What gear do you have...

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Re: What gear do you have...

Post by Mel » Sat Jun 20, 2015 6:42 pm

They are indeed, and the photographers even if they don't see themselves as being top of the pops. lol

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Re: What gear do you have...

Post by Peter Connan » Sat Jun 20, 2015 6:57 pm

Alf, get the one that feels comfortable to you, both in the hands, and also the logic of the menu system and button placement.

Don't worry about which make is "best", as that changes frequently.

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Re: What gear do you have...

Post by Alf » Sat Jun 20, 2015 7:00 pm

Thanks for all the advice

Started looking around online and yeah not so easy to choose
Next trip to the bush??

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Re: What gear do you have...

Post by Flutterby » Mon Jun 22, 2015 11:45 am

Get the best that you can afford as what Dewi said is right, once you get into photography it won't be long before you want to upgrade! O**

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Re: What gear do you have...

Post by Alf » Mon Jun 22, 2015 1:09 pm

I can't take any pictures ;-)

The camera will be for SO and that's where the problems are. :-0

Our camera is now 6 years old and the battery is giving problems, when we started finding out how much a new battery cost we were told that Panasonic were no longer making new cameras 0*\
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Re: What gear do you have...

Post by Flutterby » Mon Jun 22, 2015 1:22 pm

I'm sure SO deserves some spoiling! :twisted:

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Re: What gear do you have...

Post by Alf » Sat Jul 11, 2015 2:08 pm

Ok after some time looking around and different products available i have decided on the following

Canon 700D camera with 18-55mm lense and a 75-300mm (both canon lenses)

Any comments or advice -O-
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Re: What gear do you have...

Post by Peter Connan » Sat Jul 11, 2015 5:44 pm

I think that is probably a good starting point.

If the bug bites hard, she will probably want to replace the lenses with something better before long, but untill she has some idea of what direction she wants to focus on, that can't happen.

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Re: What gear do you have...

Post by nan » Sat Jul 11, 2015 5:52 pm

good start... enjoy... enjoy... O/\
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Re: What gear do you have...

Post by Alf » Sat Jul 11, 2015 5:53 pm

Thanks Peter and Nan \O

It is either a bigger lens or less trips to Kruger :-0
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