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The prefect model Railroad camera?
« on: August 16, 2022, 12:40:06 AM »
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I recently bought a Canon R7 with the kit lens. It is an ideal camera for model railroad photography.  I did a detailed post on my blog about my review of it.

https://usmrr.blogspot.com/2022/08/the-perfect-camera-for-model-railroad.html

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Re: The prefect model Railroad camera?
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2022, 01:06:58 PM »
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Thanks for the great writeup, Bernie. Sounds like a winner!
I wish I had waited a couple of years instead of getting my Olympus...
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Re: The prefect model Railroad camera?
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2023, 12:48:18 PM »
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Hi Bernie,
Based on your recommendation, I bought the R7 kit.
I look forward to using it this summer.

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Re: The prefect model Railroad camera?
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2023, 11:43:03 AM »
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My perfect camera will have to remain my iPhone 12 on a tripod until I win the lottery. I am sure the Canon is an excellent choice and am a tad jealous, but then I think of the 6 new DCC/sound locomotives I can buy instead. But best of luck to you in your photo pursuits.  :)
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Re: The prefect model Railroad camera?
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2023, 05:53:15 PM »
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I have an old Canon S3 Power Shot that always served me well, but obviously, at only 6 mp and pushing 15 years old, it will need replacement should I get back into building anything worth shooting.

I'll be looking into the R7, as I like the "feel" of the Canon, and I'm sure the upgrades will take care of all the old work-arounds I came up with to wring good pictures like this out of the old S3.



Thanks for the write up.  Having a better camera might inspire some better work in the train room...

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