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Discussion in 'Shutterbug Street' started by Cassiopejaz, 7/15/17.

  1. Cassiopejaz

    Cassiopejaz Jogging around the block

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    I like being out in nature and take photos as u all might noticed ;)

    But decided to get a real camera instead of using my smarthphone.

    So i choosing between:

    Nikon D5200 (zoomobjektiv Nikon Nikkor 18-55mm)
    290$ but its used and cost 420$ without objectiv as new, i dont like buying used..cuz you dont actually know what you get.

    Or

    Canon EOS 700D cost 440$.
    Canon EOS 700D - EOS Digital SLR and Compact System Cameras - Canon Europe

    And this one is the most expensive one but still in budget.


    Nikon Coolpix P900 550$
    Nikon COOLPIX P900 | Read Reviews, Tech Specs, Price & More

    Wich one is the best...and wich would you recommend?
     
  2. iamwhoiam

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    The Coolpix is a fixed lens camera with a very large zoom range. The other two are interchangeable lens cameras. If you are going to take different types of photos may be easier to just carry the Coolpix instead of a camera body and more than one lens although it depends on which lens you buy. The 18-55 not great for telephoto. The Coolpix lens is considered an ultrazoom. Just some general info for you. I don't have any of these cameras.
    I believe that @Gen120 purchased the Coolpix and is happy with it.

    You can read camera reviews at:
    Digital Photography Review
    Digital Cameras, Digital Camera Reviews - The Imaging Resource!
    http://www.steves-digicams.com/

    Not sure if all 3 cameras you listed are reviewed but you can check those sites out and see if there are any reviews.

     
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    If you are going with a DSLR, the lenses are much more important than the body. An 18-55mm is ok for doing landscape, but falls way short when doing wildlife/birds. For that you'll need something in the 250mm-300mm range. If you buy separate lenses, make sure they are image stabilized, especially when you buy a long lens. I use Canon, but have nothing against Nikon. You will find that 90% of the professional photographers use one of the two.
     
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    I decided to go for a Nikon Coolpix P900..after reading the reviews i felt it was the camera for me :p
     
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    I have the Nikon p900 and it is an amazingly awesome camera. I am a professional photographer and I've had both dslr and fixed lens. Honestly in my opinion the p900 is just as good as the dslr, but I still have my DSLR cause I couldn't bear to part with it. I am into nature, landscape, animal shots and the p900 works very well for all 3. Do you have a steady tripod?
     
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    Not yet...i get the camera first and then i buy the tripod next month...the budget doesnt allow both at same time ;)

    I love landscape photos and nature...and my smarthphone is pretty limited hehe
     
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    Congrats. Hope you like your new camera. Looking forward to seeing photos taken with your P900.
     
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    Sony here and I love it. Hubby likes mine better then his Canon. Glad you found one, and cant wait to see the pics!
     
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    Guess what have arrived..? :D
     
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    Very exciting!!!
     
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    And you probally guessed it :D

    Tested it today...and the result is:
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    So pretty good for being first time using a real camera :D

    So thanks everyone for the help in deciding :)
     
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    Very nice! Are you happy with it?
     
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    Im very happy with it :)
     
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