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Hi, I am looking for a new Canon DSLR camera with a good lens.

I will be photographing airplanes, and aviation in general.

As of right now, Im thinking of a Canon T2I with the wide-angle lens, and a 70-300mm f4-5.6 lens.

Please leave any suggestions and also tell me why it will better than what's above.

THANKS!
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post #2 of 19
Um, budget?
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his budget is in the thread title tongue.gif
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I don't know anything but can you send me some of your pictures? I'll even print you some 8x10s (own a photo lab) I looooooooooooooooooooooveeeeeeee jets
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post #5 of 19
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Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post

his budget is in the thread title tongue.gif

Ninja edited in, or I BLIND.
post #6 of 19
Get the Canon T3i and 50mm 1.8/f. That will put you at less than a thousand
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post #7 of 19
T2i body off of ebay BNIB for around $500, 50mm f1.8 for $100, kit lens for $80 on ebay, and a 55-250mm ($150-$200ish) for basic zoom and it sounds like you've got almost ever focal length covered for well under $1000, room for accessories! smile.gif also, it's a great body biggrin.gif
post #8 of 19
Skip the 50 if you wanna shoot aviation. The 70-300 is a very good lens to start off with, complementing the kit lens quite well.
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Skip the 50 if you wanna shoot aviation. The 70-300 is a very good lens to start off with, complementing the kit lens quite well.

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post #10 of 19
Just... not the 75-300, it is trash. 70-300 is infinitely better. Just to clear that up.
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