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Lenses / Re: EF 24-70mm F2.8 L ver 2 or 3 Prime Lens
« on: May 14, 2013, 09:42:02 PM »
If you shooting with FF, it is almost a no brainer to take 24-70 II over 3 non-L primes
+1

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Canon EF Prime Lenses / Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« on: May 14, 2013, 09:39:36 PM »
My mini-review of this lens.

http://ramonlperez.tumblr.com/post/33253428138/fast-prime-shoot-out-pt-1-85mm-1-2l-ii-mini-review

+1 Nice practical review.  It was a very good idea to compare the lenses with similar framing. That way the DOF difference is obvious.

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Just a simple question: How many Canon lenses have suffered fluorite element fracture in the field?

I guess there are professional on this forum to enlighten us...

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Since I have a CANON system I would get SL1 (the same reason other posters said).

I would just like to compare it (size-wise) with 18-55 and with 18-135 and 15-85.

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http://www.superwasp.org/index.html

http://www.superwasp.org/technical.htm

The 2 links refer to SuperWASP (W.A.S.P. = Wide Angle Search for Planets) an  extra-solar planet detection program.

They use an array of EF200mm 1.8L   Canon lenses.

So even if Canon lenses are not taken to space they are used in space projects!

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Lenses / Re: EF 14-24mm and Filters
« on: May 13, 2013, 09:20:54 AM »
First, there has to be an EF14-24 !!!

if there was one... why should i ask how LIKELY.. ?   ::)

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how likely is it

You did not say how likely it is to be an EF14-24 you said

"how likely is it that a EF 14-24mm can be used with screw on filters"

There is a slight (er big I mean) difference...

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Lenses / Re: EF 14-24mm and Filters
« on: May 13, 2013, 07:23:06 AM »
First, there has to be an EF14-24 !!!

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What a pity, it seems I will not be able to take my Canon tele lenses on my next space mission! Oh wait! I have nothing to do with space missions...  :o

I can enjoy however my Canon lenses on earth  ;D

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EOS Bodies / Re: Buy 1DX now or wait for an upgrade?
« on: May 05, 2013, 01:30:55 PM »
Upgrade will be announced by late October and will ship by January. I'm also waiting.

I know many will disagree but look up the product cycles and dates of the announcement and shipments of both the 1D and 1Ds.

You're going to be really disappointed in October and especially in January.
Well, he didn't mention the year, did he?    ;D

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EOS Bodies / Re: Buy 1DX now or wait for an upgrade?
« on: May 04, 2013, 08:13:59 PM »
I someone wants the best who are we to discourage them?

Canon could use the money to improve their R&D department...   ::)

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Lenses / Re: Verifying USM / Af noise in Canon 24-105 L
« on: April 29, 2013, 10:08:10 AM »
I tried my 24-105 yesterday on my 5D3 and I noticed that IS was noisier than when it was on my 5D2! But even on 5D2 it was noisier than what it used to be a few months ago  :-\

It's time to get 24-70 mrk II ;D
And that way I will have no ... IS noise problems  ;D

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Lenses / Re: Verifying USM / Af noise in Canon 24-105 L
« on: April 29, 2013, 09:05:54 AM »
 I tried my 24-105 yesterday on my 5D3 and I noticed that IS was noisier than when it was on my 5D2! But even on 5D2 it was noisier than what it used to be a few months ago  :-\

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Lenses / Re: Do you still love 24-105L?
« on: April 28, 2013, 09:29:59 PM »
Having said nice things about my 24-105, I tried it today on my 5D3 and I noticed that IS was noisier than when it was on my 5D2! But even on 5D2 it was noisier than it used to be   :-\


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Lenses / Re: Do you still love 24-105L?
« on: April 25, 2013, 07:39:17 PM »
Since I got 24-105 I added 35mm 1.4 L, TS-E24 L II, 135mm 2L to my collection
(plus some other that have completely different focal length). Add to that my already existing EF50 1.8 (version 1) and EF85mm 1.8.

So I do not use it so often as I used to. But still remains useful: As a walk around lens lens when 1 lens is better than no lens at all.
Be that excursions, birthday parties, etc.

I would not sell it.

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