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      02-03-2008, 11:38 PM   #1
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Canon Rebel XTi Photos

hey whats up everyone?
the boyfriend just bought me a rebel xti and i was wondering if anyone can post photos that they took with that camera so i know what to look forward to...

i heard it was a really awesome camera i cant wait to start using it!
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These were taken from my Rebel XT (the model before the XTi). Other than 2 more mega pixels and a few other upgrades both cameras are identical. Just remember that good photos can be created from any kind of camera. Good technique, composition and post processing are key to taking terrific pictures.











You can't go wrong with an XTi, go out there and shoot!
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xti is a great beginners DSLR. All the photos on my flickr are taken with my XTI, but ill post some in this thread i guess. Since this is an automotive forum ill just post images of cars.

www.flickr.com/photos/lolrance



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xti is a great beginners DSLR. All the photos on my flickr are taken with my XTI, but ill post some in this thread i guess. Since this is an automotive forum ill just post images of cars.

www.flickr.com/photos/lolrance



oh wow
how did u take that rolling shot?
oh i have so much to learn
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oh wow
how did u take that rolling shot?
oh i have so much to learn
Shoot in Av mode @ ~1/60th of a shutter. Keep the camera steady as possible (obviously) and shoot away. Use IA Servo focusing.
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Shoot in Av mode @ ~1/60th of a shutter. Keep the camera steady as possible (obviously) and shoot away. Use IA Servo focusing.
You can't adjust the shutter speed on the AV mode. You can only adjust the F-stop/Aperture.
Are you talking about TV mode?
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Shoot in Av mode @ ~1/60th of a shutter. Keep the camera steady as possible (obviously) and shoot away. Use IA Servo focusing.
Rolling shots are very dependent on the setting and circumstances. You can't just say, oh shoot at 1/60 and i think you ment Tv mode.

The general rule of thumb for rolling shots is to set your shutter speed 1/x where X = the speed the cars are moving at. So lets say your both going at 45mph, so set your shutter to 1/45 or if your on the freeway with the cars moving faster, you probably need to set it at 1/60.
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All my pbase are with my Xti...

and a more recent shoot
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These were taken from my Rebel XT (the model before the XTi). Other than 2 more mega pixels and a few other upgrades both cameras are identical. Just remember that good photos can be created from any kind of camera. Good technique, composition and post processing are key to taking terrific pictures.











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xti is a great beginners DSLR. All the photos on my flickr are taken with my XTI, but ill post some in this thread i guess. Since this is an automotive forum ill just post images of cars.

www.flickr.com/photos/lolrance



I think yall may have convinced me to go ahead and scrap the P&S and just get a DSLR.
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Yes. Sorry. Ha. That's exactly what I meant.
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Rolling shots are very dependent on the setting and circumstances. You can't just say, oh shoot at 1/60 and i think you ment Tv mode.

The general rule of thumb for rolling shots is to set your shutter speed 1/x where X = the speed the cars are moving at. So lets say your both going at 45mph, so set your shutter to 1/45 or if your on the freeway with the cars moving faster, you probably need to set it at 1/60.
Yeah, I meant Tv. Sorry for the misunderstanding there. I agree with your 1/x where x=speed. However, I find 1/60 (with no mount) tends to be best for many people so as to keep the frame sharp. Obviously, this too, will fluctuate for each photographer.
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All my pbase are with my Xti...

and a more recent shoot
Gorgeous photo!
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      02-08-2008, 07:29 PM   #14
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shot with the XT NON i

both shot with an XT non I
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I have an XTi, some photos:
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I have an XTi, some photos:
wow nikki those are really beautiful shots
one question..

HOW?! lol.. i just got mine and im totally clueless on how to use it =_=
well besides the point and shoot like features...
which makes me think.. "why did i bother buying it if i dont even know how to use it =_=;; "

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thanks, yea i had no idea how to use mine, it takes a little time. give it a month and you should be good.
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I'm currently taking a class to learn about this too... here are some pointers.
Your XTI should have a light meter in the viewfinder use that to help you figure out correct exposure for your shots. Usually you want it to be in the middle at 0.. so depending on whether you are in AV or TV mode you would just adjust the f-stop (how wide the opening of your lens is..f-1= widest f-22 smallest) or shutter speed until the meter shows 0.
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wow nikki those are really beautiful shots
one question..

HOW?! lol.. i just got mine and im totally clueless on how to use it =_=
well besides the point and shoot like features...
which makes me think.. "why did i bother buying it if i dont even know how to use it =_=;; "

It's called learning how to use it noob

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It's called learning how to use it noob

noobs ftw!

hahaha..
anyone have an extra battery/battery charger that they could sell me? xP
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wow nikki those are really beautiful shots
one question..

HOW?! lol.. i just got mine and im totally clueless on how to use it =_=
well besides the point and shoot like features...
which makes me think.. "why did i bother buying it if i dont even know how to use it =_=;; "

If you're looking for advice on how to make certain images, you can always post questions in here. Your camera brand isn't important, lots of people can offer some good advice for you to experiment with. Just remember, get out and shoot, pay attention to how you setup the camera, and learn from there!
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noobs ftw!

hahaha..
anyone have an extra battery/battery charger that they could sell me? xP
noobs for the win...
Curious, do you play cs? LMAO.

Battery + charger find it on ebay, its so cheap. Like 10$?
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