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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon Announcements on April 23, 2013? [CR2]
« on: April 09, 2013, 10:13:36 PM »
I think that is why Canon has been doing alot of len upgrades. I think they are making sure that users who will buy a Big MP body will be able to get results out of it via the new L glass.  Just MHO, but I think Canon is smart to upgrade glass first.

Canon General / Re: Goodbye Cruel Canon
« on: April 05, 2013, 11:55:03 PM »
Can you do HDR also? I think that might be cool LOL

I wonder if Canon has been putting this monster off until they got all these upgraded lenses out? Now that Canon has upgraded (Updated) some of their most popular lenses, makes me think they wanted to be sure they had the resolving power to support big mega pixels? Just my 2 cents worth. But I think it makes sense?

Lenses / Re: your goto everyday lens and why?
« on: March 04, 2013, 11:17:23 PM »
The lens I use the most is my EF-S 15-85 on my 60D. It has such a nice focal range and since I only own two lenses, my other is the 70-200 F4L IS. I do a lot of Senior Photo shooting and the two lenses are just fantastic. New Problem is that I've gotten into bird shooting and now I will have to get a bigger lens. Darn!

:) Matthew

Mine is pretty simple as well.... M = Matthew, my first name; J= John, my middle name; and Behnke is my last name.

I don't have an avatar, as I look better when not in photos.

Canon General / Re: Why did you choose Canon?
« on: January 26, 2013, 07:28:32 PM »
I had a Pentax K1000 for a long time, as my father was big into photography and I was not allowed to use his Leica. Than my father-in-law passed away and he had a Canon AE1 programmable. Wow was that a nice camera. He had an 18-135 and a 50 1.4. When I went to the local store to check out new lens, they had just got in a new Rebel XT. I thought.... taking photos and not running out of film.... what a great concept. I tested the Nikon d70 that was there and it just didn't feel good in the hands. So, I stayed with Canon and bought the XT. I than joined the local Camera club and got to borrow L lens and that was what keeps me with Canon... quality lens.  And I think that's why Canon is upgrading it's lens, getting ready for another awesome camera that requires the quality glass!

I think Canon should continue with the Foveon type Sensor (http://www.canonrumors.com/2011/07/canon-3-layer-sensor-foveon-type-patent/) I think that would be a good place to start with new sensors, as I've used a sigma DSLR with the Foveon sensor and it's got a great DR. They could do a 16MP Crop (16mp would be bigger diodes than the current 18 for better light gathering) and achieve 48MP Crop. Just seems like a good way to go.

Just my 2 cents. But it would sure make a nice Pro series Crop. As far as a FF??

Contests / Re: Gura Gear Giveaway!
« on: December 06, 2012, 11:01:14 PM »
Hey CR, if you PM me, I can give you the address to send my winnings.


EOS Bodies / Re: More Big Megapixel Talk [CR1]
« on: September 26, 2012, 09:25:47 PM »
Didn't Canon patent some form of the Foven Sensor a while back??? I thought I saw a post awhile ago on here regarding that sensor??  Maybe a 15.3 x 3 layer Sensor???

Just my 2cents!


Lenses / Re: First lenses for new crop sensor camera?
« on: September 21, 2012, 10:40:04 PM »
I own the Canon 60D and have the EFS 15-85 and the 70-200 F4 IS. These two lenses cover pretty much everything I do. I shoot Car Shows, lots of seniors, family. I think my next purchase will be the 300 F4L IS to start with Birds on the back deck that face the woods. But, anyway, I really like the outcome from these lenses and I think they are worth every penny. The only thing you need to remember is that if you ever decide to go Full Frame, you will not be able to use the EFS15-85 on it.

Third Party Manufacturers / Leaked iPhone5 Video ..... It is pretty funny.
« on: September 12, 2012, 01:44:50 PM »
Found this spoof on a post and thought I'd share it. I thought it was pretty funny.

LEAKED Official Apple iPhone 5 Promo Video - Keynote 2012

Lenses / Re: What lenses do you own?
« on: August 28, 2012, 08:45:51 PM »
EF-S 15-85 f3.5-5.6 IS USM
EF 70-200 F4L IS

HDR - High Dynamic Range / Re: Post your HDR images:
« on: August 25, 2012, 11:40:49 PM »
+1.3, 0.0, -1.3

EOS Bodies / Re: Canon EOS 3D X [CR1]
« on: August 21, 2012, 05:11:46 PM »
JMHO - Since there was no mention of any video features, maybe to keep costs down, this will be a Photo Only Camera??? Good for Landscape and Portrait type work, than it really won't see much video work.



HDR - High Dynamic Range / Re: Post your HDR images:
« on: August 11, 2012, 10:44:49 PM »
Have been doing alot of car shows and this guy really wanted an HDR Photo of this car for a poster. This is the results......

Comments are welcome, but he did like the results and puts it with his car during shows.


Very nice Mat, imagine if the background was less busy. 
I mean if you're going to modify the picture in use of HDR,
go for it and find a clear background or location to make
the car or your next subject stand out.  Great shot, love
the dark silver hint on the blue, very delicious.

Peace! 8)

Ah, good idea. I never thought about it, but now that you say it, I've got another person wanting their Yellowish\orangish Mustang GT done the same why, I'll have to think of a better location and will post when I get it done for comments.   Thanks for the tip!


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