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      11-13-2013, 08:12 PM   #1
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what kind of camera?

hey guys, I'm just wondering what would be a decent starter camera for under $200ish? i don't know much about cameras but after seeing some of these pictures on here it makes me want to get into it! I'm just wondering whats the best bang for your buck and what are good editing sites? thanks guys! by the way I'm not sure if i put this oat in the wrong spot..not to sure where i would put this
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That's a pretty low price point. You could check Craigslist for used ones, you may be able to get a 20 or 30d or older rebel for that.
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Sounds like you want a point and shoot camera at that price point. Are you looking to get a DSLR? If so, you will need more money for brand new or find a fairly old Rebel as the above poster stated.
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Sounds like you want a point and shoot camera at that price point. Are you looking to get a DSLR? If so, you will need more money for brand new or find a fairly old Rebel as the above poster stated.
I really don't have that much knowledge on cameras in general. I just want to take a picture that can look better then iphone quality and not kill my wallet
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You'll probably be better off with a point and shoot, unless you can conjure up at least another $100 for an older rebel body w/ a lens on craigslist or something. I'm not sure that you'll be able to find a solid DSLR for $200, but I could be wrong.
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You'll probably be better off with a point and shoot, unless you can conjure up at least another $100 for an older rebel body w/ a lens on craigslist or something. I'm not sure that you'll be able to find a solid DSLR for $200, but I could be wrong.
Would you mind sending me a link of an example?
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Check out the Black Friday sales such as the one on Amazon.com. There's a Fujifilm XF1 for $199 which is a pretty good price for a decent camera.

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Check out the Black Friday sales such as the one on Amazon.com. There's a Fujifilm XF1 for $199 which is a pretty good price for a decent camera.

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Probably one in the Rebel series (T2, T3).
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Used Rebel XTi or maybe even XSi can be had for $200 or less if you look around and are great cameras.

Of course the cost of DSLR's doesn't stop at the camera, so if you really just want a better camera than your iPhone (or whatever) and wouldn't be interesting in expanding your lens arsenal for different types of shots or learning photography in the future in general, then I'd say a decent Point and Shoot (P&S) is the way to go.
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I just want to take a picture that can look better then iphone quality and not kill my wallet
in the right hands, an iphone can make better photos than a $2,000 camera in the wrong hands. pick up a book and use what you've got.
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http://www.amazon.com/Nikon-COOLPIX-...owViewpoints=1 any reviews?
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