Go Back   CurlTalk > Life > Non-hair discussion

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-21-2009, 08:16 PM   #21
leenie's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 903

I'm looking for a new digital camera too. So, I'm bumping this thread!
"Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it" ~ Bill Cosby
leenie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2009, 08:54 PM   #22
NetG's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 20,104

I *love* my Canon S5 IS!

If you're *really* willing to handle the bulk, I recommend a dSLR. But I love my camera if you're going to go the point and shoot direction. I just graduated to fully manual when using it, but just in auto it works well, too. It's a really awesome camera.
The pews never miss a sermon but that doesn't get them one step closer to Heaven.

But at least the pews never attend yoga!
NetG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2009, 11:01 AM   #23
goldy's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 7,058

So hubby and I are going to go check out some cameras at Ritz Camera in the next day or two.

We're going to look at DSLR and Advanced digital P&S.

If you have a DSLR - which one? Do you like it - what do you like and what don't you like? Do you find it easy to use... and was it easy to learn to use?

If you have an Advanced digital point-and-shoot - which one? Do you like it - what do you like and what don't you like? Are you happy with the quality of pictures?
Originally Posted by Poodlehead
Ah, it all makes sense now. Goldy is the puppet master!
goldy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2009, 06:04 PM   #24
brown_eyedgal20's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 386

I am also in the market for a new camera (DH doesn't like that I want ANOTHER one though). I would like a DSLR, been looking at the Nikon D40 or D40X (looks like it is for beginners to the whole SLR thing).

Loving JC and CK products... Been loving them for 3 years...looking to branch out and try new things!!!
brown_eyedgal20 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2009, 06:35 PM   #25
CurlyCurlies's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2001
Posts: 1,732

I have a DSLR (Canon Rebel XTi) that I bought a couple of years ago and I am really happy with it. Canon has since come out with a few upgraded Rebel models--XS, XSi, & T1i--so you can probably find my version at a discount.

The latest model (T1i) is on pre-order right now & also has an HD movie capture mode. <insert drool smilie right here>

There are auto modes on DSLR cameras, so, really, you should be able to just take it out of the box, charge it up and start shooting. Reading the instructions probably won't hurt, either.

If you want to take advantage of the manual modes, I'd suggest you buy a supplemental book or take a class. There are plenty of good websites out there, too, but it was all pretty foreign to me until I had someone right there in front of me to explain it all.
CurlyCurlies is offline   Reply With Quote
Trending Topics[-]hide

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:04 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2011 NaturallyCurly.com