Digital Rebel or Nikon D100?

Discussion in 'Nikon' started by WiNsLiX, Oct 6, 2003.

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    WiNsLiX Guest

    i am in the market for digital SLR's. can anyone suggest which one
    recommends? in terms of value, accesories, lens prices, etc. thanks.

    WiNsLiX, Oct 6, 2003
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    Peter Guest

    Peter, Oct 6, 2003
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    Dan R Guest

    I was where you are about one month or so ago...
    Suggestions: read read read..... reviews, manuals, stats.. etc. then go to
    the camera store and hold it.. shoot it, use the menu change settings...
    look at the manual again. Go to the Canon and Nikon web site and read
    somemore. Most stores have a 15 return policy. I took advantage of this. It
    was a close call........ I ended up with the Nikon D100.

    Reasons for me: It felt better in my hand, I asked the camera store to put
    the MB-D100 batt pak on and shot with it... loved it. I also really like the
    Digital voice recorder that tags a wav to the pic. I have used this more
    than I ever thought I would. Battery life (with 2 batteries in the MB-D100)
    is a big thing to me when on an all day long shoot. I was on my first
    location shoot 2 weeks ago with the new camera. I shot over 700 pics with
    moderate LCD usage and the batteries were still going. (not to mention they
    were generic batteries I purchased from Ebay). Also, the menu was more
    intuitive to me than the Canon. I still have my old Canons, but fear they
    will get little use during the rest of their lives.

    Either camera takes great pics, find the one you feel most comfortable with.

    Good Luck
    Dan R.
    Dan R, Oct 11, 2003
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