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Hey guys im getting my own DSLR

I had a look at the Nikon D90 but.. ah duno

I found the canon eos 60D, can anyone give me some thoughts on it, from experience, ive had a look at the specs.

Price doesn't matter for me.

Are there any other good cameras around?

Im a newb at specs n shit lol so i duno

Any suggestions?

Im starting a business also, called: The Fine Line - Graphics and Photography.

Ive done photography class at school using their cameras, not the best and ive done posters + flyers + business cards for alot of friends.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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I'm after the same kind of information. I want to get started in photography but I want a fairly good camera now that I won't have to upgrade any time soon.

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Thats exactly what im after, id rather pay a good price for something that i can use and depend on for a long period.

I do know they can get quite costly, like other attachments, flashes, stands, etc, but i got a good deal

 

EOS 60D Body plus EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS and EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS lenses + Free carry bag + that flex stand thing.

for $1950

So far ive looked only at JB-HiFi, reason being, you can bargain them. Although im looking at other options.

So any tips would be great.

BTW at jb they had "ISO 64000" its actually 6400 yeah?

 

Specs below:

 

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From what I've been told it is always better to spend less on the body more on the lenses. I have no idea what the canon kit lenses are like but if you want to do any paid work, I would buy the body only and then get a couple good lenses on top.

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I would perhaps get the 7D body instead. Dont get me wrong the 60d seems like a great camera with some cool features, but the 7d has better fps, better AF system, and I believe better body construction. This body will last you for ever. I would buy the body only and as someone suggested above, buy some better lenses.

 

BTW at jb they had "ISO 64000" its actually 6400 yeah?

 

Yup should be iso6400.

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id say for a beginner just get a base to mid model if you have not ever used a slr/dslr.

 

you have to learn the basics first without getting confused by all the other crap :wacko:

 

60d seems quite good for price with 2 lenses

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so tell me a little bit about the lens's

im new to this, not detailed stuff but like whats 18-55mm, 55-220mm, 18-200mm etc

whats that mean? 18mm is the shortest? and 200mm is fully expanded??? :S

Ill be using it for everything, ranging from cars to wedding pics, scenery, etc

Is there one i can use for everything??

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Try looking at Canon 500D or 550D both a great cameras.

Decent megapixels 15.1mp (500D) and 18mp (550D) and both have HD recording too.

Good starting point for entry level photographers

 

My 0.02c

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Too late, i just bought the canon 60D.

Stand

8gb hd memory card

carry bag

and 4 yrs extended warranty.

lol

just charging the battery up, will take some shots later and post em up :D

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lol I just about to say... forget the twin lens kit... they are crap.... I ended up getting the single kit to start...

 

For beginner 60 D is ok 7D... a bit pricey but if it suits your budget.... go get Nikon D7000, which I reckon better camera than 60D

 

I love my 60D, I've just posted some pictures here

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so tell me a little bit about the lens's

im new to this, not detailed stuff but like whats 18-55mm, 55-220mm, 18-200mm etc

whats that mean? 18mm is the shortest? and 200mm is fully expanded??? :S

Ill be using it for everything, ranging from cars to wedding pics, scenery, etc

Is there one i can use for everything??

18-55mm (kit LENS)= ok but still not too good

 

there are few lenses that can be used for general shots, depending on your budget.

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too late you have the 60D

 

the 7D is a great body, the 60 is a little plasticy... but has some great internals and some great abilites...

 

the swing screen is gimmicy but has its uses...

 

the lenses you have will suffice you as you learn, but in time you will want / need nicer stuff to get better images... and yeah they makes A HUGE difference...

 

one step at a time... and read as much as you can in the books you have

 

M

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