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I assume you meant unusable? I had no problem shooting ISO 1600 if I had to. I routinely shoot 3200 with my 50D. Noise is mostly unobtrusive, unless you're a pixel-peeper. 8x10 at 3200 aint no thang.

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If you're having trouble at ISO 800, you need to re-evaluate... something. Photography isn't always just about clean images and orgasmic sharpness levels. The 60D and 7D share the same sensor (as do the T2i and T3i), FWIW.
Very true--not disagreeing with you here. But in all honestly I avoid using anything above ISO400 on my Rebel.

When I've shot with the 60D/7D I've bumped up to ISO1600 as well. So it is just me nitpicking for a better reason to upgrade

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The 17-55 is both faster and sharper than the 17-40, but lacks the excellent build and weather sealing. If those are of no importance to you, I would dump the 17-40 in the heartbeat.
That was another consideration of mine since it covers a more vast range to what I enjoy shooting at and the IS is an added bonus. So definitely a good suggestion.

thanks for all the replies +rep
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Hmm, how about an OG 5D? That'd fit PERFECT with your current lens lineup. Not even funny how good it'd be.
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Seems like most 5Dcs have quite a few miles on them by now. Of course, there ARE exceptions.
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Hmm, how about an OG 5D? That'd fit PERFECT with your current lens lineup. Not even funny how good it'd be.
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Seems like most 5Dcs have quite a few miles on them by now. Of course, there ARE exceptions.
Yeah I cannot find any decent ones. I've browsed around FM and POTN religiously and most of them are either insanely overpriced, have an over excessive shutter count or show clear signs of neglect.

I'd love to go FF and pick up a 5D2 if cash was no problem :/
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If you'd like I have a friend with a super beat up 5D he'd sell for maybe 700 gripped. Other than that exception, they're normally 900.
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If you'd like I have a friend with a super beat up 5D he'd sell for maybe 700 gripped. Other than that exception, they're normally 900.
how beat are we talking?
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You probably won't want it. Its like seriously the most beat to hell body I have ever. But it is in perfect working condition.
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You probably won't want it. Its like seriously the most beat to hell body I have ever. But it is in perfect working condition.
thanks anyway.

Guess I got some more saving/thinking to do
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You know, post an estimate of your budget, assuming no resale of your current gear.
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You know, post an estimate of your budget, assuming no resale of your current gear.
approx. $1700
assuming no resale
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