Please share your thoughts: 100d a good travel replacement/companion for 60D ?

Started Apr 27, 2013 | Discussions thread
Hoefie
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Re: Absolutely
In reply to Flying Fish, Apr 27, 2013

:-)Flying Fish wrote:

I use a T2i with my 7D, and I think the 100D would be better in every way than the T2i.  Consider the kit lenses (18-55 f/3.5-5.6 IS and 55-250 f/4-5.6 IS) as inexpensive, light, and optically decent options for the 100D, or of course the newer pancake kit lenses.  But any Canon lens will work fine, and don't worry about the balance.

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Do you often use your T2i instead of the 7D ? If so, in which occasions ? When using the T2i, you don't regret not to have taken the 7D instead ?

I do also still have the 55-250 which I have never used anymore since I purchased my 70-200 f4; however with the 100D I might use it again.

The 100D would be use for snapshot types of pictures when I know that the trip I do (a day trip or type of holidays eg. Disneyland) will not allow me to do "better" photography because of the location or due to crowd or time restrcitions (eg. at Disneyland I don't need to have a L lens and a 60D to take a picture of my children with Mickey Mouse )

I hope that a 100D with my 17-55 2.8 and a 55-250 will be small and light enough, and still be good in quality.

If the 17-55 2.8 will still be too heavy, I could always take instead my 30 1.4.

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Fujifilm X100S Canon EOS 60D Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS +7 more
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