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    Lightbulb I'm gettign A good deal?

    HEllo,

    I'm new to the DSLR, I will be gettign my first dslr, My friend is selling a Canon Rebel XSI With Canon 75-300mm f/4-5.6 Lens like new for $450 shipped, comes with strap, 2gig SD, body cap, battery and charger. I know the Rebel XSI is a entry level SLR.

    What you guys think?

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    Re: I'm gettign A good deal?

    Can anybody tell me if i'm getting a good deal or not?

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    Re: I'm gettign A good deal?

    I think that is a good deal. But you will need a better walk around lens than the 75-300mm. You need a lens in the area of 15-50mm for general shooting. I am not familiar with Canon's line of lenses so check the Canon forums too. Maybe post there. They will give you a better idea on a lens. The 75-300 is more suited for far away subjects.
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    Re: I'm gettign A good deal?

    If you were to buy that camera and lens combo new, you would pay over $700, so I think you are getting a pretty good deal.

    I like Gregs suggestion of a shorter lens as well, but what that lens should be really depends on what type of shooting your into. I would suggest the 50mm f/1.8 lens. A fast, sharp lens that you can get shipped new for less than $100.
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    Re: I'm gettign A good deal?

    Thanks a lot for the suggestion, i will look into other lenses,
    I'm going to buy the camara today.

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