$800 to spend what lens?

Started Jun 17, 2010 | Discussions thread
mevbo
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Re: $800 to spend what lens?
In reply to David6566, Jul 29, 2010

David6566 wrote:

What about the 70-200 f2.8 non IS or will it be updated soon. I like the idea of using a 2x extender.

wskb wrote:

less extreme, sell 70-300 and get 70-200f4IS. Amazing, I have it on the 40D and it rocks.

mevbo wrote:

Sell you 70-300 and save another $1000 or so; then you can get the 70-200 2.8IS MKII and a 2x teleconverter. You would not be happier. I have this same setup but with a 50d for each lens. (17-55 like you as well). Best of both worlds and the 2x gives you 140-400 5.6 with AF. Just would take a little patience and saving....

400x with the 70-200 2.8IS is fun and quite impressive. Here are 3 taken with this setup. Nothing special, just my backyard.

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Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Canon Extender EF 2x III Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM +2 more
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