5DII and 7D or 5DIII

Started Sep 27, 2012 | Discussions thread
Kmccarthy
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Re: 5DII and 7D or 5DIII
In reply to Alton (TN), Sep 28, 2012

I'm an amatuer, not pro. I had a 7d + 17-55 f2.8 and then I got a 5DII with a 24-105.
I also have a70-300L.

I thought this was going to be the perfect combination, allowing me to do sports and BIF with the 7D and portraits and landscapes with the 5DII.

The reality is that it just complicated my life. I was always stressing about which gear to take with me.

I recently sold the 7d,17-55, and 5DII and bought a 5DIII with the proceeds (and still had some $$ left over to help buy a 17-40L). I couldnt be happier. Now I have a single body with great AF and IQ, with three great lenses. Simple and effective. Unlesss you are a pro and really need a backup body, I highly recommend my solution.

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