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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-22-2013, 09:45 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hey, guys.

I'm looking at getting a new camera. I have an Galaxy S4 that features 13 megapixels and a 5x optical zoom. I'm looking at getting a camera that will give me a similar quality in pictures.

Thank you for the recommendations in advance.

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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-22-2013, 10:07 PM
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Why don't you go to a cameras/video makers etc forums and ask there?
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Ah 6fingers, helping people and making friends wherever he goes.

Anything useful in the long running photography thread? http://www.jemsite.com/forums/f13/th...ead-72922.html
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Ah 6fingers, helping people and making friends wherever he goes.

Anything useful in the long running photography thread? http://www.jemsite.com/forums/f13/th...ead-72922.html
I just made a question, going to a cameras forum would be my first choice if that was my doubt and not a guitar forum.
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Ah 6fingers, helping people and making friends wherever he goes.

Anything useful in the long running photography thread? http://www.jemsite.com/forums/f13/th...ead-72922.html
This. There are some VERY knowledgeable camera guys on this forum, and they would love to talk cameras until you turn blue and pass out Follow that thread!
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Re: Cameras

Which ever camera you get, it'll have better quality than a camera in a phone which has such small optics and not a very good image sensor. It may look ok on the phone screen (less than 1 mega pixel) but look at the image at the native resolution and you'll see how poor it is.
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Re: Cameras

Galaxy (all versions) camera is really meh (terrible).

Post in the other thread if you want a DSLR or APS-C sensor body.

But depending on how you shoot you might want to look instead at one of these 3 phones which save to DNG/RAW files shortly, the 1520 does today. Yes RAW files on your phone, the 1020 has a pretty large sensor (bigger than most point/shoot cameras). All 3 are "pureview" and offer tremendous camera options (manual everything)...

Nokia Lumia 1020 (save to RAW/DNG soon with firmware "Nokia Black" update in Jan)
Nokia Lumia 1520
Nokia Lumia 92x (save to RAW/DNG soon with firmware "Nokia Black" update in Jan)

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Which ever camera you get, it'll have better quality than a camera in a phone which has such small optics and not a very good image sensor. It may look ok on the phone screen (less than 1 mega pixel) but look at the image at the native resolution and you'll see how poor it is.
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I'm no camera expert but my wife is a photographer/artist and yeah any camera with a nice big lens is going to take better pics than a phone with a teenie little lens. My wife uses a Canon Rebel (not sure which model) and has really good luck with it and it wasn't a "bank breaker"
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I'm no camera expert but my wife is a photographer/artist and yeah any camera with a nice big lens is going to take better pics than a phone with a teenie little lens. My wife uses a Canon Rebel (not sure which model) and has really good luck with it and it wasn't a "bank breaker"
Believe you are referring to the Canon EOS T3i. (Maybe). I've got it, it is absolutely SUPERB. For filmmakers even due to the narrow field of view, and photographers. Costs around $500 but absolutely worth it.
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The newer ones (T4i, T5i) aren't worth the extra $500 for basically a UI upgrade and touchscreen.
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post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-06-2014, 02:14 AM
 
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Check Nikon D3200. Great value for money. ( I have it and have no problems with it so far).
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