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  1. Good point...

    Ooops... forgot about that sales tax... still a great deal with the tax don't you think?
  2. Nikon D50 with 18-55 lens for $534 from Dell

    Here is the info:

    http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&cs=19&sku=A0569755

    Orig $699 - $104.85 instant savings = $594.15 - $60 coupon code = $534.15!

    Coupon...
  3. $5 for every 100 pics

    :)

    $5 in the Piggy Bank for every 100 pics..... Great idea!!!
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    Travel Tripod

    Any suggestions on a relatively inexpensive travel tripod? I would place a premium and compactness and portability as my primary priorities. I know there are some who wouldn't consider anything that...
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    Lazy on vacation?

    If the only penalty is a loss of 2 fstops, then I could potentially compensate with flash/change in ISO. If a particular indoor scene would be best served by going without flash,then I would then...
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    Polarizer Filter Question

    Let's say you're on vacation somewhere where you will be shooting both indoors AND outdoors.......... is there any downside to simply leaving a polarizing filter on the camera the whole time? In...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks for the help. The DOF calculator is pretty nifty.... Here is what I am taking home:

    Realizing the DOF is narrower at bigger apertures, some things to be aware of is 1) Knowing what to focus...
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    Depth of Field

    Just to clarify...

    If I wanted to take a pic of the family dog... and let's say you have the ISO set at 800 or even 1600.... You're in shutter speed priority mode and to avoid hand shake you dial...
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    Aperture Question...

    It sounds like alot of people seem to love the Nikkor 50mm F1.8 for razor sharp results and the "low light" capabilities...often obviating the need for flash indoors to get a proper exposure. My...
  10. You're so right....

    I know what you mean beachluvr. When I see the D50 or 350 XT at Circuit City or Best Buy with the lens missing... perched up "naked" on that plastic display mount with the SLR mirror exposed for...
  11. Thread: Which DSLR

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    Poll: Olympus, Fuji, Pentax

    Although Nikon/Canon dominate the camera market, don't feel bad for Olympus, Pentax, and Fuji. They make plenty of $$$ dominating other "imaging markets." In fact, they do good business selling...
  12. 15 Year old Toaster Oven

    Wow that's one fantastic toaster oven.....

    My parents have a canister vacuum cleaner from sunbeam that's older than I am... and I'm in my 4th decade of life!! They don't make em like they use too!
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    Difference in 6 MP vs 8 MP size

    The Nikon D50 which is a 6MP camera produces 3008 x 2000 pixels
    The Canon 350 XT which is an 8MP camera prodcues 3456 x 2304 pixels
    The Nikon D200 which is 10 MP produces 3,872 x 2,592 pixel images...
  14. Interesting

    Thanks for the info.

    I asked the question because I've always been fascinated about "planned obsolescence" in consumer electronics (or any other consumer products for that matter).

    Check Out:...
  15. How Long Does the Mirror/Shutter Mechanism Last?

    I'm not sure if there is a clear answer to this but how long does the mirror/shutter on a Nikon last? Is that a part that will eventually fail? What will fail first in a well cared for Nikon dSLR?
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    D50 vs D70

    I recently purchased a D50 from Beach Camera (my first dSLR) and I have not regretted the decision. My first SLR was a Canon EOS Elan IIe which was a beautiful camera and I initially wanted to stick...
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    2 GB Ultra II

    Looks like Adorama has the 2GB SanDisk Ultra II for $90 :)
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    CF vs SD

    First of all, that's a great deal! I recently purchased an 1GB Ultra II from costco for 65 so the 60 is a great buy indeed.

    As metioned above, Compact Flash (CF) and Secure Digital (SD) are 2...
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    Picture Project and Photoshop Elements?

    Just got a D50 and I have some Newbie questions about the included Picture Project 1.5 before I install the software...

    1) Does Project allow for the manipulation and adjustments of NEF RAW files?...
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    Another Satisfied Beach Camera Customer!

    Just got my Nikon D50 with the 18-55mm kit lens and I was pleasantly surprised at how smoothly the whole ordering experience went with Beach Camera. I normally get stuff from J&R or B&H, so I was a...
  21. Thread: Time to Buy?

    by derekinla
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    Order Arrived from Beach Camera

    Just got my D50 with the 18-55mm kit lens and I was pleasantly surprised at how smoothly the whole ordering experience went with Beach Camera. I normally get stuff from J&R or B&H, so I was a little...
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    Circular Polarizer

    Is there a situation where you wouldn't want a circular polarizer on when outdoors? Or can you pretty much leave on your camera the whole time?
  23. Thread: Time to Buy?

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    Costco Return Policy?

    Just curious.... What is Costco's return policy with electronics? Is it true you can return electronic items anytime for any reason? For example, If you purchase a $3000 plasma TV, $2000 computer, or...
  24. Thread: Time to Buy?

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    Deceptive Best Buy Add

    I called around to a few of the local Best Buys and they confirmed that the price was $665... The ad says "After Price Drop. Before Savings" and there is a line that says $135 instant savings. The ad...
  25. Thread: Time to Buy?

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    Beach Camer

    Just checked the Beach Camera Website and the D50 withthe 18-55mm kit lens is $595.99..... Even with sales tax, the D50 at say Circuit City with a price-matched Best Buy price - 10% of the difference...
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