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If it was for the body + 18-55VR, I think so. If it were body only, it's a bad deal.
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it's both body and lens and it has video on it to boot!
     
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Great deal. I sold my D3100 with the 18-55 for $580
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post #6 of 18
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what, the D3100 wasn't enough for u?

what you have now?
     
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post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by ChronoBodi View Post
what, the D3100 wasn't enough for u?

what you have now?
As you get better in photography, you outgrow your lenses and bodies. The D3100 is a great body, but after a certain point you outgrow it and need something better to help you get more "in tune" with your photography.

Good thing is usually this point is about a year for some people, usually longer.

But like I said, the D3100 is still an excellent camera and will definitely serve you well.
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well, im still a noob to DSLRs anyway, the D3100 is like, overkill by me.
     
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Originally Posted by ChronoBodi View Post
well, im still a noob to DSLRs anyway, the D3100 is like, overkill by me.
Nothing wrong with that I started off with the XTi and the 18-55mm myself, and it took me two months to get used to manual settings, and a good six months before my photos stopped coming out as crap (not good mind you, just not crap).

We've all been there. Just keep to it and your photos will gradually get better
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here's some of my shots (not from D3100, from a older Canon rebel)



     
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