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Camera?

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ok guyz, just wondering, what camera do you guyz use for your customs? and also, any suggestion to what brand to use for the best pics?

~Gj

Posted by Gee_jays_Customs
on Wednesday, January 10, 2007
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VariablePenguin -
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
I really like the camera I just got. I had a Fuji Finepix-whatever-the-hell-else-it-was-called, but that died on me. So I just got a Nikon Coolpix 6. It's pretty cool. I can actually take pictures at night without a flash now. I went to a hookah bar (non drug) and took some pictures of my friends there in the dark and they look freakin' cool. It does video with sound and with the 1GB high speed SD card I got, I can get like 20 minutes of video. It also has this awesome Panorama assist thing that puts a transparent image of the last picture you took over the screen so you can line up the next section. I did a pretty good one of my room. And it takes good macro shots. Like the more recent picture of Pyro is using this camera.
Gee_jays_Customs -
Thursday, January 11, 2007
damn yep crazy!

~Gj
Kyle Robinson -
Thursday, January 11, 2007
I should make my tutorials with m video camera..lol.. that cost $2500.00. CRAZY HUH?
Gee_jays_Customs -
Thursday, January 11, 2007
nah I ddint use it...lol yea right I wouldn't want to break it....but it was a quick pic since they had to go back to cali....

~Gj
ratboy -
Thursday, January 11, 2007
The best camera is gotta be your girlfriend's brothers, I say this because if he's willing to let you use it and HE paid for it, that makes it the best cameras in the world.
Kyle Robinson -
Thursday, January 11, 2007
and FYI the pics of both cam and card are bigger than the real life items.
Kyle Robinson -
Thursday, January 11, 2007
It uses a memory stick duo. connects to computer by USB for transfer. also can connect to tv for video playback. if your not famillier with Sony Memory stick duo, it is the same as what PSP uses and once I droped in a puddle and fryed it off and Its rockin till this day. pretty cheap now too. I got my one gigger at best buy for 49.99.

CAMERA THAT SHOOTS AROUND CORNER???? awesome *you better watch yourself doc*

Henchmen4Hire -
Thursday, January 11, 2007
...Sorry Cap, I'm going to throw the camera you gave me at the nearest clerk's head, REALLY HARD, and run out the door with one of those suckers next time I'm at Fry's Electronics. Does that thing use an SD card to transfer pictures?

I saw some camera that had a swiveling lens!? It was so cool because you could shoot at any angle, even in cramped spaces!
Kyle Robinson -
Thursday, January 11, 2007
this is kind of an awkward thread. like doc said the best will always differ from person to person. BUT, like I have done before, I will tell you my FAVORITE. I am a multimedia grad with a bachlors in multimedia production, I also used to work for the local "BIG TIME" newspaper when I was like 19-20(crappy job but made me feel like spider-man) as a photographer, and photoshop engineer (basically just photo retoucher). So I know my way around the lens a bit is what im trying to say. I have gone through like 4-5 digi cams now and I was sick of buying cheapos. I suggest dropping at least 200 bucks on a good cam that will last, might be a big investment but its worth it. I use a sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50. its 6 Mege pixles and has 3 macro settings, shoots HIGH quality video, has its own rechargable battery (like cellphone) and it is very compact. By far the best digi I have used for the price. its only like $199.00 - $225.00 depending on where you get it. My pics turn out perfect even after doc pixilates them..lol.. Different photoshop saving mehtods are key too and lighting is deffinatly half the battle.


VariablePenguin -
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
If you're posting something on the internet, 6-8 is a good range, otherwise it is too big. There is no point saving something at 500 dpi or something it's just going to default to 72 for the internet anyway.
Gee_jays_Customs -
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
yep it has a macro feature. definitely wanna see that tutorial doc!
~Gj
VariablePenguin -
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Don't get anything that uses a SmartMedia card. They suck so much. If you breath on it wrong, your pictures will glitch up. I really want a new camera, but can't afford it right now.
Henchmen4Hire -
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Macro is teh kool! I'm submitting a tutorial soon, I think the pictures came out pretty clear.

What I hate is that I take a great picture but then I have to save it with Photoshop which let's you choose the quality of the picture (clarity). I have to choose something low like 7 or 8 to keep the file size small because it's a hassle uploading high-file-size pics over dial-up...
Buzzy Fret -
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Does it have a "Macro" Function? That seems to be the key when photographing small subject matter. I use it on my Canon and I'm amazed at the amount of detail it picks up.
Henchmen4Hire -
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Seems like tripods are a good idea, sometimes my hands hurt and get shaky after painting and sanding and sculpting for a few hours
Buzzy Fret -
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
I picked up a Canon PowerShot A530 for $150 from Circuit City last week and it works great. It's a 5 megapixel. The functions are super easy to navigate through. Do yourself a favor and buy an inexpensive tripod when you get your digital camera - it's a huge help!
Henchmen4Hire -
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
...or you could just asK Jin!...Oh wait, that's right, HES DOESN'T COME 'ROUND HERE NO MO'!
Gee_jays_Customs -
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
yea I guess mine is 3.2 MP as well...I think I need more lights...hehe thanks doc!

~Gj
Henchmen4Hire -
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Any questions like "what's the best" are unanswerable since you can get the same results with any camera if you know what you're doing.

I use the camera Cap donated to me. It's only 3.2 megapixels but it can take crystal-clear pictures with enough lighting. Go for high megapixels but don't go ever 8, all you need is like 4-6 MP for great pictures, the rest is up to how steady your hands are and how good the lighting is. Try to get a camera that can take darker shots, like by candlelight, and still get clear pictures. READ YOUR CAMERA'S INSTRUCTIONS. You MUST learn all about focusing properly to get good pictures.

By the way, the only reason some of the pictures I submit to the site look fuzzy is because Cap has to shrink them down to fit on the pages and that reduces the quality a bit. Most of the pictures are actually clear, just a little too big.
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