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Opinions for Short teles for 5DIII?
« on: March 23, 2012, 12:00:27 AM »
I am going to get a 5DIII in the next several weeks (can't wait).

I have a 17-40 f4L, but not thrilled with it (good enough at ~f6)
I have the 70-200 f2.8 is II, and a couple of long primes.

I like wildlife photography and need an occasional shorter lens for closer work.

So the question is, which would be the best lens to replace the 17-40 .  I am interested in image quality, and let's say that I have about $2,300 to spend.  The choices I was considering were:

24-70 f 2.8 II
24-105 f 4 (kit)
A macro even?
Any other recommendations?

Thanks so much for your input/considerations
sek Cameras: 5D III, 5D II, EOS M  Lenses:  24-70 2.8 II IS, 24-105 f4L, 70-200 f4L IS, 70-200 f2.8L IS II, EF 300 f4L IS, EF 400 5.6L, 300 2.8 IS II, Samyang 14 mm 2.8 Flashes: 580 EX II600EX-RT X 2, ST-E3-RT
Plus lots of stuff that just didn't work for me