Help regarding buying my first DSLR

Started Aug 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
FujicaST605
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Re: Help regarding buying my first DSLR
In reply to Anky, Aug 9, 2012

Go for the D5100 or D3200. AS for the features on the D7000 that you won't have, as a beginner you don't know which features are going to become inportant to you if you take a liking to the hobby. In fact, after a while yuou mught want a D300/400 for action or a FF D700/800 for greater DOF, skipping the D7000 level all together.

You could even go with a refurb D5000 for $389 from KEH.

Spend your money on good AF-S lenses. You will figure out what your second body will be eventually.

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