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Poll: What maker is your DSLR camera ? (103 member(s) have cast votes)

What maker is your DSLR camera ?

  1. Nikon (35 votes [31.82%])

    Percentage of vote: 31.82%

  2. Canon (35 votes [31.82%])

    Percentage of vote: 31.82%

  3. Sony (11 votes [10.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.00%

  4. Pentax (6 votes [5.45%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.45%

  5. Olympus (6 votes [5.45%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.45%

  6. Panasonic (2 votes [1.82%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.82%

  7. Samsung (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  8. Other (5 votes [4.55%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.55%

  9. None (10 votes [9.09%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.09%

What maker is your Point & Shoot camera ?

  1. Nikon (11 votes [9.82%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.82%

  2. Canon (34 votes [30.36%])

    Percentage of vote: 30.36%

  3. Sony (11 votes [9.82%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.82%

  4. Pentax (2 votes [1.79%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.79%

  5. Olympus (6 votes [5.36%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.36%

  6. Panasonic (10 votes [8.93%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.93%

  7. Samsung (2 votes [1.79%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.79%

  8. Fuji (9 votes [8.04%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.04%

  9. Other (7 votes [6.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

  10. None (20 votes [17.86%])

    Percentage of vote: 17.86%

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#41 pienaar

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 02:50

If you are thinking about a camera go over www.flickr.com and do a search for that camera. You can see photos folks are taking with it. In 2008 when I was shopping last I was going to get a nice DSLR. Then I was also looking at some point and shoots. I was not thrilled about carrying a DSLR again. (To big to much weight) A found a good buy on a Canon S5Si. I did a search for it at flickr and I looked through many photos taken with it. I was surprise with the quality and types of photos folks had been shooting with it. Since then I have suggested this to friends who were looking for a new camera. Check out the photos that have been taken with it. As that will tell you a lot about the camera.
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Posted 10 February 2013 - 02:54

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 02:55

And the best camera you have is the one you have with you.

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 16:12

I was looking for a DSLR at the beginning of last year but ended up with a Compact Camera System insead. I wasn't keen on carrying around a huge DSLR camera and settled for the Sony NEX-5N instead.
Only a few weeks ago did I get the lenses I wanted.

It may not be as flexible as a DSLR but in terms of taking photos it is around 90% of the way there. That extra 10% I am willing to sacrifice due to the reduced size and cost, and due to the smaller size I am more likely to have it with me when outdoors.

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:51

Currently I've got Nikon D800, Nikon 1 J1 and Sony DSC-RX100.
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Posted 17 February 2013 - 14:11

I have used Canon equipment for long time, starting with an old mechanical F1, right through to my current DSLR, the 50D.

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My compacts are also Canons, a G9 that goes everywhere with me, I used it to take the picture above, and an 8 MP Elph model.

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The picture made with the above set-up, before editing.

I have used many cameras over the years, with Minolta and Canon leading the race, and have had great luck with all of them. I was given a Nikon 105 f2.8 macro lens in the late nineties. The lens was so good that I bought an FM body to use it on. I had an Olympus OM-1 that was dedicated to an old Zeiss 400mm telephoto that had been modified to fit it. My Pentax MX was my low light camera, fitted with 50mm f1.4, and 135 f 2.0 lenses. The Canon in the pictures is a T90, with a Tamron 70-210 3.5 SP lens. Most of my old cameras were sold to KEH camera a few years ago, thankfully before the bottom dropped out of 35 mm equipment prices.

I have eleven lens to fit my EOS cameras, I won't be changing systems for a while.

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 14:47

I use a Canon IXUS 100 for a point and shoot, which was one of (if not the) smallest point and shoot on the market when I got it, it was my main camera for a few years before I got my DSLR, a Canon 30D from my parents for my 19th birthday. I had picked it out for them and it was only £170 used. I then bought a used kit lens and later a 50mm 1.8 (Canon's cheapest lens), which I LOVE!

Thinking about it, I haven't been doing much photography at all recently which is a shame, but I've had exams and nothing that inspiring to shoot alas

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 19:20

I have had cameras all my life. I still have my Pentax ME, film camera. Currently I do not have a DSLR, I sold my Nikon d40.
I'm currently using a Canon Power Shot sx10 is, it's a great point shot camera it still does not equal a DSLR. I would like to get an Olympus or Pentax DSLR.
Here is shot from the Canon.
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I have had cameras all my life. I still have my Pentax ME, film camera. Currently I do not have a DSLR, I sold my Nikon d40.
I'm currently using a Canon Power Shot sx10 is, it's a great point shot camera it still does not equal a DSLR. I would like to get an Olympus or Pentax DSLR.
Here is shot from the Canon.

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 20:12

I'm all Canon since I switched to digital. (The film camera was a Ricoh.)

