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Discussion in 'Photography Forums' started by onefivenine, Jun 11, 2005.

  1. onefivenine

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    Hello,

    I've got an EOS50E with 28-80mm and 75-300mm lenses.

    I'd like to upgrade to an EOS20D body. Will my old lenses be suitable?

    Any advice appreciated!
     
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    All EF lenses fit the 20D
     
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    Just remember the 1.6 crop factor. i.e. 28-80 becomes a 45-128....
     
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    Does the 1.6 crop factor only apply to the old EF lenses?
     
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    No. It's the sensor in the camera which dictates the 1.6 crop factor and not the lens.
     
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    No, it applies to all EF and EF-S lenses on a 20D
     
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    Thanks for the help guys.

    Does the 20D's in-built features replace the need to use colour correction and graduated filters?
     
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    It does have built in filters, and you can change the colour temp ect you can bracket the WB.
     
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    You still need grads to preserve details in sky's etc...
     
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    I take it you still need to use filters for graduated effects.

    I'm tempted to buy a 20D body only and a EF-S 10-22mm lens to go alongside my 28-80mm and 75-300mm. This leaves an obvious gap between the 35mm equivalent of 35-45mm... but is it likely to be an issue?
     
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    Yeah i'm sorry, the built in filters are for B&W , as tony said you'll need polarizing filters ect for certain conditions
     
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    No issue there that i can see


    personally i'd not go for the efs range as they wont fit the full frame digital canons that i hope one day to have, and the apertures too small for me and i always think about the resale value/cost, which is close to the 17-40 F4L. But many people love that lens
     
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    Good idea, it's what I'd do in your position :)
     

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