Canon or Nikon?

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by microsurfer, Apr 26, 2006.

  1. microsurfer macrumors newbie

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    I need to take an expert opinion of which the best brand available online in cameras!!!!!!!!!!1_______ Canon or Nikon?????????????
     
  2. iGary Guest

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    You have any lenses already?

    What do you want to shoot?

    Novice, intermiediate, pro?

    More info, please. :)
     
  3. Les Kern macrumors 68040

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    I'm asuming we're talking about only digital? What will you be using it for? What is your price range?
    With a little more info I am sure you'll have PLENTY of input.
    If digital, I actually prefer the 7.2 MP Sony CyberShot.
     
  4. kjr39 macrumors 6502

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    Coke/Pepsi?
    Mac/PC?
    Potato/Potatoe?

    This thread will go no where fast...
     
  5. jared_kipe macrumors 68030

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    Its almost like the OP just wanted a flame war.
     
  6. Clix Pix macrumors demi-goddess

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    Why? Are you in the market for a new camera? What do you plan to do with the camera? What is your skill level in photography? What is your budget? Are you talking P&S? 35mm SLR? DSLR?

    It's not as simple as "which brand is best" because for each individual there will be specific reasons for making the choices that they do. Some people shoot with one brand, others choose another brand (and by the way, there ARE more offerings out there besides Nikon and Canon!).....

    If you've come here to simply invoke the old "Nikon vs Canon" wars, you've come to the wrong place. Go to DPreview; they fight about this all the time....
     
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  8. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    Looks like a spam hole to me.

    Canon or Nikon? Olympus or Pentax. :p
     
  9. Artful Dodger macrumors 68020

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    Less !!!/??? and more info or use your first post to find the answer. Is it that time of year again? :rolleyes:
     
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  11. sjl macrumors 6502

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    Troll, troll, troll your boat, gently down the stream ...

    And for the record, I'd say that you can't go past Hasselblad for the very highest quality pictures. :D
     
  12. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    I don't know. The Hubble telescope does a good job.
     
  13. ksz macrumors 68000

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    Hubble's successor, the NGST (Next Generation Space Telescope), will be 10 times more powerful. NGST may be launched in 2009, a year before Hubble's mission comes to an end.
     
  14. jared_kipe macrumors 68030

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    Microsufer, the incredible ambiguity of your question is baffeling... and Brilliant!!
     
  15. sjl macrumors 6502

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    But the optics on that thing are absolute rubbish -- I mean, really, they had to go up there and put a filter in front of it to get even semi-decent results! :p
     
  16. microsurfer thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Oh buddiess, I am sure i am not confused as yet for having so much worthy and good suggestions around with some of them floated with different queries. Well I am not that professional in Photography, but yea i am not bad either, I started photography for the last 10 years, i purchased my first camera from www.ebay.com online , it was yashica (manual) brand, now with a bit a maturity in amature photography i want to improve my weapon, huhhhh!!! i enjoyed shooting nature......................!!! i tried a few shops in UK as i am based in London, The price of a Nikon digital camera in http://www.adoroma.com shops online is good then one in http://www.microglobe.co.uk but the price of the first one is without shipping cost, VAT and lense, i dont know if i should prefer microglobe stores in UK for the price of Nikon product as with the inclusion of VAT,lense and shipping cost the first one could go up over the second one i just guess i dont know, should i move to canon, this decision is a bit confusing,,,,, help me out guys,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Nikon Coolpix L3 Point and Shoot Digital Camera, 5.1 Megapixel, 3x Optical, 4x Digital, 2.0" LCD Screen is 159 pounds and Canon IXUS 400 digital Compact Camera 4.0 million pixels CANIXUS400D is value 239 pounds........ where shall i go....
     
  17. ksz macrumors 68000

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    Close, but not exactly. The Hubble is an SCT type of reflector with a large primary mirror and a smaller secondary mirror, which reflects a narrowed and intensified beam of light back to a small opening in the center of the primary mirror. There is a small amount of spherical aberration in the large primary mirror -- edges are a bit too flat, by 1/50th the width of a human hair -- but it is enough to cause unaccepable blurring. Blurring was eliminated (iirc) by attaching a small corrective mirror about the diameter of a coin in front of the primary mirror. The corrective mirror, in effect, replaces the original secondary.
     
  18. ChrisA macrumors G4

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    Which Nikon and which Canon? Are you talking about Point and Shoots or DSLR?

    Why don't you ask about Olympus? If you are looking for a point and shoot I think Oly has the best one right now.

    If you just wanted to start and argument. People here are smarter than that. They will ask you questions and give god information and most here know that niether is "best". they are different.
     
  19. jared_kipe macrumors 68030

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    ummm.. I vote canon?
     
  20. agentmouthwash macrumors regular

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    Wild Cherry Pepsi
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    Potato
    Nikon (the D50 is amazing!!)
     
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    Actually the Leica DMR is the best digital SLR period. Canon and Nikon have poor dynamic range compared to this.
     

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