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Old Dec 25, 2009, 2:40 PM   #51
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Possibly not but if you have any shots they would be really cool to see
They are all on film. And I do not have flat bed scanner.
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back to cameras...How much of an advantage is the T1i over the XSi?

I know there are more MP and a higher iso...in reality is the higher iso THAT much of an advantage?

I shoot landscapes and wildlife (so far)
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For landscapes, the major difference is the greater resolution. But for sports/action/wildlife, the T1i has a better autofocus system for maintaining focus on moving subjects.
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For landscapes, the major difference is the greater resolution. But for sports/action/wildlife, the T1i has a better autofocus system for maintaining focus on moving subjects.
is it significantly so?...I can't find any good reviews
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I'd pay $140 for three stops of ISO capability, 24% more resolution, better AF, and the capability of recording video. It sounds like what you want to do would benefit from more than one of those features. If you don't already have one, the T1i is better suited to what you say you want to do. If you have an XSi and want to know if you should upgrade, I'd say no.
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Thanks...I don't have a XSi ..yet. I ordered it on the boxing day sale. And I can try it and return it /exchange it, if need be. The price was very good..but $$ isn't always the consideration....is it.

For either the XSi or T1i...what zoom lenses would go well with it 55-200 or 70-300?? (hope I have the right numbers...)
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For either the XSi or T1i...what zoom lenses would go well with it 55-200 or 70-300?? (hope I have the right numbers...)
What do you want to shoot?
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What do you want to shoot?

Right now...landscape, wildlife, horses. Planning a trip to Costa Rica too.

I guess my real question also is, in the canon line is there a 'quality' difference between the 2 lens?

And I do have to say...you are certainly an asset to this forum..I've read several of your post...too back i can't 'retain' all the info..
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You are very kind. At most, I'm standing on the shoulders of giants, some of whom are right here.

The Tamron 55-200 and 70-300 are both quite good and reasonably priced, though the 55-200 is about 2/3 the size and weight, which may be a consideration for your trip.
The Canon 55-250 IS is more expensive, has more vignetting, but it's sharper than the other two, and is stabilized. As for size and weight, it falls between the two Tamrons.
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