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18-105 VR vs 18-50 VR II + D7100. Or cheaper camera?

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18-105 VR vs 18-50 VR II + D7100. Or cheaper camera?
Aug 30, 2014

Hi,

I'm thinking about ordering a D7100 and, while I would love me some 70-200 2.8 or at least an 85 1.8G, my current budget restricts me to a kit lens.

The 18-105 VR package is about 100 euros more expensive than the 18-55 VR II.

My priority for the moment would be family portraits, so blurred backrounds are a must.

I also thought about getting a much cheaper camera (D3100, D3200, D5100...) plus better primes, but I've heard the OVF is much smaller and darker. I know most of the technical limitations of those cameras, but I have no experience of their OVFs.

What do you guys suggest?

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Canon EOS 70D Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
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