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1. Posted by dpd (Full Member 138 posts) 11y

I think I've got to information overload where camera's are concerned. You all seem to have beautiful pictures on your galleries, and I keep wondering what will give me good quality. I was wondering what camera you are using.
Cheers
David

2. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

A really cheap Chinese-made "Premier" digital camera. Cost about 60 Euro

3. Posted by Antek (Full Member 8 posts) 11y

Quoting dpd

I think I've got to information overload where camera's are concerned. You all seem to have beautiful pictures on your galleries, and I keep wondering what will give me good quality. I was wondering what camera you are using.
Cheers
David

to get good quality of photos I use slides Fuji.
Camera - at this moment - nikon f90x + 50/1.8 and 20/2.8
i used zoom as well - 35-70/2.8D and 80-200/2.8D but they are too heavy to take them for trekking.

Antek

4. Posted by daveh (Travel Guru 1027 posts) 11y

I used a Sony S40 Power Shot for my Estonia and Vietnam photos. The rest where just cheap point and shoot ones!!!!

5. Posted by Hien (Moderator 3906 posts) 11y

Quoting daveh

I used a Sony S40 Power Shot for my Estonia and Vietnam photos. The rest where just cheap point and shoot ones!!!!

Sony do not produce PowerShot cameras. They make Cybershot. Powershot cameras are from Canon. So is S40. :)

6. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4835 posts) 11y

Quoting dpd

I keep wondering what will give me good quality.

Trial and error until you have experience, and a good eye for your surroundings. Willing to sit around for hours waiting for the perfect shot helps as well.
"High quality cameras don't take good pictures. High quality photographers do." :)

About half the pictures I have in my gallery here (all those taken before august 2004) were taken with a small point 'n shoot Canon Powershot S30.

I've since moved to a DSLR - a Nikon D70 - as hey, despite the above, a high quality camera can still sometimes help you get the shots that you wouldn't be able to get otherwise. :)

7. Posted by daveh (Travel Guru 1027 posts) 11y

Apologies Hien, i'm not really a camera buff. I have an S40 for sure, a power-shot i think, and the Sony bit i made up because i wasn't sure. But now you've mentioned it, it's a Canon.

So, in summary i might have a Canon S40 Powershot, but i can't really remember. I realise everyone is now even more confused as to what camera i have actually got

8. Posted by daveh (Travel Guru 1027 posts) 11y

ok, i have one of these

http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/S40/S40A.HTM

9. Posted by Pardus (Respected Member 2356 posts) 11y

I got a Nikon F5 with a 28-100 mm. standard lens and 100-400 vivitar zoom lens, but I am looking into getting me another lens or two (Sigma 50-500, drool...).
I agree, it's the photographer who makes the picture, not the Camera. It's about knowing how to use it that makes the difference. You can spend 10'000 USD on camera equipment, but if you don't know how to use it you could as well spend 100 USD on a compact camera and get the same result.
It all depends on your budget, the type of photography you want to do, how much creative room you want to have when taking the picture, etc.

10. Posted by Hien (Moderator 3906 posts) 11y

I have a Canon PowerShot S1 IS, with 10x optical zoom and image stabilizer (IS). Good for novice and also experienced users. The IS function comes in very handy when you zoom in, and it definitely helps if you have shaky hands. You can also record videos using the zoom function. Most cameras disabled the zoom function while on video recording mode. You can read the review of the camera at www.dcresource.com.