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SLR camera

Postby Echung » Wed, 29 Feb 2012 10:39 pm

I am thinking about getting a slr camera. What would be a good entry level brand and model? Where should I get it in sg ?

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Re: SLR camera

Postby nakatago » Wed, 29 Feb 2012 10:41 pm

Echung wrote:I am thinking about getting a slr camera. What would be a good entry level brand and model? Where should I get it in sg ?


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Postby Mi Amigo » Thu, 01 Mar 2012 11:47 pm

John 3:16 at Funan IT Mall are a great source of advice and very reliable. SLR Revolution at the same mall are also dependable in my experience and have very keen pricing. This is an extract from my posting in the following thread, which you may also find useful:

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Postby AndyWillie » Thu, 22 Mar 2012 10:24 am

I think you might have to shop around. Definitely go to these few places..Sim Lim, Funan, Little India - Their prices will vary but you should be able to get a good deal?

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Postby bluenose » Tue, 27 Mar 2012 8:41 am

John 3;16 at Funan is about the best....for me.
I started with a D90 and still have it, awesome camera...
Then get yourself of to livestudios for a course on how to shoot properly!

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Postby the lynx » Tue, 27 Mar 2012 9:17 am

Whatever you do, whatever you get, just don't fall into this common trap for wannabes...

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Postby AndyWillie » Tue, 27 Mar 2012 3:45 pm

Canon is a pretty good model to start with. Not too complicated to use and pretty quick to pick up. Having a SLR doesn't mean you have to be a professional photographer. Just means you want to take better pictures and want to be a little more serious in it. In Singapore, I'm gonna have to say Sim Lim or Funan. The rest of the other places like courts, best denki are more expensive and their salesperson can't really throw in any freebies :)

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Postby nutnut » Tue, 27 Mar 2012 4:55 pm

John 3:16 is perfect for expert help, but they are a little pricey, however, get the details of the model you want from there and then grab one on the interweb! depends on the price I guess!
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Postby Mi Amigo » Tue, 27 Mar 2012 5:24 pm

Well I guess it depends to a certain extent on whether you want to have a long-term relationship with the store (but not in the biblical sense [-o< ha ha! :D). Sometimes I don't mind paying a little extra if I've been given lots of unbiased advice to help me find the right item. John 3:16 definitely fall into that category, although I've tended to split my purchases between them and SLR Revolution, depending on what kind of camera I wanted and how price-sensitive the purchase has been.
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Postby twig » Sat, 28 Apr 2012 11:18 am

i bought my first slr from John 3:16 at Funan. They are one of the better stores that really pay attention to your needs and always willing to give advise. As for price, they are competitively priced too. Like what others say that SLR revo might be cheaper. But the difference would be a $10-$15 mark. Which i feel the service makes up for it.

If price is your major concern, then get a 2nd hand one. There's a lot going around in clubsnap.

As for brand. I always loved my canon. :D


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