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24-12-12, 12:48 AM
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: St. Petersburg. FL.
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thanks for the replies, yeah kind of what i thought really. seems daft to side step to the d3200... d5100 looking good!
I have the D5100 and it's an excellent camera. It's 16.2 megapixels and has more features than I can use. The articulated screen is great for when you want to get low views of a subject but don't want to lay on the ground to compose.
It has a built-in intervalometer for time delay shots such as star trails.
If I was to try to explain all the features I'd have to write volumes. I've had mine since last Spring, and have yet to find any fault with it.
I also have a D80 which has internal focusing, but the D5100 doesn't have that, so you'll need autofocusing lenses unless you don't mind using manual focus. If a lens has the AF inscription on it, then you know it's autofocus.
Here is a recent shot taken with it, but don't buy a camera because of pretty pictures.
"If I knew how to take a good photograph, I'd do it every time."
~ Robert Doisneau
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