Canon rebel t2i vs nikon d90

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  1. phoenix86

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    Can anyone tell me which is best between the two??
     
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    For image quality, those who are not photographers would not be able to tell any difference. For pixel peepers, the T2i has the advantage of a newer sensor with arguably better performance. The D90 has Nikon lenses, which some Nikon fans think are sharper.

    For a beginner, the T2i was designed for you. Nice Auto mode results, controls may not be as intimidating as on the D90.

    For an enthusiast, the D90 is more of a semi-pro design. Optimized for shooting with the manual modes. Nicer auto focus than the T2i.

    Here are links to more threads with a little more detail -

    http://forum.digitalcamerareview.com/what-camera-should-i-buy/10609-dslr-not-dslr.html

    http://forum.digitalcamerareview.com/what-camera-should-i-buy/15408-amatuer-dslr.html

    Kelly Cook
     
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    thank you cook..I am basically a beginner..thanks for the advice..
     
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    My personal view is that the Canon Rebel models are a "natural" choice for beginners. The strongest case for Nikon is to get advanced controls and / or particular Nikon lenses. Which don't really apply to beginners. That approach is for some (not all!) looking a few years down the road. The case for Sony is the advanced video, and general bang-for-the-buck. Unfortunately the enthusiast's road with Sony is a short one. Sony does not offer any advanced bodies like the Canon EOS 7D or Nikon D300s.

    Kelly
     
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    oh ok..thank you once again..what cam do you own??and which you prefer to have?
     
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    I have an older Sony. Of course I'd like upgrade to a newer camera. My wish list keeps churning, but currently includes the Canon T1i (I'm too cheap for the T2i), Nikon D90 (refurb), D3100, Sony A500 and A560.

    Kelly
     
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    Oh ok..all the best..get ur cam and let me know and see that..nice time chatting with u..R u in flikr or anyother forum?this is my flikr id-warkum(i am new to flikr,u wont find any fotos......)
     
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