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Just bought myself a brand new 400D and a Sigma 17-70 f2.8-4.5 DC MACRO instead of the kit lens.
I really love the picture quality I'm getting, but I am disappointed with the shutter speeds...
Max budget is £700 UK (for everything). I guess this is max budget of $1200-1400 US
Love the portability of a small compact but also for some of my work this won't matter much
Is the 70-210mm f4 "Beercan" a worthy purchase for an intial setup as I heard that ts not a bad zoom and you can often pick up decent second hand ones on ebay
I'm also looking at getting an A100 (was thinking of getting a Canon 400D but then realised how much better image stabilisation would be!).
I'd be interested in acquiring old Minolta glass via...
Thanks for the link not sure how I missed this thread! Great points made by you about how newcomers can easily get thrown by all the opinions out there.
For me what the kit lacks regardless of...
I'm about to buy a Canon 400D/XTi and heard the kit lens isn't great and wondered as a relative newbie what alternatives I should consider as a starter lens if I buy the 400D/Xti body only.