A&P Upgrading from 400D.... 40D or 5D?

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  1. Insert Tokens

    Insert Tokens Making Cancer My Bitch OT Supporter

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    I'm upgrading from my 400D..

    I can either get a 40D with 2-3 lenses, or a 5D with 1 lens..

    I mostly do night stuff, with a fair bit of slow shutter.. so things like noise, and fast lenses are more important to me than FPS and other features.

    I'm very much an amateur but falling in love with photography fast.. :hsd:

    Help me OT.. advice, opinions, whatever.
     
  2. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    you already have a flash?
     
  3. Insert Tokens

    Insert Tokens Making Cancer My Bitch OT Supporter

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    Nope, will get that seperately too. I'm basically buying all new gear (sold all the old stuff to a friend)..
     
  4. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    ahh.. well you could get a 5D w/24-105 + 580ex and be ballin :bowdown:
     
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    depends what you want to do, and from the sounds of what you're doing I'd go 5D, although I would pick nice lenses and a 40D over a 5D and one lens

    for what I do I decided the only thing the 5D had going for it over the 40D for me was full frame, which isn't that big of a deal, so I picked the 40D
     
  6. Jhegro

    Jhegro wtf is a jhegro?

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    what limitation have u hit with your XTi?

    i'd rather have a 400d with a great set of glass than a 40d or a 5d with only 1-2 pieces of good glass
     
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    beat to shit 10D.
     
  10. AnD Im SpEnT

    AnD Im SpEnT New Member

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    get the 40D with lenses
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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  12. 00soul

    00soul halfsharkalligatorhalfman

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    5d with 50 1.4 or faster
     
  13. i'm an XT owner, but i would urge you to get a 5D w/ 24-70L F2.8
     
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    Currently i also have XTi that cost me $900. I am gonna return it and get 40D with 28-135mm lens for $1400.

    I would love the get the 5d with 24-70mm but its gonna cost $3500+
     
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    don't put that lump of turd on a 40d
     
  16. Gerbonium

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    get the 40d off amazon, adorama, or bh for 1150 body only. hell of a deal
     
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    Newegg has the 40d for 1099
     

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