A&P Canon S2IS or XT (350d) ?

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  1. itr452

    itr452 VTEC motherfucker, GOT ANY?

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    Hi all, newb alert here, i was wondering if anyone help me out here. I'm looking into getting a digital camera and i've read about both cameras, they're both good. Anyway, I'm a newb, and i want to try this as a new hobby, i've always liked photography, but I don't know which to get.

    From what I know, I inhereted had a bunch of old canon lenses (non digital) would they work with said cameras?

    Anyway, the prices aren't too different

    Canon S2IS, $485
    Canon Rebel XT (body only) $615

    A lot of people consider the S2IS to be a better "day to day" camera, but how do pictures compare in relation to the two?

    I'm quite a newb, but should i take small steps (get the S2IS) or just go for the bigger step (XT)?

    Basically, will i ever outgrow the S2IS? and would I be able to utilize all the functions on the XT???

    Signed,

    Noob
     
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    xt :bowdown:

    signed,
    48, professor of photography
     
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    00soul halfsharkalligatorhalfman

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    itr452 VTEC motherfucker, GOT ANY?

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    Can i use different lenses with the S2IS?
    and while we're on the topic of lenses, would older (i mean 15 year old) canon lenses fit on the body of the XT? and would it be worth it to do so?

    Btw, thanks for the tips
     
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    no, no, no, no problem

    Signed,
    48
     
  6. itr452

    itr452 VTEC motherfucker, GOT ANY?

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    damn it, answer the question noobert!!!!!!!

    so........ can i use the lense? or am i SOL?
    HALP!
     
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    i did answer all of the questions you fucking idiot :slap:
     
  8. itr452

    itr452 VTEC motherfucker, GOT ANY?

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    fuck, the price on the XT is really fucking tempting!
    so............ which would be better? damn it!
    help mangs!
     
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    i already answered this question too :slap:
     
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    itr452 VTEC motherfucker, GOT ANY?

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    Cool chief, i'm leaning towards the s2is.....
    fuck, the XT's such a fucking good price though

     
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    sony Active Member

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    Why even pose the question then? Get the S2. :hsugh:
     
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    00soul halfsharkalligatorhalfman

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    the older lenses might FIT with a adaptor of some sort...but the auto focus wont work and you'll have to change aperture on the lense itself

    if you get the rebel you'll want atleast one new lens...the cheapest will probably run about 80 bucks (50mm 1.8)
     
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    itr452 VTEC motherfucker, GOT ANY?

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    Thanks for the help all!
    decided to pick up the s2.
     
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    Congrats :cool:
     
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    I totally didn't see this coming! :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:











    jp, yes i did :hsugh:
     
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    itr452 VTEC motherfucker, GOT ANY?

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    N-word please!
    damn you!
    btw, thanks for the advice!

    signed,
    noobert!

    hopefully i got my credit card cleared out so it doesn't bounce!
     
  18. sony

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    Lol, all of you guys are the same. You already have your minds made up and regardless of the advice people give you, you'll go with your original decision no matter how wrong you may be. :hsughno:

    Have fun with the camera. If you want me to e-mail you a PDF of this thread in 6 months so you can see how right I was and how wrong you are I can arrange that. :)
     
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    shouldda got the XT.
     
  20. itr452

    itr452 VTEC motherfucker, GOT ANY?

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    from a guy who owes me a favor............ shit....... man, i'm so fucking jacked....... i think i might return the friggin s2.

    And 48, u make a damn good point........ i'll be reading up some more!

    anyway, if Hoss, if you want the XT, let me know. I'm getting it for $700 cdn.
     
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    i'm just teasing you man.. it's your money, you can do whatever you want :p
     
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    itr452 VTEC motherfucker, GOT ANY?

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    naw, but i get what you're saying. the slr would be infinately more flexible, sorry if i rubbed you the wrong way dude! i do appreciate your help, noob

    :2004:
     
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    in this forum, you're the noob :noes:
     
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    itr452 VTEC motherfucker, GOT ANY?

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    getting it from a friend who owes me a favor. He says it's not hot/jacked/stolen/ganked/yoinked but i have no way of confirming that. So if you want it, send me a PM

    www.xe.com for exchange rates.
     
  25. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    good.. one less person who thinks that just because they own a SLR, they're a pro...

    good choice on the S2IS though, it's a good camera.
     

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