A Site for Photographers by Photographers

Community > Forums > Mirrorless Digital Cameras > Comparision Shopping > Buying a camera in Sri Lanka?

Featured Equipment Deals

How to Choose Studio Lighting Read More

How to Choose Studio Lighting

Read Garry Edwards' advice on proper studio lighting equipment on photo.net. He covers all the bases, including how to choose the right lighting kit and what the three basic studio lighting options...

Latest Equipment Articles

Lensbaby Spark Review Read More

Lensbaby Spark Review

This inexpensive gadget does indeed spark your creativity. Read on to see how.

Latest Learning Articles

Interview with Environmental Photographer: Peter Essick Read More

Interview with Environmental Photographer: Peter Essick

A conversation with National Geographic photographer, Peter Essick, author of Our Beautiful, Fragile World.


Buying a camera in Sri Lanka?

Zura Burduli , Oct 06, 2008; 12:00 p.m.

Hi guys,

I'll be soon travelling to Sri Lanka and will spend next 12 months of my life on the island. I'd like to buy a new DSLR (either 5D Mk II - if in stock by end of October, or a 5D, or at least 50D... may be).

I was wondering if it makes sense in terms of price to buy a camera in Colombo or would it be better to get one in Switzerland - where I will be transitting by. B&H or Adorama options are not possible - I live in Georgia, Caucasus and having brave Soviet Red Army on one's soil does not necessarily makes international shopping and shipping more secure. :):)

Do U guys, have any experience of buying photo stuff in Colombo? Any advice is welcome.

Raulito

Responses

Zura Burduli , Oct 15, 2008; 09:27 a.m.

Hi Aravinda,

Thanks very much for your advice.

SL ATTANAPOLA , Nov 26, 2008; 07:22 p.m.

If you are going to get any of your stuff printed I would use Sarasavi as they have a good quality service.

Back to top

Notify me of Responses