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Old Jun 24, 2013, 10:07 AM   #41
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Thanks TCav...it will take some weeks until I can play again with it...but I took your advice...

Actual bodies shortlist:
- Nikon D5200
- Nikon D7100
- Canon 650D/T4i
- Canon 60D (Replacement?)
- ¿Panasonic FZ200? Fast solution and non-expensive B-Plan???

Budget might become wider or tighter within next weeks...I'm evaluating purchasing a brand new car...

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Old Jun 24, 2013, 10:31 AM   #42
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Old Jun 24, 2013, 10:40 AM   #43
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The car purchase is getting more probable...but I don't want to go with the B Plan (FZ200) for the camera...but it still seems a good option...isn't it?

is D5200 a big improvement over the D5100???

any solid rumours about D60 replacement???
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is D5200 a big improvement over the D5100???
The 24MP sensor in the D5200 is a big improvement over the 16MP sensor in the D5100.

Is the D5200 a big improvement over the D5100? I'd say no.
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eugen'- you say you got at least 10% of shot's out of focus with the D5100...?
The AF system on the D5100 is adequate- but the AF on the 18-55 kit lens is actually quite slow- so bear this in mind if you plan to shoot moving targets frequently... whereby a lens upgrade would be necessary...
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Yes, I will take that into account...
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If you want a 50mm lens you will need to get the AF-s version, the cheaper af 50 1.8 will not AF on a d5200 body.
This won't be an issue with the D7100...will it?
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Nikon's 70-300 is outside your budget, and while I would usually recommend the Tamron instead, BesyBuy doesn't carry it. Of the lenses that BestBuy carries and that are within your budget, the 55-300 is the best telephoto zoom.

Of course, I'm presuming that you want to get the broadest capabilities you can while staying within your budget.
So Nikon's 70-300 is better than Nikon's 55-200 and 55-300...but in 70-300 you suggeest going with the Tamron instead of Nikon???
equal cost? better performance?
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Is it wiser to buy a Nikon body (D7100 or D5200 for example) with the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR instead of the 18-55 kit???

Is the 18-105 performance better than 18-55?

I keep in mind the idea of also getting a 50mm prime (AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D could be an option, due to its price...is it worth considering its performance?) and if budget allows to do it now (or in the near future if can't go ahead now) buying a tele such as a 70-300mm (I have been told it is better than de 55-200 or the 55-300...)...

Or it is a good option going with directly with something like the Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD AF Lens and the prime???

Suggestions about third-party lenses???

Is there another suggestable prime in the same price range of the Nikon 50mm f1.8D?

Pffff...analysis keeps going on...

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