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Old 04-14-2010, 01:44 AM   #6
Carl Becker
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A 1D Mark IV is major overkill. We're talking entry level cameras here!

I would personally recommend you start with a Rebel so that you could invest the extra $$ into good lenses. I would buy the T2i body only and save the $100 from the 18-55mm kit lens, spending it instead on the 50mm f/1.8 prime (forget about the kit lens, it's not going to do the 18 MP sensor any favors). Note that the T2i is currently backordered from Amazon; wait until it comes in and you'll get it for $799 rather than what's currently shown:

http://www.amazon.com/Canon-T2i-3-0-...1205182&sr=1-2
http://www.amazon.com/Canon-50mm-1-8...1205014&sr=8-1

For zoom lenses, I'm no expert, but I can say that I hear the following two are some of the better lenses for serious Canon users:

http://www.amazon.com/Canon-28-135mm...1205657&sr=1-1
http://www.amazon.com/Canon-EF-100-3...1205515&sr=1-1

Good luck with this. Definitely take a good look around at the market and at reviews before you invest.

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