theoctagon

Joined on Jan 15, 2018

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  • So a tripod is something I didn't think about.  When I get to a point that I feel I need one who makes a decent one and what should I look for and look out for? I am also not familiar with polarizers.
  • Replied in What...
    You guys and all your help have made a lifer out of me on this forum.  I will most certainly come here will my problems as well as trying to understand what really makes a good photo vs a bad ...
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    That isn't 100% correct.  The reason for this was to help align my fantasy with reality.  The fantasy being finding the perfect system for me without knowing what I am even going to enjoy ...
  • I am seeing a trend that is truly helping me with my decision.  I was hoping (ignorantly) that one camera was just going to pop out of the woodwork as the absolute and obvious choice.  I should ...
  • I want to start off by saying WOW!  I did not expect so much help and so quickly.   Thank you all very much.  I tried to reply to everyone and then fell way behind once I went to work.  I will try ...
  • If I was to go this route I'm thinking I would like to go as small as possible.  maybe sony rx100 or Panny lx10.  Any other recommendations to look at?  I know the fz is being brought up but ...
  • Is it ignorant of me to think that if I get a camera that size I would prefer a full frame sensor?  I don't know why I have to think that way.
  • See to me all those old lenses sound like a lot of fun.  I will never be a professional I just want to do some unique work that I can call my own.  I have a mild case of ADD as well so the more I ...
  • This is probably a more logical approach.  If i start buying lenses i would like to stick with that format/mount though.  This is where i keep getting hung up.  I know its more of a personal ...
  • not all of them all the time.  I just like the idea of making the purchase more versatile by not handicapping it to one lens. I may be just overthinking it though as well.  Just wanting to make ...
  • All very good points.  I had not considered the canon mirrorless... you just don't hear much about them so they slipped through the cracks of my search. I'm ok with manual focus lenses as I think ...
  • Created discussion thread choosing a system for the long haul
    Hi, I want to start by saying I am very new to all of this.  With that, i have been looking to get into taking photos beyond my Samsung s7.  Since starting my search I have gone full circle about ...
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