Notices
Photography & Videography General discussion forum regarding all aspects of photography including 35mm SLR cameras, Digital Cameras, Video Cameras, lenses, photo techniques, darkroom/Photoshop techniques and anything related to photography or videography.

looking for a good camera for wifes bday

 
Old 04-30-2012, 07:37 PM
  #11  
JK Enthusiast
 
Johnny_t's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: New Braunfels, Texas
Posts: 124
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default

I have the t3i which is my first dslr camera. It's really good for a beginner and make sure you get something to edit your photos. I did my brothers engagement pics and my sister in laws prego pics. Tech at Walgreens made them sign a waiver because I had no copy right mark on the pics. Not saying I take great pics but with a good editing software you can really clean them up nice. Just food for thought and good luck with which ever way you choose.

Last edited by Johnny_t; 04-30-2012 at 07:40 PM.
Johnny_t is offline  
Old 04-30-2012, 07:44 PM
  #12  
JK Freak
 
JKJA10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 849
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default

I use the nikon D3100 not to expensive, but excellent pictures she will enjoy it without a doubt.
JKJA10 is offline  
Old 05-03-2012, 09:10 PM
  #13  
JK Freak
 
powrsurg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Middle Island, NY
Posts: 980
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Default

Traditionalists will laugh but I love SOny. I picked up an a580 last year and love it. Its made well and cheaper than anything in its class. It also uises the Minolta A Mount. I put a Tamron 17-55 on and its a sweet setup.
powrsurg is offline  
Old 05-05-2012, 12:09 PM
  #14  
JK Enthusiast
 
JK-Firecracker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Benton, AR
Posts: 119
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default

You can't really just "buy" a camera. You really need to hold it and see how it feels. My Nikons all feel balanced to me whereas Canons didn't. Most all take exceptional quality pictures these days. It's what the photographer SEES that makes the picture great

My suggestion.......go to best buy or a camera store and hold a few camera bodies with the lens she'll most likely shoot with. See what feels better. Then check out the menu in each and see which is more intuitive to you/her. Other than that....after she gets the camera....just shoot shoot shoot
JK-Firecracker is offline  
 


Quick Reply: looking for a good camera for wifes bday


Contact Us - About Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: