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  1. #1
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    Camera question.

    Hey all,
    I've decided to down size to using mirrorless full time. And a good P&S to carry daily.
    So I bought a Canon GX7 mark II to cover the P&S area. I must say that is a pretty decent camera. By far the best P&S I've ever owned.
    Now, for the mirrorless.
    I own a Olympus OMD-EM10 Mark III with a assortment of lenses which I'm not sure if I'm going to get rid of or keep. It is a nice set up.
    So, getting on to my question.
    I'm looking at these cameras:
    Sony A7 II with the 28-70 lense.
    Sony A6000 kit with 2 lenses
    Fujifilm XT100 with 2 lenses
    They are have good enough reviews.
    The Sony A7 II really sounds interesting because it's full fame. And has some decent features. But I would need to purchase a flash right off because it doesn't have a onboard one.
    Thoughts anybody?

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    My cameras:
    Nikon D7100 with grip
    Nikon P900
    Nikon S3500
    Nikon FE
    Olympus OM-D-EM10
    Olympus OM-D- EM10 Mark II
    Olympus 14-42 EZ
    Sigma MFT 30mm
    Olympus 15mm
    Olympus 40-150mm
    Nikon 18-140 f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
    Nikon 55-300 1:4-5.6 GED
    Nikon 70-210
    Nikon 35-70 1:3.3-4.5
    Nikon 50mm f/1.8D
    Nikon 35mm f/1.8G
    Sigma 150-600 C
    Tamron AF18-200mm F/3.5-6.3

  2. #2
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    Re: Camera question.

    Maybe find a Sony forum?

    From a more constructive point of view, I have a Sony RX100 and my brother is a Canon Pro rep, and all he will say about the difference in quality is that his costs half as much. LOL Seriously, though, I got it because a music festival I go to every year (there isn't a pandemic) stopped letting me bring in my a6000 because "It's a pro camera because you can take the lens off". I sold the a6000 and now have a killer camera I can put in my pocket. Is it worth the difference? Dunno. I just love that I shoot Nikon and Sony because it makes my brother nuts.

  3. #3
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    Re: Camera question.

    @weebee if you are considering FF you should give the Z5 or 6 a look. I absolutely love my Z6 and I disagree with the negative reviews. I use mine for about everything but birds in flight... but I never was good at birds in flight.

    if you have shop near by just give it a try.
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    "The natural man must know in order to believe; The spiritual man must believe in order to know. " ~ Aiden Wilson Tozer ~ "The Dwelling Place of God"

    Nikon Z 6 Nikon, Nikkor Z 50 mm f/1.8S, Z 85 f/1.8S, Z24-70 f/4S, Z14--30 f/4S
    Nikon D700 w/Grip, AF-S Nikkor 200-500 mm f/5.6E ED VR, Tamron 28-75, Tamron 70-200 F/2.8


  4. #4
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    Re: Camera question.

    There are many options when it comes to cameras and lenses. I am owning a Nikon D750 and I must say that this is a great camera. I have used it for every kind of thing and I am impressed. When it comes to video quality, it's not that good. After all, it's a camera made for photos, not videos, but it works if you don't have any other option. The lens are also really important. I must admit that I've looked at the best nikon lenses in order to get one that suits my needs. It's up to your budget honestly. The good thing is that there is something for everyone!
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  5. #5
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    Re: Camera question.

    Welcome aboard edwardbarnett. Enjoy the ride.
    We look forward to seeing more posts and samples of your work.

    Also, you might want to go to
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    Brent: Poway, CA
    D7200, D200, F100
    Tokina 12-24mm
    Nikon 18-200mm
    Tokina 28-70mm f2.6-2.8
    Nikon 80-200mm f2.8
    Sigma 150-600mm
    Nikon 50 AF f1.8
    Tokina 100mm f2.8 Macro
    Nikon SB800

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    Re: Camera question.

    I smell the distinct odor of spam.
    Thanks/Like BeegRhob, Danno, Peter7100 Thanks/liked this post
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    "Connected to the universe by way of the star-stuff within"

    Um yeahhhh, I shoot a lot of pics of my dogs.
    D500 (DOB 05/26/17), D300, D80, SB-800. RIP-D100
    Sigma 150-600mm DG Contemporary, Sigma 50-150mm f2.8, Tamron 28-75mm f2.8,
    Nikkor Nifty-Fifty.
    2 crapola tripods with 2 equally crappy heads. (Working on it

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