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Old Dec 12, 2014, 9:36 AM   #1
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Default Canon 5d markiii or Nikon D750 ?

I've sold my 6D .... still have the 70-300mm L and am considering buying a Canon markiii or switching to the Nikon D750, does anyone have both bodies ? which do you prefer ? which is better for what ?

I'm really an allrouder shooter... portraits...urban...landscape...concerts ....and once so often sports like motorbikes....cars...cycling...

The D750 would cost me 400 less but going for the Canon i could keep my excellent 70-300mm L.....

What i like with the D750 : 2 control dials very practical as i shoot 95% in manual...articulated screen...much better dynamic range... but how does the AF compare ?

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If I had the Canon 70-300 L, I'd stick with a Canon.

You might also be interested to know that the 5Diii has a shutter speed of 1/8000 while the Nikon 750 maxes out at 1/4000.
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Old Dec 13, 2014, 2:45 AM   #3
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Decision made ....bought myself a 5D MarkIII
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Thinking of buying the Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 VC as the walkaround lens.
I was hesitating with the Canon 24-70mm f/4 IS but i'm sure the Tamron is way sharper
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I was hesitating with the Canon 24-70mm f/4 IS but i'm sure the Tamron is way sharper
The Tamron is a fine lens, but I wouldn't say that it's "way sharper". The Tamron is slightly sharper in the center, but the Canon has less field curvature (It's sharper in the corners, so sharpness doesn't drop off as much.)
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The Tamron is a fine lens, but I wouldn't say that it's "way sharper". The Tamron is slightly sharper in the center, but the Canon has less field curvature (It's sharper in the corners, so sharpness doesn't drop off as much.)
Which of the 2 would you buy ?
I could also go for a Canon 16-35mm f4
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Which of the 2 would you buy ?
It depends on what you want to shoot. If all you'll ever use it for is portraits and couples portraits, corner sharpness isn't a big deal.

Also, the Tamron is stabilized (such as it is) while the Canon is not.

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I could also go for a Canon 16-35mm f4
That's a good choice.
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It depends on what you want to shoot. If all you'll ever use it for is portraits and couples portraits, corner sharpness isn't a big deal.

Also, the Tamron is stabilized (such as it is) while the Canon is not.



That's a good choice.
Canon 24-70mm f4 is also stabilized
I want to shoot ...portraits...landscapes...
urban....indoor low light....everything besides sports....that's for my 70-300mmL
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Canon 24-70mm f4 is also stabilized
You're right. The f/4 is stabilized; the f/2.8 is not.

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I want to shoot ...portraits...landscapes...
urban....indoor low light....everything besides sports....that's for my 70-300mmL
For "everything", especially "indoor low light", I think you'd be better off with the Canon 24-70/2.8. While it's not stabilized, Tamron's VC system doesn't seem to provide much more than a stop advantage anyway. Nobody's tested it in that particular lens, but SLRGear.com has tested multiple Tamron lenses and has repeatedly shown only a stop or so advantage. Some Canon and Nikon stabilized lenses provide as much as 3 to 4 stops advantage, but Tamron's don't perform nearly as well.

So in order to sharpen up the corners with the Tamron, you need to stop down a bit, at which point you're back where you would have been without the VC.
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Why did you sell your 6D?

I'm in the market for a new camera and am considering the 6D, 7Dii and 70D.
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