Brianhames From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 795 posts, RR: 2 Reply 6, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 2651 times:
but I'd like to see a comparison with the D30
Well, if you have some spare time on your hands, you could look at the 300D review, look at its differences when they compare it to the 10D, then go look at the 10D review, look at its differences compared to the D60, then go to the D60 review and look at its differences compared to the D30, and after you filter it all out, you'll have a 300D to D30 compare/contrast...
Ckw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 530 posts, RR: 18 Reply 7, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2590 times:
Effectively in terms of image quality, it would seem the 300 IS a 10D wrapped in sheeps clothing, so any 10D/D30 image comparisons are probably a very good indication. And of course you're doubling the pixel count.
In terms of handling - well the big plus is a decent AF system on the 300D.
Personally I'd have some reservations about pre-programmed exposure and focus modes and the D30 might still be a more flexible tool, but overall, I'd say you'd have a better chance of getting the shot with the 300D.
Good though the D30 was, I think its now well eclipsed in terms of value for money by the 300D - though of course, the great image captured by the D30 2 years ago are just as great today. If you're happy with the D30 and can live with its limitations, you might be better investing in some new glass.
Ckw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 530 posts, RR: 18 Reply 10, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2565 times:
Jeff - yes, the D30/60/10D has the "pictogram" program modes as well as TV/AV and Manual - the difference with the 300D is that as I understand it you don't have a facility to override certain settings - specifically the exposure mode and the AF mode.
Spotterboy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 13, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2467 times:
I must say.... I'm also thinking to decide between a 300D and a Nikon D100...
The good thing with the 300D... Cheaper but still good.
The camera is only compatible with EF / EFS lenses... Does anyone know how much I have to pay for a lens around 100-400mm ?!? And wich of them are out yet?
Also: The memory packs... how much to pay for them with with Nikon D100 / Canon 300D ?!? And how much images can I save on them?
I hope someone can give some answers and help me with my decision...
Cabbott From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 497 posts, RR: 5 Reply 15, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2329 times:
I have to say I am very impressed with the quality and the value for money. I have been reading some personal comments from fellow photographers in the US and they have nothing bad to say.
I have a few questions for you guys.
My major problem is the lens set-up.
Just how good is the lens 18-55mm USM which comes with the package?
I work close to aircraft and I feel the Sony I have is great because it covers the very close to the further away without lens changes. I still want to retain a lens which is similar. Lets say (EQ35mm) 30mm-300mm
Is it best to have 2 lenses which you should change depending on size.
Can anyone recommend a good lens for me? Should it only be a Canon?
Hkg_clk From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 999 posts, RR: 2 Reply 16, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2329 times:
I have the Tamron 28-300 XR (which is very small and compact). It's definitely not the sharpest or best quality lens around, but it offers the flexibility of 45mm-480mm on my D60, which is absolutely brilliant. I'm sure the quality is better than any Prosumer camera.
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Cabbott From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 497 posts, RR: 5 Reply 17, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2307 times:
I am ready to order the 10D or 300D tonight but really need some help with a good 80-300mm or similar Lens.
Can someone recommend something from the list below. My Price range is max
Does it have to be a Canon Lens?
EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L USM £1249.99
EF 17-40mm f/4 L £689.99
EF 20-35mm f/3.5 USM £399.99
EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L £1199.99
EF 24-85mm f/3.5 USM £339.99
EF 28-90mm f/4-5.6 non USM £149.99
EF 28-90mm f/4-5.6 USM Unboxed £99.99
EF 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 USM II £259.99
EF 28-105mm f4-5.6 USM £219.99
EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 UIS £449.99
EF 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6 £269.99
EF 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6 USM £339.99
EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L UIS £1549.99
EF 70-200mm f/4.0 L £669.99
EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III £139.99
EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 USM £149.99
EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 UIS £389.99
EF 80-200mm f/4.5-5.6 £99.99
EF 90-300mm f/4-5.6 non USM £179.99
EF 90-300mm f/4-5.6 USM £219.99
EF 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6 USM £299.99
EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L UIS £1349.99
EF 35-350mm f/3.5 L USM £1599.99
EF 2x Converter II £309.99
EF 1.4x Converter II £309.99
EF 50mm Macro f/2.5 £349.99
EF 100mm f/2.8 USM £539.99
EF 180mm f/3.5 L USM £1349.99
MP-E 65mm f/2.8 £879.99
EF Ext tubes 25mm £109.99
EF Ext Tubes 12mm £69.99
DullesGuy From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 247 posts, RR: 1 Reply 20, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 2290 times:
I was reading all of the posts and saw that you're interested in the 75-300mm. I have this, and use it on the Elan 7. Im desperate to upgrade to digital and the 300D looks like my answer. But if you'd like examples of the 75-300mm you can search my name and that the only lense I use outside pretty much. Most I'd use for the best quality is probally around eh...210-220mm ideally..once you go past things tend to get a bit soft..just hold it real steady.
Now my question about the 300D. I was reading above someone said "the D30/60/10D has the "pictogram" program modes as well as TV/AV and Manual - the difference with the 300D is that as I understand it you don't have a facility to override certain settings - specifically the exposure mode and the AF mode."
What exactly does this mean? Like no + or - compensations on all out auto-focus?? Stuff like that? If thats the only real main difference b/w the 300D and 10D im sold for the 300D! Any help is appriciated!
"..the joy of the Lord is your strength" Nehemiah 8:10
Boieng747-400 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 23, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2249 times:
If you can afford it maybe you should go with the Canon 35-350mm L lens. I think it goes through everything you would need on the tarmac. Otherwise some good lenses are the 24-85 and 70-200L f/4 which give a great value for great quality. I've been using them for a month and a half now and I'm totally satisfied.
Cheers & have fun when you become a Canon user,
Cabbott From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 497 posts, RR: 5 Reply 24, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2247 times:
To be honest I always liked the D30/60 and 10D but it was just to far out of my price range. What made me change my mind? Well the EOS-300D consumer level camera reaches out to those who just cant afford the extra bucks. Remarkable reviews already and it has stolen the show, even Sony F828 has been put back until XMAS due to problems. I have to say Canon did the homework and are about to make a bucket full of money. Oh and I recently got myself involved in a photographic adventure which has started to make me some serious money, File libraries and stuff.
Correct me if I'm wrong but the lens you have is
EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 USM £149.99
Is the one above the USMIII or is it just USM? I think the website has missed out the III.
Thanks, not quite ritch yet so have to start of like everyone else, wish list to my girlfriend will be written soon. I will save your post for future info.
25 Wietse: yeah it is the USMIII. And dont go for the 35-350, even if you get the money. Allthough it is built like a rock like all other L lenses, it is not in
26 LGW: Colin, It's the USMIII. The III basically means it has cosmetic changes from the USM, USMI and USMII as far as I am aware. £149.00 sounds about right