"I feel that the big question you need to answer this question is, Do you already own lens and if so are the all AF-S. The D80 is a great camera and has the auto focus motor in the camera body. This allows you to use almost all current Nikon lens.…"
"Hi Sarah, I know you can use either film or digital at NYIP. You have received very good advise so far. My opinion only is to purchase a lower end camera, Nikon D3000, D5000 or the D90, or the Canon Rebal XSI or the T1I. These cameras do a great job…"
I have done Forensic Photography but now retired from that. I work for a photo supply store. I'm also very busy with my own Freelance Photo Business. I have several associates who we all assist each other on shoots when needed. You can make money in the photography world.
My Photography Equipment:
Nikon D300,D300s, Nikon FA, F3HP and Bronica. Numerous Nikon and Tokina lens, along with flashes and other equipment.