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PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2008 11:40 pm 
Hi every one...

Is frecuently to see how many user said "Ohh, LiveView" or "this feel like a PRO", etc... but for a Pro Photographer what characteristics do you consider make a digtal reflex more Pro?? But just consider five features...

Excuse my english...

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PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2008 9:41 am 
I'm not a pro but my top five:

1. Image quality...obviously
2. Nice viewfinder(big and bright)
3. Control(settings, image parameters etc.)
4. Handling
5. Build quality

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PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2008 10:03 am 
to me every camera is like a gun to a soldier.

certain missions require range...

certain missions require light sensitivity...

certain missions require the soldier to be wet/dirty/muddy...

certain missions require a gun to be useful in close range...

certain missions require a gun to be able to hit that target quickly...

just five off the top of my head.

a camera that has speed, sensitivity, weatherabilty, and dexterity makes it a better shooter.

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PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2008 11:45 am 
Ok, thank you for you opinion... :wink:

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PostPosted: Thu May 15, 2008 10:33 am 
Not in any particular order:

1. Build quality: Materials, weather sealing, etc.

2. Viewfinder: Size, brightness, pentamirror vs. pentaprism

3. Availability of dedicated controls: Do not confuse this with 'manual' controls, as all DSLRs offer that. What I'm referring to here is the availability of separate, dedicated buttons, toggles and switches for things like ISO, white balance, drive mode, etc. Multiple command dials is another plus.

4. Image quality: Resolution, low light/high ISO performance, etc.

5. Availability of accessories: Wireless transmitters, battery grips, interfacing with external lighting, etc.

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PostPosted: Thu May 15, 2008 11:35 am 
This is from a newbie's perspective

1. Build quality
2. Popularity where you live (Big issue if you use something like a Sony and no one else uses it there= no chance of trying out the lenses or
getting a second hand one)
3. Good viewfinder
4. Image quality
5. Handling

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PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2008 12:58 am 
LOL..good analogy palakaboy!

Being an avid shooter of both cameras and guns, allow me to add:

1) Some missions require a lot of ammo!
..translating that into good batteries and/or battery grips

2) Some missions require you to be able to suppress the enemy with a lot of firepower
....translating into a high FPS rate

3) Some missions require swift reconfigurations of your weapon-system to be able to react to the changing conditions on the battlefied
..translating into a control-scheme (buttons, location of button, intuitiveness of use etc.) that supports fast changes of settings. E.g dedicated buttons for key controls.

4) Some missions require a quick turnaround for repairs - I.e. a comprehensive support structure
...translating into good service-deals/support

Cheers :-)

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PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2008 6:30 am 
dont ever point it at anything you don't intend to shoot...

not sure if that one applies here though...hehehe.

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