The P&S was my first digital camera, a Canon PowerShot Pro Series S3 IS. I learned a lot from that camera. Now it is relegated to doing video for some physics labs (and not even that very well since it fell over while on a tripod).

I currently use a Canon 5d Mark ii as my regular camera.
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Posted 18 February 2013 - 23:51

I can't believe I've never found this thread before! I'm a professional photographer using Canon DSLRs and a mix of Canon and Minolta SLRs. Though I've been saving for a 4x5 with a digital back for... ages! One day :cloud9:
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Posted 18 February 2013 - 23:53

I use a Canon IXUS 100 for a point and shoot, which was one of (if not the) smallest point and shoot on the market when I got it, it was my main camera for a few years before I got my DSLR, a Canon 30D from my parents for my 19th birthday. I had picked it out for them and it was only £170 used. I then bought a used kit lens and later a 50mm 1.8 (Canon's cheapest lens), which I LOVE!

Thinking about it, I haven't been doing much photography at all recently which is a shame, but I've had exams and nothing that inspiring to shoot alas

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Your dog is adorable!!!
I also love the 50mm 1.8. I still occasionally choose it over my 1.2, especially when leaving my studio. Stopped up it performs like a lens costing 5x as much.
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I use a Canon IXUS 100 for a point and shoot, which was one of (if not the) smallest point and shoot on the market when I got it, it was my main camera for a few years before I got my DSLR, a Canon 30D from my parents for my 19th birthday. I had picked it out for them and it was only £170 used. I then bought a used kit lens and later a 50mm 1.8 (Canon's cheapest lens), which I LOVE!

Thinking about it, I haven't been doing much photography at all recently which is a shame, but I've had exams and nothing that inspiring to shoot alas

Here's a pic of it:
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Great pictures! and welcome to FPN

I have a 60D and got that same 1.8 50mm ( the 'nifty fifty' ) when i started out

if you like that then can i strongly suggest you consider paying a little more for the f1/1.4 50mm lens. It is MUCH better than the 1.8 and you'll not regret the money, I think.

I got mine online from this site ( no affiliation just a very satisfied customer ) www.digitalrev.com

best wishes
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Posted 22 February 2013 - 16:22

DSLR is Canon 550D

18-200 mm Image Stabilizer
70-300 mm
60 2.8 macro mm
Flashlight 550 EX

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 18:48

My DSLR cameras are ; Sony SLT A37, Canon 500D and a trusty old Nikon D50. Maybe cashing them in to fund another but not that sure what I would go for.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 15:56

I use a Canon IXUS 100 for a point and shoot, which was one of (if not the) smallest point and shoot on the market when I got it, it was my main camera for a few years before I got my DSLR, a Canon 30D from my parents for my 19th birthday. I had picked it out for them and it was only £170 used. I then bought a used kit lens and later a 50mm 1.8 (Canon's cheapest lens), which I LOVE!

Thinking about it, I haven't been doing much photography at all recently which is a shame, but I've had exams and nothing that inspiring to shoot alas




Great pictures! and welcome to FPN

I have a 60D and got that same 1.8 50mm ( the 'nifty fifty' ) when i started out

if you like that then can i strongly suggest you consider paying a little more for the f1/1.4 50mm lens. It is MUCH better than the 1.8 and you'll not regret the money, I think.

I got mine online from this site ( no affiliation just a very satisfied customer ) www.digitalrev.com

best wishes


Thanks :)
The 1.4 is definitely on my list of lenses to get sometime after uni's out the way and I have money, the 1.8 is great for the price, but you can't cover up the fact that it's still a plastic body that requires some care.
I've been subscribed to digitalrev's Youtube channel for a while now, do you know where they deliver from?

I use a Canon IXUS 100 for a point and shoot, which was one of (if not the) smallest point and shoot on the market when I got it, it was my main camera for a few years before I got my DSLR, a Canon 30D from my parents for my 19th birthday. I had picked it out for them and it was only £170 used. I then bought a used kit lens and later a 50mm 1.8 (Canon's cheapest lens), which I LOVE!

Thinking about it, I haven't been doing much photography at all recently which is a shame, but I've had exams and nothing that inspiring to shoot alas



Your dog is adorable!!!
I also love the 50mm 1.8. I still occasionally choose it over my 1.2, especially when leaving my studio. Stopped up it performs like a lens costing 5x as much.


Thanks ^-^
Whenever I'm bored in the house and it's raining outside but I'm really in the mood for some photography, it's usually the dogs I end up taking pics of!

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 00:16

Thanks ^-^
Whenever I'm bored in the house and it's raining outside but I'm really in the mood for some photography, it's usually the dogs I end up taking pics of!

