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User currently offlinefede0411 From Italy, joined Oct 2010, 1 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3278 times:

Hello experts!
I finally decided to buy a new DSLR, what about the canon 60D? is it a good camera for planespotting? I know of course that the quality of the lenses and the photographer's ability are more important but as beginner i'm in doubt on the equipment to buy.

I Hope you can help me!
Thank you in advance.

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User currently offlinedazbo5 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 2816 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (8 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3278 times:

If you have the budget, then it's a great camera. Just factor in you will need some good lenses to go along with it. If you don't have a lens budget, I would say you're better spending less on the body and using the saving for better lenses but if budget isn't a problem, the 60D will serve you well.

Darren



Equipment: 2x Canon EOS 50D; Sigma 10-20 EX DC HSM, 50-500 EX APO DG, Canon 24-105 f/4 L, Speedlite 430EX
User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 9395 posts, RR: 27
Reply 2, posted (8 months 2 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 3278 times:
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Quoting fede0411 (Thread starter):
is it a good camera for planespotting?

Should be more than enough for planespotting. Even a basic DSLR will be good for most of your needs.

In essence, what Darren said.



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User currently offlineLX787 From Switzerland, joined Aug 2013, 2 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 months 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 2962 times:

I can really recommend you to buy the 60d. Just came back from DPS and had once again great fun with it. Currently using it with standart 18-135mm EFS lens and Tamron SP70-300 F/4-5.6 Di VC USD. Till now I never had the wish to go for any other lens, also a question of your personal budget   

The LCD screen is very practical, for example to photo yourself. Playing with the M-modi always makes fun, with the time I got an idea of using it correctly.

Alex



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