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It is a completely different ballpark. you don't really know the difference until you start getting into it a bit.
Here's my advice (I used to own Nikon coolpix 5000, now i'm a proud owner of nikon d70). if you have
any chance of getting a higher-up dslr, don't hesitate for a second, get a dslr! believe me, there is a world
of differences and it's like comparing a nascar with a souped-up civic. come on!
email me at diaspar8-trash # yahoo.com so i can advise you further
"Luis ORTEGA" <email@example.com> wrote in
> Do people with experience with the 6 megapixel Nikon D70 think that
> it's worth buying over the newer 8 megapixel non-slr models?
> I've have a 5 megapixel Sony 717 for about 2 years which is great,
> except for the few limitations in visual quality and enlargement
> limits, but I have always wanted to get an slr to make the Nikon
> lenses I have more useful, but I'm worried about the obsolescence of
> locking into a digital model that will feel old in a few years.
> I have a Nikon F4 that is going on 15 years and it is as capable today