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Originally Posted by sub50hz View Post

You really think you're ready to spend $3000 in gear if you can't identify your mis-focusing issues?

that's pretty harsh, but i agree with what you're trying to say here.

to OP: i'm a pretty confident photographer and i did go pro as a concert photog for a while (as in: it paid for food and rent). it took me a while to work up to a full-frame slr with tons of buttons and functionality. a lot of this is experience through trial and error, some of it was books and formal teaching. eventually, you'll start to develop your own style and figure out what you want and don't need in a camera. so one word of advice: exhaustively use your t3i until you can accurately predict how it reacts to different settings without trial and error.

think about racing for a second. if i was handed say, a honda civic on a track, with my limited knowledge of cars and motor racing, i can probably drive it full throttle around the straits and still mange the corners okay. now if i was given a more powerful tool, like say a formula 1 car, i would probably kill myself. lesson: learn your t3i and get intimate with it, but don't look at the camera as a weakness.
Edited by Dream Killer - 2/29/12 at 9:10pm
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