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EOS Bodies / Re: Patent: Dual Motor For Autofocus on STM Lenses
« on: September 13, 2014, 04:10:33 AM »
It's for step-less aperture operation, not AF

One motor (left) for normal stepping aperture in 1/3 stop increments, one motor (right) for smooth step-less aperture change.

More of a video recording gadget than still image.

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Got the Tokina 16-28mm 2.8 recently and I have to say, it totally kicks Canon 16-35 2.8 II's ass. Actually is there any wide zoom that didn't kick 16-38 2.8 II's ass?  >:(

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Lenses / Re: DXOMark Reviews Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4
« on: September 10, 2014, 05:26:59 PM »
I know, DXO will always rate Canon lower than others so what? the more they try to push me the more I will stick. What can they do about it?

Yes! Nikon is the best but no, I won't buy one thabkyouverymuch!

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EOS Bodies / Re: Is Canon now two generations behind Nikon?
« on: September 09, 2014, 07:15:19 AM »
Perhaps you missed my reply, posted over a week ago?

I did not miss anything.

You claimed 5dIII AF was better than D810 AF. I asked you to share why you thought so - however instead of providing any evidence you asked me to provide evidence that the D810 AF was better (I claim I actually did not make - only saying that I had seen evidence that if anything pointed to the opposite).

Now, please provide the evidence for your claim. Or I will conclude that you - once again - prefer babbling rants to any fact based discussion.

Woot? The same old same old Multicam 3500 FX now wants to challenge canon's new 61 pt AF? Have you ever tried to use a D810, or a D4/s for that matter, to focus on a telephone pole and found that you can't lock on focus in any of the periphery points? EPIC FAIL LOL!

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EOS Bodies / Re: Is Canon now two generations behind Nikon?
« on: September 04, 2014, 05:18:23 AM »
Why has this made it to page 30?

Because there is an extremely high correlation between Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and frequency of internet postings.

Take some OCD, coupled with a matter of life and death, plus a lack of humour.... throw in some raging testosterone and keep the whole mixture simmering over a troll baited flame.... Add DR for seasoning.... and you get enough posts to choke the server.

Don Haines
Posts: 3084

 ;)


And of those 3,084 posts, 3,083 have been cheerful, humorous, positive, constructive and/or peace-making. I'd say 3,084 were that way, but hey -- nobody's perfect.  :P

I was going to ask Mitch if he is experiencing Deja Moo... (The feeling that you have seen this bull before) :)

Unfocused: 2044 Posts. The only reason for posting this is to start one of those quote within a quote within a quote sequences that can look pretty cool when they get to about 20-30 quotes. Time to have some fun, demonstrate the absurdity of this thread and maybe break the Internet!

Neuroanatomist: just a few posts, really.

What? No one else wants to play?

I spy something with my little eye...

I can't, I am on a self imposed exile for a week or so. But, intriguingly enough, I have a friend coming to stay who has a D800 (shame it isn't an 810 or E though) and a 24-70 so I am hoping to do some comparison images for my own piece of mind.

What better to make of such a thread than a kaleidoscope....  :o

Good read to pass time... I wonder if the forum will eventually put a limit on how many levels you can quote, or run out of memory and crash...

Probably not—that's all just handled with CSS in your browser—but eventually it will probably get to the point where the innermost quoted message is only one character wide.  :D
That would be fun!

Not a Kaleidoscope, and not an Aneurysm, it's a Squirrel!
Really?

thank god...this will surely get this thread closed. please, please, please, please.....>.<

How many generations is this ?
It does get to the point that someone will grab his camera and snap a picture of this extensive semi-natural phenomenon that best resembles the great piramids of Egypt in 2D representation (or not so sexy airial photography).
By the way... that is one fine squirrel!  :o
It's funny how squirrels appear once there are enough nuts loose....
Did someone really just try to revive the topic on the pointless discussion it was about for 30 pages?  :) This is kind of fight fire with fire.... stop the bullshit with....  :o I kinda prefer piramids and kaleidoscopes. However, my ultimate goal would be to actually make it look like a squirrel  ;D
Let's not off topic too much otherwise the admin might lock it up. We are totally discussing on the topic. Canon two generations behind? Nah, wait till you see the dual pixel + dual sensitivity sensor is out. The patent regards to this is very interesting. This is the next gen. dual pixel sensor. They've managed to make the two half pixels having different FWC and sensitivity so it gives you high and low sensitivity at the same time without losing resolution. Just like human eye, rods and cones anyone?  ::) I am personally looking forward to this solution and how it compares with Sony's exmor.

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Canon, time to bring your 120MP APS-H prototype to FF and get it out! That will silence everyone! 36MP to 50MP? Meh, we went from 22MP straight to 220MP!  :P

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EOS Bodies / Re: Is Canon now two generations behind Nikon?
« on: September 03, 2014, 09:54:05 PM »
Why has this made it to page 30?

