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Old Feb 13, 2012, 1:52 PM   #1
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Default From D3100 to T2i with 18-135mm?

I recently sold my D3100 and I am thinking moving from D3100 with 18-55 and 55-200 lenses to T2i with 18-135 lens.

Do agree with my decision or recommend any other DSLR and lens combination?

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Old Feb 13, 2012, 2:08 PM   #2
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you are getting a camera with more features, and better action performance. And you have a simpler setup.
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Old Feb 13, 2012, 2:28 PM   #3
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It all depends on why you're making the move. What was it about your old setup you didn't like? The new setup may be better, worse or no different. It all depends on what problem you were trying to solve by switching.
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Old Feb 14, 2012, 5:08 AM   #4
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After i bought D3100 body, it is defected. Seller has replaced it with a new one.After a while, lens is defected and I send it to the service and it is also replaced. So, I sold the whole set. I don't trust D3100 anymore.

Eventually, I want to buy a new DSLR.
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If you're looking for a good "all in one".. you could do far worse...!
The T2i is a fine camera.
Another "all in one" lens to consider...
http://www.the-digital-picture.com/R...ns-Review.aspx
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Which lens do you recommend most with T2i; 18-135mm or 18-200mm?
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 2:07 PM   #7
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The 18-200 is a nicer lens then the 18-135. But if you already have the 18-135 you are not getting much more going to the 18-200. I would look at the tamron 18-270 in your case.
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The 18-200 is a nicer lens then the 18-135.
Is it really? I don't own any of them so I can't give a first hand opinion, but I read the (rather thorough) review of both lenses at Photozone (18-135: http://www.photozone.de/canon-eos/46...n_18135_3556is, 18-200: http://www.photozone.de/canon-eos/40...n_18200_3556is) and they gave the 18-135 lens a better rating than the 18-200.
I wonder if anyone has "field experience" with both lenses and came to the same (or different) conclusion as Photozone
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Old Feb 17, 2012, 12:18 AM   #9
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The 18-135 has allot more CA. I tried it with the 60D, and did not like it at all. While the 18-200 is a bit soft at 200, it did not require me to edit out the CA like the 18-135. But these are consumer lenses, they are what they are.
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Old Feb 17, 2012, 3:18 AM   #10
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Hi go for the 18-55 and get a 55-250 its great combination to start with and the 55-250 punches well above its weight and IMHO the 18-55 isnt a bad kit lens. I know in the UK that its an extra 170 for the 18-135 kit with that savings it makes the 18-55 plus a 55-250 an affordable deal
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