Buying Cameras &
• Some well-known
• Dealer strategies:
a few examples
• All those
• The fine print
• Relevant reading
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An investigative article from PC World --
Advice and general info from a prominent photographer -- http://www.kenrockwell.com/tech/buy.htm
Tricks of the trade -- http://webpages.charter.net/bbiggers/DCExperiments/html/body_buying.html
Shop smart... without getting burned, from Imaging Resource --
Online buying tips from the NY Attorney General --
and -- http://www.oag.state.ny.us/consumer/tips/buying_online.html
Caveat Emptor: article from Photo.Net -- http://www.photo.net/equipment/caveat_emptor.html
A good article surveying the issues, from bit-tech.net -- http://www.bit-tech.net/feature/76/
Photo.Net members' personal experiences with specific dealers:
One person's buying advice --
And another person's -- http://rayref.blogspot.com/2005/05/beware-of-camera-scams.html
And still another's -- http://www.viewonline.com/pages/editorials/cameraincident.htm
Guide to "Avoiding Scams," from the Medium Format website:
Don Wiss' informative photographs and research --
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