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Old Aug 7, 2010, 11:40 PM   #1
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Default Upgrade my Canon Rebel XSi

I am thinking of up grading my Canon Digital Camera. I have at the moment Rebel XSi..... Should I go for D50 or would you recomend any other model....Why??..Could you please help ??
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Old Aug 7, 2010, 11:51 PM   #2
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If you take action the 50D is a good camera for it, and now may be a good time to get one. As the 60D may be announce at photokina at the end of sept. And as photo tool for action, it is a better camera then the t1i or t2i. With allot of bells and whistle.

But if you need video, and willing to spend a bit more, the 7D is a great action camera like the 50D and have HD.

But to take full advantage of either camera's fast burst rate and action ability, you will need to get some fast focusing lenses with USM or HSM.

Now if action is not your thing, a high burst rate is not to important. You can save some money with the T1i or T2i, both will give you better low light ability. T1i good HD, T2i better HD.
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The XSi is a fine camera. What about it aren't you satisfied with?
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The XSi is a fine camera. What about it aren't you satisfied with?
Exactly what I was going to ask, I would only change a body if it wasn't doing something specific for me, other than that I would be going for lenses, flash, lighting etc as that can have a bigger affect on your photography.
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Exactly what I was going to ask, I would only change a body if it wasn't doing something specific for me, other than that I would be going for lenses, flash, lighting etc as that can have a bigger affect on your photography.
Not that I am unhappy with it.... Just thinking if I could exchange it for a better or higher model..... but so far I have been quite happy with the results....Ok then I will continue with it...
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There isn't much of value that newer models can do that the XSi can't. When you bump into a limitation, or even feel yourself approaching one, let us know.
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Also if you upg now and don't really need to, in 6 months you might find something you really desire in a model that hasn't even been released yet and will kick yourself.

I'm a fine one to talk on this subject and don't practise what I preach, I have 6 Canon dSLRs and 3 point and shoots as I'm addicted to toys of the photographic variety. Let's not even get onto lenses, flash and other lighting etc.

Looking at your list of lenses I would be thinking of adding flash (430 or 580) and possibly if you want shallow depth of field then a fast prime (Sigma 50mm f1.4 or Canon 85mm f1.8 depending on length).
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Thank you for your advice. I will stick to what I have as for now.....Lens: I think I have enough as of now, maybe later when I intend to go fir some more I will come back to you for your expert advice....Thanks once again.
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