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Old Dec 14, 2009, 5:21 PM   #1
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Hi im looking to get a new DSLR i know i want a Canon ( i already have 2 lenses from a film canon SLR) I have found Canons eBay outlet and both go for under 300. Anyway the 400D will of course be cheaper than the 1000D and was wondering if there would be any benefits from the 1000D? Im going to use it with a Lensbaby and also do some Landscape, Family, Holiday etc. It will also have to take me through photography GCSE.

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Old Dec 14, 2009, 7:14 PM   #2
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In this comparison between the Canon XD/1000D and the 400D. The XS/1000D is the newer camera with a slightly different feature set. The added price of the 1000D is due to the newer imager and processor.

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The newer processor and sensor makes it worth going for the XS/1000D.
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Old Dec 15, 2009, 12:57 PM   #4
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yea i thought that after looking on the ebay store. What do you think of the 1000d? Goof buy?
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Currently the best buy here in the USA is the feature rich, Canon XSi/450D camera. A little more investment gets a lot more camera.

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Yea if i got that one it would mean probably substituting the Lensbaby but it would be a better camera and would suit me better! GRR i hate making choices.
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thats an easy choice, get the XSi and wait on the lensbaby. my guess is you would not use the lensbaby as much as you think. its a bit of a specialty lens that can be really cool in certain situations, but not all that useful in most.
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If you are talking about XS/1000D, then i would recommend that one should buy this camera. It is awesome!!! . Very Powerful Camera, great picture quality, easy to use and good to handle.

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I agree that the lensbaby, although looking fun is very much a niche lens that will be fun to start with but it's very likely that you will use more 'normal' lenses as you progress.

I agree, go XSi if you can get there.
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I bought the XSi with 18-55 IS kit lens two months ago and I am perfectly happy with it, a great camera

One of the biggest advantages that the XSi has and the XS don't is the sensor that switches the display off if you look through the viewfinder - I think it would be really distracting to always see that bright light or always switch off the display before shooting..... Just my two cents worth
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