New to 5D Mark III and New to DP Review

Started 4 months ago | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Pastamaster
New MemberPosts: 2Gear list
Like?
New to 5D Mark III and New to DP Review
4 months ago

Just wanted to say Hi. I am new to DSLRs. I purchased a new Canon EOS 5D Mark III a few days ago. I still shoot film and have been doing it for almost 35 years now. I still have my Canon FT QL, AE-1, A-1...all FD lenses; plus other vintage cameras like Minolta, Fujica, Nikon F series (FTN, FE, FM), etc.

So far, I am enjoying the 5D. I've been using very old and cheap EF lenses that I've purchased online for my 5D. The only slightly expensive lens I purchased was the Canon macro EF 100 USM. Other than that, I've been using the EF 35-80, EF 28-80, and EF 22-55, and EF 50mm 1.8. These lenses I know are frowned upon. LOL! I'll probably hold off on getting expensive lenses for now.

Hope to learn a lot from this forum.

Thank you.

 Pastamaster's gear list:Pastamaster's gear list
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Canon EF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 V USM Canon EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 III Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM +1 more
Canon EOS 5D Canon EOS 5D Mark III
If you believe there are incorrect tags, please send us this post using our feedback form.
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow