Canon 5D vs 6D

1 year 9 months ago #605417 by Njs556
Hello, everyone!

I'm an amateur photographer trying to get into the full frame world and would like some advice. The two cameras I'm trying to decide between are the Canon EOS 5D (Mark 1) and the Canon EOS 6D (Mark 1). I understand that the 6D will deliver better results (for the most part) but it's also more expensive. It may be out of my budget of about $600. On the other hand, people love the 5D because of its color reproduction and "style". No matter which camera I choose I'm going to buy the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens and then decide if I want to upgrade my lens later.

Is the 6D worth the extra money for an amateur, or will the 5D be just fine? 


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1 year 9 months ago #605501 by garyrhook
You don't want the 5D mk I. It's very old technology, and you will only end up frustrated. I used one once for a buddy, and was not impressed.

Suggest you save and work towards the 6D as an entry point.


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