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EOS Bodies / Re: More EOS 7D Mark II Talk [CR1]
« on: June 16, 2014, 07:38:36 AM »
We’re told the viewfinder will have 100% coverage


Now that one I believe, they wouldn't dare do anything less!!

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Late June.... To coincide with anything? hope so!

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Nice photos, my thoughts for what they’re worth

1.   You have a very pretty girlfriend
2.   She knows how hold herself in front of a camera
3.   1 & 2 are way more important than any piece of kit
4.   IMG_4531.jpg/IMG_4646.jpg lose the watch
5.   Really don’t think the amber dome in that context, anyone for ghost stories (harsh)
6.   Particularly like the first and third photos (amber dome aside)
7.   Don’t join a camera club it will ruin every spark of creativity you have
8.   Hope you post again I think you have a good eye



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Lenses / Re: World Cup started - no sign of 100-400L Mk2
« on: June 14, 2014, 04:09:41 PM »
how the HELL would YOU even NOTICE a freaking specific lens from 400 photographers stacked up around the field on a TV? do you have a special program on your TV where a camera swoops across every photographer there and showing their gear?

stop whining about I HAVENT SEEN a 7D2 or insert random lens here.

for f*** sake people.

 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D Lmfho

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: $ 100,000+ US Dollars
« on: June 14, 2014, 11:51:07 AM »
wot!!! all that money an no one wants a D800 shame on you all  :P

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Mea Culpa! - The World Cup in Brazil
« on: June 13, 2014, 07:58:07 AM »
Boring? That second half wasn't boring!

Pity about Fred's cheating and Neymar dirty play though.

Wonder just how many togs were at that game, the entire pitch seemed to be surrounded by them. How do they all earn a living with such saturation?

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EOS Bodies / Re: A Few EOS 7D Mark II Specs [CR1]
« on: June 11, 2014, 05:18:11 PM »
What my gut is telling me is that the 7D2 is going to be the most epic entry in the APS-C segment for the last 5 years.

+1
Not that I'd ever be an early adopter that new 16-35 is much more important to me but getting excited, how many more sleeps?  ;D

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Canon General / Re: Reach and the inverted bell curve
« on: June 10, 2014, 08:53:50 AM »
man (this is not a criticism) you take frugality to heights i am incapable of comprehending  :-[

I made a spreadsheet & graphs too.  :)

 ;D ;D ;D now that's funny, you made my day cheers

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Lenses / Re: Next Lens Canon Should Release?
« on: June 08, 2014, 10:07:12 AM »
EF 50mm 1.8 L IS
Really usable at 1.8, Yeah I know never going to happen, looking forward to see what the 50 will be they do release

Canon just announced the other EF lens that was top of my next lens list, busy saving for that, year of the lens 50% complete for me!!!

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: The Answer to Everyone's Complaints
« on: June 05, 2014, 10:32:57 AM »
Thought he looked a bit tired  :P

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Photography Technique / Re: What Lenses Do You Use for Panoramics?
« on: June 04, 2014, 02:21:13 PM »
For holiday (ie casual) pano's and stitching

40mm Pancake vertical orientation
pre-processed in Dx0 Optics
stitched in PTGui
re-touched in PSE

Love that little pancake, must dig out some examples but will have to downsize them a heck of a lot not sure how that will turn out

(Also influenced by Sporgon's comments)

Regards

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Lenses / Re: Waiting for the 35 1.4L II
« on: June 01, 2014, 04:25:49 PM »
+1 for the 40 it's a brilliant daytime street lens, no one gets pissed when you point it at them in tight spaces it doesn't get  bumped and has little if no theft value

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Photography Technique / Re: Fast Motorcycles!
« on: May 29, 2014, 05:21:46 PM »
love the iconic TT please post a few pics, sounds like you have a really great vantage point!

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EOS-M / Re: Another great toy for EOS-M
« on: May 27, 2014, 07:24:30 PM »
Am I the only one looking at this thinking st1 & a pancake please  :o

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Software & Accessories / Re: Which Software to convert Raw files?
« on: May 27, 2014, 07:07:40 PM »
I use DxO as my primary software for RAW. The PRIME noise reduction is incredible, virtually eliminating noise without loss of resolution. Further processing and sharpening are done in Photoshop as it has some nice tweaks and its "layers" is very useful.

+1
Have recently moved from DPP to DxO, I try to do as much as possible within DxO but for some tweeks and cleaning PS or equivalent is indispensable.

To add a footnote to mt. S comments on possibly requiring the pro version, the cut off is actually determined by the size of the image in megapixels not megabytes this is a very important distinction as if like me you do stitching and panos you my require the pro version no matter what camera you have. DxO do not make this clear at all.

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