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    Broken D3000 as a Backup Camera?

    I managed to pick this up recently, its a D3000 w/ 18-55mm (w/ 16gb memory :D), but the hotshoe was broken off and consequently the pop up flash does not work either. After putting some black electrical tape over the hole in the body where the hotshoe was, it doesn't look bad at all. However...
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    Travel Blog from China. Please let me know what you think.

    what university are you studying at? I will be in shanghai for the fall semester. Great pics, btw , I am really looking forward to getting some quality photography out of china!
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    What lens to get?? beginner

    It's $400 bucks though :( I am into landscapes, I have a sigma 10-20mm. I don't really like the fisheye look, and I like what I get out of the sigma 10-20mm. I think I am going to go with a nikon 35mm 1.8 after reading reviews and comments on the sigma 30mm. Thanks!
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    What lens to get?? beginner

    I have a D80 i've owned for a few months, and i'm learning the ins and the outs of the camera. I'm taking a camera-specific photography course next week, and my gf and i have several vacations planned for the next 5 months (colorado, nyc, and canada) since i got the camera, i traded the 18-55...
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    Help! NOOB needs help picking camera

    are these both good deals though?
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    Help! NOOB needs help picking camera

    seriously guys.. its an easy question.. better camera, with 1 lens not as good camera, 2 lenses this isn't nikon vs cannon... the nikon is a higher end camera than the cannon, its only a rebel xt vs a nikon d80 not d40.. its just is that increase in value of d80 vs rebel xt WORTH...
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    Help! NOOB needs help picking camera

    bump.. i know these are lower tier cameras from what you guys shoot.. but i'd really appreciate some guidance. Thanks!!
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    Help! NOOB needs help picking camera

    Hi, I am upgrading from my little 6mp HP photosmart digital camera. My options are, based on value + quality Canon EOS 350D REBEL XT with 28-90mm lens, $300 AND a 90-300mm lens (both lenses and body) $375 Nikon D80, with 18-55mm lens.. $400 Which is the better deal, and...
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