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Old Jan 9, 2010, 6:40 PM   #11
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While there's been a lot of talk here about cameras, there hasn't been much talk about what you want to shoot. All the cameras have things they're good at and some things they're not so good at, and there are some limitations as fas as teh different types of photography that you might be interested in.

Buying a dSLR is a long term commitment. Once you have the camera, you'll expand your arsenal with lenses and accessories that you'll find appropriate for what you want to shoot. When the tiem comes to upgrade the camera, you've already made a commitment to a system, and you may find that you've painted yourself into a corner.

So, can you describe what type(s) of photography you want to do?
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Old Jan 9, 2010, 9:03 PM   #12
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For what its worth the E620 screen can be fold so that the LCD is protected...A boon in the bush...
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Old Jan 9, 2010, 9:06 PM   #13
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While there's been a lot of talk here about cameras, there hasn't been much talk about what you want to shoot. All the cameras have things they're good at and some things they're not so good at, and there are some limitations as fas as teh different types of photography that you might be interested in.

I don't know IF there is one...somewhere...a list of types of photography matched to a particular camera(s)...even a simple one would be nice..no specifics or detailed reviews..

it could save a lot of posting
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Old Jan 9, 2010, 9:13 PM   #14
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But then it will not keep me entertain on my 12 hour flight. LOL, just kidding. But it takes the interaction of the forum out of the equations. We might as well read reviews only. That is jmtc about posting similar info.
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Old Jan 9, 2010, 10:02 PM   #15
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I said.... simple....


some of the pro reviews, well by the time I get to the end...my head hurts.

Plus the experience here.....is ..more trust worthy (except for brand bias..and there isn't any here is there???)
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Old Jan 9, 2010, 10:04 PM   #16
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I said.... simple....


some of the pro reviews, well by the time I get to the end...my head hurts.

Plus the experience here.....is ..more trust worthy (except for brand bias..and there isn't any here is there???)
Actually there is very little brand bias here, you are right on that account. Canon guys recommending olympus and pentax. Nikon guys suggestion canon and sony. And so forth.
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Actually there is very little brand bias here, you are right on that account. Canon guys recommending olympus and pentax. Nikon guys suggestion canon and sony. And so forth.

How about ..my head hurts account??..Am I not right there too??? LOL

just helping you with boredom...since you've helped me...
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. Canon guys recommending olympus and pentax. Nikon guys suggestion canon and sony.

Don't they call that 'buyer's remorse'???
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Thanks for the entertainment, 30 min more and it time to land.

Sorry about the headaches of to many post though.
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Don't they call that 'buyer's remorse'???
it's called picking the right tool for each job
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