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Affordable equipment?

photomark2102
 
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Affordable equipment?

Post Wed Apr 22, 2009 3:19 pm


I have a question for the forum. As someone who is just starting out and doesn't have much petty cash to spend on some of the more advanced equipment that I'd like to use, I'm interested in learning how people get their hands on pricey cameras and lenses for one-off projects. Rent/borrow?

wolfeye
 
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Re: Affordable equipment?

Post Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:01 am


Most people buy it on eBay, and resell it on eBay once they're done.

captain_superlekker
 
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Re: Affordable equipment?

Post Fri Jul 17, 2009 6:03 pm


I agree. I bought all my film cameras on ebay and they all work perfectly.

make sure youdon;t buy something too cheap and nasty, because you want something decent to take pictures with. Olympus and Nikon MF SLR are usually rock-solid. Same for their lenses.

prinothcat
 
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Re: Affordable equipment?

Post Wed Aug 12, 2009 1:36 pm


It's hard to go wrong with used gear from Adorama or B&H out of New York. Older Nikon Film gear is still first class. Most will use any Nikon lens except the latest G series.


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