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1Ds Mk2 v 1D Mk3

sandwedge Plus
12 2.0k 2 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2012 6:09PM
Help... 1D mk 3 10.1m pixels or the 1Ds mk 2 with 16.7m. Both about the same price secondhand. I shoot sport so tempted by the 10 fps. Advice please. Thanks

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Hi Sandwedge I have both cameras & they are superb at different things if sports are your thing I would have no problems recommending the 1D MK III.
It is a great camera for action with its 10 fps, if you shoot in jpeg a little less if you shoot in raw, the 10mp are more than enough to produce decent sized quality pictures if you use quality lenses ie L series.

Hope this helps
Spencer1966 5 80 1 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2012 6:24PM
I use the 1D mk3 and love it for sport - make sure you get one outside the autofocus issue or has had a fix - never had a problem with mine, locks and very few misses.

10mp is plenty large enough for me.

I also use 5D MK2 & 3 for other jobs but find you can get lazy with too many pixels whereas I get the crop right in camera with the 1D
colin beeley Plus
15 1.2k 10 England
31 Dec 2012 7:17PM
another vote for the 1D MK III i have two , stick a canon ef 300 /f2.8 on it and you can't go wrong Wink
sandwedge Plus
12 2.0k 2 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2012 7:20PM
I can see the way this going. Thanks for your advice guys.

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