Nikon or Canon

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  1. ~Dixie's_Mom~

    ~Dixie's_Mom~ ♥Chloe & Violet♥

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    Absolutely. I have the D40, and I used to have an HP (that thing SUCKED). I get MUCH better pictures with the D40. Including action shots. I'll find some action shots I have taken with my D40, and either post, or pm. :)
     
  2. ~Dixie's_Mom~

    ~Dixie's_Mom~ ♥Chloe & Violet♥

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    None of them are spectacular, I'm just going through photobucket pictures.
    I have 2 more that are nice, but they're from when Holly was sick, and her fur was AWFUL. I will have to take some new action shots just for you, haha. :p
     
  3. ~Dixie's_Mom~

    ~Dixie's_Mom~ ♥Chloe & Violet♥

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    I love the pictures, despite the fact that her coat looks terrible. Looking at recent pictures, it's amazing how much better she is, now.
     
  4. Chewbecca

    Chewbecca feel the magic

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    GORGEOUS PICS!!!! WOW!

    Thank you for sharing those!
    I CANNOT WAIT to use their camera. I promised to treat it nicely and be responsible with it.
     
  5. HoundedByHounds

    HoundedByHounds Oh, it's *you*

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    I caught this one with the out of the box action setting on the D40x

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    Works great!
     
  6. Chewbecca

    Chewbecca feel the magic

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    you take such great pics, Gina!
     
  7. Brandyb

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    OOOO, nice pics!!! I gotta say I love my SLR Canon Digital Rebel XT, and my sister has the XTI. Both perfect cameras for our uses ... I'm a huge fan of canon though. Started with the rebel 35mm - loved that camera too. I have a pretty nice point and shoot for little things, it's a kodak that I was pleasantly surprised with.
    Here are some shots with the XT.

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  8. Chewbecca

    Chewbecca feel the magic

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    SO...if I go to buy a BASIC Nikon D40 kit, I should be able to get great action shots (well better than any P&S), right? And I mean without any fancy schmancy lenses, right?
    I have to ask this again because if I like the pics I take with my in-laws' camera, I'm going to buy one. But I won't be able to afford the $1700 they spent on their camera (they got three separate lenses with it). I will only get the basic kit. Should I get a back up battery or will I be ok just buying the kit?
     
  9. Chewbecca

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    I couldn´t decided at the begining but went for Canon and I am not sorry. :)

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    I just hope that all pictures we posted won´t be found all over internet.. wouldn´t be the first time.
     
  11. HoundedByHounds

    HoundedByHounds Oh, it's *you*

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    I have found Amazon has the best prices on pretty much anything camera.
     
  12. Baxter'smybaby

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  13. ~Dixie's_Mom~

    ~Dixie's_Mom~ ♥Chloe & Violet♥

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    Here are some new action shots I got of Holly, today with my Nikon D40!

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    I have a Coolpix and I KNOW the higher quality ones are better, but the fact that their P&S is SO uber-shitey completely sours me to Nikon in general.
     
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    I went with the Nikon D60x from Amazon. I only got the 18-55 mm lens, though, but that's enough for me for now. I want to learn how to use it and mess around with it. I don't think I'll need the 55-200mm lens just yet.
     
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    Has anybody used the Olympus digital SLR? I know Olympus used to make pretty good cameras. My P&S is a Sony because at the time (it might still be so) Sony was the only one with the Zeiss lenses, and I see that Sony has a DSLR too now.

    The D40 is actually not a bad price... but I already have a 35mm Canon Rebel, and I wonder if I shouldn't just stick to Canon so I can interchange my lenses?

    Guys I can't believe I'm seriously thinking about this, but I am... I have the money, I've just been putting it off for YEARS because it sounds so expensive to drop that much on a camera...
     
  17. KatzNK9

    KatzNK9 Ozzy & Jagger Rock!

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    I'm having the same dilemma choosing. I prefer Nikon but I have some Canon lenses that might work with the XTi ... so, I'm torn. I've been stalling making the purchase for months.:rolleyes: My point'n shoot is the Nikon Coolpix P1 & I'm very happy with it.
     
  18. Chewbecca

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    I'm pretty happy with my P&S, too (it's a Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1), but it's been pooping out on me lately for action shots.

    If you all have Canon Lenses, I would seriously check to see if they are compatible and I'd probably stick with Canon for you guys. I've seen some AWESOME shots taken with Canon DSLRs before, but I know there are a lot of die-hard Nikon fans here. I went with Nikon because I don't have a DSLR yet. I've never had one, this is my first. AND my in-laws have the Nikon D40x, so most likely their 55-200mm lens will work on my camera (I hope) and I can use it when they are around, if I want.

    I am definitely FAR from an expert on cameras, I just know that usually Nikon fans are Nikon fans and hard pressed to try anything else, and the same goes for Canon fans.


    I don't know anything about the user-friendliness of Canons, either.
     
  19. KatzNK9

    KatzNK9 Ozzy & Jagger Rock!

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    My lenses are quite old so I have my doubts whether or not they'll be compatible. If they're compatible, I'll likely go with the XTi to save some money as I have 35-70mm & a 70-200mm Canon lenses. Can't argue with saving some money if they'll work with the new camera body, I suppose.
     
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    That's the awesome thing about Nikon...any lens made for any Nikon (Nikkor) will fit on any other Nikon body out there.
     

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