zakkix

zakkix

Joined on Mar 26, 2011

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    JPEG not much if any difference, but if you are RAW + sports photography the buffer speed of the 60D, and even better the 7D, with a fast memory card will make a big difference to your photography...
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    You are not paying for quality of pictures (that is up to your own skill), but superior ergonomics, speed, and build quality at the expense of weight (or weight balance depending on how you...
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    You can get background blur with any camera lens - that includes your kit lens. I would suggest learning with the kit lens you have basic photography mechanics especially aperture and depth of...
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    The 18-55 can be had cheaply used however it is still a kit lens - most of the improvements according to Sony went to resolving flare/ghosting issues - and the SAM is still noisy. There is also the...
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    D7000 unless you shoot a lot of video, do not like heavy cameras and like giant photo posters. The D7000 is only a little bit more, but the ergonomics, build quality (less plastic fantastic and...
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    Ergonomics would be a lot nicer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGQsnxbBhmI Skip to 4:22 onwards. Suggest: - going to the store and testing both, not to mention the STM lens, to get a feel for both...
  • Hi Blindgirl, The photographer is using a combination of software filtering, off camera flash and a wide aperture zoom (see their blog photos). If you are struggling with the kit lens, buying a new...
  • "Cons: No real issues to report" :-) Another: http://www.lenstip.com/index.php?test=obiektywu&test_ob=374
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    By the way you have started 3 separate new discussions in the same forum about the same subject at the same time, maybe it would be better to be consider to other OPs for you to not flood it and...
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    If you are using it for small prints or only occasionally using it as your telephoto then the 75-300mm would be fine, however it is built to a price and shows it in both build and image quality...
  • Nice shot RabG, it has a "natural" feel to the photo :-) Have you had a chance to try the Clear Zoom function on your camera with a moon shot? Cheers
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    Besides this forum maybe these can help ... http://www.mu-43.com/f40/nexstar-6-se-telescope-5069/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Celestron-Nexstar-6-SE/311643712190859 - check the user "Frank...
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    Read the Dpreview ... review.
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    Flippy screen on 650D. By the way there are better lens bundles out there than those two.
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    http://kurtmunger.com/sony_dt_18_250mm_f_3_5_6_3id175.html These differences would be marginal at best. Unless you can sell it off easily when you upgrade to full frame, you are probably better off...
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    If you have a DSLR and need to know how f1.8 will affect your image it is probably better to learn about the mechanics of photography especially ISO, shutter speed and aperture. There are no short...
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    http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/51687403 ... and consider investing in photography meet ups, classes, books etc.
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    Unless there is another way around it (Magic Lantern? Tethered print screen?) you will need either a longer telephoto lens and some good post processing. Here are some Flickr examples with the...
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    If you do not know what you want it for, then why do you want to get a DSLR? What are your expectations from a DSLR? What are you hoping to achieve yourself? What is your past experience in...
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