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StockDesignMan says

Hello creative people!

I have been looking for cameras that will supply my needs. But there are so many cameras out there! So now I’m here to find some help from experienced photographers / designers.

Ok, so I’m looking for a camera DSLR. I don’t know the difference between a Canon or Nikon, though I know they are the best brands in the market.

I need good resolution (not the best, but not the lowest), I need a camera that can record in HD and my budget is around $500 USD (is that enough?).

The other day in my school I borrowed a Nikon D5100, and it was practically what I needed. But I’m pretty unsure if it’s the best option.

What do you think will be the best camera for me?

Well, I hope I have made myself clear. Sorry for my English, not my first language ;)

Thanks in advance,


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dnp_theme says

Nikon D3100 could be even better, as there is little difference with D5100 in terms of quality of still shots. D3100 is one of the best entry level. A bit more value has D90, it has internal lens motor allowing you to use lenses with no auto-focus feature.