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Third Party Manufacturers / Leica CEO: DSLR might not be alive next 10yrs
« on: November 29, 2013, 10:28:03 AM »

I better enjoy my recent purchase Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II before my DSLR dies ;D

I'm not sure how they going to make 24-70 f2.8, 85mm f1.4, 135mm f2, 70-200 f2.8, 300mm f2.8 list goes on...small enough to go with mirrorless body.

Software & Accessories / Photography Gloves for cold weather
« on: November 23, 2013, 10:20:39 AM »
I plan to take the kids to mountain this year to play with snow. Any decent gloves that you recommend? thin&warm or fingerless&warm gloves?

I saw this thread: http://www.canonrumors.com/forum/index.php?topic=12988.0


Lenses / And so I DID - My 1st BIG WHITE LENS
« on: November 21, 2013, 10:11:48 AM »
Few weeks back, I posted this:

Thanks for talking me out of it guys :P

Just got off the phone with BH, about pricing. All I can say is BH is AWESOME and so I DID. My 1st BIG WHITE ;D ;D ;D

Edit: Lens arrived today. Here are some photos taken with this lens at front yard: http://albums.phanfare.com/isolated/dvzsfGFL/1/6328006  I will put this lens to work this coming friday @ local zoo: 

She is so SEXY :P : http://www.dylanphotography.phanfare.com/6327914

EOS Bodies - For Stills / Add battery grip to maintain 6fps on 5D III
« on: November 19, 2013, 10:32:00 AM »
I’m shooting with 5D III. When the battery is full, I have no problem getting 6fps. However, when the battery is at half or 1/3 drops, I don’t get that 6fps anymore.

Will extra battery in battery grip helps? Have anybody try this before?


Canon General / Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
« on: November 17, 2013, 10:39:51 PM »
My rental 300mm f2.8 IS II arrived yesterday.

I went to local high shool this morning to test out the lens - photograph "little soccer league". I took over 500 photos. The coach asked to see the photos and I showed him my pictures. He offered to pay for all 500 photos for $350(about 1hr of fun for me). I took the offer and gave him all JPEGs. I promised to edit some raws and will give him some later.

Should I change my carreer ::)

I JUST CAN'T BELIEVE I GOT !!!PAID!!! FOR THAT. I guess, I'm a "PRO" now ;D ;D ;D

By Sony: “the pre-ordered quantities are almost 200% bigger than expected"


Ok...let see more prime lenses please :o

Added: Found some photos: http://www.chipchick.com/2013/11/sony-a7-a7r-sample-photos.html

Pricewatch Deals / Have you ever purchase camera gear from BuyDig.com
« on: October 28, 2013, 10:08:33 AM »
Have you ever purchase camera gear from BuyDig.com? What is your experience with them, interm of customer services?

They seem to have lower prices compared to BH and Adorama.


Found this photo @ http://www.cameraegg.org/sony-a7-a7r-rx10-sample-images/

Taken with Zeiss 55mm @ f2.2

This photo has been resized to post here. More photos are on the their site.

Edit, more photos: https://picasaweb.google.com/102423606899805747607/A7Samples#

Oct 23, Add A7r photo: http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/some-new-superb-a7r-images-by-ijsvogel/

Lenses / Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II
« on: October 19, 2013, 12:41:28 PM »
Can someone talk me out from NOT buying 300mm IS f2.8 II !!!PLEASE!!!

Yes I admit, I have "Red Ring Acquisition Syndrome"

Please show me your BAD photos taken with this lens ;D ;D ;D

Third Party Manufacturers / Sony A7 or A7R pre-order list
« on: October 16, 2013, 06:36:15 PM »
I'm curious, did any Canon shooter place pre-order on Sony A7/A7R? or will buy it in near future?

I did and I feel like a "lonely wolf" here... ::)

WOW....This is the moment I been waiting for ::) ::) ::)


If the body is same or slightly bigger than RX1, I'M ALL IN.

My wish list:
1. A7 or A7R?
2. 55mm f1.8
3. 14,16 or 17mm
4. 85mm

Will sell some of my Canon gear to get the list above ??? :( ::) :) ;D ;D


Edit: I want one NOW :o

Edit: Final answer is A7 + Zeiss 50mm f1.8

5D MK III Sample Images / Post your favorite camera gear here
« on: October 07, 2013, 10:39:46 AM »
After 2 weeks playing with X100s, I’m still in love with retro/classic/vintage body style. Hope Canon will have something like this soon.

What is your favorite gear?


Third Party Manufacturers / NEW TOY :)
« on: September 27, 2013, 04:12:16 PM »
Found this on my desk this morning :o :o ;D ;D ;D ;D It's my 7th anniversary gift from the wife.

Can you guess what this is? Hint: 1st letter is "X" and last is "S"

I'm heading out...will post some pics later   

I brought my wife to local camera store last week. She wanted a "pink" camera bag for the RX1. While I was there, I got a chance to play with x100s.

I'm NOW having a high fever for it ::) ::) ::)

I took this picture with Sony RX100II, in low light. This is 3200ISO, JPEG straight out from camera, zero PP.

RX1 & RX 100 II always amazed me...body size and IQ.

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