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New to Singapore

Post by RJosephWilson » Tue, 19 Oct 2010 11:55 am

I just arrived in Singapore a couple of weeks ago. I like to get out and explore to take pictures, but hate doing it alone.

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hello and welcome

Post by petit_fleur » Wed, 20 Oct 2010 4:12 pm

Hello
Welcome and I will love to join if any of you are doing stuff.
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Post by nakatago » Wed, 20 Oct 2010 4:22 pm

"A quokka is what would happen if there was an anime about kangaroos."

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Post by RJosephWilson » Fri, 22 Oct 2010 7:29 am

Hope to be there.

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count me in

Post by DJ-F » Thu, 04 Nov 2010 2:21 am

Hey there ... count me in ...

I have just uploaded an album to facebook ... I am a visual anthropologist and very into photography.

Facebook id: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001829716472

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I love photography

Post by Meow81 » Mon, 22 Nov 2010 4:11 pm

Hi all,

I'm into photography too and is currently deciding on a dslr...if anyone can help with that would be great!
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Re: I love photography

Post by nakatago » Mon, 22 Nov 2010 4:31 pm

Meow81 wrote:currently deciding on a dslr...if anyone can help with that would be great!)
Go through this: http://www.digital-slr-guide.com/

DISCLAIMER: not affiliated, blah, blah, blah...
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Post by DJ-F » Mon, 22 Nov 2010 4:43 pm

I use a Nikon D90 which I 100% love. You can push up the iso to 2500 and still not see the grain on photos unless you blow them upto A3 size. It came with an 18-105 lens, but I bought a Nikon 50mm F1:4 lens .... it is a great combination.

Nikon are coming out with a new model soon, the D7000, but it is expensive. If I had the money I would buy one for sure. use it for my 50mm lens, and mount the zoom lens back on the D90

This is the best web site i have ever found for honest reviews ... enjoy:

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/

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Thanks!

Post by Meow81 » Mon, 22 Nov 2010 5:11 pm

Will check both websites out! Thanks guys!
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Post by sierra2469alpha » Mon, 22 Nov 2010 5:23 pm

Second the Nikon recommendations. Nikon D700's here and far too much invested in Nikkor lenses!

Bear in mind the difference between FX and DX before making your investments. See http://mansurovs.com/nikon-dx-vs-fx as a start, then wander over to the Nikon site.

Is the photo club here still active, Nak?

Cheers, mr. P

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Post by nakatago » Mon, 22 Nov 2010 6:24 pm

sierra2469alpha wrote:Is the photo club here still active, Nak?
Yes, if it means we had another 'outing' last 30 Oct. Perhaps another one before the month ends?
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Post by sierra2469alpha » Mon, 22 Nov 2010 7:13 pm

Nak - We're out of country on an assignments/missions (as bloody usual!) throughout DEC/JAN. Would be good to catch up finally though.

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http://mansurovs.com/nikon-dx-vs-fx

Post by DJ-F » Tue, 23 Nov 2010 1:34 am

Many thanks ...interesting article...

Just wish I had more money to buy a camera with a bigger sensor ..most my photos are in low light ....

Humph ...such is life....

DJ-F

(PS ... camera club ...erm ...what camera club ... I am new to singapore?)

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