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Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? May 13, 2007, 7:41 AM
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Posted By potter99
Thanks Jim. I will make that change. I'm still...

Thanks Jim. I will make that change. I'm still learning the controls on this thing so I appreciate the input.
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? May 12, 2007, 4:00 PM
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Posted By potter99
Hi everyone, A few months ago, I got a lot of...

Hi everyone, A few months ago, I got a lot of helpful advice about choosing a dSLR. I just wanted to say thanks and that I am extremely happy with my Nikon d40. It suits my needs perfectly for taking...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 25, 2007, 3:13 PM
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Posted By potter99
rey wrote: style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:...

rey wrote:


style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #000000"That was my understanding, but I guess I should have asked, can that be overcome or does that mean I can never use the flash in portrait position?
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 25, 2007, 2:28 PM
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Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
Thanks everyone. I did some more research and it...

Thanks everyone. I did some more research and it appears that the SB-600 would work on the old film SLR (manual mode as Ken said) and the SB-400 would not. Ken, someone had posted a comment on...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 23, 2007, 6:29 AM
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Posted By potter99
Steve-S wrote: style="BACKGROUND-COLOR:...

Steve-S wrote:


style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #000000"Hi Steve, Thanks for the great explanation. I think you are exactly right. I am looking forward to getting a dedicated flash for the d40 I just...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 15, 2007, 7:25 AM
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Posted By potter99
Sarah, Thanks for posting the new picture of your...

Sarah, Thanks for posting the new picture of your husband demonstrating bounce flash with the d50 and SB-400.(Is that your new lens?) I compared it with the similar Kodak P series from your earlier...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 10, 2007, 8:17 PM
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Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
mtclimber wrote: Thanks again for the enormous...

mtclimber wrote:
Thanks again for the enormous amount of help you and others have given. Wondering if there is a record for longest thread in "what camera should I buy?" I will definitely post...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 10, 2007, 8:10 PM
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Posted By potter99
dumfriesdick wrote: Still the d40. Will...

dumfriesdick wrote:
Still the d40. Will purchase this weekend with kit lens and SB-400 flash :-).
Forum: Nikon Lenses Feb 10, 2007, 8:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,560
Posted By potter99
Thanks for the great advice. I knew nothing about...

Thanks for the great advice. I knew nothing about gray market gear. I'm looking for a reputable dealer and a product with a Nikon USA manufacturers warranty, right?I think I'm better off staying away...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 9, 2007, 6:05 PM
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Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
I've decided on the d40. Thanks for everyone's...

I've decided on the d40. Thanks for everyone's help. Erin
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 9, 2007, 6:05 PM
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Posted By potter99
mtngal wrote: :-)You are right. I am making...

mtngal wrote:
:-)You are right. I am making this harder than it needs to be. The fun part needs to begin!
Forum: Nikon Lenses Feb 9, 2007, 5:12 PM
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Views: 2,560
Posted By potter99
Thanks for your input. There is one on ebay now...

Thanks for your input. There is one on ebay now from The Camera Box which looks pretty reputable. I'll probably end up paying 100-150 than buyingthe d40together with the kit lens. I'm wondering if...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 9, 2007, 4:47 PM
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Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
dumfriesdick wrote: I know :?. Everyone has...

dumfriesdick wrote:
I know :?. Everyone has been so helpful and yet I still can't make up my mind!
Forum: Nikon Lenses Feb 9, 2007, 4:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,560
Posted By potter99
I'm hoping this wasn't a mistake! I just bought...

I'm hoping this wasn't a mistake! I just bought the Nikon 18-70mm on ebay new for270 inc.shipping. I was going to use it with a d40 body only purchase (whichI have yet to buy but have seen for$422...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 9, 2007, 12:45 PM
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Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
Hi Ken, That really is a great deal. Are you...

Hi Ken, That really is a great deal. Are you looking at the k100 with the 18-55 and the 50-200 bundled with the flash and then taking off $200?I was a little confused about the rebate.The $200 rebate...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 9, 2007, 8:29 AM
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Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
Thanks Sarah and Russ for your ideas. Sarah I...

Thanks Sarah and Russ for your ideas. Sarah I appreciate the samples from your 850 and 880. Your husband really is a sport!

The 880 with the flash in the 45 position was the most pleasing to my...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 8, 2007, 11:38 AM
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Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
Sarah, Thanks for the size comparison on the...

Sarah, Thanks for the size comparison on the Nikons. D40 - little camera with big LCD! Erin
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 8, 2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
Hi!I had considered the Kodak P series. I looked...

Hi!I had considered the Kodak P series. I looked at the P880 in the store and I have looked at reviews on all the cameras. The prices are definitely appealing and it would be a big step up from what...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 8, 2007, 7:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
Thank you everyone for answering my questions...

Thank you everyone for answering my questions about how to use flash and the compatibility of the SB-400 etc. Thanks for looking into it kenbalbari.

I've never used an external flash so although...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 7, 2007, 8:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
Hi Sarah, That is definitely the kind of effect...

Hi Sarah, That is definitely the kind of effect I'm going for. He doesn't look washed out and the skin tones look natural. Thanks for showing me a sample photo. If I am considerably closer than 12...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 6, 2007, 1:06 PM
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Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
Thanks Sarah. I will check that out. Erin

Thanks Sarah. I will check that out. Erin
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 6, 2007, 8:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
Thanks so much Sarah and corpsy. Sarah, your...

Thanks so much Sarah and corpsy. Sarah, your overview of some points to consider in choosing and getting started with a new dSLR were excellent and helpful. I liked your ideas aboutthe best way to...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 5, 2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
I didn't choose the Canon because of the kit lens...

I didn't choose the Canon because of the kit lens and I didn't choose the Olympus E 500 because of reviews stating image noise at high ISO and a small viewfinder. I only went to 3 camera stores (I...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 5, 2007, 7:41 AM
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Views: 243
Posted By potter99
Hi! I am not the person to ask about cameras but...

Hi! I am not the person to ask about cameras but someone here helped me avoid getting scammed and I'd like to pass the info along. Check Royal Camera on resellerratings.com. They have earned a...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Feb 4, 2007, 9:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,391
Posted By potter99
Thanks everyone. I really appreciateeveryone's...

Thanks everyone. I really appreciateeveryone's different viewpoints.

Depending on what review I was reading, there were complaints about the white balance in incandescent on all three cameras,...
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