A&P wide angle lens

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  1. We_Todd

    We_Todd I'm a naughty squirrel.

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    which would be better to take pics indoor? I do real estate and need to take pics of rooms, so I need a lens that could capture as much as possible(but not distort)

    thinking about a 20mm or a 24mm :dunno:

    is a 24mm using film differ than 24mm using a digi body?

    this is for the canon 10d

    thanks :wavey:
     
  2. DR-GSR

    DR-GSR Old Member

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    yes there is a difference due to the crop factor of the digital camera. On a nikon a 24 is like a 36mm lense. I bought a 12-24mm for interior room photos
     
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    BLKDVLGSX OT Supporter

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    multiply by 1.5 and that is the digital #...

    70-400 would be a 105-600
     
  4. sony

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    Try a Sigma 20mm f/1.8.
     
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    If you can wait, the EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM and EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 is coming out
     
  6. jackjohnson

    jackjohnson simple as something nobody knows OT Supporter

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    get 7mm so everything looks like a long hallway :o
     
  7. TenzoR

    TenzoR She is hot hot hot

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    10D does not take the EF-S lens
     
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    Ok, misread that he had a 10D. :slap:

    Upgrade to a 20D?
     
  9. Nickos

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    1.6 but whatever
     
  10. Easton

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    My 17-40mm F4 L USM does excellent wide angle for me, the other is the 16-35mm F2.8, which i'd recommend if you need the wider aperture for your applications.

    I don't, so I went for the 17mm. You might find the zoom handy shooting indoors, i'd have thought a prime would be better for outdoors (i.e free movement). But thats just my thoughts!

    By the way, it's times like these you wish we didn't have smaller sensors to kill our wide angle like this.
     
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    :slap: 1.5

    actually, the new canon 1ds II has the true 35mm cmos..so a 200mm IS 200mm, not 300mm
     
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    This thread is specifically about the 10d which has a 1.6x crop factor. :ugh:
     
  13. Easton

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    1.6x crop factor:rl:

    1.3x crop factor :bigthumb:

    1x crop factor :bowdown:

    :naughty:
     
  14. sony

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    fixed
     
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    sucks to be a 10d owner :o
     
  16. Easton

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    :rofl:
    Medium Format :buttsex:

    NASA Telescope :3some:
     
  17. sony

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    It really depends on what you're shooting, but APS sized sensors seem to be the norm now. :eek3:

    I highly doubt any consumer cameras will see any glimpses of full frame anytime soonn. :wtc:
     
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    Depends what you're shooting. MF or a NASA telescope won't perform as well at sports as a 1D Mk 2 will. ;)
     
  19. Easton

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    Bah - you're too technical and no fun :sad2:


    Speaking of Full Frame cameras, what would you personally recommend for my next camera Phi?

    I'm currently in decision mode for a new cam and i'm cut between the 1Ds Mark II, the 1Ds and the 1D Mark II.

    I scraped the idea of a 20D because of the 1.6 crop factor, and I need the high quality wide angle (EF-S can lick my :booty: )

    I really want the 16.7megapixels and the FF sensor... but for $8000 U.S? :wtc:

    I don't mind the 1Ds being old but it's particularly slow by todays standards. And as for the 1D Mark II.. it's perfect in almost every respect except the megapixel count :squint: . The art director likes to crop my pictures too much, plus I want the extra megapixels for advertising. :wtc:
     
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    aznkid www.aznkid.com

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    watch out easton, he bites
     
  21. sony

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    Honestly, pick up what you can afford. When I saw 1Ds Mk2 samples they pretty much blew me away. The ISO performance is pretty top notch and the overall picture quality is very good. You can look at a 100% crop and the details retained in the images look like that of a resized picture from a APS-sized camera.

    You really have to consider your budget when buying a camera and what types of shooting you'll be doing. Remember that while megapixels are nice, the other camera features will be important too. Running full frame will probably benefit you most because of the types of shooting you'll be doing. You can finally utilize the entire image circle of your wide angle lens which will make things a lot easier on you and the megapixels will be nice for running larger spreads with a higher level of quality.

    If you can get it, 8 grand isn't too bad for what you're getting, but that isn't exactly knocking on the 1Dmk2 either. Personally, for my type of shooting I'd probably go with a 1dmk2 but you're probably better off with the more expensive cam.
     
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    if you need the full frame and megapixels, get a 645 body and digi back. It'll set you back a lot but quality will be second to none
     
  23. sony

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    Yeah, it'll only set you back about 32,000 dollars after the camera and back. Remember to trade in all your Canon lenses to help fund it. :ugh:
     
  24. Easton

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    Even the new 22mp Mamiya is $12,000 USD.

    I can barely afford the $8000 UDS 1Ds Mark II!

    Thanks. I need encouragement to buy the damn thing :big grin:
     
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    you pay for what you get. If you turn in an old digi back, Leaf will give you a $10k credit towards the purchase of a new one
     

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