A&P New to teh photography....spent a little money...

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  1. tehshocker

    tehshocker New Member

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    Anyway, I know quite a few semi-pro and professional photographers. And I need to get a Art Credit in school, so I took some photography classes, and the instructor wants everyone to have Digital SLR's, I've had plenty of point and shoots and decided to go on a shopping spree for school.....

    Anyway, here is what I purchased.....I would love to get everyones input..

    Everything was purchased off of B&H Photo Video

    Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT (350D) with Canon 18-55mm EF-S Lens

    $549.00


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    Normal EF 50mm f/1.8 II Autofocus Lens

    $79.95

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    Sandisk 1GB Ultra II CompactFlash Card

    $26.95

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    Now, With me being a poor college student this is what was within my price range, I consulted with one of my friends before I made this purchase and he's the one that recommended the additional lens and says that I will love it. Also, I believe that 1GB CF card will be adequate for now and I can always get a 2 GB when the funds allow me and if I need it.


    Anyway, I also got 2 day shipping and hopefully I can have this by tuesday :)

    ---JT
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    bout the same setup I have but I spent half. Love the xt just wish it was a little bigger.
     
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    Where's the L glass? Noob.

    I needs to get me a nifty fifty. I was taking pics in a club last night and they're dark as fuck with my kit lens. Horrible.
     
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    shoulda gone used...
     
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    You didn't get a silver body did you :gay:
     
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    I did :(

    I was under the impression that the other color bodies were not offered here in the states?

    And I personally do not mind, I just want to use this camera to learn to shoot great photographs and then move up to a better body.

    Thanks for all the imput so far :)
     
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    I was going to, but.....everyone I talked to discoured me to purchase used....especially off of ebay. And I couldn't find any locally and even after checking craigslist.

    Anway, I need a camera really soon so hopefully I won't regret this purchase. :noes:
     
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    you won't regret it, you'll just with youd have picked some different parameters. The kit lens is alright - esp. for the price. You can't beat the image quality of the 50 f/1.8 for the price.

    Overall: Good limited budget set up.
     
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    thats why you ask us first ;)

    www.fredmiranda.com is where I got all my shit, phtography-on-the.net is another good buy/sell board.
     
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    tehshocker New Member

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    Yeah, I completely forgot that OT had a photography section. From now on you best believe that I'm going to be asking most of my questions here :wavey:
     
  16. Manythanks

    Manythanks Stay humble, don't mumble.

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    I just threw down on a similar setup - I'd say from an budget standpoint, I think it's a good choice. :hs:
     
  17. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    i did too :o but i bought my camera used and got a black body
     
  18. Cobber

    Cobber Wanna touch my bunny hole?

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    Now go get yourself a flash and a tripod ... not a bad budget set up though
     
  19. Manythanks

    Manythanks Stay humble, don't mumble.

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    On buydig it now says my purchase was cancelled...:ugh:

    I guess this would be my opportunity to ask - Anybody got a 350D or 400D up for sale?
     

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