Is D50 worth it as the "smallest screw driven" Nikon camera?

Started Apr 16, 2011 | Discussions thread
jkjond
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Re: Is D50 worth it as the "smallest screw driven" Nikon camera?
In reply to photo perzon, Feb 22, 2013

photo perzon wrote:

I see a lot of enticing screw lenses and I want the smallest camera to drive them. My D40 looks nice and small compared to my D7000 for some occasions where I do not want to intimidate family members.

Will the D50 fly as a smallish D40 type presence? Or is it just too much like the D90?

The D50 was a brilliant camera in its day, but I'd not buy one now.

Take a look at this site. I've set it up to compare size of D40 to D90, but you can chance the comparison to a whole load of different cameras. Dial up an OM-D against a D4!

http://camerasize.com/compare/#189,179

Here you go, I've done it for you, can't resist seeing those two side by side once more:

http://camerasize.com/compare/#243,289

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