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Ugh your 1DIIn is soo tempting.
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The only piece of Canon gear gets knocked the fruck out!

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Originally Posted by aznofazns View Post
I would like to be removed from the point-and-shoot section and added into the DSLR section.

I recently bought a Canon Kiss X3 (sounds cooler than T1i) with an EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens. I also have an old Tamron 28-200mm AF.

Here's a random shot I took with the 50mm f/1.8 wide open:
No, it definitely does not. Try making "Kiss" the official US name for Canon Rebels and see how many they sell.
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Speakin' of which Gone, I know you're busy moving and all, but i'm not on the list?
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Anyone here got any reccomendations on a decent tripod for under £20/30?

Want one to take with me to Wales to use with my D5000 (with the standard 18-55).
    
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Nope. Anything at that price will be a colossal jar of suck.
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Hey guys,

I bought a d80 a few years ago and never really used it seriously. Now I really want to get into photography, but I'm still using the kit lens. Should I sell the d80 for a newer canon or nikon? or just upgrade the lens?
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Originally Posted by MistaBernie View Post
Speakin' of which Gone, I know you're busy moving and all, but i'm not on the list?
Fixed.

Quote:
Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
Anyone here got any reccomendations on a decent tripod for under £20/30?

Want one to take with me to Wales to use with my D5000 (with the standard 18-55).
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Originally Posted by sub50hz View Post
Nope. Anything at that price will be a colossal jar of suck.
Like he said, you get what you pay for with tripods. Expect to spend at least $150 or so for a decent set of legs and head. A cheap one will get the job done, but they aren't nearly as sturdy and precise.

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Hey guys,

I bought a d80 a few years ago and never really used it seriously. Now I really want to get into photography, but I'm still using the kit lens. Should I sell the d80 for a newer canon or nikon? or just upgrade the lens?
No, keep your kit the way it is and get out and shoot. Once you've learned the ropes, then you can consider new gear. A new body and/or lens won't facilitate the learning process any more. You have what you need to start/restart.
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I'd like to join!

Camera+lenses:

Canon 7D

Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM
Canon 28-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS USM
Canon 70-300mm f4-5.6L IS USM
Canon 50mm f1.8 II
Canon 35-80mm f4-5.6 II (soon to be converted into a macro lens)

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Thinktank Retrospective 10 - Pinestone
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Manfrotto 055XPROB tripod + 496RC2 ballhead
knockoff TC80N3 intervalometer

that's all the important stuff
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
Anyone here got any reccomendations on a decent tripod for under £20/30?

Want one to take with me to Wales to use with my D5000 (with the standard 18-55).
If you're just vacationing, pretty much anything will do. I've said it before and I'll say it again, when you account for the high ISO performance of modern cameras and impressive image stabilization (which can reduce the minimum shutter speed by up to 4 stops in most cases), a superb tripod is no longer mandatory. I'd say you're good out to 4 seconds on a crap tripod and if you're careful. A tip for some of those cheap tripods though. You may actually be able to get a better picture by applying a little bit of steady downward pressure as you take the shot versus trying not to touch the tripod at all.

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