A&P Help me decide.. 50d vs t1i?

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  1. dew

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    Ive got a 20D and its about dead:mamoru: I dont want to spend much more than $800 on a new/slightly used dslr body. Im seeing the 50D for around $850 and the $650. Any opinions or other suggestions?
     
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    i personally don't care for video right now enough to justify the shitty size of the t1i

    50d or 5d mk1 is my vote
     
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    yeah i honestly dont care for the video crap.. ive got a video camera for that.
     
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    50d. Didn't even have to read the thread.
     
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    I have a T1i, great for what it is.

    Knowing what I know now, 50D.
     
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    I went from the 50D to the 5Dmk1.
    If you take time looking, you can get a good condition 5Dmk1 for about $1000.
    Worth the extra few hundred IMO.
     
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    40d and glass.
     
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    I bought the t1i for the video function but was very quickly impressed with what it could do.

    the focus is slow but accurate--I found the focus on the 40D (same AF system as the 50D) to be the opposite: fast focus but not that accurate

    I like the colors of digic 4 (t1i, 50D, 7D, 5d2, etc) better than the older cams like the 5d, 1dm2, 20d. They are much more vibrant in my opinion

    oddly enough, the t1i is now almost my main camera.

    I love shooting video clips with it too, and with my 17-55 2.8 IS I can get really nice bokeh as well as the IS system works in video mode
    [​IMG]
     
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    Im selling my 50d...... :)

    pm me for details if interested
     
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    I love my 50d
     
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    I'd go with a 40d fo sho
     
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    Random samples:

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    Very capable camera, but I want a 7D in the worst way. :hsd:
     
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    Switch to Nikon! :wavey: :hsd:
     
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    Now my question is... where can I get the best price on a 50D body only?
     
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    this...
     
  19. TheManLouisianaFace

    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    7D makes me want to switch to Canon :hs:
     
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    I'd get a D300 personally...hint hint, wink wink.

    Ah, that 599FX is SICKKKK...should be here in Utah in 2 weeks. Can't wait.
     
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    you must be afraid of buying used
     
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    50D get my vote
     
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