Nikon D3000

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  1. nurse2b123

    nurse2b123 Plankton

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    Does anyone have any insight to this camera? I may be getting a used one from someone and just wondering if it is any good or not? I have only ever had the "regular" old digital camera.

    Thanks :)
     
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  3. Jason McKenzie

    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    That's a very good DSLR. Your best bet is to search the reviews on digital camera sites like DPreview.com

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  4. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    +1 to what Jason said. The kit lens that comes with it is a decent lens and will serve you well taking shots of your aquarium if it is being sold with the camera. A good, study tripod and a remote release are good purchases for the camera.

    Read the manual thoroughly and practice using each feature of the camera while reading it. You should be able to download the manual from Nikon's site if it does not come with the camera.

    Pictures are real cheap so takes lots of them and and check each one out after you take it so you can learn what the cameras abilities are and what you need to learn. Do not get frustrated if you get confused and have a hard time taking pictures as there is a steep learning curve going from a p&s camera to DSLR.
     
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  6. nurse2b123

    nurse2b123 Plankton

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    Thanks everyone for your replies so far! I go pick it up tomorrow, pretty excited! :)