View Poll Results: What brand is your PRIMARY camera?

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  • Canon

    135 49.45%
  • Nikon

    96 35.16%
  • Pentax

    20 7.33%
  • Olympus

    7 2.56%
  • Sony (Incl Konica Minolta)

    6 2.20%
  • Fuji

    3 1.10%
  • Panasonic

    2 0.73%
  • Samsung

    1 0.37%
  • Other - Film

    1 0.37%
  • Leica

    1 0.37%
  • Other - Digital

    1 0.37%
  • Kodak

    0 0%
  • Hasselblad

    0 0%
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Thread: The 2012 Ausphotography Camera Brand Poll

  1. #21
    Ausphotography Regular knumbnutz's Avatar
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    I was surprised by the amount of pentax over there - as a third brand.
    Quote Originally Posted by ricktas View Post
    That is very true. Go to China and Nikon's are everywhere, they dominate the market in China by a massive margin. But as this is Ausphotography, we just poll our members, who are mostly Australian
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  2. #22
    Every Camera has it's pros and cons. I Like finding out what mine is. When I think it's crook I google and find out it's me. It's like Golf, what's your handicap? my attitude. Lol
    EOS 600D Body. Canon Lenses EF-S 18-55mm, EF-S 55-250mm, EF-S 50mm

  3. #23
    canon here ...
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  4. #24
    The problem with most people is they invest so much in lenses that it's not easy (or cheap) to swap brands. So for me I will most likely always be Canon.

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    Canon fanboy, unashamedly, since the early eighties!
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    Wanted: The list is long.......so very long........(sighs)
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    I'd still push my Canon/s rather than drive a Nikon.
    But each to their own.

    Nikon = Helping stop the stupid people from driving a Canon.
    Opions, < > , every body has got one!
    They call me "Blue" it's a red head thing.
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    Canon Bodies - 1DMk2N + 50D - Lenses - 17-35mm F2.8 L - 24-70mm F2.8 L - 70-200mm F2.8 L - 300mm F4 IS L - Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 - Sigma 10-20mm
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  7. #27
    It is Pentax all the way for me I have use Nikon and Canon and i have Fuji in the draw some where.
    Regards Frank

    K511 + KX 18-55mm DA lens 50-200mm DA lens Pen DA 18-135 mm WR lens Pentax AF360FGZ flash. Tamron SP AF 90mm 2.8 Macro lens, Simga 10-20mm 3.5 lens.

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    Way Down Yonder in the Paw Paw Patch jim's Avatar
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    When I voted Nikon was just behind. Now I come back for a second look and Canon has really pulled away.

    I think this proves that Canon users are just a bit slow.
    All constructive criticism accepted with gratitude.


  9. #29
    1 year now with Nikon .

    If case you are interested, I came from FujiFilm FinePix. Before digital cameras I used Canon 300 (rebel) after Pentax K1000.
    Regards.
    J. Arguello.

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    Photography gear: Nikon D7000;Nikkor 18-105mm; Nikkor 50mm f/1.8; Tamron 70-300mm A17; Nikon AW100 ;Canon EOS 300; Tamron 28-105mm; Canon 75-300mm.
    Photo Editing: ViewNX 2; sometimes Capture NX-D; GIMP 2.6 ;

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  10. #30
    I bought my first DSLR in March - a Canon 7D - and most happy with the choice.

  11. #31
    Canon

    First SLR was the 300D recently put it in retirement and upgraded to the Canon 60D
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    I think I'd have to say I am completely Nikon. D4, D300 and D80. No wish or need to go to Canon.
    Bodies: Nikon D4, D300, D80
    Lenses: Nikon AF-S 18-135 kit lens, Nikkor AF-S70-300 1:4.4-5.6 G VR, Nikkor AF Micro 60mm 2.8 D, Nikkor AF 50mm, 1.8 D, Nikkor AF-S 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 G ED, Nikkor AF-S 24-120 f/4G ED VR, Nikkor AF-s 500mm f4G ED VR
    Accessories: SB600 Flash, Flashpro 500SP Studio Lights, Sekonic L758D light meter, Manfrotto 055XPROB Tripod, Velbon RUP-43 Monopod, Wemberley Head
    Monitor: Eizo S2231W with Huey monitor calibrator
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    I remember that the first SLR I ever bought was a Canon A1. Went into hibernation from photography for a 20 odd years. Then received a 350D as a gift a couple of years back and started taking up photograpy again. My wife bought me a 7D last year and looking forward to buying a 5D should my skills improve (soon I hope).

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    My old film camera is a Nikon FM2 (still love it) and also ran a F601 for a long time.
    First digital camera was a Canon 350D before changing to a 1DMkIII. Now looking at full frame and, with a line of Canon glass for digital, I am quite happy to stay with Canon.
    So I guess to poll with one word it will have to be Canon

    Roy

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  15. #35
    Switched from a Canon 50D to Nikon D7000 two years ago and havn't looked back.

    Two reasons for the switch - was constantly have to fix white balance on the Canon. Canon was great for still people/objects but for sport nothing special.

    My first sport image from the Nikon was my best in the last 5 years, and it is now a very rare thing for me to mess with the white balance.

    Anyway you use what works for you

    JW.
    Last edited by WieseVisuals; 07-06-2012 at 7:11pm.

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    Please don't let this thread become a 'my brand is better' thread. Vote, post about what brand you have, but leave out digs at other brands. Otherwise I will close the thread for posts and only allow voting. We are all photographers and our photos are what counts, not what label is stamped on our gear.
    RICK
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    Nikon, etc!

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  17. #37
    Canon for me, 400D first and now a 7D
    Canon 7D, Canon EF 24-105mm f4L, Canon 16-35mm f2.8L, Canon EF 50mm f1.4, Tokina 11-16mm f2.8
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    I have 2 cameras both canons

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    Canon and Canon

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    With my new 5D3, I now have 4 Canons.

    Maybe I can now start my own army!
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