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is the Canon rebel t3 a decent starter?

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I've been wanting to get a camera for awhile now, and when I was at frys today I noticed they had a rebel t3 kit for $400. I was wondering how it compares to some other entry level dslr's. for the most part im intrested in night time photography. I could also use the lenses my brother has for his camera, which would be nice

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I suggest comparing camera's

http://snapsort.com/compare

The t3 should be a decent contender in the DSLR market.

The biggest factor would really be the lenses.. if you've got good glass then you'll be fine with the t3

This shot was taken with a t3

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I suggest comparing camera's

http://snapsort.com/compare

The t3 should be a decent contender in the DSLR market.

The biggest factor would really be the lenses.. if you've got good glass then you'll be fine with the t3

This shot was taken with a t3

I may go with the T3

anything on this list you would take?

http://www.prophotosupply.com/p-used.htm

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I may go with the T3

anything on this list you would take?

http://www.prophotos....com/p-used.htm

If I had 1500 dollars I'd get the Canon 5D Mk II lol.. I'd say the t3 would be good for your price range

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If I had 1500 dollars I'd get the Canon 5D Mk II lol.. I'd say the t3 would be good for your price range

I ended up getting it today, even came with a bag and memory card! so far I am loving it, though by the time I got home it was starting to get dark and I dont know how to use it all that well without flash at night.

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I ended up getting it today, even came with a bag and memory card! so far I am loving it, though by the time I got home it was starting to get dark and I dont know how to use it all that well without flash at night.

Bump the ISO up at night and slower shutter speed.. and lower aperture on the lens :p I don't really shoot much at night, but I've not used the pop-up flash once at night

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Bump the ISO up at night and slower shutter speed.. and lower aperture on the lens :p I don't really shoot much at night, but I've not used the pop-up flash once at night

I ended up getting some decent shots of the stars, but its a pain to focus since I can't see the moon.

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Yeah that's a pain if you don't have anything to focus on

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I have a T3 and as long as you do your part you can take some amazing photos, just get some lenses and a decent tripod.

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My wife has the Rebel T3 and she loves it. I wouldn't know what it was if she didn't tell me. They are all cameras in my opinion.

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You really can't go wrong with Canon for a DSLR...good choice!

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I got this release

http://www.amazon.co...ils_o01_s00_i00

and this tripod

they are supposed to be arriving in the next few days, cant wait to try them out!

Which tripod? lol I believe the link didn't post for some reason

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http://www.amazon.co...ils_o00_s00_i00 my bad! it gets here tomorrow, I no longer have to feel as scared leaving my camera outside! (except animals :o)

Nice I hear good things about Dolica.. I just have a Rocketfish carbon fibre tripod.. I am looking to get a Ball Head like you're getting with yours.. I may be a little jealous lol

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Nice I hear good things about Dolica.. I just have a Rocketfish carbon fibre tripod.. I am looking to get a Ball Head like you're getting with yours.. I may be a little jealous lol

at least you dont have my current one, I think it was about $5 but just thrown in with the camera. I am just wanting to get away from the city and have some actual darkness.

what type of camera do you have?

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at least you dont have my current one, I think it was about $5 but just thrown in with the camera. I am just wanting to get away from the city and have some actual darkness.

what type of camera do you have?

LOL you should have seen my last tripod.. it was tiny and aluminium, had my camera on it one day.. the weight just took the pan head and took it to the ground... snapping it off..

I have the Canon EOS Rebel t2i, got it for about 700 bucks without a lens... and I bought the 50mm 1.8 for around $100.. I really want to get the 50mm 1.4, just because it has the better focus ring.. and it's 1.4 aperture lol

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