CAMERA – Primary Camera

As much as I have enjoyed beginning this journey with my Nikon L110 digital camera, I have made the decision to upgrade.

After hours of painstaking research I have purchased the Canon 50D.

I purchased the body and then chose the Canon EF 28-135 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM zoom lens.

Canon’s new EOS 50D bridges the gap between the novice and the seasoned pro with a perfect combination of high-speed and quality. It features an APS-C sized 15.1-megapixel CMOS sensor for tremendous images, new DIGIC 4 Image Processor for fine detail and superior color reproduction, and improved ISO capabilities up to 12800 for uncompromised shooting even in the dimmest situations. It features a refined 3.0-inch Clear View LCD (920,000 dots) monitor, supercharged Live View Function with Face Detection Live mode, plus a number of new automatic Image Correction settings and HDMI output for viewing images on an HDTV.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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~ by photographyfree4all on June 16, 2010.

8 Responses to “CAMERA – Primary Camera”

  1. that’s a sweet camera.
    another cool first lens for the canon is the 50 mm sometimes referred to as the “nifty fifty” or “fantastic plastic.” i have had multiple photographers say every person with a canon needs that lens. and you can get them new on amazon for like 100 bucks.

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  2. Congrats – hope it’s a great “next step” for you. Can’t wait to see some of the new shots with it.

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  3. Tim, thanks for your comments on my new camera. You sound like you’re familiar with Canon cameras. I’m hoping you can help me understand something about lenses. Having a 28-135 mm zoom lens, I just thought I wouldn’t need any lens that fell within that range. Am I missing something about lenses. And, what lens do you think I should purchase next? I hope you’ll share your knowledge here so we can all learn. That’s what this blog is really all about. Keep contributing!

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  4. http://keatonandrew.com/blog/archives/43

    that blog post does a pretty good job explaining why you would use a prime.
    alot of reasoning behind different lenses is the different looks one can attain, you can get sharper images with a prime as well as a little bit more control at times with depth of field. and then there are the wide angle lenses such as the fish eye that can provide a different take on an image. the variety in lenses allows a variety in style and results. while one type of lens may be awesome for a majority of things there is almost always a type of lens out there for a more specific reason. just my 2 cents from what i have read of heard from some different photographers at my store.

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  5. Thanks for your $.02, Tim. I actually thought it was worth more! This makes me start to think about my first “prime” lens purchase.

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  6. Hello! I suggest also buying a prime lens, but this time the 105mm macro from Sigma. Great macro lens at a great price…and the one I should have bought instead of the 50mm macro!

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  7. Sweet camera! (nikon also has great camera’s too though)

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  8. I’m a sucker for lots of colour! (or color as you guys south of the border spell it!) There are some fantastic cameras out there. I used to say it’s all in the lenses. Now I guess you have to say it’s all in the lenses, sensors, and processors!
    Nice pics.
    To Phil, what is it about the 105 you like? What do you shoot?

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