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Jon’s DSLR Buying Guide: Part 3 – Accessories 0

Jon’s DSLR Buying Guide: Part 3 – Accessories

This is part of a multipart series on buying a DSLR. For the camera, see Part 1 or the Lens, see Part 2. Once you’ve bought your camera and your lens, you’d think you were done, but like anything remotely expensive and/or complex – there’s more! Of course, cameras have a thousand different accessories, bits, boggles, and doodads that you can buy. Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should...

Jon’s DSLR Buying Guide: Part 2 – The Lens 0

Jon’s DSLR Buying Guide: Part 2 – The Lens

This is part of a multipart series on buying a DSLR. For the camera, see Part 1. Once you’ve selected a camera, you need to get a lens (or two, or three ^_^ ). If you’re buying a Nikon, you don’t need to worry about them fitting. All Nikon cameras that we care about (and most of the lenses) since 1959 use their F-mount system. Canon isn’t so lucky, but...

Jon’s DSLR Buying Guide: Part 1 – The Camera 0

Jon’s DSLR Buying Guide: Part 1 – The Camera

Today, digital cameras are ubiquitous – everyone who has a cellphone has a camera. Even with this proliferation of cameras, if you want a camera that is a step above the rest, you need an SLR or more correctly a DSLR. Fortunately for intrepid amateur photographers, DSLRs can be had on the cheap (Nikon D3100s start under $600), but what features do you need? What lenses should you get? What...