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I picked up a Pentax KX, always love helping the underdog ;P
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Nikon user here.

Was a close call between Nikon and Canon at the time I bought my last DSLR, and to be honest I'm sure I would have been happy with either at the price point. Performance was generally very similar across the board.

However, I do prefer the traditional crispness of the Nikon images that the Canons have never quite had in the same way. Obviously this is personal preference, but it's what was right for me at the time.

I imagine this gulf of sales is due to the mainstream consumer purchases, as Nikon doesn't really seem to target the lowest budget prosumer pricepoints in the same way Canon does..

So amongst the general public, if they go and buy a prosumer compact(the Powershots mentioned in the article) there is a very strong brand awareness for Canon I think.

Also, the gulf of figures in marketshare isn't anything like Intel and AMD I don't think. Amongst the prosumer DSLR up to professional DSLRs, I think the consumers know what they're buying as they do their research before dropping a significant amount of cash on a new DSLR. And at most pricepoints there is very little to choose between the two manufacturers...
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I shoot Pentax, but if I end up becoming a wedding photographer and decide I need a fullframe, I would go Nikon over Cannon.

Cannon had been really really good at getting supreme name brand recognition.
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
I've been wanting to get myself a nice DSLR camera and have had a hard time choosing between the two. I'm not looking for anything amazing; just a really nice good DSLR. It looks like Canon is the way to go?
I'd go Pentax, they seem to have the most feature packed low end DSLR's at the moment. Totally off topic, sorry
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Thread Starter 
the underdogs do justice over point and shoots without the pricing/branding of nikon/canon

but if you were to ever expand as a hobbyist or a professional Canon/Nikon is definitely the way to go.
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Bought my cannon DLSR in 2010.
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Got my Sony/Minolta stuff and proud of it.
Sony is the future.
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Canon supremacy in cameras died with the advent of the Nikon D300. The Nikon D300 came out and smashed the Mark series with its superior IQ and low noise at high ISO. After the D300, Nikon decided to take out the D3 and this camera was voted best DSLR ever made. The D3 was above any Canon device and only the hardcore Canon fans and photographers with equipment worth thousands of dollars stayed with Canon.

The D3S, is by far the best sports / low noise high iso FF camera out there. Canon has yet to regain the low noise crown they used to have. Don't get me wrong, Canon cameras are good but Nikon are better at the moment. Furthermore, the Nikkor glass is also better. I own the magic lenses @ 2.8 from Nikon and they are worth every penny.
 
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I also prefer Nikon. I just like the way they feel more. I also like that they're black. I hate Canon's white lenses and such, looks ugly in my opinion.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ChvyVele View Post
I also prefer Nikon. I just like the way they feel more. I also like that they're black. I hate Canon's white lenses and such, looks ugly in my opinion.
The white color isn't just for looks.
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