To Landscapers with 5DII

Started Sep 24, 2012 | Discussions thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
robonrome Senior Member • Posts: 1,898
Re: To Landscapers with 5DII

Hi, I had the 5D2 and used it mainly for landscapes, but enough occassional other stuff where focus speed/accuracy was at issue to prompt me to buy the 5D3.

Was it worth it - not really. If I was being completely logical and not bitten by the new gear bug I would have stuck with the 5d2 which is just as good for all practical purposes for landscape. I should at least have waited for a while as price has come down a whacking great chunk since preorder at launch (I'll learn one day). The5d3 is nice but won't do much for your landscapes that the 5d2 doesn't do as well - 5d3 has hdr but frankly when I want hdr I do it manually braketting and process in photomatix.

 robonrome's gear list:robonrome's gear list
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Olympus E-M1 Olympus E-M5 II Sony Alpha 7R II Canon EF 135mm f/2.0L USM +13 more
Post (hide subjects) Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow