Best 'cheap' lenses for 5D MkII?

Started Jun 19, 2010 | Discussions thread
Chez Wimpy
Chez Wimpy Veteran Member • Posts: 9,072
Re: It's still a bad idea and a waste of money

BAK wrote:

For a beginner, the 5D Mark II is a bad idea, unless that beginner is rich.

Bad idea? Why? It gives you more control over DOF... and prime lenses are the fundamental tools for learning to "see" photographically.

If you have the money, a 5D2 + 35/2 + 85/1.8 is an amazing way to learn the craft.

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