Suggestions for Good Cameras For DP Travel???

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Re: Suggestions for Good Cameras For DP Travel???

Postby rickshaw92 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:36 am

I think even G12


Yep. Thought about getting one but it was about the same price as the d500 and I think it was MTH who gave it a bad review a while back.
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Re: Suggestions for Good Cameras For DP Travel???

Postby bearanddragon » Sun Feb 13, 2011 2:03 pm

Ultra Swain wrote:I really like the Canon S95. It's small, takes amazing photos and decent video and fits in a shirt pocket. I would get this over the bigger Canon G11/12. Quite a few teams that I have worked with use them and its just so damn nice not to lug around around a full size DSLR. Get it, seriously.
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Second that. I still use the Canon S90, which is a slightly (maybe a couple millimeters) thicker S95. But the features are pretty amazing for a compact. You can manually adjust ISO, aperture, shutter speed, quite easily. It takes great shots for its size. Pick up a pen sized tripod, and you're set.

Second option is to go with a badass quadband UNLOCKED smartphone, like an unlocked iphone, or the SAMSUNG Nexus or HTC 7, etc. Not only do you get a phone, which you can activate anywhere with a cheap sim card, but you get all the other crap that comes with one: GPS, wifi, facebook, games, ereader, etc.

Personally, I use MOTOROLA DEFY, which has a 5mp camera, and all the trappings of a smartphone, gets me internet in a shitty place like Afghanistan, and is shockproof, dustproof, and water resistant as well.
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Re: Suggestions for Good Cameras For DP Travel???

Postby sdg » Sun Feb 13, 2011 5:30 pm

You can use CanonHacks (http://chdk.wikia.com/wiki/CHDK) to make just just about any Canon Manually adjustable. It takes a bit of getting used to, but gives a basic camera a lot of different options.
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