First, a little backstory to this piece… For much of my young career, I shot Canon. Be it the 1D, 1D2, 1DS, 1D3, 1DS2 and 1DS3, let’s just say I had a thing for the ergonomics of that chassis. In every camera I would replace the focusing screen with the cross-style manual focusing option and would never use AF. To make things even more difficult, I only shot primes. In the beginning the main zoom from Canon was the original EF 28-70mm f/2.8L, and if you have used one, you know the drawbacks. It was also a time when there were not a lot of solid third-party lens options; Sigma had never dreamed of an ART lens and Tokina was even further behind.
Nikon D5 Rumored To Have 173 Autofocus Points And Be Released With The 24-70mm VR
Canonists have plenty to be excited about with the upcoming release of the EOS 5Ds models and the 11-24mm lens.
As of a few hours ago, and maybe not by chance, Nikonists also have something to look forward to.
Not a minute too soon, the first Nikon D5 rumor is here.
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