The Planted Tank Forum - Reply to Topic
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > General Planted Tank Forums > Photography > Finally a new (to me) camera!

Thread: Finally a new (to me) camera! Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
08-19-2013 04:02 AM
AguaTropical Little do they know this planted tank community knows better haha

Quick pic of tank progress. (First one was taken with iPhone)

Attachment 194674
08-07-2013 02:56 PM
shinycard255
Quote:
Originally Posted by sayurasem View Post
Lol did that guy just made an account for that post??
Probably. Looks like either spam or a post to advertise for Shutterstock. Either way, very off topic...
08-07-2013 01:33 PM
hambone870
Quote:
Originally Posted by sayurasem View Post
Lol did that guy just made an account for that post??
hahaha OMG
08-07-2013 01:26 PM
sayurasem Lol did that guy just made an account for that post??
08-07-2013 01:24 PM
hambone870 great photos, congrats on your new purchase

that rummy nose is more like a rummy face!
08-07-2013 01:23 PM
hambone870
Quote:
Originally Posted by SuperPal View Post
Hi! Have you ever thought about making money with your new camera and imagination? Check out this resourse http://www.askwiki.net/How-to-Start-...raphy-Business . I'm also fond of photography and I earn money by making photo shootings for children and their parents. The minor income is made up by selling the works via stock web resources http://www.shutterstock.com/ .
08-03-2013 09:32 PM
AguaTropical Quick pic I snapped of one of my GBRs...I haven't had as much time as I'd like to play around with this camera yet, but so far I'm loving it!!

07-17-2013 07:06 PM
AguaTropical Technically it's not either...to describe it best it has a lot of features that a DSLR has, but all packaged into a slightly larger than a point and shoot sized body haha there are things you can't necessarily do with this camera that you can do with a DSLR, but there are way more things you can do with it than a point and shoot.

It's a big compromise, I wanted something smaller than a DSLR but takes pictures of similar quality to a DSLR (which mostly comes from having a DSLR sized sensor in it). So I think it should work out well for me! Although I'm not sure I would have bought one brand new because I can buy a cheaper DSLR for the same price has a mirrorless CSC like this Sony haha
07-17-2013 04:53 AM
MSbitter_herbs wow, neat. so this is a point-and-shoot camera and not a DLSR right?

with the results, beats my Android I think. though this one served me well.
07-17-2013 12:07 AM
AguaTropical
Finally a new (to me) camera!

Like the title says, I have a new to me (bought used) camera. This is a good day because I have regretted trading my Olympus DSLR for a road bike (although I do love my bike) since the day I made the trade.

First off, I have to say I never saw myself getting anything but a DSLR again, but pigs must have flown (does swine flu count? ha..ha)
So this is what I got:

Sony NEX-F3 with 18-55mm lense and a wide angle fisheye lens, along with a 32GB 8hr 45mb/s memory card, and all the other accessories that came with it new. Fortunately, all I have in it is $250! (Friend gave me a deal)

Normally, I would do a lot of research before buying a camera, but this came up rather quickly and I wasn't so sure what I was getting myself into. Not to mention this is my first used camera. I feel the price I paid was a good deal, now I just have to hope everything works as it should.

I know there is a good chance this wont replace that feeling of missing my DSLR, but that's simply because its not a DSLR. Although it does have an APS-C size sensor, which is awesome considering the size. The main reason I purchased it, aside from the price compared to a new NEX or DSLR, was because I love to hike, backpack, etc and the DSLR's size would always keep me from bringing it. Now, I should have a little bit of both worlds (when comparing P&S to DSLR.)

Here's one of the first pics I took with it of a rummynose (no editing or filters):

This is a picture taken with my my roommates iPad, next to an iPhone 5s for comparison:
Attachment 176057
As you can see, it's not much bigger (not including thickness or lens)
Attachment 176065

I noticed there has not been much talk about these EVIL (electronic viewfinder interchangeable lenses as Nubster put it) cameras, so I will post back in is thread at various times to report any issues or drawbacks.

I definitely plan to purchase the OLED viewfinder and a macro lens in the future, maybe another battery depending on how much I actually use it.

Any questions? comments? Suggestions for lenses? Has anyone tried using a NEX series camera with A-Mount lenses?

Cheers

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT. The time now is 07:28 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012