HOW MANY OF YOU STILL USING 10 YEAR OLD DSLR?

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yonsarh
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HOW MANY OF YOU STILL USING 10 YEAR OLD DSLR?
Mar 3, 2014

ANYONE STILL USING 3.1mp~6.1mp DSLR that produce more than 10 years ago ?

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In reply to yonsarh, Mar 3, 2014

My Pentax K100D DSLR is a 2006 model that I bought in 2007. Never had another

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In reply to Mapril, Mar 3, 2014

Mapril wrote:

My Pentax K100D DSLR is a 2006 model that I bought in 2007. Never had another

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Still using my K100D quite regularly as well

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In reply to yonsarh, Mar 3, 2014

With sensor technology advancing so fast, it is difficult not to take advantage of the better sensors of newer cameras. The situation is starkly different from the days of film cameras, where one can own a camera for decades without it affecting the quality of the photographic work.

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Bought Feb 2002 and sits in the car as a spare.  Gets used every couple of months when I see something and haven't got my Canon with me.

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I just made the switch from my pentax istds to a nikon d90

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Re: HOW MANY OF YOU STILL USING 10 YEAR OLD DSLR?
In reply to yonsarh, Mar 3, 2014

ANYONE STILL USING 3.1mp~6.1mp DSLR that produce more than 10 years ago ?

I still use my *istD quite regularly ( actually I have two of them ) although I also have a K-10D and a K-5 as well .
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With sensor technology advancing so fast, it is difficult not to take advantage of the better sensors of newer cameras. The situation is starkly different from the days of film cameras, where one can own a camera for decades without it affecting the quality of the photographic work.

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I still have , and very occasionally use , several film cameras that I have owned for decades - including my Pentax KM , bought new in 1975 , the ME Super , one of my two MX's ( gave one away just last year ) , my two LX's and my MZ-S . Besides a few other Pentax bodies bought because they were cheap and filled a gap in my collection or had a lens I wanted bundled with them , but have never really used , there's also a Rollei 35S and a T , plus a Hasselblad 500C lurking upstairs somewhere .
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In reply to yonsarh, Mar 3, 2014

I still use my 20D regularly.  It's 8.2MP and was purchased in October of 2004.

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Re: HOW MANY OF YOU STILL USING 10 YEAR OLD DSLR?
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10 years is just too long to ignore all the technological upgrades that vastly help with the photographic experience.

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In reply to yonsarh, Mar 3, 2014

The latest raw software pulls more out of them then they did 10 years ago.

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I am still using my 10 years old Fuji S3 pro and I am still happy with it!

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Nikon D70 still kicking.
In reply to yonsarh, Mar 3, 2014

My son is using a D70.

Wow, had not thought about that camera being 10 yrs old soon.

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In reply to jjoyce, Mar 3, 2014

Well one thing I'm noticing in this thread is that either Pentax dslrs are built to last, or Pentax users are cheapskates, I know not which.

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In reply to fotolopithecus, Mar 3, 2014

I bought 2 D70s(es?), one new and one that was 2 years old.  The first is still going strong after going to a friend, the used one died with 160,000 clicks on it.  My gf still shoots with (and loves) her D100.

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In reply to The Davinator, Mar 3, 2014

Dave Luttmann wrote:

The latest raw software pulls more out of them then they did 10 years ago.

Dave, I agree.

I had two Canon 10Ds that were used for many weddings and portraits. Still have one of them, although it doesn't get used much anymore.

Built like a tank and as long as you kept the ISO at about 800 or below it did a good job.

The 10D was my first DSLR, after leaving the 35mm world, and it's the camera that got me hooked on digital.

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In reply to MilkBoneDaveyD, Mar 3, 2014

MilkBoneDaveyD wrote:

I bought 2 D70s(es?), one new and one that was 2 years old. The first is still going strong after going to a friend, the used one died with 160,000 clicks on it. My gf still shoots with (and loves) her D100.

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Never overlook the odd angle.

I still grab that D70 once and a while, there is something about that CCD color and real light AA filter.

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Re: HOW MANY OF YOU STILL USING 10 YEAR OLD DSLR?
In reply to yonsarh, Mar 3, 2014

my first SLR Canon 1Ds produced some damn nice photos in daylight

but the shadow banding was atrocious. I since have moved on.

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