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Old 27th of February 2012 (Mon)   #56
mattia
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Default Re: How do you respond to "Why Canon over Nikon?"

I've got a similar approach to the OP; I got into Canon because they had the affordable system back in the day. If I had to choose a new system now, I'd probably stick with Canon for reasons of ergonomics.

What I tend to tell people who ask which camera they should buy is to a) read some reviews and then b) go to a store and see which cameras feel 'right' in the hand, because honestly, in real world terms, I don't think there are really significant, major differences between the big brands. I just don't gel with Nikon's control layout. And camera bodies come and go, differences for prints and web use (what most people use this stuff for) are negligible, and I know I can't pick out what pic was taken with what camera in a blind test under most circumstances.
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