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bholliman

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Re: A 4000$ budget for Lenses on 5D3... need suggestions
« Reply #30 on: April 16, 2013, 08:37:53 AM »

1) 24-70mm f/2.8L II -- tack sharp, rivals primes, also good in low light with high iso 5D Mark III
2) 135mm f/2.0L -- great bokeh, fast, light
3) 85mm f/1.8 -- cheap, light, fast, unobtrusive, decent lens
3) good tripod and ballhead


+1 1&2 are two of Canons best lenses

You could also substitute the 50 1.4 for the 85 1.8 if you wanted a wider low light lens.
Bodies:  6D, EOS-M
EF Lenses: 35mm f/2.0 IS, 100mm f/2.8L IS Macro, 135mm f/2.0L, 16-35mm f/4L IS, 24-70mm f/2.8L II, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II; EF-M Lenses: 22 f/2, 18-55
Speedlites: ST-E3-RT, 600EX-RT (x3)

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Re: A 4000$ budget for Lenses on 5D3... need suggestions
« Reply #30 on: April 16, 2013, 08:37:53 AM »

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Re: A 4000$ budget for Lenses on 5D3... need suggestions
« Reply #31 on: April 25, 2013, 12:56:09 AM »
Thanks for the suggestions Guys  :D
I decided on getting 24-70 2.8 and 70-200 2.8  8)
 
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Re: A 4000$ budget for Lenses on 5D3... need suggestions
« Reply #32 on: April 25, 2013, 03:39:34 AM »
Thanks for the suggestions Guys  :D
I decided on getting 24-70 2.8 and 70-200 2.8  8)
 
Hari

Great lenses, enjoy!

Post some of your shots here when you have time.
Bodies:  6D, EOS-M
EF Lenses: 35mm f/2.0 IS, 100mm f/2.8L IS Macro, 135mm f/2.0L, 16-35mm f/4L IS, 24-70mm f/2.8L II, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II; EF-M Lenses: 22 f/2, 18-55
Speedlites: ST-E3-RT, 600EX-RT (x3)

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Re: A 4000$ budget for Lenses on 5D3... need suggestions
« Reply #32 on: April 25, 2013, 03:39:34 AM »