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Old 09-18-2018, 05:28 PM   #1
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Question Hand-me Down

Anyone have any suggestions on where to get a decent hand-me down digital camera that won't break the bank? My 15-year old loves photography and we'd like to get her one if we could afford it. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 09-18-2018, 05:29 PM   #2
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Pawn shop or eBay?
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Old 09-19-2018, 09:51 AM   #3
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I would look on adorama.com. They sell used slrs cheaper than what you would get the new one and they have also gone through that specific camera and labeled in the description anything that is wrong with it. If you have any photographer friends you could also reach out to them and ask when they plan to upgrade. Once they do you will know you are getting a good camera from someone you trust.
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Old 09-19-2018, 03:37 PM   #4
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eBay, make sure the seller has at least 100 positive feedback. Know what you want and a price. You can get a D3200 which also does video and a lens for less than $300.00. If you kid sticks with it, get better glass, if not sell on eBay for $250.00. You are only out $50.00.
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Old 09-19-2018, 03:46 PM   #5
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Facebook Marketplace too. There are tons always listed around us with people upgrading and what not. Usually some decent packages with a few lenses and extras for good prices.
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Old 09-19-2018, 03:48 PM   #6
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I took photography in college. There was a photography store in town that would sell students cameras and then buy them back after the semester. They were a little above entry level and good priced.

I also got a good one at a pawn store.
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Old 09-21-2018, 04:11 PM   #7
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Great advice. Thanks, guys.
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Old 09-21-2018, 04:17 PM   #8
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My wife has a Nikon dslr she was selling, I’ll find out the model and pm you info.
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Old 09-22-2018, 07:53 AM   #9
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What do you look for in entry level cameras?
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Old 09-22-2018, 11:47 PM   #10
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usedphotopro.com

I've purchased used cameras and lenses from this site. Never disappointed yet
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Old 09-24-2018, 02:39 PM   #11
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B&H and Adorama all have used camera and both of them are trustworthy dealers.

Keh.com is dedicated to used gear and has great prices, never purchased from them though

What's your budget?
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Old 09-24-2018, 02:42 PM   #12
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https://www.keh.com/

I've always found my stuff locally but use this website to get prices down. People are proud of their photography stuff and always think it is worth more than it is.
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Old 09-24-2018, 04:12 PM   #13
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https://www.keh.com/

I've always found my stuff locally but use this website to get prices down. People are proud of their photography stuff and always think it is worth more than it is.
tell me about it!

Almost as bad as guns... "I paid $2000 for this 5 years ago, shutter count is only 89,524,369. I just want to get my money back, will take $1995 for it"
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Old 09-24-2018, 06:40 PM   #14
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Donpablo Iíve got a Canon Rebel you can have. I used it some years ago and then loaned to to my daughter who has now become a professional photographer. This is what she used to learn. Itís older and itís I think about 5 Meg pixels (which is not much by todays standards but its a good camera.

I just noticed it doesnít have the batteries or memory cards with it. But they can be had pretty cheap.

You can have the camera, lense, charger, case and manual. You just pay for shipping, and tell her I said to try her hardest to learn as much as she can.

Howís that for a deal?



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Old 09-25-2018, 09:15 PM   #15
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Donpablo Iíve got a Canon Rebel you can have. I used it some years ago and then loaned to to my daughter who has now become a professional photographer. This is what she used to learn. Itís older and itís I think about 5 Meg pixels (which is not much by todays standards but its a good camera.

I just noticed it doesnít have the batteries or memory cards with it. But they can be had pretty cheap.

You can have the camera, lense, charger, case and manual. You just pay for shipping, and tell her I said to try her hardest to learn as much as she can.

Howís that for a deal?



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I guess this deal wasnít good enough?


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Old 09-27-2018, 02:40 AM   #16
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eBay or Facebook market place
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Old 09-28-2018, 10:25 AM   #17
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I guess this deal wasn’t good enough?


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Sorry, just saw this. That's an awesome gesture. If you're still willing, text me your PayPal info and I'll get you the shipping.

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Old 10-04-2018, 09:59 AM   #18
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Or I could send a check if that’s easier for you.
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