I can’t use my Nikon D50 any more, and it’s not what you think

Nikon D50: If you like a camera, you should stick to it but, uh, maybe not literally.
(Image credit: Rod Lawton)

So is it the 6MP sensor? Not exactly. That is pretty pitiful by today’s standards, true, but if you’re shooting images for your website or social media, 3000x2000 pixels is fine.

Is it the lack of video? No. I’ve got plenty of other gadgets I can use for video.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at fotovolo.com but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at lifeafterphotoshop.com