MP of Used Camera

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  1. JMack

    JMack TPF Noob!

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    So with some extra Christmas cash I'm looking at purchasing a used DSLR.

    I'm not asking for recommendations as to brand or model, I have some clear ideas I what I'd like and what's available.

    The camera is likely to be used as the family camera as well as some outdoor photos. I also write part time for a bicycle magazine, so shooting some races is very likely as well.

    The question is is there a huge difference between say a 6MP camera and an 8 MP camera? Is that extra money better spent on the better body or saved for extra glass, flash, case, etc.
     
  2. KmH

    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    For your use 6 MP is plenty. Good photographs are more a function of a good glass and the skill of the photographer anyway.
     
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    kundalini Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Pro glass always prevails over MPs IMO.
     
  4. gsgary

    gsgary Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Pro glass 4MP (1dmk1) iso1250
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  5. JMack

    JMack TPF Noob!

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    Nice pic. Too bad it's not a cyclocross race. ;)
     
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    gsgary Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    I can do that old 1d 4mp cheap lens
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  7. JMack

    JMack TPF Noob!

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    Nice. Ever upload any of them here?
     
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    gsgary Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    No is it a UK site
     
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    gsgary Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Next time i shoot one i'll send some in
     

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