Upgrade plan: what lenses for 5D3?

Started Dec 30, 2012 | Questions thread
OP MgrBuddha Junior Member • Posts: 34
Re: Upgrade plan: what lenses for 5D3?

j2l3m7 wrote:


The EF 70-300L IS will go real nice with your 650D for now.


Thanks, John. I had the non-L 70-300 but sold it after getting the 70-200 f4L. It was an OK lens but the 70-200 is noticeably better when it comes to sharpness and colors. What I did do to compensate for the loss of extra reach was to buy a used 1.4x teleconverter which I use sometimes, but not all that often.

For now my first priority is finding a normal zoom, and I am looking at aftermarket 24-70 2.8L lenses which pop up now and then. From what I read there are some good and some not as good ones of these lenses. Some are said to be quite soft at large apertures so buying a used one could be a gamble.

A happy new year to you,


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