Shoot video with the 17-40 on the 5d mk2??

Started Jan 25, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Shoot video with the 17-40 on the 5d mk2??
In reply to Don Jose, Jan 25, 2013

Don Jose wrote:

Anybody has shot video using the 17-40 on the 5d Mk2? Results???

I don't usually use that lens on my 5DII for two reasons: 1) no IS so video is only as stable as your handholding/tripod allows, and 2) with wide angle lenses moire and aliasing becomes more noticeable and pronounced. My 24-105 IS is usually a much better choice. I have used my 28 1.8 and 50 1.4 for video when I want really shallow DOF, but my ability to handhold steady isn't so good so I usually don't.

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