5D II + 100 f2 for basketball

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UnbearableLightness New Member • Posts: 4
5D II + 100 f2 for basketball

Money's tight right now, I'm getting back into photography after a five-year hiatus, and I have kids in basketball this winter.

I used to shoot a 30D and 450D, but the 30D broke and isn't worth repairing. I had a poor experience trying to shoot soccer this summer using the 450D with a Sigma 70-300mm APO (red ring), as you can imagine.

I was recently looking at buying a 6D Mark II and 70-200mm IS L, but need to save more money now.

I found a 5D Mark II with 40,000 actuations for $650, and the seller is willing to throw in a 100mm f/2 (a lens I've owned and loved before) for no extra money. Is that a good deal in your opinion, and would I at least be able to get through this winter with some under-the-basket shots? Thank you.

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