i totally stumped on which digital slr camera to buy

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  1. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    god f'in damnit. it's like a sea of way too much information that's too hard to differentiate from itself.

    i want a decent digital slr that's good for taking wild life, nature, and action photos. the outdated nikon d3100 looks reasonably good, but it's 14.4 megapixels and the video features aren't super up to date.

    then i look at the cannon rebels and i like the t4i a lot, but it's spendier than the d3100. the nikon d5200 looks sweet and seems to get better ratings than the t4i. but then there's the nikon d5200.

    fuck.

    this page helps, but still. http://snapsort.com/compare/Canon-Rebel-T4i-vs-Nikon-D5200

    and once i get that, i need to figure out a good zoom lens to buy. fuck.
     
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    Guy LaDouche New Member

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    A LOT of info to digest there bro...good luck!
     
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    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    those cameras are all too big to fit in your pocket
     
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    shit, I forgot First!
     
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    Guy LaDouche New Member

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    I didn't check them out but don't they make a pocket cam/video cam that shoots HD and is super compact? My buddy is a P.I. and has one that is fucking awesome.
     
  6. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    Then dont buy one...
     
  7. FtM

    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    Your camera will end up costing more than what I make at a week at work...and I'm good at my job and bust my ass....jeezus, I'm such a fucking loser. :facepalm:
     
  8. Guy LaDouche

    Guy LaDouche New Member

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    this is kinda what his looks like and fits in the palm of your hand:

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  9. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    now i feel bad. :(
     
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    At least you a hot loser...!
     
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    [​IMG]

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    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    Meh, there's plenty of semi-attractive, desperate women in this world....more than you can shake a stick at. You've obviously never been to a strip club. :toptip:
     
  13. Reggae Mistress

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    It's tough to make a recommendation because they are constantly upgrading cameras. it gets too overwhelming. Get off the computer and go to a camera store and play around with them. You will know which one is right for you, in person, not over the net.
     
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    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    shame on you
     
  15. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    that's cool but it doesn't suit my needs. would be nice to have a handy point and shoot for when i want it. but i guess that's what a smart phone is for nowadays.
     
  16. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    do you remember the guy who used to take great beach pics over at sfn? he used a sony camera and his pics were great. i went and messed around with one and it was so uncomfortable in my hands that even though i loved the pic quality, i would never buy it.

    I'm used to cannons, btw. interested in expanding my brand loyalty.
     
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    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    Dude, please don't. I hate when economically downtrodden people try to "spend" more successful people's money. The money I earn has absolutely nothing to do with the money you earn....unless you're in a career that somehow manipulates wealth or the economy.

    Just enjoy the hell out of your new camera and please be thankful and humble that you were capable of getting it.
     
  18. Guy LaDouche

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    yeah, but you got spunk and a sense of humor also. You're one of the special ones...and no nope never been to a "strip club"..lol
     
  19. Reggae Mistress

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    I've used nikons, canons, fugis and Sonys and like I said, it's so hard to figure out the 'right fit' for each person. It's truly a personal preference. I almost wish they would build cameras, similar to Dell and Alien computers, where you could build your own, from body to guts. I know what feels good in my hands and that is my #1 factor when I get a camera.
     
  20. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    :)