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Nothing is without its tradeoffs however. I went from a crop (20D) to a FF (5DII) about a year ago. My fav lens by far is the 50mm f1.4 (just perfect FOV on a FF), *BUT* the extra DOF make shooting at f2 and lower quite a challenge. You really have to nail the focus otherwise the whole thing ends up blurry. Although having said that, this particular lens is actually best at f2 and up so maybe its not so bad. So what was my point again?
your point was making me jealous of your 5DII haha
I really just want a FF because every time i shoot with my 17-40 it makes me sad that the lowest real focal length i can get is 27mm. its like im not able to use my lens to its full potential..
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So what was my point again?
You were switching to Nikon.
    
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You were switching to Nikon.
Hmm, that' funny, I looked outside and I don't see pigs flying about. I guess no Nikon for me then
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Here are some pics i took with my brother's Canon digital rebel XTI black




My cat Turkish






My cat Tyrone





And of course my rig
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Those look pretty nice, especially those butterfly pics. What lenses were you using?
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Butterfly pics are really nice, and some good ones of the cat too! =D Really love the 4th cat one
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Nothing is without its tradeoffs however. I went from a crop (20D) to a FF (5DII) about a year ago. My fav lens by far is the 50mm f1.4 (just perfect FOV on a FF), *BUT* the extra DOF make shooting at f2 and lower quite a challenge. You really have to nail the focus otherwise the whole thing ends up blurry. Although having said that, this particular lens is actually best at f2 and up so maybe its not so bad. So what was my point again?

Good point, because with crop sensors, despite the small DOF, you at least still get the same light-gathering benefits of wider apertures as with FF sensors. I have the 50mm f/1.4 also, I just wish it sharper at f/1.4! I love it from f/2 and up as well. I think f/2.8 is the sweet spot, sharp across the plane.
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Those look pretty nice, especially those butterfly pics. What lenses were you using?
I used the lens the camera came with, not much of a photographer but i can take some decent pictures.
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Butterfly pics are really nice, and some good ones of the cat too! =D Really love the 4th cat one
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Hmm, that' funny, I looked outside and I don't see pigs flying about. I guess no Nikon for me then
They were there, maybe you were looking through Canon glass
    
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Woot! I got my paper back the other day that I wrote about how semiconductors impacted the development of the digital camera. First (and only) person in my class to get a perfect score on a paper for the semester.
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