Would like to ask some noob questions here so please bear with me.
My daughter is growing up real fast and I would like to Capture portraits and moments that are all too fleeting. I currently using a 1D4 and have no immediate intention to change to a Ff camera.
Looking at the magical pictures here I have 3 options:-
1. Sell my 50L and 300L is mk1 for the 200 f2
2. Buy the 135L
3. Use the 300 for portraits
I would like to hazard a guess that the 200 f2 would be the best but charts and dxo stuff aside, how discernible is it in the real world?
Thank you for helping this excited new father!
P.s stalking this thread is not helping my resolve
Being as the 135L is so cheap these days(I think there's 2 under $700 on here right now) I'd buy that. It's extremely light, very sharp, has very quick AF for your moving kid(I find it works very well in AI SERVO), and has very good separation of subject to background at f2. IF you feel you really want to stand further away from them while you shoot, you shouldn't have a hard time selling it and making your money back to purchase the 200f2. Being on a 1.3x body, you're going to have to stand pretty darn far away with either the 200 or 300. Playing around at a park won't be an issue but you'll be yelling posing directions if your plan is to take actual portraits with either of those lenses. 135L @ 175mm FOVCF already requires you stand pretty far back for full body.
Then you'd have a 50,135,300 giving you a great range of FL to use on all sorts of types of work.
There is someone(FTB I think) selling a used 200f2 for pretty damn cheap($4200ish). Not sure if he sold it yet.