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Forum: Batteries or Power Packs Oct 9, 2011, 11:13 AM
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Views: 3,338
Posted By upsidedown
Third Party Chargers

I recently lost the chargers to my cameras (Panasonice TZ3 and Canon T1i) and wondering if it is OK to get non OEM chargers like SterlingTek or stick to OEM. THere is a big price difference.
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Nov 25, 2009, 8:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,079
Posted By upsidedown
2nd Camera - Superzoom Recommendation (and do I need manual control)

I have purchased a T1i, and now will be selling my Canon G9 and replacing it with a compact superzoom when I don't want to carry the larger camera. I don't think the tradeoff between the G9 and a...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Nov 24, 2009, 10:51 AM
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Views: 578
Posted By upsidedown
New T1i - Now Sell G9 and get Pana TZ3?

Thanks to all the earlier advise I am now the proud owner of the Canon T1i with 18-55 and 55-250 IS lenses. Have already started to use it and am really enjoying it.

Now my question...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Nov 9, 2009, 1:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,733
Posted By upsidedown
Ergonomics

Thanks for all the comments. When I thought about a DSLR last year I looked at Canon, Nikon, and Sony and at that time I prefered the Canon. I also have a G9 now so I have some familiarity with the...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Nov 8, 2009, 9:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,733
Posted By upsidedown
Pentax k-x or Canon T1i 500D

Ready for my first DSLR and I am between these two models. My background:



Currently own Canon G9, and ready to move up to a camera with less shutter lag. Have previously owned multiple P&S...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Aug 15, 2008, 9:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 582
Posted By upsidedown
If you were planning to buy a Panasonic FZ-18 or...

If you were planning to buy a Panasonic FZ-18 or Canon S5, would you wait for new models or buy now.

Assumptions:


I could wait if needed[/*]
Panasonic FZ28 is announced[/*]
No...
Forum: Canon Aug 7, 2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,599
Posted By upsidedown
I just returned my camera to Canon for the CCD...

I just returned my camera to Canon for the CCD issue. Great service in that they paid for shipping. I have received an email that they have evaluated the camera and have accepted it under the...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Aug 6, 2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,413
Posted By upsidedown
OK. There is really no case to plead. Mtclimber...

OK. There is really no case to plead. Mtclimber provided some beautiful photos and some interesting comments.

She specifically asked if I was paying attention and here is the reply I PM'd her.
...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Aug 6, 2008, 8:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,413
Posted By upsidedown
All good points by everyone. I have spent about 4...

All good points by everyone. I have spent about 4 hours in two different stores today and my reaction is as follows:

Olympus SP-570UZ. Tried in to different stores. Way too slow. Did not like the...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Aug 6, 2008, 5:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,413
Posted By upsidedown
You can search through my other threads, but in...

You can search through my other threads, but in essence I am trying to decide between a Superzoom and a dSLR. I am an old school film SLR user so understand basics of photography...not an expert but...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Aug 5, 2008, 4:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By upsidedown
Canon has a loyalty program you can call at...

Canon has a loyalty program you can call at 800-828-4040. Tell them what happened and you may be able to buy one of their refurbished deals below. I have an SD400 and I had broken the LCD. Depending...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 24, 2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By upsidedown
Looking for feedback on speed for autofocus, and...

Looking for feedback on speed for autofocus, and IQ.
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 23, 2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By upsidedown
robbo wrote: Net impact is that is costs me...

robbo wrote:
Net impact is that is costs me less to get the Superzooms than to get an XSi, so no need to buy and resell.
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 23, 2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By upsidedown
I am considering these two choices as they are...

I am considering these two choices as they are available through a rewards program. I had originally considered dSLR (Canon XSi vs Sony a200), but can only get the basic camera and single kit lens...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 8, 2008, 1:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By upsidedown
Our trusty SD400 died this past weekend so I am...

Our trusty SD400 died this past weekend so I am going to get a new camera for my wife. Prefers simple and small, but good IQ. I am down to these two choices, and looking for comments. I am actually...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 2, 2008, 9:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,912
Posted By upsidedown
I have decided (well almost) to purchase an entry...

I have decided (well almost) to purchase an entry level dSLR. In the past I have grown up on a Canon FTb and a Nikon N80 so I understand the fundamentals of photography. For the past three years I...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jun 16, 2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By upsidedown
mtngal wrote: I am trying to stay to a budget...

mtngal wrote:
I am trying to stay to a budget and I do like the Sony because of the in camera stabilization. I used to do a lot of photography with film, my own darkroom, etc....but as time has...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jun 16, 2008, 9:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By upsidedown
After seriously considering a superzoom...

After seriously considering a superzoom (Panasonic FZ18 or Sony H50), I have decided that I think I would be better suited to a dSLR. Here are my requirements and am looking for input:

1) I have...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jun 13, 2008, 3:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,556
Posted By upsidedown
I too am trying to decide if a Sony dSLR is the...

I too am trying to decide if a Sony dSLR is the right choice for me. One question I have is that if the a200 and a300 are essentially the same except for Live View, why do most reviews suggest that...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? May 9, 2008, 3:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,921
Posted By upsidedown
When lenses are listed at 18-250, is that at 35mm...

When lenses are listed at 18-250, is that at 35mm equivalent or specific to dSLR. If the multiplier is 1.5 (as in the Sony a300) is this really the equivalent of a 27 to 375mm lens?
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? May 6, 2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,921
Posted By upsidedown
Thanks for the responses. You are correct, I am...

Thanks for the responses. You are correct, I am notintimidated by a dSLR. I am willing to accept some compromises in image quality but I can tolerate little with shutter lag. So if I go superzoom,...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? May 5, 2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,921
Posted By upsidedown
OK. I know the first thing folks are going to say...

OK. I know the first thing folks are going to say is decide what you want to do. I have always owned filmm SLR's, done my own development many years ago and understand the advantages of an SLR for...
Forum: Photo Inkjet Oct 31, 2005, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By upsidedown
I would do the side by side comparison, except i...

I would do the side by side comparison, except i do not want to open the printer if I am not going to use it. I will need to make my decision based on what I hear from people.
Forum: Photo Inkjet Oct 31, 2005, 2:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By upsidedown
I have both a Canon iP4000 and s820. For purposes...

I have both a Canon iP4000 and s820. For purposes of this message both are brand new. My question is which one I should keep. It will be used exclusively for photos.

The s820 is an older model but...
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