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EOS Bodies / Re: Big Announcements Coming Next Week [CR3]
« on: Today at 12:20:33 AM »
Popphoto magazine made a mistake on its february issue, probably showing photos of the next issue. Seems like the next Canon bodies. Sorry for my english!
Att
Durvile

When will we see the first thread entitled "buy 5DSR now or wait for 5DSR-x"

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EOS Bodies / Re: Global Shutter Coming to Canon DSLRs? [CR1]
« on: January 29, 2015, 02:20:10 PM »
I don't doubt it. It's just silly to respond to a desire to avoid a car battery-sized power source with a rig including a car battery-sized power source.

Do you really believe the Move is the size of a car battery?! So much for preconceptions...

Heh, climb down from your horse, realize that not everything is literal nor serious, but that a 500in3 battery may not power a Tesla P85, it's not small by any stretch of the imagination.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Global Shutter Coming to Canon DSLRs? [CR1]
« on: January 29, 2015, 01:30:21 PM »
But note it doesn't meet one of the original requirements (bolded).
So much for spec reading vs. actual experience - the latter says it meets the requirement. Compared to speedlights it's actually a reduction in bulk and weight. thats if your intent involves taking pictures.

I don't doubt it. It's just silly to respond to a desire to avoid a car battery-sized power source with a rig including a car battery-sized power source.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Global Shutter Coming to Canon DSLRs? [CR1]
« on: January 29, 2015, 01:05:09 PM »
I'd like to hear why people want a very fast sync speed.  I know quite a lot about this topic and can see direct applications for sync speeds up to about 1/1000th, but at that point applications get a lot more limited.



1/1000- to at least 1/2000 sync works for one primary situation- freezing action in mid-day ambient light, without an impractical car-battery sized power source.

The issue there is that you need to be very, very close to your subject for the flash to make any real contribution to the ambient light.  So this tends only to work for macros.
Lets see, a Move1200L/Para222 nets me f/16@Iso100@10m, about 3 stops over ambient at high noon when used with the LS lenses. With recharge times about in line with the frame rate of the back.
Not my definition of very close or macro.

But note it doesn't meet one of the original requirements (bolded).
(Granted you could get a lot closer than 10m and use a substantially smaller pack)

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EOS Bodies / Re: A Sony & Canon Sensor Partnership Mentioned Again [CR1]
« on: January 29, 2015, 10:13:08 AM »
One thing is sure, a high megapixel Canon body with the same DR as previous Canon models would be a massive disappointment. To make the consumers happy it must be competitive with Sony in this regard.

Maybe, but I suspect that the price point will be the lynch pin, not whether it gains a little more detail in the lowest couple stops of exposure.

I'd welcome it (DR), but it's not make-or-break for me. I resisted the D800 because I didn't want to deal with massive file sizes and the necessity to maintain a large collection of flash memory. But when I got the A7R (which was a substantially cheaper purchase since I merely needed an adapter, not a new set of lenses), I also picked up more memory and upgraded my workstation to handle A7R files. I haven't played with any Pentax RAWs, but I suspect I would be able to work at ~50MP without too much consternation.

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EOS Bodies / Re: A Sony & Canon Sensor Partnership Mentioned Again [CR1]
« on: January 29, 2015, 09:28:02 AM »
Having had to hear about all the dynamic range hype for the last 2 years, I'm going to finally chime in with some facts for those who might be missing the full story.

Comparing dynamic range between Nikon and Canon is a little bit of apples to oranges.

Nikon with the Sony sensor has "tuned" their sensor technology to offer massive dynamic range at lower ISO. Canon on the other hand, has "tuned" their sensors to have good dynamic range across all ISO range, particularly high ISO. They give up big DR at low ISO to improve it at high ISO which high ISO is much, much more difficult territory for good dynamic range.

Not really. Canon didn't make a decision to give something up at low sensitivity in order to achieve something at high sensitivity. Because the ADC is removed from the sensor with Canon's architecture, there is ample opportunity to add analog noise before the signal is digitized. If they were to somehow address their low ISO noise characteristics, their high ISO noise characteristics would benefit from it as well.

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EOS Bodies / Re: A Sony & Canon Sensor Partnership Mentioned Again [CR1]
« on: January 28, 2015, 10:26:01 PM »
Not at all. Some just prefer not to have to do a lot of extra color grading for skin tones in post and they rather not have their reds look more purple... because of course, Lightroom is always accurate ;-)  It's a quality issue for Canon. It's also one area Sony has been unable to equal.  Can it be corrected? Sure. Would I prefer accuracy off the sensor? Hell yes.

If you want accuracy off the sensor, then it's grayscale for you. Otherwise, it's all software and profiles.

