The 24mm Dilemma.

Started Oct 14, 2012 | Questions thread
OP l54p Junior Member • Posts: 43
Re: What do you want to use it for?

A few of you have asked me for more details.  I currently use the 5D (original) with a 17-40 lens, my intention was to have a serious attempt at astrophotography and therefore I was certain I was going to get the 24 L II.  I also thought I could sell the 17-40 and just use the 24 L II for landscapes and astro.  However, I also intend to upgrade the 5D to either the 6D or the 5D3 next year.  These cameras seem to have a much better high ISO capability than my 5D and therefore the 24 L II might not be necessary for the astro work and I could 'get away with' the 24 IS (being lighter is a big plus for me).  Hope you can understand my ramblings!!

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