I know its been a while since its release in 2003 but does anyone remember what Lense(s) came with the 10D Kit?
I know it would have been the EF lenses as the 10D can NOT use the EF-S lenses produced later.
bought it used with a 35-80mm EF lens but i doubt this was the original, most used ones available online seem to come with the 18-55mm...... but this doesnt seem "long" enough for a typical "kit" lens.
was there an upgraded kit with 2 or more lenses?, if so what lenses?
"...most used ones available online seem to come with the 18-55mm...... but this doesnt seem "long" enough for a typical "kit" lens.."
Hmmmmm. A used 10D with an EF-S 18-55 would be a worthless combo. That lens won't even mount on the 10D. But it is the most common kit lens on today's crop sensor DSLRs. It's AOV on a cropper is roughly equivalent to a 28-90mm on a full frame camera, so it seems a reasonable choice for focal lengths.
The first camera to be able to use EF-S lenses was the Digital Rebel or 300D, which came out shortly after the 10D. The Rebel was introduced and offered with the first version of the EF-S 18-55mm.
When I bought my 10D I don't recall it being offered in kit with any particular "kit" lens. It might have been offered with the EF 28-135mm IS.... many of the later xxD models were. That's not a "kit lens", per se. It's an old film lens that's been around for quite a while, and actually offers better build, performance and image quality than many kit lenses... It's just not very wide on a crop sensor camera.
I bought the 10D "body only". Can't recall seeing it offered in any kits.... but maybe just because I wasn't looking for it that way.
I used my 10D with 24-70/2.8 and 17-35/2.8 that I had from my film cameras. I already had a 28-135, too. Sometime later, when I found myself shooting digital more than film, I sold the 17-35 and got a Tokina 12-24, specifically because it could be used on the 10D (though by then I also had a 30D).
When new, the 10D was the first DSLR offered for less than $2000 (actually $1999). With the battery grip and shipping, it was around $2400.
My first DSLR was the 10D and I also do not recall it being offered with a "Kit" lens. Most people just used what ever EOS film lenses they already had.
The closest thing to a "Kit" lens may have been the EF 24-85mm 3.5-4.5 as all the Canon brochures and literature of the time showed the D30, D60, and 10D with that lens.
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