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which body

between the 40d and 550d which body would give best iq used with 17-40 lens and shooting raw

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mikehit 8 8.0k 13 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2013 8:12AM
I would go with the 550D - it is three years newer in both sensor technology and the processing software. Whether 'better' means 'wow, there is such a difference I could not possibly ever use the 40D' is another matter.
IanBurton 8 81 7 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2013 8:33AM
I agree with Mike, if I'm not mistaking the 550d uses the same processor as the 7d (DIGIC 4). My father-in-law has the 550d and the IQ is really good.
kodachrome 6 701
22 Nov 2013 9:11AM
For some reason, the older 550D has had better IQ reviews than later models. I'm not a Canon user but if I was to change brands, the 550D would be first on my list.
cameracat 14 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
22 Nov 2013 3:14PM

Quote:which body

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alansnap 14 577 26 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2013 5:30PM
Buy the latest you can afford, so the 550D is better without doubt.
thanks for replies I could not decide which camera to take to Edinburgh today went with the 40

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