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Old 01-03-2010, 10:54 PM   #1
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I've currently got a D40 and have been building a small collection of DX lenses, have any of you guys tried the D3000? Think it's a worthwhile upgrade?
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Old 01-03-2010, 11:14 PM   #2
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I dont like any of the new line of D3000 or D5000 . stepping up from a D40 look for in my opinion a D90 . B&H has them used with warranty as does adorama .
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i've got a 5 year old disposable camera thats still in the foil package, you can have it free!
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stepping up from a D40 look for in my opinion a D90 ..
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I would agree that neither the D3000 or D5000 are improvement enough to upgrade. If you can afford the leap to the D90, sure but if you can afford that you may as well just pay a couple hundred more and get the new D300s. It still doesn't hold a candle to Canon's 7D for features/price ratio but its closer.
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or he can go to adorama or B&H web page and find a D200 used in good shape with a warranty . but D90 is a nice camera for sure
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Thanks for the input. The D300s is pretty awesome as far as small format DX goes, but for that kind of investment, might as well go FX format. D90 looks like a winner from most reviews. More focus areas and having auto-focus without using Nikon DX lenses are my biggest factors.
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I was just at stewarts and they had a D200 with a battery grip for $650. Id go check that out.
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I was just at stewarts and they had a D200 with a battery grip for $650. Id go check that out.

I'll be packaging mine up with a 80-200 2.8 and 35-70 2.8 soon .
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I'll be packaging mine up with a 80-200 2.8 and 35-70 2.8 soon .
What kind of price are you thinking for that setup?
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