PikkieChick

PikkieChick

Joined on Feb 12, 2014

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  • Can anyone tell me if the RC-5 Infrared Remote is compatible with Canon 5D3 ?
  • stratobill wrote: PikkieChick wrote: After much debate & hanging out in a camera store carrying around the 70-200mm f/2.8 IS on a 5D3, I think I've decided to flag the 70-200mm f/2.8 due to the...
  • After much debate & hanging out in a camera store carrying around the 70-200mm f/2.8 IS on a 5D3, I think I've decided to flag the 70-200mm f/2.8 due to the weight. I think I'm now looking at for...
  • After much debate & hanging out in a camera store carrying around the 70-200mm f/2.8 IS on a 5D3, I think I've decided to flag the 70-200mm f/2.8 due to the weight. I think I'm now looking at for...
  • After much debate & hanging out in a camera store carrying around the 70-200mm f/2.8 IS on a 5D3, I think I've decided to flag the 70-200mm f/2.8 due to the weight. I think I'm now looking at for...
  • Yes I have considered it and will have to read a few more reviews and comparisons. There are so many opinions, negative and positive. Once the 70-200 f4 option was no longer there (i had kind if...
  • Is the 24-105L a f/4 ?
  • Yes I agree - but my source where I am getting a great deal from has indicated that there is no stock left and I am putting in an order in the next day or to. I could always purchase the f/2.8 and...
  • Boo Hoo - I dont like to hear that, I bought myself a good Think Tank backpack today so can have it on my back most of the time and will get a sling strap for the camera as well. Ive just been...
  • Yep BAk that's correct & why I'm looking at Canon as I have a great opportunity to get some of the lenses at 50% off retail ! All advice has been really useful, esp re Primes & is giving me another...
  • Thankyou everyone for your comments - a lot to digest ! I'm in the fortunate situation of getting this gear cheap and might be my last chance to do so, that's why I going all out ! Makes it hard as...
  • Thanks Lee ! Much appreciated.
  • Thankyou I'll also have the 24-70mm f/2.8L so the 50mm might be a good choice. Would you also recommend the 80mm as well ?? Im happy to buy a few primes, but want to make sure I get a god...
  • Thanks for that, I think I've decided the 100-400mm will be too heavy to lug around, so considering a converter as you've suggested. With the 70-200mm what recommendation would you make : a 1.4XII...
  • Created questions Advice on Canon Primes
    I'm purchasing a Canon 5Dlll + 24-70mm f/2.8L + 70-200mm f/2.8L IS. I was also after a 100-400mm but decided it will be too heavy to lug around, so considering a converter instead. With the...
  • MrFlash wrote: I got rid of my heavyweight gear when my wife refused to carry it any more :-( One thought on your long tele-choices. I once had a 70-200 2.8L IS and a 100-400 5.6L. I discovered...
  • l_d_allan wrote: PikkieChick wrote: 5Dlll kit set - with the EF 24-70mm f/2.8 ll USM lens. Enjoy! BTW: I wasn't aware that the 5d3 could be purchased as a kit with the 24-70mm f2.8L II There are...
  • Thanks for that ! Very much appreciated. Yep was also looking at getting just a basic speedlite flash, probably a 430 EX-ll. Should that be OK ?
  • Hi there - Ive recently come into some money & will be upgrading my Canon gear. I currently have the Canon 50D with 18-200mm lens (and that's all !). Im looking at getting the following & would...
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