The price keeps dropping, right now B&H is offering up the Canon 5d mark II with some free extras for just $2079. I recommend you go with the free extra LP-E6 battery if you’re in the market. Meanwhile the used price of the Canon 5d mark II continues to drop.

Just scrolling through listings this morning I’ve seen used 5d mkII prices as low as $1522 on amazon and as low as $1400 on ebay. That puts the potential price of a used Canon 5d mark II at less then the price of a new 7d Body. With those kind of prices, the 5d mkII really starts to raise in the price to value category.

As of right now I think the Canon t2i running magic lantern firmware is still the best bang for your buck. At around $500 you can get the t2i to do just about everything you would really need for DSLR video. But if your looking to upgrade, I would say skip past Canon’s crop sensor line and head right for a used 5d mark II. It’s full frame and low light performance coupled with magic lantern upgrades and a low used price, make it a pretty sweet deal.

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