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|02-29-2012 06:09 PM|
for the beginning photographer its specs may be less than the T2i, but the T3 is not junk -- it is better than any point & shoot, and is probably capable of much better photos than that photographer can take. if they can live with the limitations as I mentioned (smaller LCD, 720p video, and less max megapixels) that price difference may be better put towards other important gear (flash, lenses, etc)
|02-28-2012 07:44 PM|
your T3 is better than any poeple T3i or T2i!,
|02-28-2012 05:26 PM|
my T3 with my 30 f/1.4 takes better pics than my friend's T2i with kit, or my other friend's T3i also with kit
|02-28-2012 09:58 AM|
hopefully, t2i has same lens deal!
|02-27-2012 05:50 PM|
|02-27-2012 05:46 PM|
not commenting on this deal itself, but the Canon T3 isn't that bad for beginners. compared to the T2i, this one has a smaller LCD screen, video recording only at 720p, and less max megapixels (not that big of a deal).
I accepted those shortcomings, and decided that the money I would save was better put towards a new lens (also sold my kit lens for about $100 and currently using an 18-200 and 30 f/1.4)
|02-27-2012 02:48 PM|
Actually, the T3 and the 55-250 are cheaper than this deal. Go through checkout at Amazon and they are $575. Looks like the lens rebates are back for the T3, now to check if it works for other cameras too
|02-27-2012 01:24 PM|
The 55-250 has image stabilisation as well. Which does help if youre not on a tripod.
IMO, a good starter kit now days is a T2i with the kit zoom(18-55) and the 50mm 1.8
Then branch out from there.
|02-27-2012 01:14 PM|
|02-27-2012 01:07 PM|
Looks like you have some T2i info pasted in there OP.
I personally would spend the cash on a T2i than a T3...
|02-27-2012 01:00 PM|
|shrimpsiumai||must.. resist.. until T4 is announced so T3i will be cheaper|
|02-27-2012 12:57 PM|
|snaggy||Any advice on a good flash for this camera that doesn't cost almost as much as the camera?|
|02-27-2012 12:57 PM|
I was waiting for a good deal for t2i or t3i.
Is t3 worth to try for a beginner?
Which lens are better for sports events:
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom Lens
Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III Telephoto Zoom Lens
|02-27-2012 12:49 PM|
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Canon EOS Rebel T3 12.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 2.7-Inch LCD and EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens
The new flagship of the EOS Rebel line, Canon EOS Rebel T2i brings professional EOS features into an easy to use, lightweight digital SLR that's a joy to use. Featuring a class-leading 18.0-megapixel CMOS image sensor and increased light sensitivity for low light photography, the EOS Rebel T2i also has an advanced HD Movie mode for gorgeous Full HD movies. Able to capture up to 3.7 frames per second, it's ready to go the minute it's picked up. Advanced Live View, a new wide-area screen, plus features like Canon's brilliant Auto Lighting Optimizer and Highlight Tone features ensure brilliant photos and movies, easily. With some of the most advanced features of any digital SLR, it's simply the best Rebel Canon has ever created.
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Canon T3 DSLR Kit includes the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens
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ISO 100 - 6400 for shooting from bright to dim light
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Auto Focus; Dual-layer metering sensor with 73 zones; Basic+ function; Creative Auto mode; In-camera Feature Guide
Compatible with full line of Canon EF and EF-S lenses
USB 2.0 terminal; HDMI mini out terminal: NTSC/PAL selectable; SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot (card not included)