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Ah, so you want to take photographs of beautiful vistas! The good news is, because landscapes tend to move very slowly and you generally have lots of light outside, you don't need quite the same level of camera or lens that sports and portrait photographers need.
In general, you are looking for a camera with as many megapixels as possible—especially if you want to produce large prints of your photos. For lenses, a wide-angle lens (between 10 and 35mm) is generally what you want for landscape photography, but some specific applications might need different lenses, which I'll cover below.
To be honest, almost any modern DSLR will perform well at outdoor photography. As always, though, the more you spend, the better your results will be and the larger you will be able to print your photos. It basically comes down to what kind of photographer you are.
It's also worth noting that professional landscape photographers don't actually use DSLRs—they use medium format cameras, or even large format; but that's another topic for another time.
The right lens
Picking the right lens is a little trickier. If you opted for the 5D camera body and you only want to take stunning landscape photos, get the Canon 14mm f/2.8L II. If you went with a T2i or 7D camera body, you should get the Canon EF-S 10-22mm instead.
If you chose the 5D but want a little more flexibility—if you don't always want to take photos of huge, rolling landscapes—the Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L II is truly awesome. In fact, get the Canon 14mm and the 16-35; it's the perfect combination for wide-angle outdoor photography!
Now, if you want to do outdoor photography that isn't of the wide-open-vista variety, you have two options. If you want to take photos of wild animals, you want a telephoto lens; and if you want to take photos of plants and insects or other close subjects, you want a macro or normal lens. For more info, check the sports enthusiast or portrait taker solutions.
So far, you've had a pretty cheap ride! Fortunately (or not), there are plenty of neat accessories that you can buy for outdoor photography. First, you'll certainly need a good tripod; anything by Manfrotto will do. If you like to hike, a monopod is a better solution. If you're a traveler (or hiker), add some spare batteries to your order when you grab your camera body.
If you want to experiment with time-lapse photography, when you take a series of photos over a very long period of time, you'll need a timer or intervalometer. If you have some extra money to burn, the official Canon remote timers are pretty good, but a cheap one from Aputure is just as good.
Finally, you should probably invest in some filters, which are thin sheets of glass that you screw into the front of your lenses. At their most basic, filters might save your lens if you drop it; polarizing filters or warming filters can drastically improve your photos. Filters are a complex subject, though, and require a lot of trial and error to discover what kind of effects you prefer. Do some Googling before buying any filters.
Whether you want to take photos inside or out, every portrait photographer needs the same kind of gear.
Is that a super telephoto lens in your hand, or are you just pleased to be taking sports photos?
With a modern DSLR in your hand, the world's beautiful vistas are your oyster.
Make light work with you instead of against you for beautiful photographs.
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