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Lenses / Re: Do you keep all your boxes?
« on: September 21, 2014, 10:47:06 PM »
Hi,
    Yes... I keep all my original packaging and invoice or receipt. There are some reasons why people prefer buying used item that had the Original packaging and IMHO, the most important reason is to reduce the risk of buying a stolen camera or lens. When the seller had the original boxes, it's less likely that the camera or lens is a stolen item... some buyer will request a copy of the original invoice or receipt for proof of purchase.

   Have a nice day.

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The Samsung does 420MP/Sec.

The Samsung is also saving 12-bit files during continuous shooting vs. the full 14-bits in single shot mode.

So what?

You keep telling us that DR (and by extension 12bits vs 14bits) isn't important except to a small number of people so therefore this difference that you've highlighted is also relatively unimportant. Or do you wish to become one of your own DRones and insist that the extra bit-depth and thus DR is all of a sudden important?
Hi,
   IMHO, when I buy a camera that have 14-bits RAW, I expect to have 14-bits RAW also when shooting at 15fps, so I'll be very mad if I buy this camera and found this to be true especially the Samsung specification didn't even specified that it's 12-bits RAW when shooting at 15fps...

  So now the question is: Does the Samsung NX1 really shoot 15fps only at 12-bits RAW?? If yes and they didn't mentioned it, I think Samsung going to be in big problem when buyer find out because shooting at 15fps was the "WOW" feature and one of the selling point that Samsung keep mention it!

  Have a nice day.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: POLL: What's more important, gps or wifi?
« on: September 21, 2014, 08:46:22 AM »
Hi,
    It's good to have, but ok if don't have. But I'll prefer a reliable GPS over a wifi.

    The 6D had both wifi and GPS, but the GPS take very long to get a lock on the GPS, so I use a Garmin eTrex 30 to produce a gpx file for tagging. So I hope the 7D2 GPS implementation is better and more reliable than 6D... Also, happy that 7D2 had a digital compass... may be Canon can add a map function in the camera... ha ha ha

    Have a nice day.

   

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EOS Bodies / Re: 7DII vs Samsung NX1
« on: September 17, 2014, 01:53:22 PM »
Hi,
28.2 Megapixel sensor with capability of shooting 15 frames per second. Faster than 1 DX. Is it fastest image sensor up to date?

Let's wait, if it means 15fps in RAW. It may be only 15fps in JPEG, add a small buffer to it and it only look good on paper. If it's truly 28MPix at 15fps in RAW, then I'll have to find my jaw under the table - that would be an amazing feat indeed.

Wait a minute !! Did you also see that the bit depth of this camera falls back from 14 bit to 12 bit only in continuous mode.  Is that what we would like to see ??

http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/samsung-nx1/samsung-nx1A.HTM
    There are a lot of promo video for this camera in youtube and 15fps is one of the selling point for this camera. When they said 15fps, most people will assume that it's at full resolution at full bit depth. Not even a fine print in their website indicate this...

    IMHO, if this is true, they better mention this in their camera specification as this is really bad for Samsung reputation and not a good move when you start going into a new market... just imagine what the customer will feel if they found this out after they brought this camera with the 300mm f2.8...  :o

   Hmm... just wonder is this camera 4K UHD video is in colour or black and white... ha ha ha  :P

   Have a nice day.

PS: 14-bits to 12-bits mean approx. to "saving" 7MB of data per frame.

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Hi,
   I think Samsung are able to come out with good camera hardware, but can't said the same thing about their software... just take a look at their pre-android smartphone.... good phone hardware, but the phone software really can't make it... even now, their software still can't make it.

   Anyway, a good camera not only need to have good specification, but also the software (firmware) must be stable and reliable... my confidence is not very high base on their past record...

   Have a nice day.

   

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Hi,
    Is the camera too small or the lens too big??  :o

    Anyway, no distance scale and seem like the tripod collar is not removable...

     Just wonder how much does it cost???

     Have a nice day.


   

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EOS Bodies / Re: Official: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 15, 2014, 09:40:18 PM »
Hi,
    Not sure anyone posted already, but here is the some 7D2 sample images (JPEG only) and video.
http://web.canon.jp/imaging/eosd/samples/eos7dmk2/

    Have a nice day.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Official: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 15, 2014, 11:29:26 AM »
Hi,
   Dpreview indictae that "It features 65 AF points spread across a significant portion of the frame, with especially wide horizontal coverage. All of these AF points are cross-type (when using lenses with a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster), with the center AF point capable of high-precision, dual cross-type focusing with wider aperture (f/2.8 and faster) lenses.". So all 65AF point is cross type when using a F5.6 or faster lens... that's sound good.

