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#1 Andy Collins

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Posted 28 June 2006 - 14:51 PM

What Camera do you use for taking CP photos?

We'd all like to know what camera you actually use (not recommend) to take your CP photos.

Please post cameras here and an example photo would be nice.



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#2 Bob H

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Posted 28 June 2006 - 15:03 PM

Canon EOS 300D (USA=Rebel) and my old Olympus C-700 Ultra Zoom :D

Olympus (cropped)

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#3 Sean Spence

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Posted 28 June 2006 - 15:05 PM

Minolta Dimage 7Hi & Canon A620. I'll edit in a sample photo of each later.

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Posted 28 June 2006 - 15:45 PM

Fuji F10, 6 megapixel.

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Posted 28 June 2006 - 16:39 PM

Canon Powershot S3 IS

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#6 Julio Alberto

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Posted 28 June 2006 - 16:56 PM

Canon PowerShot A85

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Posted 28 June 2006 - 21:11 PM

Ricoh Caplio G3 3MP mostly, as it is so easy to take pics
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but also a Nikon Coolpix 5400 5MP
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Posted 28 June 2006 - 22:11 PM

A Nikon Coolpix 3700.

Example.

I'd love something that breaks the 6 megapixel barrier, but what can you do? I'm not made of money. :lol:

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Posted 28 June 2006 - 22:14 PM

an olympus c5060wz

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Posted 28 June 2006 - 22:47 PM

Nikon Coolpix 5700

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Posted 28 June 2006 - 23:31 PM

Canon eos 300d + Sigma makro 1:1 50mm

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You really need to edit that picture to make it look like the fly's head has been spiked :lol:
Very nice BTW!

Anyway if I get my way I will soon have a S/H coolpix 8700, so I will hopefully be editing this post with some nice Macro shots at last :D

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Posted 30 June 2006 - 01:36 AM

Panasonic DMC FZ30 (8 Megapixel)

Sample picture comming up! (there so freaking big in size, even in my lowest resolution :cry: ..some are even 7MB :shocked:

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Posted 30 June 2006 - 06:20 AM

Hi i'm new here
My name is roy and this is my first message
I'm use in Canon PowerShot S2 IS
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Posted 30 June 2006 - 07:21 AM

Hi Roy, welcome to the forum.
For photo posting see http://www.cpukforum...wforum.php?f=31
and http://www.cpukforum...opic.php?t=7285

I use a Pentax Optio S5i but I wouldn't recommend it for wildlife shots. It has no aperture priority which I really miss and makes depth of field tricky. Unlimited movie length is nice, though. I only intended it to be a quick snappy camera I could fit in my pocket when I bought it; 5MP and a nice small all rounder.

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Posted 30 June 2006 - 07:40 AM

Hi,

i recently bought a Canon Powershot A620. I am quite happy with this camera. Here are some examples i have taken:

http://www.utricular...a_UTRI3_007.jpg

http://www.utricular..._UTRI45_021.jpg

http://www.utricular..._DROS21_009.jpg

The last picture is crop, the first two are only resized and slightly edited with Photoshop.

Christian

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Posted 30 June 2006 - 08:15 AM

I use a Olympus C-4000 already for 3 years. All my pictures posted here were made with this camera.

Unfortunately, I can no longer access internet storage site like imageshack from work, so I will have to post an example picture later.

Cheers,
Dieter

Edit: here is a couple of examples:

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Posted 30 June 2006 - 08:44 AM

I've been using my Ricoh Caplio RR30 for nearly four years now; it's no longer produced and was an earlier model of gardenofeden's Ricoh Caplio G3.

At the time of purchase, nothing else on the market offered good macro (min. focal distance 1cm) at a price I could afford. This camera is incredibly simple to use, just set macro mode and point and shoot.

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You'll find numerous examples of my photographic efforts on CPUK and Robert Ziemer's CP Photofinder http://www.humboldt.edu/~rrz7001.

They'll never match the quality of the top-end digicams and digital SLR's (I want one!) but it does the job.

Vic

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Posted 30 June 2006 - 18:04 PM

I use a Nikon coolpix 5200. It has a fantastic macro function for a compact camera, but it does struggle to get the colours correct when the photos are taken indoors.

Anyway, a couple of photos I just quickly took - not cropped, just resized.

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Cheers,

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Posted 01 July 2006 - 13:39 PM

KonicaMinolta Dimage G600. Fast, compact, excellent macro function, realistic colors, no Photoshopping needed at all.
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Posted 01 July 2006 - 13:43 PM

Fujifilm Finepix E550 6Megapixel

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