Ken rockwell has spoken...

Started Dec 2, 2008 | Discussions thread
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Re: Now there's a guy who knows what he's talking about...


I agree, and tend to find something of interest, every time I visit Ken's site; for example, as of today and yesterday, KR seems to be concerned with "Killer Robots" and he has some interesting coverage of this on his web site,

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BRJR ....(LOL, some of us are quite satisfied as Hobbyists ..)

GeorgeD200 wrote:

Ken Rockwell. The guy who said:

"The Nikon D40, its kit lens, and maybe a separate flash, are all
anyone really needs for anything."

"I love either the cheap 18-55mm kit lens, or the
does-everything-well 18-200mm VR."

Yeah. That's who you're listening to. Go right ahead. Save $7500
and buy yourself a D40. That's all you really need for anything
anyway. It handles really well with the 70-200mm f2.8 VR, too. Ken
said so.

Ken also said, "Know why I want a D3X (at $5,500)? Not for making
photos, since a $250 Canon SD880 does all I need for scenic shots and
the $410 Nikon D40 does most of what I need for everything else, and
I shoot the real stuff on film. My real interest in the D3X is to see
more in the course of doing all my lens tests."

Anyone care to define measurebator?


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