)?
Edited my post with one of the things I bought. Also got a bunch of darkroom equipment and have to order some more.
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Hey, what price should I be able to get for my D80? (bought in 2007)

I got an offer for $400, I'm tempted to take it because it'll only depreciate more once the D7000 is released.

Thoughts?
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How beat up is it? KEH sells ones in excellent and like new condition for $450-525 USD.
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I'm not sure if this is appropriate, but can someone give me an appraisal for my camera kit?
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