WikiWirral Wirral's Biggest Online Forum
Forum Stats
12132 Members
65 Forums
72376 Topics
976001 Posts
34 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
88 registered (11kendo, 12 invisible), 1507 Guests and 202 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Disgusting surely not legal creamfields noise !!@ 1250
anything with castors 805
Pensby Hotel 467
Wirral Globe 448
loud music in new brighton 415
Sports Personality Of The Year 386
Cubitts Holland and Hannen 314
Raspberry Pi in the classroom! 309
PC Repair needed 271
HMT Lancastria 225
New General Forums
Lib/dems rule the day
by JimmyG
Yesterday at 10:59 PM
Daft funny joke
by venice
Yesterday at 05:54 PM
We dont learn much.
by venice
1st Dec 2016 9:22pm
Freegle
by venice
1st Dec 2016 6:36pm
New Wirral History
Name help
by Paternoster21
Today at 08:03 AM
HMT Lancastria
by granny
Yesterday at 11:38 PM
Cubitts Holland and Hannen
by fish5133
27th Nov 2016 5:38pm
Fire station
by chris7777
22nd Nov 2016 12:24pm
Buy a house in Greasby for 12s a week - in 1935
by yoller
6th Oct 2016 6:56pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
fireworks on the Mersey last night
Hadlow train station
Topic Replies
Raspberry Pi in the classroom!
by Excoriator
50 minutes 21 seconds ago
live webcam from africa, a must see
by granny
Today at 09:39 PM
Gymnastics coaches needed.
by margy
Today at 09:28 PM
Name help
by Greenwood
Today at 04:29 PM
HMT Lancastria
by granny
Today at 02:06 PM
Stanlow Abbey
by Kylix
Today at 02:05 PM
Sports Personality Of The Year
by fish5133
Today at 01:16 PM
Wirral Globe
by Excoriator
Yesterday at 11:02 PM
What are you currently reading?
by RUDEBOX
Yesterday at 10:30 PM
December
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Wirral TUC Meeting re Update on Wallasey CLP Suspe
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:16pm
World Aids Day Event 2016. Liverpool
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:05pm
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#835613 - 7th Nov 2013 7:38pm Any Nikon users?
_Ste_ Offline


Wiki Master

Registered: 7th Aug 2005
Posts: 15985
Loc: New Brighton
Hi, are there any Nikon users on here?

I have wanted a Canon for a while now but since reading reviews etc Nikon seem to be better quality etc.

Due to the amount of cash these cost i need to know the right one is being bought.
_________________________


http://www.youtube.com/user/stetopop

Top
Digital Wirral : Advertising
Click me for more Information......

WikiWirral Numbers : Between 150 and 200 New Members Every Month. With Over 3,500 unique visits and 35,000 Page Views each day. Average +500 Search Engines Daily and over 1,000,000 Million Page views a Month. Advertising from 20 . Click Me
#835616 - 7th Nov 2013 7:46pm Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
ZipperClub Offline
Wiki Addict

Registered: 2nd Dec 2012
Posts: 7253
Loc: Our House In Our Road
I can tell you that most Chinese people buy Nikon.
_________________________
One Way Or Another

Top
#835657 - 7th Nov 2013 8:58pm Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
KevinFinity Offline

Forum Master

Registered: 30th Apr 2009
Posts: 2311
Loc: Wirral
I have had a Nikon D5000 for the last couple of years. I use it for all of my ue and night photography and I have nothing bad to say about it. Its been great. I have never used a Canon one but it is widely accepted that they are as good as Nikon and its down more to personal preference which one to go for.

Top
#835658 - 7th Nov 2013 9:02pm Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
Hollycat Offline
Beginner

Registered: 21st Jan 2013
Posts: 4
Loc: birkenhead
I have just got a Nikon d3000 dslr camera and love it the quality of pictures are good it a good camera very easy to use.

Top
#835659 - 7th Nov 2013 9:06pm Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
davew3 Offline
Forum Guide

Registered: 16th Jun 2009
Posts: 1024
Loc: Wirral
Got a Nikon D7000 and I love it, especially when I take it down to Fort Perch Rock and take pictures of the shipping from the radio museum tower.


Edited by davew3 (7th Nov 2013 9:06pm)

Top
#835661 - 7th Nov 2013 9:33pm Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
_Ste_ Offline


Wiki Master

Registered: 7th Aug 2005
Posts: 15985
Loc: New Brighton
Thanks for that, after hours of searching i have decided to go for a Nikon D5200 as it has dropped in price significantly due to the D5300 just being released.

There are 2 package options, the first being with a 18-55mm VR lens or the 2cd option which is with a 18-55mm VR telephoto lens.

Which one should i get?

This is my first DSLR camera so i have not got a clue when it comes to lenses.

Thanks for your help.
_________________________


http://www.youtube.com/user/stetopop

Top
#835664 - 7th Nov 2013 9:44pm Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
Hollycat Offline
Beginner

Registered: 21st Jan 2013
Posts: 4
Loc: birkenhead
If it's your first dslr I would suggest the 18-55 vr lens so you can get use to and practice the setting.

Top
#835737 - 8th Nov 2013 11:25am Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
_Ste_ Offline


Wiki Master

Registered: 7th Aug 2005
Posts: 15985
Loc: New Brighton
Thanks Hollycat, i will go for that one, not looking forward to buying a macro lens, the price of them is shocking.

