A&P decent amature lens for the xti?

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  1. Wolf Demon

    Wolf Demon HURF DURF OT Supporter

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    I'm going to buy an XTi but I'm going to skip on the kit and just get the body, and another lens, but does anyone have any good recommendations for a lens to get? I'm new to using SLR cameras
     
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    17-85 IS :dunno:
     
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    I got the 28-135 IS USM, i love it, good range, but I wish i would have got the 17-85 IS USM at the same time.
    I did also get the 50mm f/1.8, :bowdown: at only like $70 or $80 it is a VERY good value.
     
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    Savage5point0 Im an asshole.

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    I wont make a new thread for this but i have an XTi as well and I have the kit lens and a 50mm f/1.8, and Ive found locally a guy with a CANON EF 28-105MM 3.5-4.5 USM that I could have for $100.

    Is that an ok price or should I just pass and save for something better?
     
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    if you're new and want a good lens that is cheap
    Tamron 28-75 f/2.8 costs ~ $300
     
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    24-105 f/4 L
     
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    I love how people are just throwing out random lens suggestions without asking what the OP is going to shoot and what his lens budget is.

    That's some quality advice, OTAP. :ugh2:
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Lenses are soo fucking played out. Why even buy if you don't even know how the glass, metal and plastic work at the atomic level.
     
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    and you'll still be an asshole. :ugh2:
     
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    Ohio st. huh? :hsugh:


    when I bought my xti I was recommended a sigma 28-200mm. For my amature status it's served me well.
     
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    this was my first lens, good walkaround. decently priced. i sold it only to fund a 24-70 f/2.8L.
     
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    did you just post that in the wrong thread?
     
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    suggestions:

    Canon 17-85
    Tamron 17-50
    Tamron 28-75
     
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    i concur
     
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    for all-around shooting, I bought a Sigma 17-70 f/2.8-4.5 ... i really like it compared to the kit lens.
     
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