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      11-05-2017, 11:21 PM   #1
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Camera Suggestions

Previously owned a Canon 70D with some nice lenses. Didn't end up with it once the divorce was final. I have a trip to Napa starting on Wednesday. I am not a professional and do not plan to be. I enjoy nice things and want to get another camera. Would love to read some suggestions. DSLR is not a must, if there are some point and clicks that you would suggest I am listening. I'd like to stay in the $800-$1500 range.
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      11-06-2017, 11:08 PM   #2
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A clean used Canon 5D Mark II or III can be had for that budget. I make my living from shooting and have never bought a new body. Just be smart about who you purchase it from.
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If you liked the 70D that you previously owned why not get another or the next one up from it?
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This one...incredible range on the zoom, good sensor and allows for full control

I'm a canon guy but this is a decent setup.

https://www.adorama.com/inkcpp900ae.html

If you want a more robust camera with less of a zoom the Canon G1X MIII would work...
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Just got my girl the g7x and maybe more of vlogger but it's very good.
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Bought the Canon 6D about 6 months ago. The 5D mark III was a little out of my price range. I spent 2k in lenses tho.
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I have a Canon 5D Mark III with L lenses that takes phenomenal photos. However, it's a beast to lug around. So I bought myself a Sony A5000 for when I just want something smaller that still takes nice photos.
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I went through this earlier this year. Based on recommendations on here I started looking into the Fujifilm X-T2 and ended up buying it. I got the black model with 18-55mm (fantastic kit lens) and bought a used 35mm f2. I’ve traveled to Asia for 3 weeks and Europe for 2 weeks so far with it this yead and I really like it. It’s not the lightest nor heavy like a 5d3. If you want light weight then look into a X-T20. I decided I wanted weather proofing and the better ergonomics of the X-T2. You can get a slightly used X-T2 w/18-55mm lens for around $1,500 or less. Hop on FredMiranda and browse their for sale section and read the seller’s ratings.

PS - I came from the Canon camp. The 6d + 17-40 or 24-70 makes a killer combo.
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Canon 5D is great
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I too have always used Canon - I rent big lens from lensrental.com which is fun to show up at an event with a big EF 400mm f/2.8.

But - I may switch to the new Sony a7R III Mirrorless - wow !! Sony is really going to take market share from Canon with their new platform
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Just got my girl the g7x and maybe more of vlogger but it's very good.
I have 2 Nikon bodies and a bunch of lenses, but I use my G7X mkII 99% of the time these days. It takes great shots as long as you don't need big zoom and best of all its always in my pocket ready to go. That old adage, availability trumps ability... and the little Canon has gobs of both.
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This thread is from November so I'm curious if the OP bought a camera.
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