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Feb 16, 2007 21:06 |  #1

Help me pick.... I am torn between the two. I mainly shoot portraits. I do weddings and concert photography as well. No wildlife. And on occassion I will shoot some sports (soccer). I like the 5d because of the megapixels and my 24-70 L will be wider than it is on my 20D. However, I like the fact that I don't have to buy a grip and the 8.5 fps on the 1DMKIIn. I need to make my mind up soon. Since the rebates end on the 19th.

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Feb 16, 2007 21:12 |  #2

IMHO 8.5fps isn't such a big deal.... I've shot many sports (soccer, trapeze) and continuous drive wasn't very helpful. I just get a bunch of the same photo LOL...


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Feb 16, 2007 21:14 |  #3

Portraits, weddings, concerts, no wildlife and seldom sports. I say go with the 5D. The 2n has more than the frame rate, probably the best AF system in a camera. But since you wont be needing it, 5D would be my recommendation.


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Feb 16, 2007 21:17 |  #4

Stop it I'm making the same choice.....

While full frame goodness is great ...


it's the 1d for me...


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Feb 16, 2007 21:18 |  #5

Also going for the 1DMKIIn is the 45 AF points....


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Feb 16, 2007 21:22 |  #6

You aslo got to ask youself what is it that you really need not really sounds cool to have? A 1D will always sound cool to have, its a 1D for cryin outloud.:p But are you going to need all 45 p.o.f. for a bride n groom? Or for a guitarist? Or for someone sitting in a chair?


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Feb 16, 2007 21:42 |  #7

The 5D's ability to still produce low-noise, high dynamic photos at ISO 3200 would be quite beneficial at a concert ;)


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Feb 16, 2007 21:47 |  #8

I have both. For what you're shooting, I recommend the 5D.

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Feb 16, 2007 21:51 |  #9

Wasn't the 5D aimed at wedding and portraits especially? They did some ad videos about that I think.


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Feb 16, 2007 21:56 |  #10

add another vote for the 5d. I think for what' ur doing the 5d would be just fine. I would say you need the mp more than the fps. plus the low light like everyone is saying. it would be great for indoor weddings, concerts and such. good luck!


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Feb 16, 2007 23:43 as a reply to  @ disneydork06's post |  #11

You guys!!!

I made up mind weeks ago and now I'm back on the fence again!! :evil: :evil: :evil:




  
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Feb 17, 2007 06:27 |  #12

Thanks for the input. I think I will order the 5D today.


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Feb 17, 2007 08:55 |  #13

foto202 wrote in post #2723710 (external link)
Thanks for the input. I think I will order the 5D today.

Nice! Congrats.


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Feb 17, 2007 10:10 |  #14

thekid24 wrote in post #2722114 (external link)
But are you going to need all 45 p.o.f. for a bride n groom? Or for a guitarist? Or for someone sitting in a chair?

Probabely not, but spot metering coupled to any of 11 AF points sure comes in handy sometimes...


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Feb 17, 2007 10:13 |  #15

If weddings are more important than the sports, I'd say the 5D.




  
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