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Re: Sell canon 5d3 and return new macbook pro retina to buy the 1d x
« Reply #30 on: March 12, 2013, 05:04:50 AM »
If it were me, I'd stick with 5D3.  1DX and 5D3 got the same AF (almost).  As for low light performance, 1DX is just a little bit better.  I suggest getting 1DX only if more than 6fps performance is crucial to you.  Your macbook is also important since it is so good to edit raw files using mac.  If I were you, I'd like a good TS-E lens instead of the 35 though.  :)
I agree with this advice....EXCEPT the bit about 35mm. if you shoot a lot of product and architecture then, yeah get a TS-E...if not... save a bundle an get a better lens in the Sigma 35mm f/1.4. ...there is $1000 for a nice trip to use it on!
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Re: Sell canon 5d3 and return new macbook pro retina to buy the 1d x
« Reply #30 on: March 12, 2013, 05:04:50 AM »

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Re: Sell canon 5d3 and return new macbook pro retina to buy the 1d x
« Reply #31 on: March 12, 2013, 12:32:39 PM »
The 5D Mark III is the best piece of photographic equipment I've ever had in my hands. I'm a photographer from 1999 and I've owned almost everything from Leica, Hasselblad and so on.

Many EOS bodies too. If you don't need the extra FPS (and so if you aren't a sport shooter) keep 5D3.

I'm an hardware geek too and I own a top performance Retina MacBook Pro. This is the perfect machine for retouching big files like 22MP from 5D. Its screen is something uncomparable with any other thing out there.

If you want to spend some money, take some really good primes if you need it (50mm f1.2, 85mm f1.2, 24mm 1.4, 35mm 1.4 135 f2).

Take a look to my site (www.frammenti.eu/wpe) for some shots with thoso lenses.

My 2 cents.

The Apple displays are great too. I do most of my editing between my retina and PC with one of their new displays, I had a Cinema HD (still works great) for close to 8 years.

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Re: Sell canon 5d3 and return new macbook pro retina to buy the 1d x
« Reply #32 on: March 12, 2013, 08:32:49 PM »
weren't you going to sell all your gear to downgrade to get a SMALLER camera a few weeks ago? :o

Yeah but i have been getting back into takingbpictures and so my itch went up to the 1dx as i said going to keep what i have and try the 16-35 or 35mm prime just not sure which one.

I own both and since getting the sigma 35 i struggle to find any lens that comes close to its sharpness
the 16-35 used to be my favourite lens now i ususally carry the sigma 35 and my voitlander 20mm pancake in case i want to go wider

I would recomend the sigma 35 its truely amazing and half the price of the canon zoom :D
with the savings you could pick up a 135 f2L (which i also recently grabbed second hand) its also an amazing lens
now my bag-o-primes is
20mm voigtlander
35mm sigma f1.4
85mm sigma f1.4
135mm canon f2L

i've got lots of 50mm lenses but i just dont use them anymore
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Re: Sell canon 5d3 and return new macbook pro retina to buy the 1d x
« Reply #33 on: March 13, 2013, 06:22:32 PM »
A few months ago, you almost sell your your 5D III + lenses to settle for 6D + 24-70 f4 IS. ADN NOW..........you want 1D X? ??? ::) :-\ :) :D ;D
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Re: Sell canon 5d3 and return new macbook pro retina to buy the 1d x
« Reply #34 on: March 13, 2013, 07:24:12 PM »
A few months ago, you almost sell your your 5D III + lenses to settle for 6D + 24-70 f4 IS. ADN NOW..........you want 1D X? ??? ::) :-\ :) :D ;D

No i was in a light gear phase. I cured that with a sony nex 6. Then I was in a 1d x phase but thanks to the advice of you fellow canon rumor chaps i will go for a new lens. I am thinking the sigma 35mm.
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Re: Sell canon 5d3 and return new macbook pro retina to buy the 1d x
« Reply #35 on: March 13, 2013, 07:33:06 PM »
i bought the sigma 35 new from B&H AND a 2 year old used canon 135 f2L for less than I can buy a canon 35 f1.4L locally :D
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Re: Sell canon 5d3 and return new macbook pro retina to buy the 1d x
« Reply #36 on: March 13, 2013, 11:18:54 PM »
A few months ago, you almost sell your your 5D III + lenses to settle for 6D + 24-70 f4 IS. ADN NOW..........you want 1D X? ??? ::) :-\ :) :D ;D

No i was in a light gear phase. I cured that with a sony nex 6. Then I was in a 1d x phase but thanks to the advice of you fellow canon rumor chaps i will go for a new lens. I am thinking the sigma 35mm.

For light gear phase, I went with Sony RX1 - small enough to carry around and takes amazing photos.

If Sony or Fuji come out FF build in P&S body like RX1 with exchangable lenses ...I'll sell all my Canon gear ;)

Here are some photos from RX1:
http://albums.phanfare.com/isolated/nkq0gb6m/1/5981795
Body: 1DX -- 5D III
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Prime: 40mm -- 85L II -- 135L -- 200L f2 IS -- 400L f2.8 IS II

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Re: Sell canon 5d3 and return new macbook pro retina to buy the 1d x
« Reply #36 on: March 13, 2013, 11:18:54 PM »

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Re: Sell canon 5d3 and return new macbook pro retina to buy the 1d x
« Reply #37 on: March 13, 2013, 11:35:36 PM »
I agree that for you, there is absolutely no reason at all to buy a 1DX over your current 5D Mark III.
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Re: Sell canon 5d3 and return new macbook pro retina to buy the 1d x
« Reply #38 on: March 14, 2013, 07:07:38 AM »
A few months ago, you almost sell your your 5D III + lenses to settle for 6D + 24-70 f4 IS. ADN NOW..........you want 1D X? ??? ::) :-\ :) :D ;D

No i was in a light gear phase. I cured that with a sony nex 6. Then I was in a 1d x phase but thanks to the advice of you fellow canon rumor chaps i will go for a new lens. I am thinking the sigma 35mm.

For light gear phase, I went with Sony RX1 - small enough to carry around and takes amazing photos.

If Sony or Fuji come out FF build in P&S body like RX1 with exchangable lenses ...I'll sell all my Canon gear ;)

Here are some photos from RX1:
http://albums.phanfare.com/isolated/nkq0gb6m/1/5981795

I agree that is a nice camera. I just have a hard time investing in such an expensive single fl camera. Nice pics:)
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Re: Sell canon 5d3 and return new macbook pro retina to buy the 1d x
« Reply #38 on: March 14, 2013, 07:07:38 AM »