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Cadfael_tex Registered since 06th Apr 2008Sat 23-Jun-12 06:23 PM
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"Am I really ready for a different camera?"


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I got my D40 back in '08 and it still works fine. However, I'm realizing some limitations with my kit. I have it with the two kit lenses that came with it: 18-55 and 55-200. I spent a bit of time going through the pictures I've taken with it and liked the framing but not the bokeh (or lack there of). The lenses max out at 3.5 and 4.5 respectively at the low end.

Here's my problems with it:
1. Don't like the controls to use it in manual mode.
2. Difficult to manually focus for my old eyes.
3. the above mentioned limitations with my current lenses.

Basically what I'd like is a lighter, digital version of my F2 (which I don't this exists) So I'm wondering with the other issues if it's worth it to me to get some faster glass for this?

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