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Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 vs Canon 17-40mm f/1.4 L USM

http://camerablognetwork.com/

Interesting, this guy is suggesting that the 18-55mm rivals the 17-40mm in some aspects. Canon really did a bang up job in revamping the 18-55mm kit lens!
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Huh, according to that page my Tiffen filter is doing almost nothing good for my image...
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At least no more than what a piece of clean glass does
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It's certainly a good body. But don't rule out its predecessor, the 40D. What you get with the 50D is more resolution, video, higher resolution LCD (it has twice the pixel count of the 40D) and micro focus adjustment (the one worthwhile feature IMO). The 40D actually edges out the 50D in terms of high ISO noise, because of its lower pixel density. And it has a faster burst rate as well. I almost bought the 50D at first until I looked more closely at the 40D.

I probably won't upgrade until an xxD model comes out that dramatically improves noise performance.
I used to own a 40D and played with the 50D. I would go back to the 40D if I needed a XXD body. Though I would miss the beautiful screen and ability of commanding the version II of the new Canon flashes
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BTW...forgot to add that I bought a 580EX II today, to replace the one I sold 2 months ago
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I used to own a 40D and played with the 50D. I would go back to the 40D if I needed a XXD body. Though I would miss the beautiful screen and ability of commanding the version II of the new Canon flashes
Wait - the 40D can't be a commander for version II flashes? I had thought that the firmware of the flashes would make them backwards compatible.

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BTW...forgot to add that I bought a 580EX II today, to replace the one I sold 2 months ago
Nice, I actually just got my first speedlight, the 430EXII and I love it.


On an unrelated not, I've been asked to possibly shoot a wedding this weekend! Their booked photographer had bugged out apparently. I think that I have what I need to take decent shots, but I don't know much about directing (although I could wing it I think).

And in case I fubar everything, I told them to pay me whatever. Anyone with wedding photography experience, weigh in and make me slightly less noobish.
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On an unrelated not, I've been asked to possibly shoot a wedding this weekend! Their booked photographer had bugged out apparently. I think that I have what I need to take decent shots, but I don't know much about directing (although I could wing it I think).

And in case I fubar everything, I told them to pay me whatever. Anyone with wedding photography experience, weigh in and make me slightly less noobish.

i have been asked a few times to do some weddings, i opted not to as i don't feel comfortable screwing up someones wedding

good luck Gone im sure you will do a great job.
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i have been asked a few times to do some weddings, i opted not to as i don't feel comfortable screwing up someones wedding

good luck Gone im sure you will do a great job.
Oh boy that makes me feel better! Thanks.
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Oh boy that makes me feel better! Thanks.
i thought it might
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the most important thing is to be honest about your abilities with the couple. I'm shooting a wedding this saturday and to me the contract and terms are the most important things you can do.

Here are some items to help you
Edited by equetefue - 5/13/09 at 2:23pm
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