Is the 5D mark ii still worth buying?

2 months 1 day ago #667143 by Johan Alonso
I found a good deal, or I think it's a good deal on a used 5D Mark II.  But then I was considering it's age.  Would you think this camera was still worth buying today?  Or save up for the Mark III?  


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2 months 23 hours ago #667195 by garyrhook
Many people have done good work with that body. No reason to think it's no longer possible.

But a lot depends upon your intention. If you think you're suddenly going to be able to do low-light shooting with it, then no. But it's a perfectly fine camera for many (most?) other situations.


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1 month 4 weeks ago #667460 by effron
I agree, the low light (high ISO) in the MIII is quite improved over the MII. Here's a comparison...
http://www.dpreview.com/products/compare/side-by-side?products=canon_eos5dmkii&products=canon_eos5dmkiii

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1 week 5 days ago #672693 by amatula
Me too on the 5D II!

With the store that is selling it (I am in Colorado), they said if I don't like it I could return it within a couple weeks for a store credit/exchange. I thought that was a good deal. They also offer a 6 month warranty which is great too.

Maybe you can check if those options would be available for you (?)

All the best!
Annie


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