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Is there ever a right time to upgrade to full frame camera body?

I want to challenge the question, here. "Full frame" isn't an upgrade. It's a different format. That format has strengths, and it also has drawbacks. Think of this as someone asking when it's the ...
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Inherited Canon lenses and ring flash — will this work with a new camera body?

These lenses will work on current camera bodies, keeping in mind the EF vs EF-S distinction as explained at What is the difference between EF and EF-S lenses?. (EF-S corresponds to an APS-C sized ...
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Upgrading Nikon D3200 to Canon 600D

As others pointed out, there are a lot of subjective things here. But let's look at numbers and specification: http://snapsort.com/compare/Canon-600d-vs-Nikon-D3200/score Measurements by DXOmark ...
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What is my upgrade path from a D3400 for better low light performance, that will also increase my keeper rate?

What is my upgrade path from a D3400 for better low light performance, that will also increase my keeper rate? Lights, modifiers, and stands, not different cameras and more lenses. If you want to ...
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Inherited Canon lenses and ring flash — will this work with a new camera body?

A short survey of what you've got: The Canon EOS 60D Is an APS-C camera introduced in August 2010 to replace the EOS 50D. It was supplanted by the EOS 70D in July 2013. The 70D has since been ...
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Upgrade advice from Canon 7D II to R7 or R6 II

I've been considering a similar switch, and I think maybe the R7 has the edge here for a wildlife shooter, but I do agree, it's difficult to decide between the two, and they're pretty evenly matched, ...
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Upgrading Nikon D3200 to Canon 600D

Since you should shoot in raw this color enhancement stuff is more or less pointless. It just look better on cam screen on location, but on the computer at home the raw files look nearly the same. ...
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Should I upgrade my lens or am I just looking at photos on a pixel level?

You are getting caught up in technical aspects, although I wouldn't necessarily say "pixel peeping." And I get it; I strive for images that hold up at 200-400% zoom (depending on monitor ...
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Should I upgrade my lens or am I just looking at photos on a pixel level?

This probably should be a comment but it is a bit long for that. There are several similar questions regarding techniques to increase sharpness and questions regarding upgrading the gear. In this ...
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Should I upgrade from a Canon 550D to a Canon 5D mark II?

... have been using the Canon550D all along. I love it Well take it from me, if you like using a 550D, you'll probably hate using a much bigger and heavier 5D2 (and bigger and heavier lenses will be ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Canon 1100D screen to one with better resolution?

You could try attaching an external "field monitor" to your camera. (Probably not cheap, though.) These are small LCD screens you can buy, some of which can bolt into the flash shoe on the top of the ...
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Upgrade from EF-S 15-85 IS

The EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens is a perfect example of a lens that attempts to be too much of too many different things and as a result doesn't do much of anything as well as a more limited lens ...
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Upgrading camera or lens or both for landscape?

In the absence of details as to what you are doing now, we can only assume what your current shooting technique is. There are many possible shooting technique related causes of the issue you describe. ...
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What is my upgrade path from a D3400 for better low light performance, that will also increase my keeper rate?

Your wish is the wish of every other photographer in the world. The simple fact is that physics dictate what is possible, and the compromises you have to make are hard. Cameras do not do well in low ...
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Inherited Canon lenses and ring flash — will this work with a new camera body?

Since the lenses all came from your father's collection and fit the body from his same collection, they will be compatible with any equivalent camera with the same mount (namely, crop-frame bodies ...
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Upgrading Nikon D3200 to Canon 600D

Warning: Canon user here. Canon? Nikon? Both brands have good cameras, and for a given price point which brand has the best one changes over time (and depends on specific user requirements). You ...
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Is it better to start out by buying a cheaper body and more expensive accessories?

So instead of buying cheaper accessories and eventually replacing them later with better quality ones, I am planning to buy better quality ones and only exchange/upgrade the body. Do you guys think ...
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What is the difference between gopro hero 3 and hero 5 battery life?

Referring to GoPro's support pages for battery life: HERO3 Camera Battery-life HERO3+ Camera Battery-life HERO4 Camera Battery-life How Long Does the HERO5 Black Battery Last? For the Hero 3 Black, ...
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Upgrade options from Canon EF-S 15-85mm

The EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens is a perfect example of a lens that attempts to be too much of too many different things and as a result doesn't do much of anything as well as a more limited lens. ...
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