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Jun 14, 2007 15:43 |  #1

I know I'm in the wrong forum but I wanted to ask you great wedding folks.
What should I buy? I have a rebel xt and am wanting to upgrade or have a second body. Should I get the 20D or 30D? I have never bought used should I? or stick with new.

Should I trade in mt 17-85 F/4-5.6 IS for a 17-55 f/2.8? The only other lens I have is the 70-200 f/2.8 IS OR just buy a couple of prime lenses to go with the ones I have? What would you do?




  
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Jun 14, 2007 15:45 |  #2

What are you shooting?


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Jun 14, 2007 15:52 |  #3

portraits, weddings, and kids




  
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Jun 14, 2007 16:10 |  #4

1. 20D or 30D
I would say either will do fine it is up to what ever you can afford.

2. Lenes
I would say learn lighting and composition with what you have before you break the bank.

Just my opinion. Others I'm sure will tell you to purchase alot of stuff but I will put it to you like this...

Tiger Woods could beat me with a set of mis-matched clubs beacuse he know how to use his equipment, not because he has the best epuipment....


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Sell the XT and get a 30D with a 20D for backup. The 17-55 IS is a great lens for weddings, so that would be a good move as would a 580EX and 430EX. Add a macro lens to that for ring shots, and you should be set for weddings. You might want to keep the 17-85 as you should have backups of everything.



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