WOOT! My D70 finally turned up!

Discussion in 'Photography' started by Rural QLD CC, Jun 16, 2004.

  1. Rural QLD CC

    Rural QLD CC Guest

    Oh man......after using my old Minolta X300s, this D70 is like getting out
    of a mini cooper and into a stretch limo :) I picked up an 80-400mm VR
    Nikkor for a really good price when I got the D70......I'm in love! At
    night, hand held, inside the house at full zoom with only regular
    flourescent lighting and the built in flash......no shake/blur at all :) I
    can't get the grin off my head.....

    MrBonk
    www.mrbonk.com
     
    Rural QLD CC, Jun 16, 2004
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  2. Welcome to the club of happy owners of a D70! :)

    Hope you keep having fun and getting the most out of it!
    Be sure to share some of your photographic achievements
    with the group! :)

    Cheers,

    Carlos
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    Carlos Moreno, Jun 16, 2004
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    MFP Guest

    mini coopers are nice too....
     
    MFP, Jun 16, 2004
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    D.R. Guest

    Well that depends. Before the new models came out,
    in reference to the 70's models we would make jokes
    like "even if hotted up, deep down you'd still know
    it's a mini". ;-)
     
    D.R., Jun 16, 2004
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    Littlemoot Guest

    Even if it's 15 years old with a 1000cc engine and held together by
    nothing but rust you still leave the driving seat with a huge grin from
    ear to ear ;-)

    That grin lets you know it's a mini.
     
    Littlemoot, Jun 16, 2004
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    howard Guest



    Don't you know a mini cooper corners better, out performs and is easier
    to park than a stretch limo ?

    Limo's are for posing.

    Shame on you !
     
    howard, Jun 16, 2004
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    MFP Guest

    Mini Coopers, even then, were race cars.

    er.. mini race cars, i should say ;)
     
    MFP, Jun 17, 2004
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  8. Rural QLD CC

    MFP Guest



    So is a Corolla...
     
    MFP, Jun 17, 2004
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  9. Rural QLD CC

    Rural QLD CC Guest

    Nah......a Lambo or a Ferrari would be for posing :) Oh to have *that*
    sort of money.......

    MrBonk
    www.mrbonk.com
     
    Rural QLD CC, Jun 17, 2004
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    Ray Paseur Guest

    I just got the 24-120 VR for a mountain hike/calendar shoot. I couldn't
    agree with you more about the D70.

    If you have a moment to share your experience, please visit my D70 Lens
    Experience site:
    http://non-aol.com/D70/

    I'll leave it on line as long as it seems relevant.
    ~Ray Paseur
     
    Ray Paseur, Jun 17, 2004
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    MrBonk Guest

    When I've had a chance to play with it properly, I'll certainly do that :)

    MrBonk
    www.mrbonk.com
     
    MrBonk, Jun 17, 2004
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