A&P Just bought new camera for my sister :noes:

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  1. Coco Monkey

    Coco Monkey OT Supporter

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    She graduated college majoring in photography back in June. Currently works for two local newspapers. Anyways for Christmas i thought I would buy her this camera that she's been wanting to upgrade to for a while. Besides a great christmas gift, she is going to be my photographer for my wedding next year. She was going to do it for free, so really me paying $1600 for a camera/photographer is a great deal in my mind.

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/583493-REG/Canon_2807B017_EOS_50D_SLR_Digital.html

    Currently she has the Canon 20D, which from my very basic understanding of the photography world, no longer is manufactured. She was also looking for a 18-200mm lens, which this one comes with.

    Anyone have any experience with this model? The customer reviews gave it high praise.




    oh, link to sister's website for anyone interested :hs: :o

    http://sarahriversphotography.com/
     
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    f/2.8L New Member

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    Is that her in your Av?

    :noes:
     
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    f/2.8L New Member

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    Dude, that'll be a nice gift! She'll love it I'm sure.
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    That's an awesome gift. I wish I had siblings that bought me things like that. :cool:
     
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    Yeah dude she is going to LOVE that.
     
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    :rofl::rofl:
     
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    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    Damn. You guys sure are nice to eachother...
     
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    awesome, but isn't she going to want to be in some of your wedding pictures?

    there's no way I'd shoot my sister's wedding.
     
  9. Coco Monkey

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    I'm sure she will be. Her boyfriend (who graduates in video production this summer) will be video taping the whole thing as well. I'm sure he can take a few photos of her with us no problem.

    It's a great tag-team duo we have at a super low low price. :)
     
  10. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    damn, i wish i could afford to give my siblings gifts like that :o not that i would, but it would be nice to be able to afford it :mamoru:
     
  11. OlafBeserka

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    Man you are making a mistake having your sister do your wedding. Thats like the biggest no no in the book.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Although this family seems to be better than most, I agree with this.
     
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    50D is a great camera. She's going to love it.
     
  14. Coco Monkey

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    It wasn't my idea, believe me. she volunteered to do it, and when i said i still didnt want to use her as my photographer, she got all pussy hurt about it.

    so hey, what am i supposed to do?
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    I guess it depends on the budget and situation. I told my brother I wouldn't do his wedding, and he said he wouldn't want me to either... reason being, I don't want to work at my own brothers wedding. But I'm doing my cousin's wedding in a couple of months, and I would much rather be working than sitting there doing nothing. More exciting to me. :dunno:
     
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    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    tell her you'd rather her be a guest, not an employee
     
  17. Keegan

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    Plus she'll enjoy the experience more if she's not worried about getting photos. It should be a time to enjoy being with her family and sharing in the experience.
     
  18. Supadoggie

    Supadoggie I ♥ my doggah

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    I went from 20D to the 40D and I love it.. the 50D would be excellent

    and I agree.. do not have her as your photographer
     

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