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  1. julie32

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    Ok so regardless of your photography stature, if you had $200 to spend at a photography store, what would you get? Would you add to the money and get something big or would you get little needed things?

    ( I just need some ideas, I want a million things)

    thanks
    j
     
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    Big Mike I am Big, I am Mike Staff Member Supporting Member

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    What do you currently have?
     
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    apparently, a lot of time on my hands!
     
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    I shoot with a Canon 20D.... I have a 28-135mm, 75-300mm, 24-70mm, 580EX flash, only 2 1G cards, little diffuser, a stroboframe..think that's about it?
     
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    I've just bought one of those Canon 50mm f1.8 lenses, fixed focus but a nice fast lens, ideal for portraits and low-light photography!

    Perhaps put one of those on your list? Not sure how much more the f1.4 version is, might be worth getting that if it's in your budget.

    And a nice camera case/backpack to keep everything in if you have some money left over!
     
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    Tripod!
     
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    I second the tripod
     
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    you guys are great. bring it on.
     
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    Are you kidding?...this is a WOMAN. She has a bag already!
     
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    :lol:
     
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    You don't have a lens wider than 24mm? To me, that would be a major hindrance. I'd suggest looking into a wider lens. Oh ya, and a tripod.
     
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    Firstly Dean, you're hysterical! Yes, I own a bag or two. I just sold my 17-35mm sigma lens that I just didn't like. Which wider lens would you suggest mike?
    thanks
     

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