Newbie gear question 2300 budget.

Started 9 months ago | Discussions thread
Stephan K
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Re: Newbie gear question 2300 budget.
In reply to John Deerfield, 9 months ago

To my mind one of the biggest advantages of Canon wrt your potential range of lenses is that you can go to an excellent 70-200mm f4 IS at half the price of the Nikon equivalent. I believe that the IQ advantage of full frame is marginal compared to the +- 50% higher cost.

I believe your best IQ for the budget would be a Canon 700d (or a 70d if you can find a used one at the right price) with the 18-135 IS, and a used 70-200mm f4 IS (Photozone "the sharpest Canon zoom we have tested to date"), followed eventually by a Tokina 11-16, one of the best WA lenses in that range.

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Canon EOS 700D Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM Tokina AT-X Pro 11-16mm f/2.8 DX II +9 more
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