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Old Feb 6, 2011, 6:55 AM   #1
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Default canon xs vs nikon d3100

wel pretty odd options but dats my limitaton
i made a thread earlier and i was pretty much sure about canon xs but when i went to buy it d3100 changd my mind
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build quality is better
feature of hd vdo @24p
better iso options
but most imp i think better metering more af pts and a higher class entry level dslr
i dnt have any other optionz
no sony a33 or no pentax retailerz here
so in entry level i just have these two option
but question iz ... is it worth spending 180$ more on d3100(505$ vs 690$)
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Old Feb 6, 2011, 7:06 AM   #2
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let me b clear i wil shoot just for fun no printing or competition winner ambitionz
im intrestd in landscape architecture night shooting family picturez etc inshort just everday shots
i knw nikon wil limit me with lens optionz but i wil not b spendin dat much on them unless i realy fell in lnve with dis hobby
vdo is an added option just like a sunroof in a car ... i knw n read alot but my max budget wud end at d 3100 if u recommend anything xpensive i wud buy xs ... as both t1i n t2i r more xpensive
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For "landscape architecture night shooting", your lens options would be limited since most of the apporpriate lenses would be manual focus on the D3100.

Look for the lenses that are appropriate for the subjects you want to shoot, and buy the body they'll fit.
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thr is a gud inventory of af-s and af-i but keep in mind i want avg to gud results not brillian or even vry gud ... lenses which dnt show difference r gud enuf ... i dnt aim for 100% crop perfection ... things which can b fixd by a cheap software i dnt think i wud spend money on lens 2get dat result ...
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thr is a gud inventory of af-s and af-i ...
AF-i lenses won't AF on the D3100, only AF-S.
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Old Feb 6, 2011, 2:25 PM   #6
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wel then d3100 is not a gud investment? btw sorry for the noobness can i use all prime lenses on d3100?
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