When did you upgrade your camera gear when starting out?

2 weeks 6 days ago #741048 by Storz
I have a 7 year old Sony A7r.  The camera works, but I was wondering when you were new, and if you happen to start out on a used camera, how did you determine it was time to upgrade?

*Putting aside budget sort of answers.   


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2 weeks 5 days ago #741081 by Razky
I didn't upgrade when starting out - I upgraded a few years later after identifying the shortcomings of my present gear.


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2 weeks 5 days ago #741087 by nokk
i upgraded whenever i found my gear lacking.  lenses are more important than the camera body, so i'd get whatever lenses you need before upgrading the body.  


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2 weeks 3 days ago #741159 by KENT MELTON
+1 when I outgrew it and had the $$ comfortably 


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2 weeks 2 days ago #741162 by Jim Photo
Oh dang, that was when a good deal came before me and I pulled the trigger on it.  


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2 weeks 1 day ago #741230 by Chris Briggs
:agree:   yep same with me, it was a black Friday deal that got me


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2 weeks 1 day ago #741262 by KENT MELTON
2nd camera was a gift from my family   :)


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1 week 6 days ago #741321 by Moe
WOW, good question.  It was price and 'thinking' I was ready.  In all reality,  I didn't need the new camera.  


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