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Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Nov 17, 2010, 3:16 AM
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Posted By eye will
Thanks for the advice. I will try them out.

Thanks for the advice. I will try them out.
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Nov 16, 2010, 5:24 PM
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Posted By eye will
I want better quality pictures. I have 3 young...

I want better quality pictures. I have 3 young kids, 1-5 years old. I want to catch those magic moments. Video ability would be nice and I would consider going up in price a bit if need be, but...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Nov 16, 2010, 4:08 PM
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Posted By eye will
Choice of DSLR

I am interested in several DSLR's which would you recommend between:

CANON EOS 450D IS 12MP DIGITAL SLR DOUBLE ZOOM KIT CAMERA
EFS 18-55 and EFS 55-250 for 489.99

CANON EOS 450D DIGITAL SLR...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 22, 2010, 2:47 PM
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Posted By eye will
Thanks for the pics. I am still liking the...

Thanks for the pics.

I am still liking the K-x. You can get it at Currys at 449.99. with a 50-200mm Lens as well.
...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 21, 2010, 6:17 PM
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Posted By eye will
shoturtle, Do you have any examples of...

shoturtle,

Do you have any examples of photos of faces/people as I find cameras seem to be able to cope with things with marked contrast, like birds feathers, bricks in walls and clothing, but...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 21, 2010, 5:25 PM
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Posted By eye will
JimC, Thanks for the info, it explains a...

JimC,

Thanks for the info, it explains a lot. I don't know how to upload pics to the site. It does not allow me to add them. The fact that the images can be changed on capture by the camera is...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 21, 2010, 2:44 AM
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Posted By eye will
I knew the depth of field would be small, but was...

I knew the depth of field would be small, but was expecting something to be in focus clearly. I used the aiming points on people at a distance and at written displays, but none of them seemed to have...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 20, 2010, 4:04 PM
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Posted By eye will
Tried the Pentax K-x and the Sony a450. Neither...

Tried the Pentax K-x and the Sony a450. Neither did well. Admittedly I was inside in big stores with artificial light and just used the automatic mode. None of them got good focus (always slightly...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 19, 2010, 4:40 PM
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Posted By eye will
Basket If you have a promotion code please...

Basket
If you have a promotion code please enter it here:
SONY DSLRA450L.CEH Quantity: 299.99
14 megapixel digital slr camera
Remove from basket
Your discount -15.00 (promotion code:...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 18, 2010, 5:42 PM
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Posted By eye will
I am going to try the Sony A450 on Tuesday. I can...

I am going to try the Sony A450 on Tuesday. I can get it for 285 with 18-55mm lens and for 179 I can get a sony 75-300 (SONY SAL 75300AE)
(total 464). 1 year warranty. (is the lens any good?)
...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 18, 2010, 1:08 PM
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Posted By eye will
Here is a comparison review. ...

Here is a comparison review.

http://www.digitalcamerainfo.com/content/Samsung-NX10-Digital-Camera-Review-21638/Pentax-Kx-Comparison.htm

Samsung NX10
Pentax Kx Comparison
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 18, 2010, 10:58 AM
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Posted By eye will
Thanks for that review. I am steering more to the...

Thanks for that review. I am steering more to the Pentax k-x. The vibe was to go for the K-x with the 55-300 lens, but I have just seen a K-x with a 18-55 lens and the 50-200 lens for 428. Should I...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 17, 2010, 7:29 PM
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Posted By eye will
That is good to know. I am used to using one...

That is good to know. I am used to using one point with the SLR so that should do to start with. Does the video allow you to zoom/autofocus(manual focus) and take pics whilst shooting video?
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 17, 2010, 6:56 PM
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Posted By eye will
At least I have narrowed it down to 2 camera (at...

At least I have narrowed it down to 2 camera (at present anyway) and I will try them out and look into them in depth. Little things like focus points will be useful. I am used to focusing on the...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 17, 2010, 6:40 PM
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Views: 13,857
Posted By eye will
With the video capability it seems worth the...

With the video capability it seems worth the difference in price. It also gets 5 stars on the link showed above
http://www.photographyblog.com/reviews/pentax_kx_review/conclusion/
compared with 4...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 17, 2010, 6:05 PM
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Posted By eye will
Thanks for the advice, I was thinking of going...

Thanks for the advice, I was thinking of going for a Sigma or Tamron lens (the autofocus apparently works with them) or would that defeat the object of getting a good camera. Is the quality inferior....
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 17, 2010, 5:46 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,857
Posted By eye will
With the added advantage of HD 720 video on top....

With the added advantage of HD 720 video on top. I think I have just upped the price range. (but with video included it should last me many years and have the convenience of only carrying one camera...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 17, 2010, 5:37 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,857
Posted By eye will
So if I could get the pentax K-x with 18-55mm...

So if I could get the pentax K-x with 18-55mm lens for 380 or the A450 with 18-55mm lens for 285 which would you back.

Regards

Will
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 17, 2010, 5:25 PM
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Views: 13,857
Posted By eye will
I have managed to find a comparison website that...

I have managed to find a comparison website that seems useful
http://snapsort.com/compare/Canon_EOS_1000D-vs-Sony_Alpha_DSLR-A450

I have been looking for something that give sensor size.

The...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 17, 2010, 4:45 PM
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Views: 13,857
Posted By eye will
My local shop sells it. Also found on...

My local shop sells it. Also found on http://www.parkcameras.com/14327/Sony-Alpha-a450---18-55mm-Kit.html where they have the G1 on offer.

Can the OM lenses be adapted to a full DSLR or just 4/3...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 17, 2010, 4:28 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,857
Posted By eye will
Thanks for the quick reply. Would you say to...

Thanks for the quick reply. Would you say to ignore the HS10 and the FZ38 (is the image quality very inferior to the A450 and G1.

Regards

Will
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 17, 2010, 4:15 PM
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Views: 13,857
Posted By eye will
I am also considering the options and have just...

I am also considering the options and have just come across the Sony A450 and get the feeling that it is a cut down A550, but with all the picture quality. How does this compare with the Lumix G1 for...
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