Because there is an extremely high correlation between Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and frequency of internet postings.

Take some OCD, coupled with a matter of life and death, plus a lack of humour.... throw in some raging testosterone and keep the whole mixture simmering over a troll baited flame.... Add DR for seasoning.... and you get enough posts to choke the server.

Don Haines
Posts: 3084

 ;)


And of those 3,084 posts, 3,083 have been cheerful, humorous, positive, constructive and/or peace-making. I'd say 3,084 were that way, but hey -- nobody's perfect.  :P

I was going to ask Mitch if he is experiencing Deja Moo... (The feeling that you have seen this bull before) :)

Unfocused: 2044 Posts. The only reason for posting this is to start one of those quote within a quote within a quote sequences that can look pretty cool when they get to about 20-30 quotes. Time to have some fun, demonstrate the absurdity of this thread and maybe break the Internet!

Neuroanatomist: just a few posts, really.

What? No one else wants to play?

I spy something with my little eye...

I can't, I am on a self imposed exile for a week or so. But, intriguingly enough, I have a friend coming to stay who has a D800 (shame it isn't an 810 or E though) and a 24-70 so I am hoping to do some comparison images for my own piece of mind.

What better to make of such a thread than a kaleidoscope....  :o

Good read to pass time... I wonder if the forum will eventually put a limit on how many levels you can quote, or run out of memory and crash...

Or we should just keep doing this until Canon comes with a sensor that has at least 16 stops of DR... oops I said it again.

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Then why are you guys so hung up to plastic body? The next 1D will be fully 'engineering' plastic too!

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Plastic zoom and focus rings, hmmmm, that's first in the the L world with a full plastic outer shell.

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Lenses / Re: Filter Holder for Tokina 16-28 f/2.8
« on: August 11, 2014, 11:14:50 PM »
To be honest with that amount of money, I'd sell my 16-28 and buy a Canon 16-35 f4L so I can use ordinary filters on it.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Patents: Canon 85mm f/1.8 IS, 100mm f/2 IS, 135 f/2 IS
« on: January 21, 2014, 10:53:11 PM »
Let me see... Image height Y = 21.635mm, not enough to cover FF 24mm?

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Lenses / Re: Lens adapters EF-S to EF
« on: January 21, 2014, 06:39:24 PM »
If you have big enough balls, just zoom the lens to 85mm, then put your finger into the rear lens hole, and pull the rear lens protector out of the mount.

Then you can put the lens on 6D but get severe vignetting. And BEWARE that the mirror might hit the lens rear element if you zoom out too far so that the lens protrudes out of the metal mount plane.

Look at this exact same step for EF-s 10-22
http://sorenjohansen.wordpress.com/2010/09/03/modifying-the-canon-10-22mm-lens/

I do this all the time to test a EF-s lens on my 1D since I don't have a APS-C camera anymore.

Exclaimer: I am not responsible to any potential damage you do to your camera/lens/fingers.


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Lenses / Re: Just bought a 70-200 f/2.8L IS II - A Few Questions
« on: January 01, 2014, 05:18:20 PM »
Another point: don't suddenly swing the lens when the IS is being turned on or off (before you hear the IS park noise), or you can risk damage the IS module.

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Lenses / Re: Two Lenses Coming for CP+? [CR2]
« on: December 15, 2013, 08:05:45 PM »
A 14-24 with bobble front element is only good for pixel peepers. No filters? that's a big NO for landscapes, especially for Canon's *cough* DR *cough*.

In comparsion, Canon's 16-35 is a all purpose performer. Adding a UV for harsh conditions, putting all sorts of filters like rectangular GND for landscapes, then as a good reportage lens solely because of the focal range. It is a better choice than a bobble 14-24.

Nikon's 14-24 might be a sharpness marvel but many people bought it and afraid to use because the unable to be protected front element gets scratched easily, also you either can't use GND filters or have to break down to buy some novelty solutions. I personally don't like a lens like this.

I'm all for a new 50mm!

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Lenses / Re: 24-70 II Corners
« on: December 12, 2013, 07:58:44 PM »
Glad you found out the issue. Top quality zooms can now rival primes in terms of sharpness, contrast, color and even bokeh, but there are two thing they can't do well yet: Distortion and field curvature.

If the field curves towards you in the corners, try to focus the lens at infinity and stop down, you will get better overall sharpness than let the AF dial in or using hyper focal distance.

The 16-35 II have complex wavy field curvature. Lots of people saying that this lens has so called "mid-field-weakness", which means the center is good, then goes bad in mid-field, then better at the corners. However this is the same as what you discovered above: field curvature at it's most evident term. Manually focusing 16-35 II to infinity and stop down to f11 and it becomes sharp corner to corner.

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