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    canon or nikon

    by potsyn » Wed Feb 24, 2010 11:09 am

    Which is a better camera? Canon or Nikon?
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    by Avalon » Wed Feb 24, 2010 11:21 am

    Are you trying to start an argument or what? :shock:

    Go and try them both in your hands and see which feels right for you.

    (But if you have good taste it will be Nikon ) :lol:
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    by Dalzine » Wed Feb 24, 2010 11:46 am

    Seriously? 6 Posts in and you ask this?

    I'm going to assume that you are not trolling and genuinely want to get some help with making a decision on what camera to buy.

    On other forums this would be close to a banning offence but here the locals are friendly and rarely get into a heated argument that this sort of question usually provokes, so I'm going to let it stand.

    So if you want to know which camera to get then how about you tell us a little about what you want to do with your camera so we can give you an informed response.

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    by JazzXP » Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:13 pm

    Both are fantastic cameras and have similar features/quality at each price range. Best thing to do if you don't have existing equipment is to go into a camera store and hold each one to get a feel for it and work out which one feels better for you.
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    Re: canon or nikon

    by LOZ » Wed Feb 24, 2010 1:44 pm

    potsyn wrote:Which is a better camera? Canon or Nikon?




    I can only suggest you use the same judgement that you may have used to rule out Pentax and Sony


    For personal no pro use I cant see any camera or lens that's so bad no one would use it .


    PS Photography is more about the gear you have and not the photos you take so get the best of every thing and hope the pix turn out OK .
    Calm down its not real life its a internet forum:)
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    by Dug » Wed Feb 24, 2010 2:06 pm

    This is a question to start flame wars !

    While I am a totally biased Nikon fanatic as far as cameras go it is a personal choice not one better than another.

    Dale Knows canon is better.

    I Know Nikon is better.

    We are both right
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    by mj_girl » Wed Feb 24, 2010 4:20 pm

    nikon ftw
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    by bluewren » Wed Feb 24, 2010 5:22 pm

    It's pointless wasting time on questions that there can be no answer to but forums would die if nobody asked questions especially newbies. We welcome your question.

    The question itself is meaningless because it refers to Nikon or Canon as a camera. They are not cameras they are multinational designers and manufacturers of ranges of equipment some of which are cameras.

    There are some really helpful and friendly people on this site and none of them can answer your question until you specify which particular cameras from Nikon or Canon you wish us to discuss. Also, as a matter of grammar, you don't need two question marks.

    Oh no. I've just wasted time on a meaningless question and criticised your grammar....I must get out more

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    by Busiboy » Wed Feb 24, 2010 7:55 pm

    Olympus,

    Dug is right though in his summations.

    But it is the loose nut behind the viewfinder you have to be carefull of.

    Good luck.
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    by heartyfisher » Thu Feb 25, 2010 12:19 am

    :lol:
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    by RichardW » Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:51 am

    Plenty of information around and at the end of the day it's your decision.
    Only thing I can add. Once you have a few good lenses it's expensive to make a change.
    Hope you are happy with your choice.
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    by W G » Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:03 am

    I assume you are talking DSLR Nikon or Canon here.

    Well, for me there is only ONE answer: NEITHER.

    If it doesn't take film and it is only 35mm based there is no point losing sleep over your choice - it will always be the best of a bad lot. So choose whichever has the best feel, most appealing look.

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    by Big Red » Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:13 am

    thats two votes for NEITHER :lol:
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    by Dug » Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:20 am

    Time to lock the thread before the fight breaks out :lol:
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    by JazzXP » Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:59 pm

    Dug wrote:Time to lock the thread before the fight breaks out :lol:

    Funny thing is I think this is the first time that Nikon and Canon are going to be on the same side!
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