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      01-02-2018, 05:55 PM   #1
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Hey guys,

I've been doing "photography" publicly for about a year and I think its time for me to upgrade. I've mainly do car photo-shoots (rollers and static) and sometimes portraits (here is my IG for more reference: https://www.instagram.com/isinghstudio/). I've been using a Canon T3i Rebel with a 18-55 mm lens. This camera has been an awesome camera for me to learn on and build my photography page.

What would you recommend for a new camera? The budget is around $1k.

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Itís been a while since Iíve been in the camera game, but Iím sure you can get a great deal on a 60D or 70D. Probably around $400-$600. Id spend the rest on some nice glass. Depends entirely on your style and how you like to shoot. You can get some great lenses under $500.
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I picked up a Nikon d7600 a few months back and just recently got a cheaper wide angle lense. The hard part is spending big bucks on the glass not the body. I'd suggest at least an 80D or d7600. I am not sure if there are many mirror-less cameras around your budget though.
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The 6D Mark II was recently on sale for just a little over $1K.
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Glass, glass, glass. With $1,000 to spend you won't be able to get a camera body that won't be limited by your 18-55mm. I'd suggest getting the best piece of glass you can, in the focal range you're seeking. New or refurbished (be careful buying used if you don't know how to properly analyze the condition of a lens such as mold growth), here are a couple thoughts:

35mm F1.4 or F1.8 (50mm full frame equivalent)
24mm F1.4 or F1.8 (35mm full frame equivalent)
24-70mm F2.8
70-200mm F2.8

All of which, assuming you get the FF version, will allow you to take your photos to the next level. If you decide to upgrade to a FF body then these lenses will be with you to make the transition.

If you decide to get a FF body now, you're going to spend all your money on the body and won't have the glass to match it.
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