As simple as that
I am using 24-105 f4L on 5D, nothing to complain about quality, just it is too slow, IS allows you gain three f stops yes, but I do mostly portraits and I do use flashes
In my shoes, would you switch ?
09-05-2015, 08:31 PM
(This post was last modified: 09-06-2015, 09:13 AM by Rainer.)
If you want an affordable test, get a used Tamron 28-75/2.8 ... that will
pretty much tell you if the shorter focal length in combination with one stop
more does any good to you. (if that is not the case, sell the lens without too much
Personally I find 70mm is a bit short for portraits... but ymmv.
Have a look at your old photos and see how many of them were taken >70mm. As another consideration, could a prime be of use here instead?
<a class="bbc_url" href="http://snowporing.deviantart.com/">dA</a> Canon 7D2, 7D, 5D2, 600D, 450D, 300D IR modified, 1D, EF-S 10-18, 15-85, EF 35/2, 85/1.8, 135/2, 70-300L, 100-400L, MP-E65, Zeiss 2/50, Sigma 150 macro, 120-300/2.8, Samyang 8mm fisheye, Olympus E-P1, Panasonic 20/1.7, Sony HX9V, Fuji X100.
Here's what I have.
Canon 30D plus 17-55 f2.8
Canon 5D plus 24-105
plus some primes most used 50mmf1.4 and 100mm f2.8
My aim is to carry less equipement on me.
When I need f2.8 I am using my 30D with great result.
When switching to 24-70f2,8 I am afraid to be having to switch lenses during shooting which is worst than switching cameras