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March 9, 2010 @ 05:33 AM
weezerine

Post: 1

Join Date: Mar 2010

So i didnt want to fork up a wooping 1.7k for a dslr just yet, and my mum suggested to get me the canon g11. Would this be a good camera to start off with? to just get me used to tweaking and camera shots and what not?
March 9, 2010 @ 02:44 PM
Headmut

Post: 22

Join Date: Feb 2010

yes but if you spend a tiny bit more money you can get a Canon or Nikon entry level DSLR with a starter lense. Gives you more options for future upgrades of lenses etc. without having to fork over for a new body, plus you can still use those lense when you upgrade the body later.
March 11, 2010 @ 01:01 AM
triggahapppy

Post: 9

Join Date: Mar 2008

Location: NYC

nikon d40x is what i started with, the price tag isnt that bad and with in a year or two i felt like i knew enough to advance
March 11, 2010 @ 07:32 PM
Ghostlllachine

Post: 7

Join Date: Mar 2010

I was somewhat in the same dilemma as you. i got the g11 because its easier to carry around, probably going to upgrade to something higher than entry level soon
March 11, 2010 @ 09:30 PM
OrangeCrush

Post: 16

Join Date: Feb 2010

Hey, I started with an old old Yashica Electro that my grandfather gave me.

And y'know what? It's still one of my fav cameras.
March 16, 2010 @ 01:57 PM
nocolor

Post: 340

Join Date: Mar 2010

Location: Brooklyn, New York.

A "beginner's" camera is a DSLR camera in my opinion. Take the opportunity as a sound investment. But that's just me...

Perhaps a Canon Rebel.

Instagram: @derekandrewwong

March 17, 2010 @ 03:24 PM
For Christ

Post: 91

Join Date: Jul 2006

try nikon d40
March 17, 2010 @ 06:05 PM
northwest

Post: 4033

Join Date: Jul 2006

Location: Seattle, WA

im considering a canon powershot sd1200is

decent?
March 17, 2010 @ 08:00 PM
365Hustle

Post: 229

Join Date: Mar 2010

go with a d40 thats what i got 2 days ago it shoots great pics for a beginner
March 17, 2010 @ 08:20 PM
deadpooL

Post: 2374

Join Date: Jun 2008

Location: Tokyo

im considering a canon powershot sd1200is

decent?


if you're going to use it solely to take pictures of pickups to post on hb, then yeah, it's decent.
March 19, 2010 @ 08:04 AM
Frums

Post: 33

Join Date: Mar 2010

pentax is my fav dslr. They are generally cheaper than a lot of dslr & they never changed their lens mounting so when i find old lens at markets at hock shops they will still work even though they are 20+ yrs old
March 19, 2010 @ 11:01 AM
MynamesnotRick

Post: 29

Join Date: Mar 2010

If you're gonna get a beginner camera get a good camera body with an entry level lens.

So at the end of the day when you are at the point where you feel you want to try different things upgrade the lens.

The new Canon "X" series are a good way to go.
Might be bit on the pricey side but at the end of the day you'll thank yourself for getting it. If you really ever get into photography it will save you thousands.
March 22, 2010 @ 02:06 PM
DuLUX

Post: 11

Join Date: Jan 2010

try the Nikon D40 thats what im using right now for some quick mdeia coverage and as beginner got some pics on my blog for a friends clothing line

thehookd.blogspot.com/
March 22, 2010 @ 03:03 PM
jamestapoz

Post: 946

Join Date: Feb 2009

spend as little on the body, invest on the glass bro

craigslist a nikon d40/d60/d70 canon rebel

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