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  1. Beth81

    Beth81 TPF Noob!

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    Nikon D80

    Nikon 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera and 18-135mm f/3.5 - f/5.6 DX Zoom-Nikkor lens
    Rechargeable Li-ion Battery and charger
    A/V cable, USB cable
    Body cap, eyepiece cap, rubber eyecup, LCD monitor cover, accessory shoe cover
    PictureProject CD-ROM and owner's manual



    All this for the price of $849.99 Is this is a good price?
    Also I know the VR lens means vibration reduction.....aren't these better than the DX...What is the DX stand for and what is it?
     
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    Beware of low prices that you find on the internet. Best to stick with stores you know or have a good reputation. I'd suggest Adorama or B&H Photo.
     
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    run fast, run hard from the tantalizing low internet prices!
     
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    Be wary of online prices. Check the sites Big Mike mentionned for accurate pricing. If things are way below that price, then be careful, it could be a scam.

    As for Nikon terminology and what their lenses do, a quick google search should help you learn that, and probably a visit to the Nikon site. There are many acronyms on all lenses, so best to research and get the info on your own. :)
     
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    Oy vey. I thought we settled this already. Remember. 780 for the D80, 50MM and SB600? Why do I go through all the trouble. . .
     
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    Beware of these very low places. Before you buy from anywhere online do a search for the site here:


    Store Ratings and Reviews by Real People - Trusted Online Shopping



    I can't even begin to explain how much trouble this site kept me out of.
     
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    LOL we did settle but when I clicked on the link that took me to the page to buy, there were several different options for the d80 and I didnt understand which package came with what. This is why I need help LOL
     
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    This price above is from the Best Buy website.
     
  9. ANDS!

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    It's not a package, it was individual items the total of which was 781 dollars. Each link should have taken you to the individual items unique web page.
     
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    On this sight I found a link to buy a Nikon d80 with a 18-200mm lens. Thats the lens I wanted to get in the beginning. Is there a reason why I shouldn't go with this lens?
     
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    save up a bit more and get the 90.
     
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    Because. . .
     

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