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12-29-2007, 09:27 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by clawhamemr Quote
This all may be true, but let's not forget that optically the Nikon and canon kit lenses arn't slouches either.

And if you want a real toy, try the canon 50 f/1.8.... yeah, lots o plastic.
The Canon 18-55 non-IS is a dog optically at any aperture wider than f8. The Nikon's much better (Sharp, decent colour) but isn't nearly as flare resistant. Neither has a focus ring worth noting, both are greatly inferior to the DA in handling & build.

12-30-2007, 04:21 PM   #17
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QuoteOriginally posted by anomaly Quote
...but the K10D feels like a machine

I am so excited.
Probably why kit lenses sell for about $100 and come with the camera.

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12-31-2007, 05:07 AM   #18
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Don't worry about some of the replies ... go out and have fun with the camera.
When I first got mine I thought the lens felt like a toy ... but I was impressed with the images it took for such a cheap lens.

Even though I have a nice 50mm and 90mm ... along with 75-300 ... i keep going back to the kit lens for quite a few shots still.
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