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Which Camera to buy

ajdooley

Waterloo, US
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"RE: Which Camera to buy"

ajdooley Gold Member Nikonian since 25th May 2006
Thu 17-May-12 11:22 PM

I shoot a ton of high school basketball for a weekly newspaper in SW Illinois. If you can get down on the floor edge, you might consider the 24-70mm f2.8. You can get some very "up close and personal" shots from either side just under the basket. If you are limited to seating areas, the 70-200mm f2.8 is a good bet. I use both. The D700 will do everything you need -- I use two of them in my work, and you can grab some pretty nice ones used these days. If you choose used, I'd stick to Nikonians or a camera store you trust -- or KEH. You will pay at the latter two, but that is compensated for by the surer deal. New D700s are alledgedly reduced in price right now -- they always go down after I buy! BTW, if you are shooting high school ball, offering a CD to the school for the yearbook can grease access to the floor level.

Alan
Waterloo, IL, USA
www.proimagingmidamerica.com

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