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Old 11-09-2012, 02:06 PM   #9903
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Originally Posted by Jive Turkey View Post
okay so. i've been reading and my delicate brain cannot understand what the full frame vs regular run of hte mill slr thing is. do i spend money on an ew lens or should i upgrade my body, but then do my DX lenses that ihave now become useless? any suggestion would be great but i'm looking to either upgrade my D5000 to something better or i want to find a good 85mm...thanks fellas.
I'm a little late in replying to this but...

IMO, and purely on non-video perspective, I would choose full frame bodies before lenses.

I am by every means an amateur photographer, and only shoot for my own pleasure, but ever since I picked up my FF body, any (non-DX) lens I've shot with has been a magical experience. (I did end up selling all my DX lenses).

If you're a guitarist, I can use this analogy:

A quality guitar through a cheap amp will sound like crap.
A cheap guitar through a quality amp will sound good.

I am NOT saying that quality glass through a starter body will produce poor results. But I have found that my FF body is like a good amp and just makes everything more satisfying.

But when it comes to video, I have no experience :P
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