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Old Jan 31, 2006, 9:42 PM   #1
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I want to get a DSLR and my budget is about what the 10D costs but I can't deside wich one I should get. I would not have any extra money for extra lenses now but I would defenatly buy more later. My dad has a couple Nikon lenses from the 70's that might work with the D50.

I'm stuck and can't make up my mind, any imput would be greatly appritiated and would help.
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Old Feb 1, 2006, 8:56 AM   #2
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Because your Dad's D-70 lenses (which will fit the D-50)are available to you, I would be thinking more about the Nikon D-50 even though it is a bit of budget stretch initially.

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Old Feb 1, 2006, 9:03 AM   #3
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Because your Dad's D-70 lenses (which will fit the D-50)are available to you, I would be thinking more about the Nikon D-50 even though it is a bit of budget stretch initially.

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I believe the OP is saying his dad's camera is from the 70's, not the D70s. If this is the case, the lenses will not meter correctly and may not even mount on the D50.

The good news is the D50 can now be found for as little as $599..check out Adorama.com.
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Thanks for catching that. I was thinking Nikon, and I guess I sort of had a bit of tunnel vision.

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Old Feb 1, 2006, 1:59 PM   #5
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My dad's lenses are form 1970, they fit the mount of a Nikon F2as. He has a Nikkor 28mm 1:3.5 and a Vivitar Series 1 70-200mm 1:3.5.
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Old Feb 4, 2006, 7:11 AM   #6
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Hi there,

well, I own a 10D with a couple of lenses and I´m quite satisfied with them. The 10D is a sturdy camera, though not quite state-of-the-art. I think that you shouldn`t base your decision on 70´s lenses but rather go out and f e e l
the cameras in question. Just buy the Camera you feel comfy with.

Just my 2cts.

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