To Landscapers with 5DII

Started Sep 24, 2012 | Discussions thread
Steven-T
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Re: To Landscapers with 5DII
In reply to Saturoldan, Sep 24, 2012

I used and KILLED several 5D1 (four) and 5D2 (two), still got one each. If it were me, I would go with saving the money for a TS-E 24mm II. (I have a TS-E 17mm to cover architecture and landscape).

If weather is a major consideration, I will go with a used 1Ds II or III. If I start afresh, I will go with the D800e instead. Now I am waiting for the 46.1mp 3DX, with a large box of L's.

Saturoldan wrote:

Hi all!

Do you think that 5dII has everything you need for Landscape photography? If you had the bucks to change to 5DIII, would you buy 5DIII or invest it in lens?

I am going FF since I´ve got a 1DIV and need the wide angle view, so I am deciding to buy a 5DII or a 5DIII (no 6D). If I go with 5DII I won´t get an used 5DII because it´s a “small” difference in price (about 400€) but a big difference with the warranty (I work in wet and harsh places, so I better have a warranty).

Thanks for your responses.

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