1DX for amateur

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Mike921
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Re: 1DX for amateur
In reply to Gearóid Ó Laoi, Garry Lee, 6 months ago

Gearóid Ó Laoi, Garry Lee wrote:

Reservoir_Dog wrote:

guatitamasluz wrote:

First I thought: don't feed the troll but at a second thought I'd say: it depends on your photographical preferencies. If you do loads of low light (I do) then why not? If your budget allows that, then why not? I am happy with my 5D3 so far and I just wish, next bodies will slightly improve in high ISO. Don't have the budget for an 1Dx, and for my purposes, as an amateur, the 5D3 is more camera than I will ever need... So go for it. Or join both camps and go D4s. Who cares? Gear just fits one's requirements. Not more, not less. I am looking forward to an overnext 5D body cycle doing decent 51k and very usable 102k.

Im not a troll, this is a genuine question. I want to buy such a camera, and dont upgrade for many years. I also read manuals front to back and again I know, the 5d MK3 is also a very serious DSLR.

I recently bought a 1Dx. Only one reason. I do a lot of action stuff. That's the ONLY reason to spend so much.

If you don't do action, you don't need to spend that much to get better results for less..

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Sorry bro, sports shooting isn't the ONLY reason to buy a 1DX.  If you're going to shoot in dicey weather/environmental conditions and/or going to shoot with only one body - the 1DX is the only Canon choice.  I'm definitely an amateur, and when I can only take one body - it's the 1DX.

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