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HDR - High Dynamic Range / Re: Post your HDR images:
« on: May 05, 2013, 04:51:05 AM »
Sunrise in Gdynia - Babie Doly (Poland).

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Lenses / Re: Opinion: EF 24-70 f/4L IS & EF 35 f/2 IS
« on: November 05, 2012, 11:16:17 AM »
I have a C70-200 f / 4 L IS which is very sharp even at 18mpx APS-C and the new 24-70 f / 4 L IS will be as sharp as the 70-200 it will be very interesting option.

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Lenses / Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« on: August 14, 2012, 10:19:53 AM »
For the FF:

24-70 2.8
70-200 f2.8 or f4 (IS)
85 f1.2 or f1.8

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It looks that it is a stereo microphone is on top.

Is that the odd looking thing between the popup flash and hotshoe?  Looks like it might pop out itself...

Yes

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It looks that it is a stereo microphone is on top.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: The 5D Mark III Fix
« on: May 02, 2012, 02:28:19 PM »
My Mark 5DIII is in the mail on the way and you are telling me that I also get two FREE pieces of tape with IT!!! I so have to get ready for this.
They've actually raised the price to 3499.99 to offset the price

 ;)
And what about the long term as the glue from the tape begins to dissolve and to spill at the electronics? The repair is short-term, but in the the warranty period should not be anything wrong with that, and after the warranty is no longer a problem of the manufacturer, but a buyer.  >:(
You do realize that this tape already exists in other parts of your camera. And that the computer or phone you typed this message on also has a similar type of tape. Especially if it's a Mac. God help you if you try to take apart the newer ones, they have tape everywhere. Oh, and your house/apt. That thing has tape ALL over its wires.

LensRental took about a D7000. There basically isn't a section where they don't mention "remove tape shielding". In many cases, its what keeps your camera from breaking by shorting wires, etc.

http://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2012/04/d7000-dissection

My phone might have the same type of tape inside of it, but my phone is only designed to last a couple years or so.  And while it might already be in my camera, I'd dare say it's to tape together wires that are already shielded.  Same with my house - tape isn't not applied directly to exposed electrical connections, but to shielded wires or such.

I too would be worried about the long term affects of the glue on the exposed electrical connections.  Cameras are exposed to heat, humidity, cold...all of which speed up the degrading of the tape.  Tape is not designed to last 10 years...or 5 years in such conditions and I've witnessed electrical tape 'disintegrate' into 'goo' after just a few short months in the heat.

Canon have the technology to create something better in the camera for $ 3500 to resolve this problem.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: The 5D Mark III Fix
« on: May 02, 2012, 01:48:47 PM »
And what about the long term as the glue from the tape begins to dissolve and to spill at the electronics? The repair is short-term, but in the the warranty period should not be anything wrong with that, and after the warranty is no longer a problem of the manufacturer, but a buyer.  >:(

Sorry for my poor English

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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon 5d Mark III vs Nikon D800!!!
« on: March 01, 2012, 12:51:03 PM »
This voting is not objectively on this forum :P

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