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Old 09-17-2012, 03:22 PM   #16
SLVR JDM
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Originally Posted by GlockMan View Post
Honestly, with the new processors, I would put a G15 against the Rebel line with kit lenses all day long. There are things DSLRs can do better, but not if its left at home.

I have a 60D and 15-85mm and 70-300mm and 50mm and 430EXII and 270EXII.

That is about $2500 worth of gear and I would use the G15 or S110 75-90% of the time I need a camera.

Heck, I love my new SX260HS and it is on sale at Best Buy for like $250!

If you WANT a DSLR or NEED a DSLR buy one, if you want great pics, there are other options (especially if you leave your DSLR in Auto or Portrait mode.)

DSLRs shine with EXPENSIVE lenses. I would take a $500 G15 over a $500 DSLR as is all day long.

As always, JMO.
Thanks for the input. I wish I had the time to get fully proficient with the DSLR, but in reality, it hasn't happened and won't likely be a priority.

It sounds like I'm better off getting one of the more powerful P&S cameras since I carry one 75% of the time anyway.
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