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Its 2k11 Now, i would have held that cash and waited for the bonerific new cameras coming out.
    
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Its 2k11 Now, i would have held that cash and waited for the bonerific new cameras coming out.
And when the new cameras came out, might as well hold the cash till the next wave of cameras come out. Same with a lot of things. Its an endless cycle.
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And when the new cameras came out, might as well hold the cash till the next wave of cameras come out. Same with a lot of things. Its an endless cycle.
Pretty much what he said. Besides, the T2i is a great camera in its own right and whatever the replacement Rebel will be will still cost more than the T2i right now.
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Glad to see another T2i user. Got mine for Christmas this year

If you're new to non-automatic mode shooting, I just read through "Understanding Exposure" by Bryan Peterson, 3rd ed. It costs about $22, and includes some full-page and half-page photos explaining the content that the book has to offer. I found it very helpful, and would recommend it to you.

I second the use of Lightroom 3. As a college student, I got mine on discount for $80.


So far, I've used it for white balance and exposure corrections. It's unbelievably powerful and includes a "publish" feature that sets up a webpage of sorts if you want to display your shots on your personal website. Mine, here, was made using Word for the main page and LR for the individual catalog sites: www.users.wpi.edu/~stevec Overall, it's a very powerful piece of software.
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Thanks Burn.

I did just purchase LR3 the same way you did since I'm also a college student. Looking forward to learning how to use it. I'll check out that book as well.
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It's available at Barnes & Noble if you're looking for a brick-and-mortar to look before you buy.

So when you get the LR3 box, you have to send Adobe proof of academic-ness. I sent them a copy of my college photo ID and a dated paystub, but if your ID has a date on it, that should work just as well. You can still use it in trial mode (which is unrestricted) while you wait for your actual key in cyberspace.
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My college ID has an issued sticker that says Spring 2011 on it so I think that'll be sufficient.
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Nice. That'll work just fine then. Mine doesn't have a date on it
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Glad to see another T2i user. Got mine for Christmas this year

If you're new to non-automatic mode shooting, I just read through "Understanding Exposure" by Bryan Peterson, 3rd ed. It costs about $22, and includes some full-page and half-page photos explaining the content that the book has to offer. I found it very helpful, and would recommend it to you.

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Amazon.com: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Student & Teacher Edition: Software

So far, I've used it for white balance and exposure corrections. It's unbelievably powerful and includes a "publish" feature that sets up a webpage of sorts if you want to display your shots on your personal website. Mine, here, was made using Word for the main page and LR for the individual catalog sites: www.users.wpi.edu/~stevec Overall, it's a very powerful piece of software.
Link to your site isn't working.

EDIT: works with out the www prefix.

$80 for LR3 is awesome! I miss my college days when I could get software so cheap. I remember picking up Windows XP Pro when it first came out for $70 at my school's computer store. That was for a retail box copy too!
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Link to your site isn't working.

EDIT: works with out the www prefix.

$80 for LR3 is awesome! I miss my college days when I could get software so cheap. I remember picking up Windows XP Pro when it first came out for $70 at my school's computer store. That was for a retail box copy too!
Well, don't forget that you're paying thousands in tuition for a few hundred off of software
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