Originally Posted by DaveC
OK This weekend I am buying an EOS 40D and some lenses, budget is £1000. Now, I'd like: a) something small and light that covers a small amount of zoom down to a small amount of wide angle b) something that covers everyday use up to quite a lot of zoom but isn't too bulky and is reasonably fast and c) possibly something that can go into macro (nice but not essential). I used to quite enjoy low light conditions so faster (I know that doesnt exactly fit in with my budget) stabilised lenses would probably be a boon?
So, is this two lenses, one lens or three and any suggestions that wouldn't break the bank? The IS kit lens for the 40D looks quite reasonable for one of the choices as a starter.
I'll start off by admitting I know pretty much FA about this. But ...
Whatever you buy you really should get one of these as well: