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Discussion in 'Photography Forums' started by Mylo, Sep 29, 2004.

  1. Mylo

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    Hi guys all this competing has made me decide to get a new toy. My Konica camera has served me well but time for an upgrade me thinks :D .
    I want an SLR style camera with a decent zoom. I've found a nice fuji one (link follows) but ideally I would like one that uses SD memory as that's what I own already.
    Any opinions?


    Cheers, Mylo :)

    http://www.pricerunner.co.uk/photography/digital-cameras/221549/details
     
  2. seany

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    Whats your budget my good man and i will do my best guide you on the path of the enlightend one's. Dont worry about what card you have as thats like not buying your dream house because your sofa wont look right in it. Cards are really cheap now

    http://www.steves-digicams.com/2004_reviews/s1is.html


    I have the above camera, its a great camera, just i'm going to get dslr in the next week .

    Give me your price range mylo
     
  3. Mylo

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    Hi Seany, £200, + cost of memory :)
     
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    I'm on the case
     
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    For just a little extra you could get the Canon A95 :D
     
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  7. Mylo

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    Steve,how would that compare spec wise to the Fuji above?
     
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    You want a slr body type dont you? I for a little extra still steve he could get the S1 :p have a look at the konica Z2 mylo
     
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    I looked at the minolta, nice spec but it's a bit of a minger isn't it :laugh:
    Is it much of a step up from the Z1?

    SLR body definately :clap: I want it to actually look and feel like a real camera.
     
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    :blush: I'll shut up then, just that I love my camera :D
     
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    Yeah go down the page on the review and it will explain. It's a fine camera that mate
     
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    Nice ! :thumbsup: I've managed to actually rob enough bandwidth to open another site :D that looks just the ticket Seany, I'm sure the odd looks would grow on me. Thats not worded very well :eek: :rolleyes:
     
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    It fits the bill the mate, and it has more zoom then the fuji and no need to buy a card. It's not ugly
     
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    the memory bit is very usefull indeed :thumbsup: leaves more money for other things.
     
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    So you're going to go for it then
     
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    done it :D £219 inc 24hr'ish delivery to work :thumbsup:

    thanks for helping oh wise one :smashin:
     
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    My time here is done; I can teach you no more


    :rolleyes:
     
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    Which one you having Mylo?
     
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    Minolta Dimage Z2
     
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    Looks nice mate. Be interesting to see some shots from it in coming competitions :smashin:
     
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    Well you can put it to use in oct's comp which i have a feeling will be a 'child portriats' :laugh:
     
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    Oh no it's not ;)
     
  23. Mylo

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    self portraits in our case then is it? :rotfl:

    who won anyway Steve ?
     
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    Tell us steve, oh photo comp guru
     
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    Winner will be announced tomorrow, there is still an opportunity to vote as the close is tonight at midnight. It's pretty obvious if you have a look :D
     
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    No i mean whats the theme. Electro has won, whats the theme? you know my thing with my cam so me knowing wont give me an edge :p
     
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    advice please :confused:
     

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    Oh i cracked that case Garret, another happy punter.

    Tipical that the guy who runs the Photo comp and one of the guys that mod the photo forum take it of topic.

    I'm about to take action

    [ mod comment]

    Steve, thats your fault that is
     
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    Took possession of the camera this morning :clap: it's a lot smaller than it looked in the pictures but it seems all good.

    Just need to find time to read the destructions :rolleyes:
     

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