For many beginning/budget dSLR shooters and prospective buyers, just the thought of owning a semi-pro dSLR creates a lot of drooling. Unfortunately, there's a big problem: a big price that, for someone on a budget and/or just getting into the hobby, can be difficult to justify.
Now, thanks to Adorama Camera, envious photographers have the chance to own a brand new semi-pro dSLR for as good as a price as I have ever seen.
Right now, as is being reported by the Imaging Resource, one of the web's most trusted online repositories for digital camera information, Adorama is selling the D90 body for $599.95. To see the deal (it doesn't sow up in a search), you have to add the D90 to your cart, where the real price will display.
Now, why pay $599 for a two generation old camera that has already been replaced twice in the Nikon lineup?
Simple answer: the D90 still takes pictures as good as it did when it was first launched 5 years ago and thus, this is the perfect opportunity for either a beginner and/or anyone with limited funds who dreamed of owning a semi-pro camera but who had serious reservations about pulling the trigger. Now, for gearheads obsessed with the latest and greatest, consider this: all digital cameras are disposable, which means that time is better spent taking pictures with what exists now rather than putting off a purchase in anticipation of what the next generation may bring. Oh yes, you won't find a better price anywhere else, either.
Honestly, if I was looking for a semi-pro APS-C dSLR, I would have bought one by now.
Yes, a D90 may show up at a local Cleveland area Dodd Camera's used shelf but, knowing that it is used (and thus has a potential to die a day after purchase), I would rather pay a few more bucks for something that was factory new.
Bottom line: if you're looking for a camera in the capability level of the D90 but don't want to pay upwards of $1000, here's your opportunity, so don't wait around!
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