Two from this past weekend
Bear Creek Falls
Bear Creek Falls
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Why does that not count for anything, but the D800 vs. 5D3 bullshit still rages on? What about 1DX whipping everything?To play devils advocate here, it's not that it doesn't count for anything...it's just, I can have one of each of the 5dIII and D800 for the price of the 1DX. There's a reason the $3000 cameras get argued more than the $7000 camera...more users. Likewise its the same reason why the D600 v whatever Canon puts out will be debated twice as much as the D800 v 5dIII was; more people can afford it.
Film kills digital. Canon being the worst of all.
Of course, Canon's decade old sensor is probably the least competitive.
Are you dense?
Learn something before pretending to know http://www.lfexaminer.com/formats.htm
Their source is CR!!!!! LOLYep, they are using the two CR1 posts from this site (that were also sourced from NL) to say what will "be announced". Very, very silly, considering what CR1 means. Interestingly, they didn't bother to mention the 100-400, new 400mm, new 35mm, new 50mm, new 45mm and 90mm T/S, new 70D, new cheap full-frame, or any of the other items (new 430ex, etc) that have been CR1 in the same time frame. Kind of lazy/bad for credibility to put them in the "what to expect" category
Is the improvement proportional to the cost of my gear? No, it's far greater. I can put a price on the gear (and I have to, for insurance coverage). The memories captured are priceless.I love this take on it and I completely agree. While I don't have kids, its impossible to put value on how much fun I've had trying to capture a bunch of different shots and the places its taken me. And how much more fun it is than sitting in my living room in a weekend.
it´s an entry level fullframe. not really a competition to the 5D MK3 other then sensor size and MP.Well, 39pt AF, 5fps, etc. Granted, the ISO levels and SD cards are a big difference that would keep pro's away.
The only use where I would think of 24mm 1.4L II would be astrophotography.Yep, I had the same thought. AF would be a non-issue for me for landscape and architectural work, as I'd be manual focusing most of the time anyway.
except those zoom lenses that have been said to not work at 4k on this modelWell, these zooms are designed for an APS-C image circle, thus why you have to change to Super 35 mode. If you're in an APS-H mode using a lens designed for an APS-C image circle, you're going to get an ugly vignette. My guess is they were designed for the APS-C image circle to keep them lighter (thus the headline, "lightweight compact zooms" on the CR page)
No lens has "portrait" written on it, but the 100L certainly is usable for this application, and for a wedding is more versatile than the 100/2 because you can close-up shots without changing lenses. The "real" flexible portrait lens for weddings is the 70-200/2.8 if you are willing to carry that around.True, but, if you're going with a prime, one of the 100mm macro's is a nice combo to have so you don't have to keep changing lenses to get detail shots.
I would rather say: don't preorder to make Canon rethink their announcement.Except then they prioritize the production of that lens even less, because half as many people have pre-ordered. Its more that you should not rely on anything until its actually released. I wouldn't sell off any gear to fund a new lens until I could buy that new lens in store, for example.
There was this CR2 rumor a little while agoSame with the new 100-400L, 35L, and I believe a non-L 50mm replacement (f/1.8 IS?). Most if not all were early in the summer, and its been quiet since then. The pushing back of the 24-70 probably explains why; maybe they'll get announced at Photokina.
At the current rate, even if Canon announced it tomorrow, it could be a year before you see it, and even then, with very limited quantities. Given that, I doubt you will be seeing anything in a store for 1-2 years if (and that is a big if) this was a high priority lens in testing now.Actually, i think that is why we are seeing Canon hold off on announcing any new lenses...it'd be really embarrassing to announce another highly sought after lens and then not deliver for a year. And since they still keep pushing back the 24-70, I'm not expecting any lens announcements (except maybe a new kit lens for a new, cheaper full-frame) until next year