EOS350D with EF-S 18-55mm and EF-S 55-200mm lenses, good price?

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  1. stupidboyjj

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    As subject line, the 350D plus the two lenses, currently just under 580 quid at Amazon, is it a decent price?

    The 350D plus the 18-55 lens is still approx 495 on it's own, is the extra lens worth 85 quid?
     
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    It's a good price, but i'd make sure that it's a UK stock model as some of the Amazon offers are coutesy of Pixmania who sell import models I believe :) Of course, this only matters if you require a UK based warranty.
     
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    No it's just Amazon selling it, not Pixmania.
     
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    hi stiupid, have you a link to the amazon deal, i can only find the single lens deal on the site
     
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    stupidboyjj I saw that deal (or very similar) recently as I was toying with the idea of getting the one with the second lens too (because it was less than £600)
     
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    yeah i know what you mean
     
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    The Canon kit lens does a good job stopped down but the longer zoom doesn't seem to be that popular for some reason. Whatever, I would rather have a battery grip than the second lens. Improves handling a good deal and that will make a big difference to how you use the camera and how comfortable you feel with it. Once you know what kind of range you shoot most (or miss most!) then you can concentrate on buying what you really need to do that. Personally, I would make very little use of the 50-200mm range, esp as it's a slow lens too.
     

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