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Old 10-02-2009, 01:43 PM   #1
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Spending money on camera for fish pictures!

I have a nice digital camera, but it is a point and shoot autofocus camera ($275). So, when I was talking to the guy at the camera store, I said I really like the camera that I have but it doesnt take good pictures of my fish tanks. I cant believe I am going to spend almost 800 dollars today so that I can have a DSLR camera that will take better pictures of my fish!! I know it is a great camera for other stuff too, but the main reason I am buying it is so I can use the manual focus to take better pictures of my fish. Has this "hobby" gotten out of hand??????
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Old 10-02-2009, 02:49 PM   #2
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Old 10-02-2009, 03:02 PM   #3
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Old 10-02-2009, 03:31 PM   #5
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doesnt your point and shoot have a manual focus? not to talk you out of your purchase or anything.
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Old 10-02-2009, 08:57 PM   #6
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Just got home from the store. One new Canon EOS Rebel XSi. Also one empty bank account.....
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Old 10-02-2009, 09:59 PM   #7
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Ouch I use a powershot A470 or a coolpix S(omething or other), I couldnt spend that much on a camera. You do live in vegas and wait till you see the strip thru that lens.
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Ouch I use a powershot A470
Thats what I use. I would love to have a DSLR one tho, a Nikon D60 would be nice, and only 500 bucks at my sears XD.
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Old 10-02-2009, 10:05 PM   #9
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My ex has a DSLR I got her for xmas one year, its nice to have but bulky for a digital. Dont get me wrong its heck of a digital cam but I for one cannot spend that money so I just get the cheapo 150-250 digitals and play with the settings and use editing programs to clean em up.

The D60 is a nice one but for a few bucks more you can get a D80 kit.
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My ex has a DSLR I got her for xmas one year, its nice to have but bulky for a digital. Dont get me wrong its heck of a digital cam but I for one cannot spend that money so I just get the cheapo 150-250 digitals and play with the settings and use editing programs to clean em up.

The D60 is a nice one but for a few bucks more you can get a D80 kit.
Well, I can't afford it anyway. lol. Not only do you need the camera, but you'll need some lenses too.
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