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Minolta Dynax 7D v Canon 20D ? opinions.. :)

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    Hiya.

    I'm thinking of getting my first Digital SLR.

    I've got a 35mm Minolta 7i that I must have had for about half my life :) I'm 34 :)

    For digital i've had a Olympus C1400XL for a few years 1.4 Megapixel.

    Now i'm looking at getting either a Minolta I fancy this don't know why but just like minoltas or the Canon EOS 20D.

    Anyone tried out both and got an opinion on one other the other?

    Cheers

    Steph
     
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    The Dynax is a very nice camera, but my money would go on the 20D every time. It's a cracking camera, and Canon's lens choice makes the decision even easier.
     
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    cheers Radiohead.

    Have you actually tried both or just assume that the canon will be better? I don't mean that rudely in any way i'm just curious, what do you find better about the canon, (apart from it's reputation). :)

    Cheers

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    I tried both before deciding to save a wedge and go for the D70.

    The 7D was a bit clunky in operation, although the in-built IS was appealing. Certainly well-built.

    The 20D would have been my choice if I'd have had the money, although the D70 runs it close IMO. It's a very nice unit and has everything you need - great handling, lovely images, huge featureset, massive user base, great lens choice. IMO the DSLR is currently all about Canon and Nikon, and you'd have to had a very good reason to not choose on from either of these (ie. already having bought into another lens system).
     
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    Thanks

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