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Thrifty Thursday: What's the Difference between a $200 and a $2,000 Camera?


thumbConsider the following pair of similar images: One was taken with a Canon 50D dSLR through a 100mm f/2.8 macro lens, costing slightly over $2000 for both lens and camera. The other, with an inexpensive Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 consumer digicam. Can you guess which is which? Yes? No? Does it matter? The hard work for [...]

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