A&P Should I get a 30D or 40D?

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by coughlin's law, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. I am upgrading from my Rebel XT and I only have a small collection of lenses... the 50mm f/1.8 and Sigma 10-20... I'm somewhat pleased with my XT, however, I'd like something with a better... I shoot a lot of real estate photos and looking to shoot portraits (and get into strobist soon)
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    Either will be a nice upgrade from the XT. I like my 40D, though. If you've got the money, go for the 40D.
     
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    40d the self cleaning thingamabob and the live view are wonderful
     
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    do not be fooled by the live view. Me and a coworker have the 40D and the only time live view has ever been used is when he was taking a picture while driving and thought it would not be safe to use the viewfinder.

    If you get the 40D, get it cause it is self cleaning. or that the proc is newer or that the iso is cleaner at higher ISO's or that it has faster FPS (which many hate on, but not if you got kids or shoot pictures of them
     
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    I was so going to do that. :mamoru: :OT:

    The 30D is a good camera. But people are always :bowdown: when you whip out the 40D.
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    haha I think that only happens when someone whips out a 5D or better. The 30D and 40D are nice cameras, but people don't usually :bow: to a 40d. Just what I've experienced (or not experienced haha)
     
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    I think liveview is really useful. I use it everytime my camera is on a tripod (especially doing macro and landscapes) to get perfect focus. You can zoom in to 10x to get perfect focus exactly where you want it.
     
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    I have the XSi and I use it for this all of the time..
     
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    you have me interested now. I am not a big tripod shooter but I did just build a lightbox and will be putting my camera on a tripod shortly. I may ahve to give this a try
     
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    Give it a shot. I have to agree that it's pretty useless off a tripod though.
     

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