  Look like I'm getting one...

  Have a nice day.



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Hi,
    Hope they don't follow Sony... launch many camera model every year, but forget to launch any lens... especially those affordable by normal people.

    Have a nice day.

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EOS-M / Re: M/22 arrived today.....
« on: September 14, 2014, 08:52:46 AM »
Hi,
   IMHO, the EOS M probably is the best deal you can get! If I don't already have a G15, I might get a M.... the EOS M with EF M22 & adapter is cheaper than G16!!

   Have a nice day.

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EOS Bodies / Re: More Images of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 14, 2014, 07:58:52 AM »
Wow Canon really outdid themselves this time. the industrial design and style are awesome a huge departure from previous generations.. I sure am glad they are not remaining stagnant

 ::)

It looks like we have a victim of the "I've been waiting 5 years, therefore it should look like a camera embodying a magical dragon that farts unicorns". I won't deny, I thought the same kind of thing when I first saw it, but then I remembered, leave what works, upgrade the FPS, sensor tech, AF and possibly video features. That's all the 7d II was ever going to be.
Hi,
    That's what camera upgrade is all about... What do you expect?? Make coffee??

    Hmm... just wonder what the usage for "Can sync time between 7D II cameras"?? For synchronize shooting??  ??? Anyway, since 7D2 got GPS, you can turn on the GPS and both camera will auto sync to the GPS, so why need this feature... hmm... unless your camera are always indoor...

    Have a nice day.

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EOS Bodies / Re: More Images of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 13, 2014, 12:36:05 PM »


DOes anyone know what the extra switch around the joystick is?

Current thinking is a lever to rotate through AF point selection notes (auto, zone, single, etc.).

if that is true, bravo
Hi,
    No print button?? ha ha ha  ;D
    Look like bye bye to my 6D... just waiting for the pricing to confirm....

    Have a nice day.

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Hey guys,

thanks for your replies. I bought the camera about4 working days before going on a trip and decided to buy in store paying by card, so I wouldn't have to wait for the payment to clear and to give me enough time to inspect the camera over thoroughly. In hindsight I was probably being a bit impatient. In the end I went on the trip canon-less and Iphone-ful. Great!

I took the time at the store to inspect the camera and it was brand new, 0 shutter count etc. The seller wan't going anywhere and when it came to giving me a refund it was hassle free. But i agree, it's not worth the hassle when it comes to a fault.

My theory regarding the fake serial number, which I made up after some Sherlock Holmes style Internet research is that an official Canon distributor in Singapore or Hong Kong wants to make some extra cash, so they sell to the european market for lower prices than customary in Europe but higher than in their own market. As this is probably against Canon (and possibly local) trading regulations, they put fake serials on the cameras to try and hide the traces that would lead back to them. As I said, it's just my layman's theory.

cheers. mattia
Hi,
    Parallel import or grey market goods are not against any trading regulations (you just don't get local warranty), but I think faking serial number is. Just look at the warranty card and you'll know where is it from... unless they also fake the warranty card??

   Have a nice day.

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Nikon announced D750
« on: September 12, 2014, 04:44:00 AM »
Hi,
    I think it's should be weather sealed, but does "The structure is also sealed and gasketed to resist dust and moisture" mean it's weather sealed??

    Have a nice day.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon EOS 7D Mark II Specifications Confirmed
« on: September 11, 2014, 07:16:08 AM »
Hi,
IF RGB + IR does not refer to metering but the image sensor,
THEN this is the most interesting camera of the last 15 years.

I think I need one.
    Yes... very interesting if mean the imaging sensor... does it mean can took IR image without mod the camera?? If so... very interesting indeed....

   Have a nice day.

Count me as another that finds this to be a very interesting feature, if it is the image sensor.

Overall, this sounds like a potentially excellent camera.  But, we should wait and see if there is new technology especially sensor tech.  You can only tell so much by a spec list.
Hi,
    Look like it's the metering sensor...  :P
Hmm... just wonder why metering sensor need to detect IR?? Meter subject that give out heat??

   Have a nice day.

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