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Category: Best Photographic Equipment to Buy : Film-Based Camera Equipment : Other Cameras

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Photography Question 
Farrah Mahmood

member since: 7/14/2002
 

HOW TO SELECT A CAMERA


I WANT TO BUY A NEW CAMERA.PROBLEM IS THAT I CANT DECIDE WHICH ONE IS BETTER BETWEEN THESE TWO.ONE IS PENTAX MZ 7 QD WITH 28-80MM ZOOM LENS AND OTHER IS MINOLTA MAXXUM 5 SLR WITH 28-80MM ZOOM LENS.

7/14/2002 12:52:31 AM

 
John A. Lind
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 9/27/2001
  Farrah,
Must be a camera buying spree going on. There's another one almost identical to yours today and two others within the past couple weeks. See the answers to two similar ones:

http://www.betterphoto.com/forms/qnaDetail.asp?threadID=3711

http://www.betterphoto.com/forms/qnaDetail.asp?threadID=3683

Bottom line:
There is no "better" in general. It's which one is better for you personally. This is a decision you have to make for yourself based on what you want to do with the camera, how well it will help fulfill that, how it feels in your hands in operation, and whether its controls feel natural or cumbersome to you. Either one is fully capable of "general" photography.

-- John

7/14/2002 8:11:45 PM

 

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