Camera to back up 5D Mark III

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lordbeau
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Camera to back up 5D Mark III
Jan 9, 2013

I shall be using the 5D all the time, if I get one, so it is only to have a body around in case of disaster. Is a 650D acceptable in the event of a crisis? Is it so far removed from a 5D that it's pointless? I can't afford a 6D as well, a 7D is quite pricey and would not be used much.

Any point in having a 650D in the bag as back-up and for the occasional travel shot etc?

(I do gather that the RAW buffer is poor)

Canon EOS 5D Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon EOS 650D (EOS Rebel T4i / EOS Kiss X6i) Canon EOS 6D Canon EOS 7D
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