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What lens is good for Canon Rebel XT when it comes to action photography?

I am new to the advanced photography world, and I just purchased Canon Rebel XT because it seems to be a great entry level camera with good features. I am mostly interested in taking photos of dogs at dog park and events, etc. I want to be able to take clear photos of them running around. What are the lenses that would fit my criteria? I would like something on the cheaper side that does the job. Thanks a lot!

Asked By: jd88 - 12/10/2007
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I'll give you some criteria used in choosing a lens, and then suggest a few that I would use for this purpose... More
Answered By: Evan B - 12/10/2007
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For the budget conscious shoppers and your stated end use, I'd say the 75mm-300mm f 4 > f 5.6 III, or the same lens w/ USM (ultrasonic focus motor). They sell for 159.00, and 189.95 respectively @ B+H Photo Video. With your digital crop factor, that puts you out beyond 450mm, so look into a mono pod or some other... More
Answered By: J-MaN - 12/10/2007
 
You most definitely want to get a prime. I would recommend the 300mm F/4 USM. It is almost two stops faster at the 300mm focal length than the zoom. And much sharper.
Answered By: Mere_Mortal - 12/10/2007
 
Sigma makes a 55-200 which would get you into the tele-zoom world without breaking the bank. http://www.amazon.com/Sigma-55-200mm-Telephoto-Digital-Cameras/dp/B0001VQ12Y Try this out and if you want a better one later, you won't be out much $$$. Hope this helps.
Answered By: vienna2001 - 12/10/2007
 
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