I do too :D And great dog you have! :) Thank goodness for dogs on rainy days :) Mine used to try to hide from the camera but now he doesn't even care anymore, totally relaxed :) :)

I have a 24mm F1.4, but haven't tried the 50mm.
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Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:19

I use a Canon IXUS 100 for a point and shoot, which was one of (if not the) smallest point and shoot on the market when I got it, it was my main camera for a few years before I got my DSLR, a Canon 30D from my parents for my 19th birthday. I had picked it out for them and it was only £170 used. I then bought a used kit lens and later a 50mm 1.8 (Canon's cheapest lens), which I LOVE!

Thinking about it, I haven't been doing much photography at all recently which is a shame, but I've had exams and nothing that inspiring to shoot alas




Great pictures! and welcome to FPN

I have a 60D and got that same 1.8 50mm ( the 'nifty fifty' ) when i started out

if you like that then can i strongly suggest you consider paying a little more for the f1/1.4 50mm lens. It is MUCH better than the 1.8 and you'll not regret the money, I think.

I got mine online from this site ( no affiliation just a very satisfied customer ) www.digitalrev.com

best wishes


Thanks :)
The 1.4 is definitely on my list of lenses to get sometime after uni's out the way and I have money, the 1.8 is great for the price, but you can't cover up the fact that it's still a plastic body that requires some care.
I've been subscribed to digitalrev's Youtube channel for a while now, do you know where they deliver from?

I use a Canon IXUS 100 for a point and shoot, which was one of (if not the) smallest point and shoot on the market when I got it, it was my main camera for a few years before I got my DSLR, a Canon 30D from my parents for my 19th birthday. I had picked it out for them and it was only £170 used. I then bought a used kit lens and later a 50mm 1.8 (Canon's cheapest lens), which I LOVE!

Thinking about it, I haven't been doing much photography at all recently which is a shame, but I've had exams and nothing that inspiring to shoot alas



Your dog is adorable!!!
I also love the 50mm 1.8. I still occasionally choose it over my 1.2, especially when leaving my studio. Stopped up it performs like a lens costing 5x as much.


Thanks ^-^
Whenever I'm bored in the house and it's raining outside but I'm really in the mood for some photography, it's usually the dogs I end up taking pics of!


They are based in Hong Kong

You may also enjoy their Youtube channel digitalrev tv

Both hilarious and educational ( an uncommon combination ), lots of test shoots around Hong Kong and the presenter has an ersatz English public school accent and a Leica fetish
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Posted 27 February 2013 - 16:51

I use a Canon IXUS 100 for a point and shoot, which was one of (if not the) smallest point and shoot on the market when I got it, it was my main camera for a few years before I got my DSLR, a Canon 30D from my parents for my 19th birthday. I had picked it out for them and it was only £170 used. I then bought a used kit lens and later a 50mm 1.8 (Canon's cheapest lens), which I LOVE!

Thinking about it, I haven't been doing much photography at all recently which is a shame, but I've had exams and nothing that inspiring to shoot alas




Great pictures! and welcome to FPN

I have a 60D and got that same 1.8 50mm ( the 'nifty fifty' ) when i started out

if you like that then can i strongly suggest you consider paying a little more for the f1/1.4 50mm lens. It is MUCH better than the 1.8 and you'll not regret the money, I think.

I got mine online from this site ( no affiliation just a very satisfied customer ) www.digitalrev.com

best wishes


Thanks :)
The 1.4 is definitely on my list of lenses to get sometime after uni's out the way and I have money, the 1.8 is great for the price, but you can't cover up the fact that it's still a plastic body that requires some care.
I've been subscribed to digitalrev's Youtube channel for a while now, do you know where they deliver from?

I use a Canon IXUS 100 for a point and shoot, which was one of (if not the) smallest point and shoot on the market when I got it, it was my main camera for a few years before I got my DSLR, a Canon 30D from my parents for my 19th birthday. I had picked it out for them and it was only £170 used. I then bought a used kit lens and later a 50mm 1.8 (Canon's cheapest lens), which I LOVE!

Thinking about it, I haven't been doing much photography at all recently which is a shame, but I've had exams and nothing that inspiring to shoot alas



Your dog is adorable!!!
I also love the 50mm 1.8. I still occasionally choose it over my 1.2, especially when leaving my studio. Stopped up it performs like a lens costing 5x as much.


Thanks ^-^
Whenever I'm bored in the house and it's raining outside but I'm really in the mood for some photography, it's usually the dogs I end up taking pics of!


They are based in Hong Kong

You may also enjoy their Youtube channel digitalrev tv

Both hilarious and educational ( an uncommon combination ), lots of test shoots around Hong Kong and the presenter has an ersatz English public school accent and a Leica fetish


Yeah I've been a subscriber for a while now, didn't know they had a shop! I've heard the channel compared to Top Gear many times :ltcapd:




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