Can i do close up shots with this lens?
_________________________


http://www.youtube.com/user/stetopop

Top
#835740 - 8th Nov 2013 11:56am Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
Gibbo Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 27th Dec 2010
Posts: 1698
Loc: Oxton
18-55 Stock lens and a 75-300 should get you started.

Top
#835760 - 8th Nov 2013 1:11pm Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
j_demo Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 4th Nov 2011
Posts: 1827
Loc: Wallasey/New Brighton
i've got a Canon EOS 550D and love it.

had a look at similarly priced Nikon's and nothing came close IMO.

Top
#835771 - 8th Nov 2013 2:47pm Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
fineogs Offline
Beginner

Registered: 27th Jan 2013
Posts: 6
Loc: New Ferry
I've also been looking at Canon & Nikon DSLRs for the last year , Canon felt ok , but 18Mp was a bit on the low side - used to a 16mp bridge camera. In the end it came down to the Nikon D7100 or the Canon 60/70D - Nikon won on the magnesium body and better weather sealing - also it came with a stock 18-105mm VR zoom lens and then I picked up a Nikon 55-300mm VR DX lens from Amazon UK for 179 including a 40 cash back.
Been a very good camera for 6 weeks.. Enjoy which ever on you get.
Paul
_________________________
Vini ,Vidi ,Bibi...hic!

Top
#835777 - 8th Nov 2013 4:49pm Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
yewgarth Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 2nd Nov 2008
Posts: 1779
Loc: new ferry
I've got the D70 with a 55-70 and 70-300 lenses. The camera has a grip and body armour. It's only 6m mps but has pin sharp A4 pics. The camera is built like a tank and has been dropped, kicked and been in salt water but still gives amazing pic's.

Top
#835841 - 8th Nov 2013 9:14pm Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
mrhanky Online   scary_mood
Forum Addict

Registered: 1st Dec 2010
Posts: 1236
Loc: my house
pixel count doesn't really mean anything, sensor size is more important.

Top
#835850 - 8th Nov 2013 10:47pm Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
_Ste_ Offline


Wiki Master

Registered: 7th Aug 2005
Posts: 15985
Loc: New Brighton
Thanks for your help everyone.

Got the Nikon D5200 with the 18-55mm lens, 2 batteries, 2 16gb high speed memory cards, a Nikon camera bag and strap, remote control, 50 cashback and 2 year warranty.

has anyone used a reversal adapter for macro shots?
_________________________


http://www.youtube.com/user/stetopop

Top
#835889 - 9th Nov 2013 12:34pm Re: Any Nikon users? [Re: _Ste_]
KevinFinity Offline

Forum Master

Registered: 30th Apr 2009
Posts: 2311
Loc: Wirral
Good choice. Its a newer generation of the one I have. If you start using it for ue I would recommend the sigma 10-20 lens. Its got a great wide angle to capture whole rooms in the shot and its noticeably sharper than any of my nikon lenses.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >

Moderator:  Mark 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Gymnastics coaches needed.
by margy
Today at 09:28 PM
Name help
by Paternoster21
Today at 08:03 AM
HMT Lancastria
by granny
Yesterday at 11:38 PM
Wirral Globe
by locomotive
1st Dec 2016 6:25pm
54 plate renault clio 3rd brake light
by Mike72
1st Dec 2016 12:52pm
For Sale & Free
Steam Train Money Box/Ornaments
by Tranquil
1st Dec 2016 11:32am
Childs LFC Bike 5 - 8 Yr old
by Pete_M
1st Dec 2016 1:10am
Cat related Collectables
by Tranquil
29th Nov 2016 4:48pm
original xbox
by vw_kyle
27th Nov 2016 8:17pm
anything with castors
by lincle
27th Nov 2016 4:06pm
Featured Member
Registered: 29th Dec 2013
Posts: 56
Newest Members
Grayo123456, uptonvillage, NobbyHunt, sam1512, ant72
12132 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Gymnastics coaches needed.
by margy
Today at 09:28 PM
Wirral Globe
by locomotive
1st Dec 2016 6:25pm
Wirral TUC Meeting re Update on Wallasey CLP Suspe
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:16pm
World Aids Day Event 2016. Liverpool
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:05pm
A job. Company not named.
by venice
30th Nov 2016 6:30pm
News : New Topics
Pensby Hotel
by granny
29th Nov 2016 6:39pm
Paul Nuttall Elected UKIP leader
by granny
28th Nov 2016 12:03pm
Disgusting surely not legal creamfields noise !!@
by svenlock68
27th Nov 2016 8:25am
Paying for EU Citizenship (Poll)
by diggingdeeper
26th Nov 2016 12:35pm
Footballers--Abused
by fish5133
25th Nov 2016 3:46pm
New Enthusiast Forums
54 plate renault clio 3rd brake light
by Mike72
1st Dec 2016 12:52pm
Raspberry Pi in the classroom!
by FelixCowden
30th Nov 2016 9:27pm
crop loss & water rationing in Dominican Republic
by FelixCowden
30th Nov 2016 8:46pm
PC Repair needed
by TudorBlue
29th Nov 2016 2:54pm
Sports Personality Of The Year
by fish5133
29th Nov 2016 12:32am
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Name help 202
Gymnastics coaches needed. 21
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Sat 8:09am
Sunset Sat 3:55pm
Local Time Sat 11:54pm
WikiWirral Can . . . .