2x Canon 6D or 1x 5D an something cheap

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lordbeau
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2x Canon 6D or 1x 5D an something cheap
Apr 19, 2013

Just weighing up the pros and cons for weddings and so on:

2x 6D bodies so that if one fails, I can just switch over to the other. Also, can use both at the same time with different lenses and the same batteries. Plus I don't feel that I've spent so much on a body like the 5D Mark III. However, only one card per camera (risky).

1x 5D Mark iii and something cheap: nice main body which I would use all the time. Expensive, though. If it fails, I would fall back on something cheap and cheerful such as 650D! Hmm. However, luxury of twin card slots in main body.

Overcall cost, the same.

Any thoughts?

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