/ Newc5DIII or used 1DsIII
Money isn't an issue, save I can't afford a 1Dx.
What would you go for and why?
I've already heard of 5Diiis dying in rain, but the 1Dsiii isn't as well specced, and is huge. All my lenses are weather proof L's.
What's wrong with your 5D mkii? Would a better use of the cash be on a nice new lens, or maybe a photographic trip of a lifetime?
Personally, i think i'd go with the 5D mkiii if i had to choose out of the two. My thinking being that because it's newer it's probably got better technology on the focus, noise reduction and processor fronts.
Cheers Nadir. It was yours I rememember reading about dying.
I was surprised to see the 1Dsiii only goes to ISO 3200. That's probably clinched the 5Diii for me. You reckon it's safe to walk about in drizzle with one?
Not a lot, aside from AF for sports, which isn't the best.
Aside from that I want to spend my money on a new toy for me. I don't need any more lenses and I travel plenty.
Water damage is a pretty cruel mistress but a carrier bag with an elastic band is a perfect rain coat ;)
5Diii ordered tonight, and will arrive Wednesday. :)
To the guy that emailed me about my 5D ii, I will reply, just had a horrendous week. :-/
What's the best price you found on one, if you don't mind me asking?
I would only go for the mark 5d mark 3 if you were shooting extensively indoors..
I use both for weddings and don't mind which one I use outdoors
Indoor ISO and focus is a huge improvement on the mark 3 and well worth the upgrade
I went with WEX, rather than a grey importer, for peace of mind.
£2315, but they had a special offer: Canon battery grip at half price (£150 instead of £300).
SRS Microsystems had the body for about £30 less (best price I found with a major dealer) but didn't have the offer on the grip.
I shoot gymnastics indoor (daughter) and the ii just doesn't hack it.
It's not too good with a lunatic Springer Spaniel outdoors either. :)
For landscapes I don't expect much difference.
Thanks for that Dispater :)
You probably know already but the new 6D appears to be available already in the US and has a 1st March release date in the UK. May be worth considering if you haven't done so already.
The 6D is in stock in John Lewis right now.
I had a lengthy fondle on Sunday.
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