Have 3 original EF lenses from early 90's, taken good care of...wondering which camera I should get.

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  1. davidharmier60

    davidharmier60 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Is the 40D APSC or FF?
    Because it is probably the body I will get.

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    I would recommend getting a used Canon 6D with those lenses. It will create awesome results. If you don't want to get a used 6D, then get a new 6D and you should still be able to stay under your $1200 top end budget.

    You can find it used through a forum or ebay for sub $900.
    You can find it on Adorama in used, great condition for sub $1000 - Canon EOS 6D 20.2 Megapixel Full Frame Digital SLR Camera Body
    You can find it on ebay NEW (import model) for sub $1000 - Canon EOS 6D Digital SLR Camera Body 13803204131 | eBay

    I love having this 6D with all of the features it has over the Canon 5DII. Shooting is a breeze with it and it captures amazing pictures with all of the capabilities that FULL FRAME offers.
     
  3. davidharmier60

    davidharmier60 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Since there is no way on this earth that I could or WOULD spend $1000 on a camera body I really would like to know about the 40D body!

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    40D...used, cheap, APS-C...old-tech.
     
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    davidharmier60 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    APS-C. Can it be described as the lense sees and captures more than will fit on the APS-C?
    Meaning you have to shoot with the viewfinder less "full"?
    Or something entirely different?

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    Yes, that is right.
    Something entirely different. You shoot with the viewfinder entirely full. In fact, the viewfinder will only show you about 95% of the final Image.
     
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    I read through this tiring thread and ask myself: Timmy, why do you ask for expert advice and not listen to the very good advice given. Today I walk into my brick and mortar on day one to get my D850 for 3700€....

    but when I was an amateur I bought used cameras and lenses because I get much more bang for the buck.

    400$ for a used 5D or 800$ for a used 6D is taking no risk. If you do not like it you can still sell it for the price you paid for it.

    If you buy new chances are you lose a significant amount of money if you have second thoughts. The 1.8/85 alone can bring you through your life on a full frame!
     
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  8. davidharmier60

    davidharmier60 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Well I'm still sold on the 40D!

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  9. Frank F.

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    Found in another thread


    Very good choice. You may close your three EF lens thread now.
     
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    SCraig Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Strongly recommend that you start your own thread regarding the 40D then as opposed to hijacking someone else's thread. You'll get more answers pertaining to your question as opposed to the question originally pertaining to this thread.
     
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    I am a Canon guy but I am disappointed in canon's dynamic range. Recovered shadows look like garbage. Nikon just destroys Canon when you pull the shadows by 5 stops.

    Here is an example of the reflection in a TV monitor with the shadows pulled from a youtube video Nikon D850 vs Canon 5DSR
    Gyazo - d831aeb39fe5b92d57dcda7b82d2b468.png
     
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    that will work
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