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Old Oct 8, 2012, 4:54 PM   #1
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I want good used equipment to shoot raw images (usually printed on canvas at 20x24) of still subjects. What body/lens combo do you suggest?
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Old Oct 8, 2012, 7:01 PM   #2
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I recoment you NOT go used.

If money is a problem, you can get a refurbished Canon or Nikon dSLR from Adorama. The key issue is what lens to go with. You should probably go with a copy stand to keep the camera centered over the canvas, and keep the canvas well lit.

Adorama has a Tokina 35mm f/2.8 Pro DX macro lens for a Nikon Camera for $249, and a refurbished Nikon D5100 for $429. With a 35mm lens, you'll need a copystand that's 37 inches high. Adorama has a 40 inch one for $500, and you may want lights to go with it.

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