How's this set up to start out?

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MitchG23
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How's this set up to start out?
1 month ago

I'm an enthusiast photographer who's looking to get back into it.  I thought originally I'd have a smaller budget, but now it's around $4000.  I shoot mostly portraits, landscapes, some night photography, and a little of everything.  I'm looking for a versatile starting point to cover most ranges, and plan on upgrading lenses over time.  Eventually, I can upgrade to a 24-70mm 2.8 and 70-200 f/2.8, but I don't think it's something I have to have soon.

This is what I'm thinking:

  • Canon 5D Mark III (refurb or used)
  • Canon 24-105mm f/4 used
  • Canon 70-300 f/1.8 4-5.6 IS used
  • Canon 50mm f/1.8
  • Lowepro Slingshot 302AW
  • Alta Pro 263AGH with Pistol Grip
  • 64 GB CF Card and SD Card

I'm able to get all this for around $4100.  Any suggestions or criticisms?

Thanks for the advice!

Canon EOS 5D Mark III
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