Canon 5D2 and Sony A7R REALLY NEED ADVICE!

Started Aug 13, 2014 | Questions thread
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Eric Lawton
Eric Lawton Forum Member • Posts: 99
Canon 5D2 and Sony A7R REALLY NEED ADVICE!

Hello all!

So, I have been a Canon shooter for 12 years now and shoot weddings full time and landscape as a favorite hobby and for money whenever I get the chance.  So, About a month ago my trusty Canon 7D which has been my backup camera for a while got put on craigslist to get me some extra money to be put towards a better backup camera and or better landscape camera.

So, for the past 2 weeks I have been researching a lot of options and I had pretty much decided on getting a used Canon 5D Mark 2 with battery grip for around $1500 and call it a day.  Well, I can tend to be a pixel peeper sometimes being that I am a landscape photographer at heart, so when I saw a MINT Sony A7R pop up on craigslist where I live for $1900 with Sony FE 28-70 lens and 1200 clicks I bought it on a whim before someone else did.

So, now here I am sitting with a sick 36 megapixel camera wondering if I should resell and still go with a used 5D2 from Canon. My Metabones Mark IV adapter for all of my EF lenses will be here tomorrow and I am sure that will help me make a decision based on how that preforms.  but...I NEED HELP in order to put my mind at ease.  I live in Atlanta, GA and I am going on vacation to the beach next week, so I think THAT also I had a lot to do with why I made this impulse buy as well. One of my favorite photographers is Trey Ratcliff and I know he uses these Sony cameras, but the main thing that worries is that I am not sure if it could be y second camera for weddings IF I ever needed it to be.

Can anyone that has experience with these cams or has an opinion or any advice help me out on what to do here.  I ask because I hace a friend who is wanting me to trade him my Sony A7R plus lens and in return he said he will give me MINT 5D2 with sigma 24-70 f2.8 and battery grip by Canon and 3 batteries for the 5D2.  I am confused and clueless at this point as to hwat I should do.


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