seeking advice on buying a new camera

Discussion in 'Digital SLR' started by tazz572, Sep 25, 2006.

  1. tazz572

    tazz572 Guest

    I am in the market for a digital camera
    I had a canon A60 and it got dropped,
    so i am looking for advice on what is on the market
    i want to be able to take familly picture, i am not a professionnal in
    the photography,

    wht is the best buy for an ammateur?
    and where is the best place to shop around

    thank you


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    tazz572, Sep 25, 2006
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  2. A complex question as there are so many choices. Do you want advice on a
    point and shoot or a DSLR? I realize that you posted to a SLR group, but
    that does rule out some of the P&S cameras, which are very good choices for
    many users.

    If you really want a DSLR, check out the Canon XTi ... darned good value!

    Tell us what you would like to do with your camera.
    Charles Schuler, Sep 25, 2006
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    Ken Lucke Guest

    If you have one nearby, Costco's planning on having it (to replace the
    XT's that they sold previously in huge quantities) at an $899 intro
    price within the next few weeks. Of course, the original XT intro'd at
    $999 there, and within a year was down to $699. YMMV
    Ken Lucke, Sep 26, 2006
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    AaronW Guest

    Canon 400D
    Canon 50/1.8
    Canon 85/1.8
    Canon 28-135/3.5-5.6 IS
    Canon 70-300/4-5.6 IS
    AaronW, Sep 28, 2006
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