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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon Says Higher Resolution Sensors Are Coming Soon
« on: September 25, 2014, 04:43:45 AM »
<mimimi>
Dear Canon.

I don't know how people created pictures in the last few years... how did they manage to take even one serious shot on a 5D with those 11.3 Stops of dynamic range? All my photography can start in maybe 4 years, when Canon will be able to at least ship sensors with 14 or better 16 stops.

On the landscapes, everytime I go outside there is a huge gap between sky and the shadows... I can't really capture the beauty of my scene to the fullest. My HDR Button is broken and I can't use the AEB to compensate even a little bit. If I just could have a Nikon, then every picture would be awesome, I could post my food on Instagramm and there will be no banding in the shadow of my sandwich. Please Canon, PLEASE, give me more Range. My portfolio just depends on the last stop of DR. And give it to me @110 MPixel, because if I want to print it for my mum I will do it on A3.

I have nothing shown to mankind yet, and this is your fault!! And by the way, your primes have aberations. I don't like aberations. I once hat aberations in china, they tasted good. But I can't buy them here.

</mimimi>


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they just can't match the Japanese efficiency when it comes to fuel injectors

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=1EBfxjSFAxQ#t=68

Funny complainments from UK... I guess they're still angry 'bout germany. No hard feelings ;)

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Lenses / Re: The New Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake
« on: September 19, 2014, 07:43:34 PM »
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You are joking that Canon 24mm F1.4 is a prime lens suitable for 70D?

No, why should I? The 24mm L is not that big and a fantastic lens. It's at least not much bigger than any shitty Kitzoom-lens. What else do you want? It gives you a great 38mm equivalent with a Depth of Field equiv to f2.2...

I just think you want to get such a lens for cheap 250$. You won't...


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I've never heard of the brand prior to this press release.

What do the young people learn today? ;)



Back, when I was young...

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Lenses / Re: The New Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake
« on: September 15, 2014, 02:20:12 PM »
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It seems the problem here is that most don't want pancake lenses. What I see a demand for is Ef-s primes with fast apertures and not that much emphasis on size.

Wow. What you can see is immense. I think the opposite. Suprised? There is a lot of demand on the 40mm 2.8 STM, I own one by myself and I'm always surprised what this small thingy can do. At the moment this lens is nearly always on my cam.

So, if someone travels around with a smaller APS-C the 40STM or 24STM could cover most of the needs...

Where is the demand on fast primes on APS-C? There already are fast primes in this focallength-range like the 35mm 1.4L or 24 1.4L. I just don't think that you're willing to pay the prices...

One small tip at the end, maybe you don't know. There are a lot of primes in your range... for example the EF 20mm f2.8 or the really fast EF 28mm 1.8. They're comparable cheap and still to get.

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I say again that I am not against Canon release lenses that do not meet my desire. The sad part is that the launch of an EF-S 24mm F2.8 means that Canon will never launch an EF-S 22mm F2. :-[ :'(

They have a 24mm 1.4! What about this one?

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Lenses / Re: The New Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake
« on: September 14, 2014, 04:58:08 AM »
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I'm disappointed that the launch of this EF-S 24mm F2.8, means that Canon will never launch an EF-S 22mm F2. :( If so hated EOS-M has a great prime F2 lens, why 7D and 70D can not have?

The EOS-M has a smaller focal flange.  You can't compare the EF-S with the EF-M bayonett. Even not with the same sensorsizes. To greate a Wide Angle on a fullframe-bayonett like the EF-S (yes, it's still the same distance as from the fullframe-EF), you need a *lot* more complex lensdesigns.

Btw.. I would buy a good 24mm f4 pancake. Why not? Ok, the viewfinder ist a little bit dark, but so the finder of a 70-200f4 L IS is... I don't need a shallow DOF on wideangles. There is none below f1.4 ;)

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Lenses / Re: The New Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake
« on: September 11, 2014, 05:23:34 PM »
I would like to have a 24mm Pancake for the full frame. I really, really, like my 40mm 2.8 STM... and it should be possible as Voigtländer already has something like that in the productline. But the Voigtländer is optically not very good.


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EOS Bodies / Re: Are These The EOS 7D Mark II Specifications?
« on: September 08, 2014, 07:55:18 AM »
For me it would be more interesting to fix some annoying bugs on all those new cameras, instead of inventing some (often useless) new functions.

For example, why do we have a 30 seconds limit on the bulb-mode? There is no reason for this, but it's a pain in the ass in the field while taking longexposureshots. Why don't we get the fancy A-DEP Mode back? What's with the eye-controlled AF? Worked great in the EOS-5.

Why is there no small light on the bayonett for nighttime-lenschange (and no on the buttons eighter, but there are some cams with it like the D4S).

Why is there no stacking modus with all those lenses? STM would be perfect for it. This list could go on and on. Sometimes if i grab an old camera like a Contax or a Zenza, I find features I miss after a while.

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f1.4? Pfffft.  f1.2!  ;)

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Samyang Teases New Lenses
« on: September 02, 2014, 01:32:56 PM »
I heard the Canon 5D Mark 3 has no interchangeable screens anymore? Would be a shame for manual users like me ;(   Can anyone confirm this?

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EOS Bodies / Re: Are These The EOS 7D Mark II Specifications?
« on: August 30, 2014, 12:54:34 PM »
I don't understand what the pictures should show... most camerasensors have lenses attached that aren't able to resolve at least 16MP. Look at DXO and compare which lense gives the full resolution on a APS-C or FF-Cam. Mostly only a *few* L-primes can even cover 18MP on a Canon 7D. 

APS-C Cams need better lenses if you have the same amount of pixels on a FF and on an APS-C sensor. 

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EOS Bodies / Re: Are These The EOS 7D Mark II Specifications?
« on: August 29, 2014, 08:14:04 AM »
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Interesting. But a 6D for sports and BIF photography is really challenging.
A comparison with the 5D MKII or 1DX would be more logical....would it not?

I just wanted to use the newest fullframe-sensors in the comparision, you can use DXOMark with own choices:


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EOS Bodies / Re: Are These The EOS 7D Mark II Specifications?
« on: August 29, 2014, 02:37:32 AM »
To the Dynamic Range hunters just a small hint... the advantage of Nikon is only on the lower ISOs. If you need high ISO for sportsphotography or birds, the Canon is equal around ISO 800 with even better results on the higher ones.



Most people forget this, blame Canon but shoot with ISO1600 on a wedding.

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Samyang Teases New Lenses
« on: August 24, 2014, 07:30:49 PM »
There is no such thing as a "macro" if its below 1:1 ;)   Shame on Zeiss.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Are These The EOS 7D Mark II Specifications?
« on: August 24, 2014, 07:28:25 PM »
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Edit: Let me also add, I'm not saying Canon's cameras are terrible. In fact, they're quite capable of getting good results. It's just that Canon no longer seems to care about having the best image quality (at least sub $6k) and being on the cutting edge in terms of features and sensor, and to me it's disappointing, regardless of sales figures, that other companies can offer overall better sensors AND better cameras, at a cheaper price.

Sony may have some advances in sensortechnology... but try to find a serious lens-package for an A7, for example.

Maybe Canon has different priorities or is trying to invent/test something in the background. We don't know. There is always someone better until a new technology hits the market. Always take the whole package into account, a sensor is just a part of it.


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