Photography .. help choosing a camera ..

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  1. EWOKS

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    ok, i know theres a few people here into their cameras , id like to get a half decent one, around the 150 mark, ( ebay jobby ) maybe, i understand for that price im looking at a bridge camera,

    someone suggested this one ..

    anyone else know of any good cameras that can hold thier own and produce good results for around 150-175 area...

    please offer some ideas and advice as i know nuttin ..

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-FUJIF...Cameras_DigitalCameras_JN&hash=item19c4a023eb

    or

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FUJIFILM-...Cameras_DigitalCameras_JN&hash=item3f0dfb6f03


    ideas on these two, which would be the best .. and if another one would be better and more recommended maybe .. ??
     
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    Can you change the lenses on them?

    wouldn't get anything that looks like an slr unless you can change the lenses... otherwise what is the point really? just bigger and heavier and if you aren't into those features it probably isn't a lot better than a standard point and shoot I imagine.

    I don't really know though tbh
     
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    get a canon dslr from the last couple years second hand, can definately pick one up for that price, and they're built like a fuckin brick, either that or a nikon.

    But yeah, make sure you can change the lenses.
     
  5. EWOKS

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    may get the Fuji HS-20EXR .. another 100 more, but worth it i rekon.
     
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    not the worst, but fuji as a whole are pretty unreliable. Seriously 2nd hand canon or nikon and you're golden for at least another 5 years. Also if you get one with HD video recording you can get a better quality video from it than you can with a 5,000 proffesional camera. They filmed a whole series of house with one.
     
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    its the lenses that you have to watch out for. one little knock and you miht hace to replace them
     
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    Dedbult will give you the answers you need man, I'm useless at this, you want lots of megapixels, like doom but better.
     
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    oh yeah, dem fragile tings, but the actual camera body on them is unbeatably rugged.
     
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    Absolutely, don't go halfway for sure. Get an SLR or a pocket jobby. I bought one of those fake slr fujis back a while and while there's nothing wrong with it it's not a canon and it doesn't fit in my pocket so it's about level with an unwanted pregnancy.
     
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    get canon. All the cool kids have them.

    If you get one, you got to know how to set the b/w and sepia settings otherwise when you show everyone your magical works of art on myface and spacebook they wont think your good innit.
     
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    Debult , the fuji hs-20exr looks good tho no ??

    I don't want a slr as they too big and I'm not going to be THAT serious,

    So can you name a decent connon or whatever bridge camera or some other really nice one for around 250.00-300.00

    Would appreicate a few to choose from really.

    Cheers.
     
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    Canon 40D has served me well for a good few years. Nice and standard when it comes to lens' too. Going for around £275 on ebay new i believe.