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EOS Bodies / Re: A Sony & Canon Sensor Partnership Mentioned Again [CR1]
« on: January 28, 2015, 05:44:28 PM »
let us see what Canon are showing up, I don't believe in a second that Canon are using a Sony inside their new cameras with higher resolution, it would be a slap in the face of Canons own  sensor division

Many people suspect Canon used a Sony sensor in its PowerShot G7 X.

In any case, Canon is a business. If the higher-ups they believe they are better suited using a sensor built by someone else, either temporarily while they re-tool, or indefinitely, that's what they will do.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Big Announcements Coming Next Week [CR3]
« on: January 28, 2015, 05:31:02 PM »
Either way, the notion that an iPhone will record 4k before a Canon camera is demonstrably false. ;)
[If video were my thing and I had the budget, I'd go down the RED path too]
http://www.forbes.com/sites/paulmonckton/2015/01/13/4k-video-on-iphone-6/2/

Do you believe it was announced before the C500 or 1Dc?

Even granting non-native functionality (not sure whether ML allowed for 4k on Canon EOS before this app came around for iOS), the C500 pre-dates the iphone6 by a couple years.

Silly discussion, but whatever :P

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EOS Bodies / Re: Big Announcements Coming Next Week [CR3]
« on: January 28, 2015, 01:01:38 PM »
Quote
http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/professional/products/professional_cameras/cinema_eos_cameras/eos_1d_c

http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/professional/products/professional_cameras/cinema_eos_cameras/eos_c500

And when you step into those two models, you're in the RED Scarlet price range

Which you previously showed to be within your budget. Canon makes 4K Raw cameras. What you want is an inexpensive Canon 4K rig. Assuming the thermal design of the rumored body is adequate, I don't see any reason Canon wouldn't enable it (as at that point it would be largely software).

Either way, the notion that an iPhone will record 4k before a Canon camera is demonstrably false. ;)



[If video were my thing and I had the budget, I'd go down the RED path too]

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EOS Bodies / Re: High Megapixel Camera Coming in 2015 [CR3]
« on: January 28, 2015, 12:54:49 PM »

Fixed that for you ;)

To say that sensor has nothing to do with IQ is folly.

To be clear, I wasn't saying that.

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EOS Bodies / Re: A Sony & Canon Sensor Partnership Mentioned Again [CR1]
« on: January 28, 2015, 11:37:26 AM »
This does not make sense to me.
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If Canon wanted to put a Sony Sensor on the High MP FF it would put a cut version (same pixel size) on the 7D2.
Or else the 7D2 would be outdated very soon.

Why does the manufacturer of the sensor in a more-expensive/full frame/likely not optimized for fast action have any impact on how current a less-expensive/APS-C/optimized for fast action is?

Does the 7D2 outdate the 70D?

If it were a rumored Sony/Canon crop camera with a similar pricing, framerate, and AF system, then yes, that would outdate the 7D2.

Personally, I find it unlikely that Sony would be able to tool for DPAF sensors that quickly unless they were involved in the development of the 70D.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Big Announcements Coming Next Week [CR3]
« on: January 28, 2015, 11:15:02 AM »
Until they step into 2012 and put 4k RAW video in the cameras... I don't care. Even GoPro has 4K footage now... Canon is turning into the Apple of the camera world.. forever playing "catch-up."

I sold my 5Dm3 last year and moved to RED cameras. i WISH they'd make a 4k RAW camera so I could pick one up for backup.

GoPro's don't shoot raw, and RED cameras cost an order of magnitude more than a 5D-series camera once you include all the accessories that are required.

Didn't say GoPro show RAW... i said they shoot 4k... Canon can't (or won't) even make that move.. BMCC, BMPCC, Sony, Go Pro... Hell I think iPhone will make it to 4k before Canon.

http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/professional/products/professional_cameras/cinema_eos_cameras/eos_1d_c

http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/professional/products/professional_cameras/cinema_eos_cameras/eos_c500

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EOS Bodies / Re: A Sony & Canon Sensor Partnership Mentioned Again [CR1]
« on: January 28, 2015, 09:50:40 AM »
Either way: cool. Hopefully sourcing sensors will bring down the cost.

Sony's going to want a piece of the action; my guess is that it raises prices.

I'm guessing that Sony can sell Canon sensors at a profit for less than Canon can produce them. But I suppose it's a pipe dream that, if true, any of that savings shows up in MSRP.

On the other hand, I hope Canon doesn't get out of the sensor business entirely -- we need more competition.

Sony, Aptina, Toshiba, Samsung, Fuji, Foveon, etc. are all pushing innovation. I agree that more is better, but one fewer player in a component game isn't necessarily going to impact the market significantly.

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EOS Bodies / Re: High Megapixel Camera Coming in 2015 [CR3]
« on: January 28, 2015, 09:44:20 AM »
Would you rather have an in-focus shot from a Canon 50/1.4 or an out-of-focus shot from an Otus?

See here:

Focus has no bearing on the image quality

;)

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