A&P Time to trade in the G6 for.....

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  1. cmendoza

    cmendoza New Member

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    Tried out the 20d and LOVED IT my uncle just got it like a week ago and let me take it out. I didn't even get a chance to play with the settings I just start snapping. This is what I got

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    Where is the best place to get a 20d and what lens should I get? I want to spend about 1,500 MAX on everything.( for now )

    http://www.freestylelifestyle.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=12

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  2. Tomash

    Tomash Active Member

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    Holy vignetting on the 2nd pic.
     
  3. cmendoza

    cmendoza New Member

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    3rd =p yeah, I seen that in a good amount of my pictures. Had no clue what it was ( never used the camera as I said ) and noticed what it was from afterwards.
     
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    you probably had the lens hood twisted (came loose?), and you were focused wide out.
     
  6. cmendoza

    cmendoza New Member

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    yeah, it was cold out and I didn't really understand everything so i was constantly zooming in and out probally hit it forward a bit with my gloves.
     
  7. Tomash

    Tomash Active Member

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    OR a very shitty lens wide open?
    On a 1.6 crop this shouldn't be a reason though.
     
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    Auspicious one New Member

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    mine does that when i start stacking filters on with a wide angle shot ?
     
  9. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    fredmiranda.com for a used 20D body. Tamron 28-75 is a good all-purpose lense to start with for ~ $250-300 used/ $330 new (after $30 MIR). The Canon 17-85 IS is also a good all-around lense, $350-400 used, $475-500 new. Most will have at least 3 lenses, 1 wide angle, 1 all purpose, 1 telephoto. Having 1 prime is also useful, depending on what you're shooting.
     
  10. Tomash

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    Well, :doh:.
     
  11. Tomash

    Tomash Active Member

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    Also 1 macro lens.
    And one fast telephoto porime, like the 500mm f/4L IS.
     
  12. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    Those are specialized lenses that not everyone has a use for. Most of us don't need a 500mm lense to stalk little girls.
     
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    The day I need a 500mm lens :eek2:
     
  14. Ty Webb

    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    Chris... the first pic is mediocre at best. I mean the focus is not even on the guy in the helmet even though you have DOF in the shot... i still focus on the cop in the back. definately practice a bit more before dumping that huge chunk of change into the 20D. Remember it's about 80% user, 20% camera.

    Perhaps take a few photography classes first to learn about the different functionalities of the camera and develop some techniques.

    but as far as buying it, it's your money. I'm sure you can find a good deal.
     
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