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Old 05-23-2013, 11:02 AM  
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Camera Suggestions?

Ok;

so the wife and I are in the market for a camera. We previously had a Sony digital camera for about 10 years but the wife dropped it and now it won't hold any settings etc.

So, it's time for another one. I'm by no means a professional photographer; but I also don't want some little $100 POS either. I'd like to have one that I could 'grow' into if I wanted to so to speak.

I think My budget is about $400-$600. I was looking at the Nikon D3200 DSLR....though, admittedly, I'm not 100% what "DSLR" is.
I like the design of it; I've held a few like it and they're much easier to hold IMO.

Suggestions?
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Old 06-27-2013, 12:46 PM   #151
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I'm seeing elements on sale for $66.
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Old 06-27-2013, 01:24 PM   #152
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I'm seeing elements on sale for $66.
hmm
Sure would be helpful if you, oh I don't know, told us WHERE?
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Old 06-27-2013, 05:14 PM   #153
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I got a point and shoot the other day

Nikon cool pix s9400

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Happy with it so far
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Old 06-27-2013, 08:52 PM   #154
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I'm seeing elements on sale for $66.
hmm
Get it.

It rocks and it's all you'll need for years.

Won't really need to upgrade unless your doing some type of video.
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:36 PM   #155
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Sure would be helpful if you, oh I don't know, told us WHERE?


lol. Amazon.com I believe.
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Old 06-28-2013, 12:01 PM   #156
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OTHER than the traditional CP snarky comments...a VERY pleasing, informative thread! Thanks for all the input!!
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Old 06-28-2013, 05:50 PM   #157
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Canon SX260 HS here. Really like it. Probably the best picture quality out of the higher class point and shoot cameras and you get a lot of control by going full manual. The only thing I wish it had was an auto panorama like the Sony point and shoots. You can still do panorama's with the Canon but you have to load all the pictures on your computer and stitch them, kind of a pain in the ass and it doesn't always line up correctly.

Heard this years upgrade from Canon, the SX280 HS, has a real problem with battery drain when shooting video.
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Old 06-28-2013, 06:05 PM   #158
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Canon point and shoot's have ability to use a custom firmware called CHDK. Allows for hundred dollar p & s cams to shoot raw DNG files, time lapse, all kinds of cool features. Just throwing it out there.
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Old 07-01-2013, 11:31 AM   #159
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I ended up ordering Elements today whilst it was on sale for $66 bucks.

....now I'll see if I can figure out how to use it. lol
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:51 PM   #160
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I ended up ordering Elements today whilst it was on sale for $66 bucks.

....now I'll see if I can figure out how to use it. lol
It's very easy.

I still use 2.0

Will make your pics pop out and slap you in the face.

Just learn how to use image:

Enhance - Quick Fix
Enhance - Auto Levels

Leave your original master in tact and resave it as another name when you adjust the colors, crop, etc. That way you can go back and start over if you need to.

Eventually you will know which master files you can change and which ones you need to resave.

When you get more confident
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:54 PM   #161
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thanks dude. I 'll see what kind of damage I can do haha.

I also read that it's best to shoot it 'fine' resolution / large sizes; you can then re-save etc (like you said ) and make any size adjustments to it. I had been only shooting in the normal mode /size for now.

not sure if what I read was the case or not. Too much shit to try to digest when researching for more than 15 minutes at a time lol
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Old 07-01-2013, 08:21 PM   #162
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It's very easy.

I still use 2.0

Will make your pics pop out and slap you in the face.

Just learn how to use image:

Enhance - Quick Fix
Enhance - Auto Levels

Leave your original master in tact and resave it as another name when you adjust the colors, crop, etc. That way you can go back and start over if you need to.

Eventually you will know which master files you can change and which ones you need to resave.

When you get more confident
I keep 2.0 around because of it's ability to publish large quantities of pictures to a web site. When you shoot 600-700 shots of a baseball tournament in a weekend and don't feel like massaging them, you shoot them all landscape, tell the folks that you publish everything you didn't delete, any you put them all out there on your locally hosted website using 2.0...
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For that of you that have, or still do, use a Canon 20D...do you have any preference in CF memory cards? Brand/speed?
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Old 07-18-2013, 11:25 AM   #164
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For that of you that have, or still do, use a Canon 20D...do you have any preference in CF memory cards? Brand/speed?
I do still use a 20D and I use a SanDisk UltraII 2Gig card. Had it for 5 years and I've never had an issue.

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Old 07-18-2013, 11:28 AM   #165
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I think that's the same one I have.

Though I need to get a bigger one.
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