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New camera

Postby dookzr » Sun Nov 06, 2016 11:37 pm

Hello

Would anyone be able to give me any advice on getting a new camera ? I would like to use it for astrophotography and for scenic pictures etc. Ideally the lenses would be interchangeable. My budget is about £500 any help is appreciated thank you.
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Re: New camera

Postby dave.b » Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:41 am

Canon 700D
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Re: New camera

Postby Aratus » Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:00 pm

Yes, agreed. A Canon 500D, 550D, 700D, 750D or similar will do. Nikon cameras like the D7200, D5300, D3200 are other possibilities. They all have lenses which can be changed to wide-angle or telephoto.
I use an 11" Celestron SCT (CPC 1100) on an equatorial wedge, housed in a 2.2m Pulsar observatory. I use a ZWO ASI1600MC and Canon 500D for imaging.
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Re: New camera

Postby The Man with the Corrugated Iron Roof » Sun Jan 01, 2017 9:00 pm

I have the Nikon D3200 and this is what it can do:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/philippugh ... mer/albums
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