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Old 12-17-2009, 04:45 PM   #1
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I have a D60 w/18-55 and a 55-200mm.




Gotta love this thing compared to simple digital cameras on the market. My mother in-law has a Canon EOS Rebel which shoots just as good as the D60'*.
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Actually I believe the Rebel weighs in with less "processor noise", but it'* all about what fits your needs, feature wise. Either is to much cam for what I want to lug around places. I like a cam that is an easy part of an excursion, not a chore hanging around my neck with a gazillion attachments on the strap like a Japanese tourist. But that'* me. I have been through a gauntlet of cams and absoloutely love my LumixTZ5. Great price, size, large LCD, rechargable Lithium pack, Leica Zoom. Blah Blah Blah. LOL. Ain't you glad ya asked?
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By processor noise, do you mean shutter noise? Mine is extremely guilty of shutter noise. Can't really be stealthy with this thing. I like heavy camera'*. Those credit card sized camera'* that way the same as a penny are useless in my hands. It has to have weight and mass to feel good.
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Processor "noise" is background frequencies that affect the Camera processor as it processes and store an image file, and yes the Shutter is a part of it, but not exclusive. I am in no way a Camera Guru, but have a few friends that think they are. LOL! Canon by stats seems to be on the top of the heap . And of course there is a Nikon crowd that will say some things are more improtant than others and point towards that Brand. All in all, both make good equipment. I have a sister inlaw trying to sell me a used Canon EOS when she heard I was on the look again. But I just wanted something that could still fit in a pocket, hang on my wrist, yet give me quality zoom to capture not only further away, but pan out something I don't want in a pic. She was quite disappointed when she heard I bought a TZ5 for about the same as she offered me the Canon for. Cams are like women, alot of good ones out there, but it has to fit you. hehehe.
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I have a Nikon D-90 with:

AF-* DX VR Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED
AF-* DX VR NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G
AF -* VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED
SB-800 Flash Unit
AF-* DX VR Zoom-NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED
AF-* VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED

I used to shoot professionally as a photo jpurnalist back in the late 70'* and had all Nikon equipment. I just learned to trust the name and the quality.
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Jeeeez! Kevin. You need a caddy to go with all that.
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Jeeeez! Kevin. You need a caddy to go with all that.
Maybe I can borrow Tiger Woods caddy. I hear he'* not doing anything these days.
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I bought a Nikon D60 for my birthday in August. I like the camera a lot. I had an older Nikon 995 and was great for it'* day.
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