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Re: Canon 350d or 400d!??!

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  • dashyz
    Hi, thanks for the reply! From your comments, i think i ll go for the 400d and the Peleng. If you have and tips, pointers, etc. for the 400d and Peleng, that
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      Hi,
      thanks for the reply!
      From your comments, i think i'll go for the 400d and the Peleng.
      If you have and tips, pointers, etc. for the 400d and Peleng, that
      would be great! (ultra novice here!!)

      Thanks for the advise again.

      regards,

      Dave

      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Alex" <aspielberg@...> wrote:
      >
      > I use the 400D far more than the 350D. Faster writing to the card,
      larger buffer, but I keep the
      > 350D as a backup. I also like not having to change lenses in the
      field, so I'll leave the Peleng on
      > the 400D and an 18-200mm Sigma on the 350D for other-than-panorama
      uses.
      > DPReview is great, IMHO, because Phil Askey is very knowledgeable,
      and gives unbiased reviews.
      > Cameras have gotten so good that he really doesn't give 'Highly
      Recommended' ratings unless the camera
      > is spectacular... If you are buying, buy the 400D.
      > Excellent camera and hugh value for money.
      > Alex
      >
      > --------------------------------------------------------------------
      ------------
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: dashyz
      > To: PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2006 10:00 AM
      > Subject: [PanoToolsNG] Re: Canon 350d or 400d!??!
      >
      >
      > thanks for the reply!!
      > on a regular basis, do you pick up your 400d before the 350d?
      > dpreview.com is great, but they are so ultra picky with reviews
      (in a
      > good way!) most cameras read as if they are only lack-lustre!
      >
      > As a matter of interest, do you use a Peleng or another fisheye
      lense?
      >
      > regards,
      >
      > Dave
      >
      > --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Alex" <aspielberg@> wrote:
      > >
      > > They BOTH have 9% partial metering.
      > > The real reason I would opt for the 400D (I own both) is the AF
      in
      > the 400D- Much faster,
      > > more accurate and for fast lenses it just works much better.
      > > See specifications and full reviews at www.dpreviewcom
      > > Alex
      > > ----------------------------------------------------------
      > ------------
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: dashyz
      > > To: PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2006 8:29 AM
      > > Subject: [PanoToolsNG] Canon 350d or 400d!??!
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi,
      > > i'm about to buy new kit (as my other stuff was stolen!)(i have
      a
      > > panosaurus head also)
      > > I have wittled the possible body and lenses down to a Peleng
      > fisheye
      > > lense (seems to be the best for the price) and either the Canon
      > 350d or
      > > 400d.
      > > I've read some mixed reports for the 400d, so can anyone
      > recommend one
      > > or the other?
      > > The 350d is obviously cheaper (not by much in the UK - about
      £50)
      > and
      > > has spot metering, the 400d has the sensor cleaner but no spot
      > metering.
      > >
      > > Any comments would be great!!
      > >
      > > regards,
      > >
      > > Dave
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
      >
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