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Old Apr 19, 2010, 1:20 PM   #1
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hi there

This is my first post.

I want to buy a camera and need suggestion from you.

I like photography very much and wish to remove toward semi-proffesionals level, my budget is 500$, i need the camera for more learning & developing my skills.

if u were me, which one you will chose & why?

1- Canon EOS 1000D (in DSLR)

2- Canon G11 (in high Point & shoot level)

3- other ... (plz name it )

thanx

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Old Apr 19, 2010, 1:22 PM   #2
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Old Apr 19, 2010, 1:24 PM   #3
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Sorry, I couldn't resist a little joke at your expense.

But really the 2 choices you have outlined are very different.

We need a little more information to steer you in the right direction.

Is size a concern?
What is your prior experience?
Would you plan to buy additional lenses, etc if you go DSLR (1000D)?
Would you be willing to learn basic post-processing?


anything else you can tell us to help you narrow it down.
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Old Apr 19, 2010, 2:43 PM   #4
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Sorry, I couldn't resist a little joke at your expense.

But really the 2 choices you have outlined are very different.

We need a little more information to steer you in the right direction.

Is size a concern?
What is your prior experience?
Would you plan to buy additional lenses, etc if you go DSLR (1000D)?
Would you be willing to learn basic post-processing?


anything else you can tell us to help you narrow it down.
ooooops, it seems i make a mistake!!!
im very sory
and shame also.

i was mean D1000 vs G11 vs other suggestions


about information u request:
1- i dont prefer huge size
2- i was had Sony Cybershot DSC-W300 for more than a year and i get a good primary results, now i feel i need to develop my skills with more advance camera
3- i dont plan for additional lenses, but if D1000 is better for me at this point of learn... ill take it.
4- i promis to learn basic post-processing next time, cause this is my 1st post ever!!

thanx any way
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Old Apr 19, 2010, 2:53 PM   #5
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binzaqr-

Welcome to the Forum. We're delighted that you dropped by.

The Canon SX-210 got graded down is several recent professional reviews for reduced and inferior image quality that was triggered by the new 14mp imager, so I would drop that camera to the bottom of the list.

The Canon G-11 is a very good camera with a much larger imager. It is more in keeping with your keep in smaller philosophy. So that would be your #1 choice.

The Canon XD/1000D is a very good DSLR camera. But it is physically much larger, therefore it has to be relegated to the #2 position.

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Old Apr 19, 2010, 4:23 PM   #6
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Binzaqr-

Just to clarify a few things. When I said learn the basics of post-processing, it is a term used to mean image editing, or processing your images post-shooting. I did not mean anything about your forum post. Sorry for that confusion.

It sounds like you would be a good candidate for a bridge or advanced point and shoot camera.

I am a huge fan of the Canon G11, it offers really great features and controls and a great lens and good image quality even at iso 800 and useable at iso 1600. The wealth of photographic controls and great design layout would make this a nice camera to take your photography to the next level.

Another good option could be a bridge-superzoom if you wanted more zoom range. Like the Panasonic FZ35, it also offers a wealth of controls, a huge zoom lens, and overall good image quality. Though it will not do as good in low light as the G11.

Let me know if I can further assist or clarify.
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Old Apr 20, 2010, 10:09 AM   #7
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hi there
thanks for Sarah Joyce and Dustin
you had no idea how your words helped me
about Panasonic FZ35 i saw a vedio reveiw on youtube.com, it looks nice and it seems very nice option.
but im now confused between G11 and FZ35
if any one like to share me his/her experince, ill be grateful

thanx every one
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They are both great options, and which one is better for you depends on your needs.

they both offer all the manual controls you need to learn with. and both produce great images.

the advantage of the g11 is in low-light performance, as well as accepting external flashes with ttl metering if that is something you want to learn.

the advantage of the fz35 is its long zoom, and hd video.
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The differences between the G-11 and the FZ-35 in the lens department revolve around the zoom. The G-11 is basically 28mm to around 120mm, while the FZ-35 gives you 28mm to 504mm which is a substantial difference.

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thanx alot
your comments always helpful
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