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    Read this from an expert...

    A controversial figure because of his opinionated statements, I find kenrockwell.com to be a refreshing source of information. He has a lot of knowledge and experience in the field of optics and...
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    Nikon SB600

    Welcome to Nikon. I use the Nikon SB600 flash ($185) with a Sto-Fen Omni Bounce diffuser($20). The system greatly increases your ability to enhance your photos. I think I got mine at amazon.com and...
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    For those of you going to Mongolia, why don't you...

    For those of you going to Mongolia, why don't you swing down to Hong Kong and pick up that lens/accessory that finally put you over the edge in the first place. Maybe if you took a shopping list from...
  4. Thread: D80 on it's way!!

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    Welcome to the forum. You made a great choice in...

    Welcome to the forum. You made a great choice in cameras. Hopefully you will find this forum as interesting and informative as I have myself.

    Regards,

    Bob
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    digital noise comparison

    Ken Rockwell has just published an article comparing digital noise between 5 digital SLR's and one point and shoot, (Nikon D200,D80,D70,Canon 20D, 30D and SD700 p&s).
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    Great shots! My favorites are the wedding guest...

    Great shots! My favorites are the wedding guest book in sepia and the oil refinery at night. You have an ecclectic eye and a talent for getting it in print. Congrats and welcome to the forum.

    Bob
  7. Thread: D80+18-135 lense

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    Coldrain, Previously I looked up the proper...

    Coldrain, Previously I looked up the proper spelling of "lens' in the dictionary to try and nicely correct a posting you wrote that many of us took as arrogant and confrontational. If you recall, the...
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    I find my camera-bag-needs vary with my intended...

    I find my camera-bag-needs vary with my intended subject. My Lowepro Nova 2 AW serves me well for day trips using my D50, 18-200mm and SB600 flash. If I am going on a trip then I load everything...
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    Was the exposure compensation set on a positive...

    Was the exposure compensation set on a positive value like +1.0? If you could post the shots, maybe someone can give you better information as to the problem. It really is a great camera, I hope you...
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    To me $400 is not cheap. For instance, my Nikon...

    To me $400 is not cheap. For instance, my Nikon 24-85mm 3.5-4.5 has produced striking results, often times comparable to my Nikon 105mm 2.8.

    "Kit" lenses do not have to equal "cheap". There are...
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    Mediocre Nikon 18-135 kit lens?

    Jeff, I'm on a pre-order list at Adorama.com for the 18-135 Nikon lens. Is it really a dog or were you using a little literary license? From what I've read previously, zooms today often equal primes...
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    I agree with K1W1, the market is going to get a...

    I agree with K1W1, the market is going to get a lot more competitive. We as consumers can only benefit by increased market competition through lower prices and increased product value. We're more...
  13. Thread: People

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    Sticky: Juliette through the glass

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    Marco Island, Fl.

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  15. Thread: Abstracts

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    Sticky: Morning happiness

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    Nikon D50, Nikon 105 2.8/micro
  16. Thread: Bird Thread

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    Sticky: Thanks, I'm glad you liked the pictures. I shot...

    Thanks, I'm glad you liked the pictures. I shot the second one at 85mm, 1/640 sec, f/8. The first was 85mm, 1/500, f/8. Both were aperture priority. I was probably 8 feet away from the second and...
  17. Thread: Bird Thread

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    Sticky: A day at the beach

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    Family visiting from Texas. Uncle Bob hated to waste food so leftovers went to the birds...Unfortunately, those of us who live here have to deal with aggressive seagulls...
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    18-135mm seems just right

    I'm going to adorama and get on the list for the 18-135. I can't believe Nikon would make a "bad" lens and put it on their new body. The price they are asking seems reasonable considering the...
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    The Nikon 18-70 Kit lens that comes with the D70...

    The Nikon 18-70 Kit lens that comes with the D70 is a favorite. There's also the Sigma 18-125, tokina 12-24 f/4 to name a few.
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    I bought my D50 body and numerous point and shoot...

    I bought my D50 body and numerous point and shoot cameras through butterflyphoto.com without problems. The trick is not to buy any of their upgrade packages. They are not a hard-sell-type business....
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    I know Ritz sells Sigma lenses. Try and get a D50...

    I know Ritz sells Sigma lenses. Try and get a D50 with a Sigma 18-125mm zoom.It may cost a little more but it seems to be a good walk around lens and should satisfy a lot of your needs, except for...
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    I love the pig, the bear and te smiling elephant....

    I love the pig, the bear and te smiling elephant. What zoo was this with such a menagerie of animals? What lens were you useing?

    Very nice job.

    Bob
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    How to upgrade and still stay married...

    I'm sure many of us have to live with in a certain budget controlled by both ourselves and our spouses. With 18 days left, now is the time to put our collective heads together and come up with...
  24. Thread: Sunsets!

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    Sticky: Marco Island, Fl

    Thunderstorms on the horizon contributed to a beautiful sunset. These were taken with my D50 and trusty Nikon 24-85mm. A couple of them were shot at ISO 1600 and required a bit of noise ninja...
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    Thanks Chris for the information. I'm excited to...

    Thanks Chris for the information. I'm excited to try this software. I know my wife won't go for the $250 package, if you could only get one disc which one would it be? I'm thinking of ArtPix volume 1...
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