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    Looking for a new Canon body

    I am having the opportunity to sell my Canon Rebel XT for a decent price and would like to upgrade to a new canon body camera. I was looking at the XSi, 40D and the new 50D. I will have to stick with Canon as all my lens and flash are from them. Having you opinion will help me greatly!

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    Have you read the review of the Canon 50D on dpreview (http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canoneos50d/)? WHiel they liked the camera, they were generally unimpressed with it as a stpe over the 40D, especially given the significantly higher price. If you look at the canon board on dpreview forum, you will a lot of active discussion about this. I know that you want to stick with Canon (which makes sense) but the Nikon D90 comes out as better value for money. WIth Canon, the D40 might end up being the best value for money.
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    Thanks Nick! I took a look on the dpreview on the D50 but had to go and just read the conclusion. They were not impressed for a 15 MP, as they feel a 10-12MP could have the same image quality. I will check the forum, did not know about it! Thanks!

    What about XSi?
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    I am having 3 good lens for the canon, i just cant switch to Nikon... i heard pretty good stuff about Nikon recently!
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    Quote Originally Posted by i2ik View Post
    I am having 3 good lens for the canon, i just cant switch to Nikon
    That makes a lot of sense. I've always had Nikon film SLRs. It is a factor to consider when thinking about a dSLR. I tried the XSi (which has a good price point) and found it didn't suit me: mainly because the body felt small and awkward to use. I did look at the Canon 40D and was impressed but the price was a similar to a D90. I'm now trying to decide between a Nikon D80 (copying my son) or the D90 (I don't need most of the new features but, it's the newer model). I guess the bottom line is that which ever one you get, it will be an excellent camera and take many great pictures.
    Nick

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    Thanks Nick, i am still not sure yet, but up to now, i am leaning toward the 40D body.. its sells here for 1000$ and i can get an extra lens: 18-55 IS for 1129$ which can be good for me while traveling...not as heavy as my 24-105 L4 IS
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