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More or less, some "necessary" accessories to complement my bone-stock Rebel T2i. I'm going to get into videography with a friend who rides BMX. We have plans to make a gimbal-based stabilizer (http://www.diycamera.com/stabiliser/index.html) and a couple other things, like a dolly track rig (something like this: http://www.flickr.com/photos/3rdeyep...n/photostream/)

Anyway, looking forward to getting the 50mm lens. It's something I've wanted for a while but it'll be really fun to finally get a lens that isn't my 18-55 kit lens. Let me know what you think! Also, I'd appreciate any suggestions to improve my setup. My main interest in photography is Landscape photography primarily, including architecture and cityscapes.
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Looks good, although not sure why you've two hoods there. Nevertheless, that'll be one well-dressed Nifty

As for landscapes, I'm not sure if it's what you mean but the night shot set I took in my Flickr was made using the 50mm f/1.4 (which has more or less the same IQ as the Nifty). In short, good to go!
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The 18-55 has a 58mm ring size, the 50 has a 52mm ring. If I need to use filters, I can use the step-up adapter I bought for the 58mm filters I already own, and the 58mm hood consequently.

I'm into shooting pictures of city architecture, nature scenes, that kind of stuff.
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Got the package around 11 this morning- been playing with the lens off and on when I have the time. I ended up getting one small and one XL cloth in the package instead of the 2 XL I had been expecting- called up BH and suggested they clarify their text description of the product and they refunded me the cost of the cloths. Definite thumbs up for customer support, they've found a repeat customer this time!

Pictures to follow a little later.
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