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Camera Question?

Post by AftonAngler » Wed Dec 31, 2014 11:14 am

Hey Fellows

I'm looking for input from you photog types...I'm going to purchase a new camera and want a great pocket camera.

I've been considering the Nikon Coolpix P340. Any feedback on that devise?

I've determined I need a good wide angle capability as well as something that also has good Marco ability and low light mojo. I also really want Wifi;). I'm lazy...

Any help would me mucho appreciated!

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I'm open to any other suggestions under $500 btw
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Re: Camera Question?

Post by upshitscreek » Wed Dec 31, 2014 2:49 pm

AftonAngler wrote: I'm open to any other suggestions under $500 btw
fwiw, bh photo has a good sale right now on the Canon s110

it's a pretty good 24mm equiv wide angle PS for $179, no doubt. it doesn't have the 9-10 continuous fps, has a negligibly slower lens (2.0 vs 1.8), slightly slower processor and the new s120 has a newer sensor but still a very solid camera for the $$$$.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/8 ... amera.html

anyway, the newer canon s120 is the direct competition to the nikon p340 so worth a look, as well.

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Re: Camera Question?

Post by vaku » Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:02 pm

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Re: Camera Question?

Post by foureyedgeek » Wed Jan 07, 2015 7:56 am

I agree with the pro, love my Olympus.
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Re: Camera Question?

Post by Ramcatt » Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:28 am

vaku wrote: Or if you are super flush with your Primo Tail $$$$ - http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1 ... gital.html
chasechrome had one of these at the rustbelt gig.... very nice!
the ultimate "tough" vs DSLR imo
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Re: Camera Question?

Post by Woolybug25 » Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:49 am

Pocket camera = Iphone
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Post by SLSS » Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:27 pm

Ramcatt wrote:
vaku wrote: Or if you are super flush with your Primo Tail $$$$ - http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1 ... gital.html
chasechrome had one of these at the rustbelt gig.... very nice!
the ultimate "tough" vs DSLR imo
Yeah- i've had camera lust ever since. Sweet rig.
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Re: Camera Question?

Post by peetso » Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:34 pm

I've had the Nikon AW1 since last spring. A pocket camera it really isn't. It's quite heavy and nearly the same size as the cropped body canon DSLR I have.

That said if you by the fixed lens for it, it significantly reduces bulk and it makes it far more portable.
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Re: Camera Question?

Post by AftonAngler » Fri Jan 09, 2015 10:55 am

vaku wrote:TG-3 I love it. http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/control ... &A=details

Or if you are super flush with your Primo Tail $$$$ - http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1 ... gital.html
Thanks for the hints. Now I am all hung up on that Nikon fancy pants rig!

Might have to sell some feathers... :bomb

Why am I so attached to those damn feathers?!
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Re: Camera Question?

Post by SLSS » Fri Jan 09, 2015 5:22 pm

peetso wrote:I've had the Nikon AW1 since last spring. A pocket camera it really isn't. It's quite heavy and nearly the same size as the cropped body canon DSLR I have.

That said if you by the fixed lens for it, it significantly reduces bulk and it makes it far more portable.
That's my tear with it- but RAW capability and the lens is pretty tempting. My Canon D? whatever (first gen waterproof) has been great, but is finally getting a little sketchy. For about double the money I'd have about 4 times the camera, and half the portability. Decisions decisions.
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Re: Camera Question?

Post by davesnothere » Fri Jan 09, 2015 6:46 pm

Olympus TG-3 and the wide angle lens.
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Re: Camera Question?

Post by AftonAngler » Sun Mar 22, 2015 8:21 am

Got the Nikon AW1

Love it! Thanks for the info fellows:)

It's really perfect for my needs. I can keep that camera out in the boat - handy at all times without worrying about rain and minor rough handling. It's a sturdy little package. I love the Nikor glass...and I can use my D type lenses with an adaptor.

I'm looking forwArd to trying out the AW stuff - my 2015 goal is to get an underwater boat side eat by a musky on camera;). Tough act to capture...but a selfie stick and a big memory card might just be the ticket...

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