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ro1960
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Camera purchase advice needed

Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:37 pm

I'd like to purchase a new camera to take photos at airports amongst other things. I'd like to be able to get a good sharp picture quality specially with a zoom. Also be able to get decent shots at night. My Lumix DMC-FZ200 is a bit limited in these areas. Not sure if I should go for a reflex or a hybrid.

Budgetwise I was thinking something up to €1,500.

Thanks in advance for any advice.
 
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Re: Camera purchase advice needed

Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:53 pm

My personal preference for that budget: Get a Canon T*i (whatever number they are on now) body and a 70-300Lmm lens. That should do the trick except for the night shots part.
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Re: Camera purchase advice needed

Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:47 am

Could get a Canon EOS 80D or EOS 77D and the Canon EF 70-300 F4-5.6 IS II USM for that price. If you can bump up the budget a lot more and don't mind loosing some focal length, get the Tamron SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 for the Canon EF mount lens. The older version is also very good optically, but the build quality isn't as good.

The wide open f/2.8 aperture allows more light to enter the camera and hit the sensor, meaning you can either increase the shutter speed or drop the ISO a bit to produce a cleaner image.
 
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Re: Camera purchase advice needed

Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:56 am

Having the same question.
 
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ro1960
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Re: Camera purchase advice needed

Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:45 am

Thanks for the replies. It will help me in making a decision.

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