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Unless you plan to do a ton of video, resell everything you just bought for considerably more money and put it back in your pocket. The T2i has the sensor and video advantage, but that's where it stops, as the 50D is a better body in every way. Except size and weight, I suppose, but I don't know if that's a dealbreaker for you. I liked my 50D to an extent, and if I were to buy another Canon DSLR I can assure you it wouldn't be a plasticky Rebel.

Alternately, sell 50D as well and think about a 5DII. Or a D700. You have options.
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Unless you plan to do a ton of video, resell everything you just bought for considerably more money and put it back in your pocket. The T2i has the sensor and video advantage, but that's where it stops, as the 50D is a better body in every way. Except size and weight, I suppose, but I don't know if that's a dealbreaker for you. I liked my 50D to an extent, and if I were to buy another Canon DSLR I can assure you it wouldn't be a plasticky Rebel.
Alternately, sell 50D as well and think about a 5DII. Or a D700. You have options.

First thing that came into my head was to resell everything for a profit, but I could use the flash.

Those are the only two main advantages of the T2i that I saw. The ergonomics and feel of the XXD series were always better for me anyways. I don't mind the extra size and weight, I prefer it.

Video would have been great, because my friend was going to start a photo and video production LLC and wanted me to be a part of it. I still would have purchased a double sound system for the T2i down the road.

Then I thought about selling both for a 7D or D7000. 5D MKII would be out of my price range.
    
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7D is not worth it if you just doing video. For video either just keep t2i or go t3i unless you feel the camera is too small then go 60D or a used 5d2. Honestly 5d2 would be my choice with rokinon primes.
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Assuming you sell everything, what's your budget look like? D700 prices have dropped like whoa lately, so it might still be a real option.
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also if you plan on going nikon and want video i dont suggest anything nikon for video other than a d800 or something newer that might come out soon. just my 2cents on DSLR video.
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BTW, sell crop, get 5DII, get cheapo manual flash and triggers if you absolutely need them. 35L + 5DII. I've never used fill flash.
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I think I'm just going to stick with the 50D for now. Since I don't want to be out of a camera before the event.
    
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