One of the worse kept secrets ever. absolutely no surprise in its release.
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I've never heard that the 85L's build is anything less than awesome. I've never owned or laid a finger on a 85mmL, but i've read many , many reviews of this lens and I know a great deal about it. to say that RLphoto's review really should point out how the 85mmL is in some way built poorly is plain rubbish.
Also, i'd imagine many lenses, if not damn near all of them could be disassembled by unscrewing the front threads.
my only question regards that shot of the clothes pins. Is that distortion, or is that line really that crooked? now, since you showed me yours, i feel it's only customary to show mine. clothes pin shot that is.
The 6D is a repackaged 5D2, which is a repackaged 20D w/ a FF sensor.
Save your dough and buy a used 5D2+glass or a 5D3.
I keep seeing this same post by RLPhoto in response to the 6D over and over. I consider RLPhoto a solid and talented photographer who consistently offers great advice here, no offense is intended by my comment but... his response to the 6D is out of character for him because it indicates an assumption opinion apparently based on specs that isn't backed up by first hand experience. And the repeated posting of it seems to indicate a desire to prevent others from making a mistake in purchasing the 6D.
I've shot about 4000+ images so far with the 6D I've owned for about a month. I also own the 5D3, 60D, 40D, 30D and original 5D. I've shot the 5D2 as well. The 5D3 and 6D are the first NIB bodies I've purchased. I normally purchase most of my equipment used. I agree that the current Canon prices are ridiculous. I purchased the 6D because I find the 5D3 low light performance and AF to be lacking. In another month or two I will likely sell either the 5D3 or the 6D. If Canon somehow magically fixes the 5D3 AF I would be inclined to possibly keep it but as things stand now, unless I do a lot of sports shooting (which I don't), the 6D will easily win this decision.
I can assure you that IMHO (based on actual use) the 6D is not a repackaged 5D2, 20D or whatever is being assumed. The 6D IQ is comparable to the 5D3 IQ and the 6D is superior to all other cameras in low light. The 6D simply works great as an entry level (or even mid level) FF camera. Everything I have read from actual 6D hands-on use and reviews is positive. My knee-jerk reaction to the 6D spec sheet several months ago was also negative. But I gave it a chance and I'm glad I did.
If you love the 7D, you'll hate the 5D2 or the 6D.
Really? Remember what the OP wants the camera for:
"I'm trying to work in the industry of wedding and portrait photography mainly but on the side fashion"
The 5D II has been very successful in these areas, far more so than the 7D, and the 6D has the added strength of low-light AF that actually works - maybe even better than the Mk III. I love my 7D, but I love both the Mk II and the 6D a lot more!QuoteSave the cash and get the mk3. It won't limit you later on.
I wouldn't necessarily argue against that, though.
Sorry, but when you're buying the equipment that most 5D Mark III's owners are, and like myself, who paid $3499, the differential is meaningless. $2599 vs $3499? Who cares? Not only that, I've been using it since early April and I bought it new, not refurbished. That's 8 months of use of it. Do you wait 10 years to buy a car just because the price comes down? How many people buy a brand new car and then 3 years later, go, "Dang that car company! That makes me so mad I paid $24,000 instead of $18,000!!"? This is ridiculous. Feel bad for hungry children in Africa, not people who paid $900 more for a DSLR in April.
There is nothing like canon primes. Fantastic.
Carl Zeiss, Nikon, Leitz, Sneider, some Sigma, Tamron
there are fantastic primes out there and the smallest problem I have is to argue for or against the Canon because I have several tools to choose.
Happy new year