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Which camera


I am looking for a good beginners DSLR and debating between Nikon D5300, D3200, Canon Rebel T5i and Pentax K-50. Anyone have information?


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11/5/2014 5:10:17 PM

 
Rosina Horst   I too am looking into buying a good beginner's digital SLR and wondering what kind is the best so I will be watching this thread.
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7/13/2016 11:07:14 AM

 
John R. Koepfer
BetterPhoto Member Since: 12/27/2008
  I am an amatuer and would not be able to give you advise on which of the cameras to purchase. What I would say is you might want to try a point and shoot camera first and if enjoy it then buy the best dslr camera you can afford. This is only my opinion, but I feel even if you buy the best camera available today in 6 months it will be out dated by all the new technology.
I personally own two Nikons (D80 & D7100). I would also only buy a body only and buy the lense separate depending on which type of photography you enjoy most. I hope this helps a little.


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7/13/2016 12:47:38 PM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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  You should do a comparison and also look at the cost of lenses, because that can be your biggest expense. I have both a DSLR and a point and shoot and use them equally, depending on how much weight I'm in the mood to carry around.


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7/14/2016 11:08:01 AM

 
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