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Old 02-27-2012, 02:02 PM   #1
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What camera do you use?

What camera do you use for your food photography? I love taking photos and my camera has broken so need to buy a new one and just wondered if any of you like taking photos of food and posting on here or on your blog what would be your choice specifically for taking food photos? Any suggestions gratefully appreciated:)

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Old 02-27-2012, 03:04 PM   #2
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I use a Sony W290. http://www.amazon.com/Sony-Cyber-sho.../dp/B001SEQPGK

You can see some of my food pic in my album. Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums - Andy M.'s Album: Some Of My Successes
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Old 02-27-2012, 03:05 PM   #3
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I use a Kodak EasyShare DX6490 that I bought back in 2002, but it still takes great pictures, has all the functions I want, and best of all, it's American made.
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Old 02-27-2012, 03:51 PM   #4
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I use a Samsung (made by pentax) DSLR, with a kit lens, along with a vintage lens.

I also have a Canon S3 IS that I adore (about 5 or so years old). I really like Canon and Pentax cameras.

I have several other cameras too that I don't really use anymore.

Digital cameras have come a long way, even inexpensive (under $100) do a spectacular job nowadays.
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Old 02-27-2012, 05:01 PM   #5
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I use my iPhone camera.
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Old 02-27-2012, 09:37 PM   #6
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I have three I use. My iPhone 4 camera is an excellent camera for what it is. I use it frequently and have gotten some great shots with it.

I also have a Canon S90 which is an excellent little point and shoot. It is exceptional at low light photography. I hardly use it anymore though since I got my iPhone. The Canon is the better camera, but I have the iPhone on me all the time so it gets used.

My favorite camera is my Nikon D7000 with a lens ranging from 11-300mm.

What type of photographer are you? Do you know what you are doing or do you want to just push a button and have the camera figure out the rest?
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Old 02-27-2012, 10:24 PM   #7
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Nikon D80, with 28-80 2.8, I like the 50mm Prime 1.4, and sometimes, the 28-300 3.6 with MACRO.

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Old 02-28-2012, 09:25 AM   #8
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Awesome shots Tatt! I especially like the last one.
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My earlier photos were with a Canon Rebel t21. But, since my separation, I have left it at the house for my daughter to use. I am now using a Sony Cybershot. It has a "Food" setting and I don't really see any difference from the automatic setting....
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Old 02-28-2012, 10:19 AM   #10
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Actually, I think camera brand is less important. Any of the major camera brands will do the job. What you have to decide is how involved you want to be and how much you want to spend.

As with cooking, good tools do not guarantee a good result.
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