Which zoom to buy with 5DmarkIII?

Started Jan 29, 2013 | Discussions thread
Skip M
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Re: Which zoom to buy with 5DmarkIII?
In reply to wint, Jan 29, 2013

Without reading any of the other replies, I'd say a 5D3 and a Tamron 24-70 f2.8 VC.  We have this lens, and it's stellar.  I've heard some issues with some samples, but we have a good one, apparently.  If you're concerned about these issues, mostly regarding basic sharpness of the lens, then I'd get the Canon 24-70 f2.8L II.  That lens is a stunner, if you can afford the tariff.

I was less than impressed with the older version of the 24-105 f4L IS that we had, the Tamron is a far better lens, equaling and in some areas, exceeding my old 24-70 f2.8L, and IS can be a big help.

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