October 29, 2007 @ 06:48 PM
-NegRepBandit

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Location: Los Angeles

Sigma 70-300
www.canogacamera.com/detail.aspx?ID=8902

i was looking at this lens, i cant find a decent review on it.

anyone know if this is a good lens? shed some light?
October 30, 2007 @ 06:33 PM
JesseBrahh

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Looking for a good wide angle lens for my D50 thats not too expenisve. i was looking at the Tamron 17-35mm already. any other suggestions?
November 8, 2007 @ 07:20 PM

Inactive

I'm looking for a new camera.
since I have alot of "filters", 3 nikon flashes and 1 nikon lense, I want a Nikon.
I took some pics with a d40 and I love it.

wich one is better, a d40 or a d50? (i guess that the d50 > d40..)

I dont want to pay over 500-600$
November 12, 2007 @ 05:30 PM
EVEIS.DOPEYA

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Location: Toronto

flickr.com/cameras/canon/eos_digital_rebel_xti/

are most of the pics you see here enhanced with a program.

if so, are you able to get the same quality without using a program?
November 12, 2007 @ 05:50 PM
Peter Suh

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^I'm sure a lot of those pictures have some post-processing applied. But depending on the lens and camera settings.. great pictures can come out of the XTi with minimal/no PP. There are a few groups on Flickr dedicated to no Photoshop or PP. Search a group for XTi or 400D. Here's a link.
November 14, 2007 @ 05:58 PM
EVEIS.DOPEYA

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Say you have a 17-70mm lens. Would you be able to take wide angle + portrait shots? is 70mm enough for action photos?
November 14, 2007 @ 06:29 PM
Peter Suh

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WA + portrait yes.. action sport you'll need 200mm+ depending on the sport..
November 14, 2007 @ 07:40 PM
EVEIS.DOPEYA

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but
the higher the " "mm the better it can take far objects right?

but does the focal length have anything to do with action pictures (panning and depth of field) or is it only useful for its reach.

i can get teh same effect with a wideangle rigiht?
November 14, 2007 @ 11:47 PM
Peter Suh

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The higher the mm the more zoom/telephoto the lens has. If you're courtside at a basketball game you want enough zoom to get the action across the court. So with action sports, again depending on which sport and the style of shooting, more mm is great.

You can get a nice shot with a wide-angle and just crop it.. but the quality won't be there.
November 16, 2007 @ 05:45 PM
EVEIS.DOPEYA

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Thanks for the help.

It takes away the purpose of the properties section (stuff that shows aperture, iso, etc.) when the pic is touched with a program.

I was wondering if you could link me up with a few more links dedicated to non-touched pics of canon xti's. I don't really know what to type in the search field.
November 16, 2007 @ 06:06 PM
Peter Suh

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Sending PM.
November 16, 2007 @ 07:53 PM
SK1

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Anyone know if the Panasonic Lumix FZ8 is any good? I'm a beginner.
November 17, 2007 @ 05:56 PM
EVEIS.DOPEYA

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the-digital-picture.pricegrabber.com/search_getprod.php/masterid=20083619

what do you guys think about this?
any other lens that has more bang for the buck around that price?
November 22, 2007 @ 11:54 PM
indirectdelete

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Location: Brooklyn, NY

I'm planning on picking up a D40 outfit in the next week or so and also getting the 18-70mm Nikon lens. Any other lens recommendations? Preferably under $300.
November 23, 2007 @ 10:44 PM
filipin0y

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i really need help.
im stuck in a massive pickle.
i plan on getting a new lens but i have the 2 to choose from
a 129 dollar 50mm 1.8/f lens
250 dollar
55-200 mm VR lens
what should i get?
November 24, 2007 @ 11:34 PM
indirectdelete

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55-200. My uncle has one on his D70. Shoots great pictures.
November 25, 2007 @ 12:32 AM
EVEIS.DOPEYA

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Location: Toronto

i really need help.
im stuck in a massive pickle.
i plan on getting a new lens but i have the 2 to choose from
a 129 dollar 50mm 1.8/f lens
250 dollar
55-200 mm VR lens
what should i get?


id get the 50 1.8

that f4 or w/e on the other is nasty

save up for a better one.
November 25, 2007 @ 01:53 PM
SaVaGeDrIfTeR

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$129 for a 50mm f/1.8? You can get them cheaper brand new from B&H...

Like $75.
November 25, 2007 @ 05:18 PM
filipin0y

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b&h?
November 25, 2007 @ 08:27 PM
SaVaGeDrIfTeR

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^^^B&H
November 25, 2007 @ 09:30 PM
filipin0y

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are they used lens?
i found some for like 104 and 114 dont know which to buy
November 25, 2007 @ 10:40 PM
SaVaGeDrIfTeR

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^^^Nah, they're brand new. I just ordered my 50mm prime, and it should be here on Wednesday. Here's a link to the lens...

50mm f/1.8
November 25, 2007 @ 11:08 PM
EVEIS.DOPEYA

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Location: Toronto

whats wrong with a well taken care of used lens.

and the tamron 17-50mm fits on a canon xti right?

just making sure
November 26, 2007 @ 12:04 AM
EVEIS.DOPEYA

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....
November 26, 2007 @ 06:29 PM
Peter Suh

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Return it :T
November 26, 2007 @ 11:09 PM
filipin0y

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aye savage i have a nikon :/ gae!
November 27, 2007 @ 04:08 AM
Lex Luther

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Location: London

Nikon D80. Opinions please...
November 27, 2007 @ 07:29 PM
realignant

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^superb, i have a rebel xti and i borrowed a d80 from school photography class, so much better, IMO.
November 27, 2007 @ 07:46 PM
EVEIS.DOPEYA

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Location: Toronto

i got charged 90.88 for applicable taxes...

wtf is that? what if the sender marked it as a gift.
November 28, 2007 @ 05:13 AM
Lex Luther

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Location: London

^superb, i have a rebel xti and i borrowed a d80 from school photography class, so much better, IMO.


Cheers, anybody else?

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