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ChadAndreo
18th of January 2007 (Thu), 14:02
i currently have a sd600 with a 2gb memory card and a tripod. I know my camera is somewhat limited to the kind of photos it can take because it is a compact, but i was wondering if there were any accessories that i could by to take better pics?
also due to the limited settings available on the camera, what is the best way to figure out how to maximize my cameras potential with the available settings?
Would these lenses be beneficial to my camera?
http://cgi.ebay.com/Wide-Angle-Lens-...QQcmdZViewItem (http://cgi.ebay.com/Wide-Angle-Lens-for-Canon-SD700-SD600-SD550-SD450-SD430_W0QQitemZ280071427851QQihZ018QQcategoryZ3006 6QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem)
http://cgi.ebay.com/Telephoto-Lens-f...QQcmdZViewItem (http://cgi.ebay.com/Telephoto-Lens-for-Canon-SD700-SD600-SD550-SD450-SD430_W0QQitemZ280070393060QQihZ018QQcategoryZ1161 86QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem)
I would like some honest opinions and not a debate on how this compares to a d40 or high end glass that will not fit my camera.
Thanks

JustShootin'
18th of January 2007 (Thu), 14:43
I really don't have any faith in these "snap on" lenses that cost $25.00. The only accessory I can think of that may help you with your SD600 would be a slave flash, as the built in one is very weak. I think the SD600 was designed to be pretty much a stand alone camera. However there is a couple of very useful accessories that may help you get great pictures with the camera just as it is....your eye and your mind. Good luck

ChadAndreo
18th of January 2007 (Thu), 14:47
thanks
which kind of flash would you recommend for the sd series?

JustShootin'
18th of January 2007 (Thu), 15:26
While I really think Canon has this flash overpriced, I bought it anyway, and I don't regret it. It's the Canon HF-DC1 slave flash for the powershot series cameras. It works great with my SD600, and my S2IS too.



http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?O=details_accessories&A=details&Q=&sku=367068&is=REG&addedTroughValue=425379_REG&addedTroughType=accessory_detail

There's also this one from Vivitar. I haven't used it. Vivitar swears it's great. I really dont' know. It's only about a third of the cost of the Canon.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?O=Search&A=details&Q=&sku=317047&is=REG&addedTroughType=search

ChadAndreo
18th of January 2007 (Thu), 16:14
thanks. is the df200 an improvement over the 120?
if so where can i find one?

JustShootin'
18th of January 2007 (Thu), 22:07
thanks. is the df200 an improvement over the 120?
if so where can i find one?

You can find one from B&H by clicking on the URL that I posted in the above post.