Spend the extra $10 for the one with the extra battery and the remote shutter release, which is handy for night photography. To buy the extra battery and remote shutter release will cost more than $10.
Tru dat. I'm stopping at a Best Buy for a few after work and gunna toy with them.I would still highly recommend trying out both in person and seeing what is more comfortable and intuitive. You don't want to use a camera that you find uncomfortable or difficult to operate.
Current options I'm considering:
I will need to make my decision by this afternoon.
- Craigslist Canon Rebel T5 w/ 18-55 & 75-300 lenses, bag & SD card (1 year old) - $350
- Sam's Club Canon Rebel T5 w/ 18-55 & 75-300 lenses, bag & SD card - $500
- Craigslist Nikon D7000 w/ Rokinon 35mm manual lens, Voigtlander 20mm manual lens ("2100 shutter actuations") - $500
- Craigslist Nikon D5100 w/ 18-55 VR kit, memory card, bag - $340
- Craigslist Nikon D5100 w/ 18-55 lens, extra battery, bag - $350
- Craigslist Nikon D3300 w/ 18-55 & 55-200 lenses, bag (150 photos taken) - $500
- Craigslist Nikon D3100 w/ 18-55, 55-200 & 35 manual lenses, bag, (assuming memory card) - $450
- Craigslist Olympus OM-D E-M5 w/ 12-50mm lens, hardshell case - $520
Being able to get into photography is something I would like the option to do, something a bit difficult with abridge camera afaik, not to mention I will likely be sharing this occasionally with my S/O and her mother who are artistic and fancy themselves as photographers. I'm pretty well locked into a DSLR or a Mirrorless, though most mirrorless with decent features (viewfinder, etc...) are a bit to expensive, and I'm OK with the weight of a DSLR.