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post #167 of 642 (permalink) Old 02-05-2012, 02:58 AM
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i hope i can join. i have the 5100 also.

im a noob.....but im learning.
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Here's the equipment list as stated earlier:

Bodies:
D200 with battery grip and rrs l-bracket
D2X with rrs l-bracket
D3S with rrs l-bracket
Fuji x100 (my P&S Cam)

Flashes:
SB-800 (x3) with Quantum Turbo packs (x2)
R1C1 kit with SU-800 commander
SB cords - 17, 28, 29

Lenses:
Nikon 12-24mm f/4 AFS DX
Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 AFS
Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8 AFS DX
Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 AFS
Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 AFS VR1
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 HSM
Nikon 55mm f/3.5 micro
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 HSM
Nikon 105mm f/2.8 VR micro
Nikon 300mm f/4 AFS
Nikon TCs: 1.4, 1.7, 2.0
Kenko tubes

Support: RRS BH-55 perched on top of Feisol 3401CF legs

Crapload of other accessories but only so much fits in the TT Retrospective 30 bag.

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Also own some Canon gear still. The 2DN/20D with the odd 24-70mm f/2.8L and some other lenses and flash in the Billingham bag but you guys probably won't find interest in those. :p

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post #171 of 642 (permalink) Old 02-06-2012, 07:24 PM
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Tomorrows the day I am going to buy a factory refurbished D5100

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post #172 of 642 (permalink) Old 02-06-2012, 08:22 PM
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Tomorrows the day I am going to buy a factory refurbished D5100

SO EXCITED!
Glad you came to your senses...lol...the D5100 is a nice camera from what I read. Should serve you well. Be warned, photography is fun but with a nice camera like that, it can become down right addictive. Not that it's a bad thing, except for your bank account...haha

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post #173 of 642 (permalink) Old 02-06-2012, 08:34 PM
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Glad you came to your senses...lol...the D5100 is a nice camera from what I read. Should serve you well. Be warned, photography is fun but with a nice camera like that, it can become down right addictive. Not that it's a bad thing, except for your bank account...haha
Yeah, and according to multiple websites, the canon T3i has worse quality.

Also, why is it that the D90 has less features than the D5100 and yet costs $300 more?

http://snapsort.com/compare/Nikon-D5100-vs-Nikon_D90
http://snapsort.com/compare/Canon-T3i-vs-Nikon-D5100

With kit lens, its only going to be about $590

Already looking at macro and telephoto lens


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Well, both are great cameras. I think one big reason the D90 is more is because it has the lens focus motor in the body which allows it to focus with non-AFS lenses. It also has wireless commander mode, and more direct controls (less menu diving). It also has a better LCD screen. The D5100 however has better video and a better sensor. Even so, the quality of the photos will likely be indiscernible. I have read that the D90 AF is much better than the D5100 as well which could account for some price difference.

IMO...the lack of external controls is a deal killer for me. Having to go to the menu instead of have fast access is a real PITA. That's just me though.

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post #175 of 642 (permalink) Old 02-06-2012, 08:48 PM
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i have a d90. i love the wireless commander mode for using an OB flash as a slave! especially for doing tank related things, because i can get that flash above the tank
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D90 also has the magnesium alloy body as well as better interconnects, seals, and mounts. The autofocusing motor allows legacy lenses to be mounted on it as well and still AF.

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D90 also has the magnesium alloy body as well as better interconnects, seals, and mounts. The autofocusing motor allows legacy lenses to be mounted on it as well and still AF.
No it doesn't have the magnesium
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post #178 of 642 (permalink) Old 02-06-2012, 11:46 PM
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Must be thinking about the D200 instead of D90.

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post #179 of 642 (permalink) Old 02-07-2012, 12:15 AM
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Must be thinking about the D200 instead of D90.
Or the successor to the D90 --> D7000.
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post #180 of 642 (permalink) Old 02-07-2012, 12:20 AM
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I love my d7000 it works on old af lenses as well as new lenses

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