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Thanks - I'm glad you like the snaps.
A good place to look at camera reviews is www.dpreview.com
Three cameras that fall into the price range you want is a Canon G10, Nikon P6000 and a Panasonic LX3 (Leica Dlux4 is the same) all with similar specs and price. Whilst you may like my snaps my first piece of advice would be to use whatever camera you prefer and see if the results you get are what you like. What I like may not be what you like, irrespective of what I'm presenting. What you see is not necessarily what the camera gives you.
Any point and shoot has several major disadvantages over a DSLR. First if the speed - if you expect to get a shot of an animal or child doing anything a P&S will mostly be luck where a DSLR gives you far more scope to capture the exact moment, with a lot of luck. Secondly a DSLR has a much larger sensor than a point and shoot, and hence what you capture will be much better, but will also have far more tolerance to low light without needing flash.
Why did I choose a Canon G10? I wanted something that gave me full manual control but was small enough to have with me at all time rather than my camera bag. The G10 has lots of flaws, but if you know them you can work round it or accept it. Very few of the G10 shots I've posted were taken in auto so I have controlled the results to my liking.
Any entry level DSLR will give you far superior results to the Canon G10, but ultimately the downside is the time you will need to get acquainted with what the camera can do. Size will be another consideration. Most kit lenses with a DSLR will have a very narrow range, so you may also find you outgrow that very quickly and will then start to consider expanding your options which will be at some expense.
If I was going to consider replacing my Canon G10 I'd consider an Olympus E620 with two lenses (for the price), but as I already have a large Nikon collection I'd more like buy an Olympus EP1 as a carry around that gets me very close to DSLR performance, but nearer a point and shoot.
Hopefully that helps, but I can expand if you need more info.
Actually I am so impressed by your pictures. And want to buy the exact camera that you have taken pictures with. Can you please check this camera's description?
I am new to photography. Can you please check the lens type and stuff. Is Canon G10 worth getting or shall I go for DSLR rather? Any issues with this camera? What other cameras would you suggest? I am concerned about quality. I saw your pictures and they are all gorgeous. So I just need your help buying a camera, bro. My budget is upto $650 USD. Please try your best. Thank you for your time.
Ask away.... I can't guarantee any answers but I'll try.
Your collection is really awesome. I am looking to buy Canon G10. I have some questions, buddy. Do you think you can help me please? Thanks in advance. Have a good one. :-)
I have enjoyed of your gallery, thanks for sharing.
can you help me! how to make a photo appears in my profile besides the country flag?
Nice stuff Dave! I recognize alot of the places you've shot. Keep up the good work!
I have enjoyed your work very much.
Thank you for your comments and help. I really appreciate it coming from you, I showed your work to my family. Thank you again!
WOW, your work is truly amazing!
Wonderful galleries Dave!!! Not only for viewing but for studying as well. Definitly some inspriational material amongst your shots.
Tena koe Rewi (greetings Dave in Maori).
Your very helpful and appreciated suggestion to my Forum question naturally drew me to your albums.....Wow! I have added you immediately to my favourites and look forward to looking at your fine work in depth.
Your world is incredible...
I don't think I like your New Year's resolution . . .but I will patiently await your game of "catch-up" so that you are back posting =)))
To the idiot guest who posted "Lighten up Dave!!! There's no need to be so rude on forums." - you consider me rude because I pointed out how you were abusing the forums for your own personal gain and without consideration for the community. I can post your id, but I won't be that rude! Needless to say it seems you are brainless if you think logging off somehow hides your identity. Grow up!!
Lighten up Dave!!! There's no need to be so rude on forums.
Thanks for visiting my gallery and your comments,
great work, I love the variety of subjects. it looks like you are really enjoying Colorado. I can't wait to get back the Springs area.
Thank you so much for your comments on my work,which is even more appreciated because I know how busy you are!As a wonderful SIL,I would rather you spent the extra time giving that Melissa and Beth another cuddle!!!Take care - Life Is Good***
Great galleries you have. Perfect post-processing!. I really appreciate it.
Saw a picture in your gallerie and looked for some more.....
Wooow so many great shots.... i put you in my favorite list and in this way will not miss your shots. You a really good and i want to learn....
So i will be back !!!
Thanks so much for all your detailed comments on my pictures which are really appreciated.Also my very sincere thanks for making possible so many of the shots.Without you generous time and driving I would not have seen half the sights of your wonderful adopted country! Keep taking those wonderful shots of yours!Many,like your new Sand Dunes gallery, bring back fond memories of a great visit! Take care David.
Barry S Moore
Great work. impressive. and I'll revisit the galleries for a closer look over the next few months.
Best wishes Barry
Thanks a lot for all your comments
Tim van Woensel
You have a beautiful and large number of galleries. Keep up the good work and keep shooting!
