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EOS Bodies / Canon 80D????
« on: October 01, 2014, 09:54:20 PM »
Hey with the 7D MII released. Do we think there will be a New 80D for 2015 or 2016?

EOS Bodies / Canon 70D Buffer speed
« on: September 11, 2014, 02:48:55 PM »
Does anyone have any specs on the Buffer speed for the Canon 70D  whats the Best SD card to use?
I am shooting some fast action sports and want to shoot raw. But the buffer max's out at 15 shot even using a 600x SD card.  I can shoot JPG and the count will increase to 30ish. I know its a smaller size and compression. 
Didnt know if using a sandisk extereme pro card 90/90 would help?
Shooting manual with auto iso  and shutter 1000 and F 2.8-5.6

Lenses / Canon 70-200 USM IS L (not Mark II)
« on: May 20, 2014, 10:03:52 PM »
I was in need of a 70-200 Zoom. Could not afford the Mark II.  Found at B&H a Mark 1? with IS and USM   Rep said it was NON US model. Did I error?  Could not afford the Mark II.  Opinion?

Canon General / Should Canon expand the file Seq #
« on: April 13, 2014, 11:26:07 AM »
With all the pictures I take, the camera photo count rolls over.  Sure would be nice if Canon expanded the file count. would also benefit people wanting to know how my shutter releases have taken place??

EOS Bodies / 70D sd card slot obstruction
« on: January 30, 2014, 12:18:57 PM »
Hi Canonites!
I have the Canon 70D since it was released last sept 2013.  I have enjoyed it greatly and have put approx 8,500 on the camera to date.  But over the last month or so I have started to notice a issue in the SD card slot where there appears to be a slight obstruction (metal housing sticking out more sometimes not allowing you to insert the SD card properly. I have the Canon warranty plus extended one from Big box store.  Just wondering anyone else having a issue or notice the metal in the slot??  ANY OTHER NOTED PROBLEMS WITH THE 70d i NEED TO LOOK FOR? Ive called canon and no reported issues from engineering.   

EOS Bodies - For Stills / 70D features vs 60D
« on: July 22, 2013, 07:03:07 PM »
Opinion. everyone is talking about the dual AF feature of the 70D for video. striking that feature are the other features worth the step up to the 70D from the 60D or maybe wait for the 7D mark II?

EOS Bodies / Canon 70D file naming format
« on: July 05, 2013, 08:04:47 AM »
Hey has anyone seen details/specs on the file naming standards on the 70D?  Hope Canon will allow custom names of the files (in Camera) with Initials instead of IMG... TD and 1D do this. as does Nikon.  or have to use the DPP during import.  Some times difficult to keep file seq separate when imports from various cameras. and the Seq # are in the same range.

EOS Bodies / Should I swap my 60D and $ for a 5D Mk II??
« on: March 12, 2013, 05:52:26 AM »
Question to Group.  My Sons friend is trying to go to Germany for school this summer and needs some extra $.
He has offered a swap of my 60D for his 5D Mk II and some $. My current setup is a 60D with BG-E9 Battery Grip.  The 5D Mk II  is without battery Grip.  I know the Mk III is out and soon a 70D will be upon us.  Should I make the deal? All of my Lens are EF except a Tokina 12-24.  I knows its going from APC to Full Frame and I would lose the extra Reach. Plus I would have to Get CF cards.  I want to help the guy. Just asking options.
I shoot a lot of landscape.

Lighting / 580ex II advice
« on: December 06, 2012, 05:55:21 AM »
Hey there Gang.  Question... I have a speedlite 430 ex ii which has been great for me and for Christmas to myself I got a NEW 580 EX ii to use on my 60D.  question should I have just spent the extra $ for the 600 or did I do ok just going to the 580?
I know there is a NEW 430 replacement coming in 2013.  Just having post purchase 2nd thoughts..

Technical Support / Canon 60D switched from Raw to JPG after 10k Roll
« on: November 04, 2012, 10:17:38 PM »
I was out shooting today at a Local Airport for there Warrior War birds Air show in (Monroe NC)
Using my Canon 60D I had it set for RAW.  During the Shoot. I forgot to reset time due to DST ending and I made the change after taking a few shots.
During the event the camera rolled over the 10k shots.  Later I discovered that the Camera switched from RAW to Large JPG.  Has anyone had this to happen to them?  I will admit it could of been me changing settings by mistake.   But I can not reproduce until I shoot another 10k.

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