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Messages - danski0224

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Lenses / Re: EF 11-24 f/4L USM Specifications
« on: Today at 08:56:53 AM »
Hoping for some winning lottery tickets here....

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EOS Bodies / Re: More About the EOS 5DS & EOS 5DS R
« on: Today at 08:55:08 AM »
I have read more than once that high ISO ability takes something away from low ISO- you can't have both with current technology.

So, if Canon tuned this for low ISO, it should be great.

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Hmpf....  no radio flash controller, no Wifi, no global shutter,
no multilayer RGB imager - and a downgrade in high ISO
performance as well.

Not quite what I was hoping for. Not at all.

Could start a rumor about a 1DsIV :)

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EOS Bodies / Re: High Megapixel Camera Coming in 2015 [CR3]
« on: January 27, 2015, 08:43:42 AM »
Did someone say chill pill?


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EOS Bodies / Re: Purchase 5DIII now, or wait for 5DIV?
« on: January 23, 2015, 01:03:29 AM »
Price drops and gray market deals could be nothing more than slow sale and strong dollar corrections.

Canon announcements on the 1DX  and 200-400 1.4x had big delays from announcement to availability... and a big natural disaster. So, maybe no more "announcements".

Reality is that no one outside of a handful of people know.

Buy now if you need it, sell later if the next one is mo bettah.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Buying second hand, avoid low shutter count.
« on: January 23, 2015, 12:47:43 AM »
At some point it won't matter when the camera is obsoleted by Canon or parts are no longer available.

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Pricewatch Deals / Re: Deal: Canon EOS-1D X Body $4199
« on: January 20, 2015, 07:54:11 AM »
The 1D X could be coming to an end!!

Canon will send out a firmware update that bricks them all...

 :o  ;D

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Lenses / Re: The Canon EF 50mm f/1.0L
« on: January 20, 2015, 07:30:52 AM »
It should be a fine useable lens as long as the AF motor lasts.  Check out how Jessica Claire used her 50mm 1.0:
http://www.jessicaclaire.net/blog/7345/Wedding-with-DJ-Brittany-and-Rod

One of the images indicates 1/12000...

I wonder what she is using. Film camera or a 1D. Typo?

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Lenses / Re: The Canon EF 50mm f/1.0L
« on: January 19, 2015, 05:48:29 PM »
I don't think I have much need for one,  but I'd still like one too :)

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EOS Bodies / Re: Patent: CN-E 35-260mm f/2.8 Soft Focus Lens
« on: January 16, 2015, 11:25:20 AM »
Setting the DC control to the same number as the aperture is the maximum effect, as I understand it.

Setting the control to 0 results in no change, rather the lens performs as if the DC control was not used.

Lens aperture at 2 and DC control at 5.6 is a minimum effect, for example.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Patent: CN-E 35-260mm f/2.8 Soft Focus Lens
« on: January 16, 2015, 08:07:07 AM »
So... no real-world examples of a soft focus lens in use? I'm very curious.

The first 3 were done with a Nikon 105 f/2 DC and a Kenko 12mm tube on a 1DX. Last one, no tube.

I'm pretty sure they were all done at f/2 and the DC control set to rear and 2.

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Lenses / Re: New Rebel & EF 11-24 f/4L USM Coming Shortly
« on: January 15, 2015, 11:20:21 AM »
The VII of this lens is awesome.  :)

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EOS Bodies / Re: Patent: CN-E 35-260mm f/2.8 Soft Focus Lens
« on: January 15, 2015, 09:58:08 AM »
I had heard about the Nikon DC lens over at Fred Miranda's site in the Alt forum.

It is a great lens, and I use it on Canon.

If I had a nit to pick, it's the minimum focus distance. Close work needs an extension tube, although it is probably fine as is for portrait work.

If I can find a 135 at a great price, I'll get one.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Patent: CN-E 35-260mm f/2.8 Soft Focus Lens
« on: January 13, 2015, 06:58:19 AM »

No. No softening. It actually takes tack sharp pictures. But the bokeh (OOF areas) are the smoohtest ever - and we're not talking pixel peeping here. Its a stand out effect. And you can actually control the front/back bokeh(!).

The price you pay is 2 stops due to the the apodization filter. Plus its manual only (if that's a problem).

I have several times been extremely close to buying a SONY cam just to be able to shoot that lens. (I may still do it one day...).


Do you know about the Nikon 105mm and 135mm f/2.0 DC lenses?

They can be used on Canon cameras too.

:)

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Wait for 5D4 or go for 5D3/6D right now ?
« on: January 11, 2015, 08:28:21 AM »
Thanks for all your replies. :)

The lens I have are:
35mm F1.4L
50mm F1.4
135mm F2L
16-35mm F2.8L

And the photos I usually took are landscape and people, so I think the features of 6D can meet my requirement.

I don't think I'll buy 5D3 because it's quite old.  :-\


Not to overlook the obvious...

Your lenses will have a much different "look" on the 6D (full frame) compared to the view through an APS-C camera.

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