Where to get 30d

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  1. sheldon6

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    After much research and deliberation i have deceided that the 30d will be my first dslr.

    Does anyone know where the best price can be found and also what would be the best lens to have with it. I understand that canon kit lenses arn't the best. I understand that the 17-80 is lens is good but more expensive. I currently have a fuji point and shoot that has a 6x zoom this kind of coverage would be more than adequate for my current needs. I appreciate that the lens is as if not more important than the body, but my budget is somewhat limited.
     
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    Jammydodger has a 30d for sale on the non av items section of the for sale
    part of avforums, if thats of any help to you.

    oops, just checked and he has sold it today
     
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    This site should help.
     
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    Warehouse Express tend to have good prices - and 9 months interest-free credit (useful!)
    Alternatively, cameras2u.com seem to have reasonably low prices...
     
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    Well done, good choice
    Any of the above ( posts above) quoted stock it at about the cheapest unless you get a "loving pre-used" one at much keener
    While I agree that the Kit lens may not let you realise fully the cameras potential early on , It is quite usable to learn the camera and is cheap enough to try out till you can buy a better lens
    It is not a "rubbish" lens and it will offer a chance to take a good no of pictures before you tire of it
    You obviously mean Canons 17- 85mm f 4.0 USM IS lens which is between £370- 420

    It is IMHO the most practical replacement for the kit lens in terms of range and all round "walkabout" use. The extra you pay is for the IS :)smashin: ) USM and better build and optics.

    There are others but they are either costlier, have less wide angle to tele zoom range or both

    One of the "problems" of DSLR is the quest for better IQ, therefore better lenses..lens upgraditis is a bug:rolleyes:

    Good luck:thumbsup:
     
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