i miss the large hood of the mark i..
Haha yeah, petal hoods are the stupidest thing in the world.
Here, let me set this lens down while I swa...woops it's broken.
i miss the large hood of the mark i..
EF-S L would be brilliant...
If it was a 4.0, or a 2.8, or dare I say, 2.0 (for those that don't mind regular L heft).
The EF-S 17-55 f/2.8 is already L quality as far as optics are concerned. It's just missing the tank like build quality and weather sealing.
Does anyone know why Canon has avoided making EF-S "L" lenses? Do they figure that most APS-C consumers don't want the added weight, so they stick with a plastic build?
I think its more that the L is linked to their high end lenses for use on high end dSLRs... IE: Full Frame.
EF-S can only be used on the crop sensor bodies, and not the full frame, soooo, yeah, it goes out the window there.
I still haven't maxed out the capabilities of my 24-70 v 1. Weight might be an issue, as I am not getting any younger, eh?
...and the gimmick swivel Lcd...I cannot answer your questions. However, I have a 60D and I can assure you that the swivel LCD is not a gimmick. I have pulled off very tricky shots using it. For video recording, it is helpful to have a screen that articulates.
[The follow focus is more a pipe dream.
Canon will never be influenced by Hollywood to perfect a feature so incredibly intuitive that it would put every focus puller on the street.
if it reduces cost for the studios... they will want and use it.
we saw other professions disappear.
Too bad they didn't specify the "HD SLR" they used for the side-by-side shots The difference in image stabilisation is huge. I wonder how the 7D/5D II video shooters feel about this comparison.
QuotePmovie mode w/optional:
- auto 180 degree shutter (change shutter - visible frame rate indicator adjusts)
- auto WB that doesn't change after hitting record.
- auto iso - adjusts at variable rate depending on how dramatic the shift, staying constant whenever possible.
- follow focus preset marks
- you could even set approximate marks, while in record a half shutter press begins the rack...it stops once the object in that approximate location gets focus confirmed.
The follow focus is more a pipe dream.
Well if I was working for Canon as a product owner (assuming they are not living still at stone age with waterfall process, project and program management and all the unnecessary work which does not help the consumer to get the products on time the consumers want), I would surely try to include these features. Lockable follow focus to an object is in software perspective feasible. It would not be very easy feature to implement, but it would be something that would make the camera to do something revolutionary instead of evolutionary. There are plenty of other things that could be done for the picture as well, which currently nobody is doing. However, the case is that I am not working for Canon.
Sounds like features like this would be more likely to come from one Cupertino company if they would ever venture to SLR cameras.QuoteThey aren't supposed to know.
Sometimes I wonder the product decisions made by companies. Sometimes they seem to do so dumb decisions that it is incredible how they can survive such fiascos. Instead of answering to a market need or creating a new market breakthrough, they companies tend to do evolutionary products without inventing anything new innovative. And then they sell that crap to customers because customers are expected to be sheeple and not care about what they buy. Maybe at the Internet age a change might eventually happen that selling crap over and over again will not work anymore and consumers, prosumers and professionals are more aware on what they want and what they will buy. Here would be a incredible chance for some small startup to come up with a total Canon/Nikon killer that would run circles with their products at a price that would completely kill the market for the traditional camera companies. Technically it could be done but it would require some serious venture capital and investors who have some vision rather than just looking the next quarter.
Quote3. AF for video
Unlikely, if it follows the lead of the 1Dx. And for the HDSLR people this is much less priority item than a aliasing free image that really is 1920x1080 pixel by pixel sharp.