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|12-09-2016 09:39 AM|
|09-15-2016 12:02 PM|
|09-15-2016 11:54 AM|
so some people got new cameras, some people didn't but could potentially. Its been a little all over the place really but whether mine has the shutter replaced or the camera, I don't care. Id just like it to be clean and not have to worry about it.
You can always call them and talk to the service department too about all this.
|09-15-2016 10:55 AM|
Originally Posted by AlTheKillerr View Post
|09-15-2016 10:37 AM|
The D500 came out AFTER the D600 and is a DX sensor. Its suppose to be the D300's direct replacement finally and is considered a "pro" DX camera. I don't know what Nikon is doing in terms of their naming system. Its very odd. So the D500 is still considered a new camera.
Seems most people have the oil on sensor issue with the D600 but Nikon will replace it with a D610 if it has serviced your D600 twice. So if you found a D600 used for $800, send it in to Nikon, you'll end up with a brand new D610 for a third the cost.
|09-14-2016 06:41 PM|
That's a good read. Thanks. Looks like upgrading won't be feasible unless the camera comes with lenses. How likely is a used one going to have that problem?
Now another question, why are d500s selling for 2k still? Did I miss something there?
|09-14-2016 04:57 PM|
Sorry I don't get on here very often.
the d600 will be way better than the d2/3. newer tech by a long shot.
dx vs fx, well for most people it does not matter. give this a read: https://photographylife.com/nikon-dx-vs-fx
I shoot a D600 and love it. about to send it in to Nikon in hopes they swap it out for a D610 due to the oil specks on the sensor issue.
|09-09-2016 06:58 PM|
Which would be a good upgrade? Should I shoot for D600? Or a d2/3? A d3 body was listed on Craigslist for $900 but doesn't list the shutter count.
Edit: Based on what I saw, any camera would be good to switch to. Although I don't understand nikon new entry level line. They've got 24 pix sensors and hd video. Aside from FX, why wouldn't you get one of those?
|09-03-2016 07:43 PM|
So I spent some time in Oregon last week and brought my camera with me. I'm not the best photographer in the world but I like to think I do pretty well for my basic D60 and kit lenses, however I think it's time for me to get into some ND filters and polarizers and I don't know what is the best bang for the buck. Ideally cheaper is better(see kit lenses and D60) but I understand the investment portion of it. Any advice would be great.
Also, whats a noticeable difference between full frame and a cropped body like my d60? Better in low light?
|08-06-2015 04:26 PM|
|AlTheKillerr||I basically do the same. Im lazy with cleaning but it seems to work just fine on the equipment I have.|
|04-11-2013 06:58 PM|
Originally Posted by w1pf
|04-11-2013 05:54 PM|
I am a crappy tennis player, and the best racquet on the planet won't help me.
But I can make a perfect solder joint, down to at least 100mil pitch, using a hot fireplace poker.
Last wedding I was a guest at, I took my K10D along just because. I was mostly shooting the pix that the pro photog wasn't getting, or just capturing scenes. 1/4 of the pix in the final wedding album were mine. In event photography, it is really more being able to capture a moment than being able to pose a perfect frame.
|04-08-2013 06:19 PM|
Originally Posted by w1pf View Post
|04-06-2013 06:40 PM|
maybe want to not buy until you get into class.
You're going to need a camera body that can work with you.
You're going to need an awesome lens in the 35-50mm range.
Kinda depends on what it is you want to photograph; I am from the candid school (this is genetic, I got it from my Dad who was a photographer) ... I like my Pentax K10D because I can set it up so shoot a good frame and not have to eff with it .. because shooting candid there is no second chance.
You'll buy several cameras before you get one that clicks.
Attached: shot when I was at cooking school in Tuscany. Bad lighting (backlight and and very little light inside the kitchen), white and black dress, plus subject motion .. you see a 'kodak moment', and you have maybe a second and a half to set up the exposure and the fill flash, get the flash charged, and shoot the shot. There are still a lot of technical issues with the shot the I got, but it sold a lot of travelers on taking this cooking tour (erm, I never got any bennies for that..)
But .. you need to become one with your camera to be able to really be a photographer.
|04-06-2013 06:30 PM|
|Michaelgoesrawr||Any camera will be good for starters. Any DSLR will have what you need for a beginning class. Around here you can find d40 and d60's in a set for under $300. You really want lenses with low f numbers but they cost more than some cameras. Haha|
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