You have so beautifuly photos in yours portfolio...Excellent my friend...Greetings from Montenegro, old/new country in Europa and i will come back with pleasure...
Hi Dave, your work (to me) looks like that of a very well qualified professional and I think your digital bastardization is superb.
Haven't had time to thank you for all your nice comments on my pictures. So now: thanks!!!! Hope you come back and leave - if you like - a message in my guestbook.
I will come back to your galleries. They are great.
Thanks for all those very kind comments made about my images - I really do appreciate
your input.Take care and best wishes!
Thank you for your detailed comment. I really appreciate it. I will have another look at the horizon. It was taken with a very wide angle lens and the perspective probably does need correcting. It was also done as a multi exposure shot too I think
Thank you very much for your fun comment on my Thursday Challenge shot!
hi there I found one of your questions about optimizing your d70 take alook at the link I posted in your tread just in case you need some help I love your gallery and personally think you're amazing and got it going on good luck and keep it up
You have an amazing collection of pictures of beatiful places. Thanks for sharing!
Thanks D J
You've got some really excellent work here.
We're residents of Firestone, Colorado (30 miles north of Denver) and I still find myself searching for those places in Colorado I haven't had the chance to see yet.
A couple of (what I think) are important places missing from your galleries.
a) Garden of the Gods
b) Hanging lake
If you want to see something really cool, go to Colorado Springs. Head for 7 falls. Park your car at the base parking lot (before you enter the falls area). If you are facing the falls road, make a left (walking). You will head toward a residential area where some guy built some incredibly large wind mills for his wife. He is dead, the city fought to have most of them moved to New Mexico, etc. When I say large, I am talking 30 feet or larger of metal birds that flap their wings, etc. Haven't been there in 2 years but really cool stuff.
I have finally got around your gallery - it is awesome
You have a good collection of pictures here!
And You have a real talent
please check out my gallery
DJ, Thank you for the nice comment on my Elk image. He was so pretty and fun to hear when he was bugling.
Good morning DJ, The picture in question was taken near the small town of Poney, Montana,
In the mid to late 1800s it was a mining town of nearly 4000 strong, now it has a full time residence of less than 100. Gold quickley played out and the miners left for other strikes.....
Reflections by Ruth
Wonderful photography. What a cool logo, now why didnt I think of that considering I am known for my reflections :))
It's been a while since you left a comment for me but I do appreciate you checking out my galleries. Your work is very diverse and you seem to shoot all types of different subjects and scenes fantastically. Thanks for sharing your work and I will keep checking back for more. Cheers, Arrian
Thanks for your input, I was thinking the same thing..
Your pictures are super, would visit again.
Very nice Mammatus Clouds.
Thanks D J..!
Thank you so much for dropping by my PAD gallery. Thank you too for taking the time to leave the nice comments. Have a wonderful day :-)
I like your message on your profile page!
I want to thank you for your comment for my picture "Black Mirror", I appreciate it a lot.
Thank you for your nice comment
You have great landscapes, love it
You take some amazing shots of some of the most beautiful country on earth. I'm glad you are in the Pbase community. I will return often to see what you've seen.
thank you for visiting my gallery and leaving a comment......
Thanks for the comment. Really enjoyed your gallery. It just goes to show, you don't have to be a professional photographer to take amazing photos. You have several here.
WOW! Amazing galleries! Great landscapes! And thanks for your comment!
Thanks for your comment on my Death Valley picture. Please stop by my galleries again whenever you have time. Any comments (especially constructive comments) will be greatly appreciated.
I loved your comment today on the GBH juvenile; sooo true!!
Thanks for your comment on my boat shed photo. I will try to increase the saturation as you suggested, see what happens. I enjoyed a little stroll through your galleries. The sky gallery is fantastic.
Lloyd & Sandy Spitalnik
Hi, thanks for your nice comment on the owl pic. Really enjoyed going thru your galleries, as it's been too long since we've seen these fabulous places. You're lucky to live out west! Lloyd and Sandy
Thanks for stopping by and for the comments...I am from Colorado (Grnad Junction). There is some great wilderness there. I live in Nevada now, but travel to Colorado at least 3 times a year...thanks again...Guy
And I do appreciate the fact that I am very lucky. We're enjoying it while it lasts, which could be a few more years or the rest of our lives.
Thanks for dropping by,
You are lucky to have so much fantastic scenery within driving range! You have done well to see so much. Colorado is definately on my list of places to explore.
Thank you so much for your comment on my photo. I have enjoyed visiting your galleries, thanks for sharing
It's great how you've set up your PaD - very cool.
Thank you so much for the visit to my gallery and for the nice comments. Browsed your galleries and you have a lot of nice photos too. Have a great day :-)