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    cameras & Lenses

    What you guys using for takin pics.Any high end gear?
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    Sometimes you can get nice results with just an iphone or other smart phone.







    And they print out ok. Although 99% of my imagery remains digital.

    Can't find the other photos taken with a Canon 550D at the moment, they're hidden away in some obscure directory on the computer that I made late one night, probably after too many wines

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    Ive got a Nikon d200,pretty good but the newer equal is meant to be streets ahead in quality.Lenses what are you using
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    Got a stock Canon 55mm and a Canon 55-250, but most of the snapshots just get taken with the phone.

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    Must admit that my good camera gear is a little out of date; can you buy film readily nowadays? I'd certainly like to get something I could bolt my old lenses onto as you just cant beat a big bit of glass for resolution. The old Nokia N95 that I've just retired as a phone (didn't like the swim in the pool) did take pretty good pics for something that is a secondary function but I like something with a zoom, and telephoto is even better.

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    I currently use a Canon 7D with a couple of different lenses: EF-S 18-55 f2.8 IS, EF 70-300 f4.5-5.6 IS and EF 100 f2.8 Macro. Sometime in the future I will replace the 70-300mm with a EF 70-200 f4 IS

    Gadgetman, I'm pretty sure that the lenses you have for your film SLR body will fit on a newer DSLR. No harm in taking one into a shop to try. Just keep in mind the effect of crop sensors.

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    I have standard 50mm f3.5 nikon 600f4auto 17mm f3.5 sold 70-210 f2.8vr
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    I am playing with a new-to-me Canon Rebel 350 XT dslr, it has the kit lens 18-55 and i just got an 18-135 to play with. Results seem ok so far , but I havent done any serious stuff with it yet - just playing.
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    What editing programs you guys using I have a nikon nx old but not bad
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    On my DSLR i take just about all my shots in RAW. I am using Lightroom to process them and the jpeg images i get off my little camera.
    Have been playing round with the trial version of photomatix pro as well. Just to see how it works. I might end up buying it i haven't decided yet.

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    Si is lightroom an excellent program
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    I like it but i haven't really used anything else. I find lightroom a lot easier to use than the Canon software that came with my camera. Lightroom can do a lot more than what i know how to use. So it will suit my level of skill for a long time i think.

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    I shoot in RAW as well and use the bundled Canon software that came with the camera; Digital Photo Professional. I have tinkered with Lightroom in the past and plan on buying a copy sometime soon as I've seen a lot of very nice processed images come from it.

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    The Canon software is good (Digital Photo Professional), i used it for quite a while before going to lightroom. A couple of images that i processed in Digital Photo Professional i went back and re-processed in Lightroom after i got it. It took me a while to re-produce the images the way i wanted them but i eventually got the same and better results with Lightroom.

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    I think you can use SLR lens on a DSLR , BUT they will be different , as the lenght to film/sensor is different , so a 50mm SLR lens , does not mean its a 50mm DSLR len , if that makes sense .

 

 

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