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Alex

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Help me decide... PLEASE
« on: February 24, 2013, 09:58:56 PM »
Hey guys,

Im Alex and I have a problem... Joking aside I do have a serious problem, I have been bitten by the Prime lens bug and now I'm after getting a new prime...

I already own the 400mm 2.8 mkii IS and I have seen some of the images out of the 500mm and 600mm and this is where my problem starts... I do a lot of surf photography and birds of prey so both are perfectly suited to my needs... If I do decide to get a new prime I have told myself that this will be the final lens I buy ( told myself that 5 L lens ago )

Which one do you guy think I should be looking at more seriously?

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Help me decide... PLEASE
« on: February 24, 2013, 09:58:56 PM »

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« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2013, 10:01:23 PM »
If you already have the 400 II, get the 600 II.
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« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2013, 12:31:29 AM »
I agree that you should get the 600 in your situation. The range between the very good 400 you have and the 500 is not that big, ie. the 600 would give you more of a real distance. The three lenses you mention (the one you have, and the two others) are probably the best lenses you can get from Canon at all.
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« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2013, 12:55:44 AM »
Get the 600II  ;D
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« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2013, 01:08:56 AM »
first world problem for sure...600ii ftw

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« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2013, 02:42:00 AM »
600mm with great support

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« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2013, 02:22:16 PM »
Cheers guys for you help... I was really hoping that you were going to say the 600mm... I think it's a done deal so after i'v been up to Focus on imaging to have a play with one I will place the order and see myself a little lighter in the wallet

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« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2013, 02:22:16 PM »