A&P 20d vs XTi

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XTi or 20d

  1. XTi

    12 vote(s)
    29.3%
  2. 20D

    29 vote(s)
    70.7%
  1. Haggard

    Haggard VW crew

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    Im looking into getting my first DSLR and i have been looking at the Xti mainly but i found a good deal (or what i believe to be a good deal) on a 20d. now if i went with the 20d would i regret it? just wondering what OTAP thinks
     
  2. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    20d without a doubt. the difference in ergonomics alone make it the only choice.
     
  3. Spurious

    Spurious New Member

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    The only thing better you'd get with the XTi is new. The 20d outclasses it in every other aspect.
     
  4. e.pie

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  5. g33k

    g33k OT Supporter

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    20d will make the xti feel like a plastic toy
     
  6. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    From what I've seen, the image quality from the XTi is actually better than the 20D (processor).

    That being said, I'd still buy an older prosumer body over a newer entry level body.
     
  7. SLIGHTLY

    SLIGHTLY OT Supporter

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    Exactly, and the thumb wheel for on the fly bracketing ftw =)
     
  8. Haggard

    Haggard VW crew

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    :o so i now have my first DSLR set up
    canon 20d
    w/ 18-55 glass. yea i know the kit lens sucks but it was only 60 bucks

    are there any recommendations on a new lens :dunno:
     
  9. ThexToddster

    ThexToddster New Member

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    20/30/40D

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  10. mojito

    mojito New Member

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    what do you want to shoot?
     
  11. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    Depends on how much you want to spend. Theres the Tamron 28-75 F2.8 which is nice. Some people say the Image quality is comparable to an L lens, personally I hate the LOAD focus motor. Theres also the Sigma 17-70 F2.5-4.5 Great range, but variable aperture. Sigma also has a 24-70 F2.8, havent tried it first hand though.
     
  12. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    :rofl: what are they smoking? Pass it around.

    I had a 28 75 2.8 as a beginner lens. It's decent, but no where near the sharpness of an L lens.

    A good mid-range walkaround is the Tamron 17 50 2.8. 28mm on a 1.6x crop body is a bit long for most people unless you have space to work with.
     
  13. Haggard

    Haggard VW crew

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    heres a picture i took of my kittah :o
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  14. mojito

    mojito New Member

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    Haggard VW crew

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    haha im still trying to figure the camera out :o
     
  16. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    I didnt make the claim that it was. I said some people claim that is was :rofl: I hated the lens. You are right about the 28mm on a crop body though. That was another reason I sold it.
     
  17. Keiphus

    Keiphus my dog eats bears

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    Sorry to bump an old post, but do any of you guys know of any programs I can use to control the bracketing on my 20D? I'm trying to take a range of about 8 exposures all controlled via my computer. Any software / scripts for doing this?
     
  18. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    :dunno: my 28-75 is extremely sharp... sharp enough to not justify the price tag for the L counterpart.... eventually though, when I can afford to buy it I will get the L simply for the better focusing... that's my only complaint about the tamron, it's to slow..
     
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