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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: RAW or JPEG
« on: September 10, 2013, 04:33:35 AM »
RAW, 100%.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: 5D Mk 3 and 1D Mk IV raw images
« on: September 07, 2013, 06:56:31 PM »
I have these 2 bodies.
Speaking for RAW:
1D4: easier to handle, better to push if necessary.
5d3: more work, can show better results.
Speaking for jpeg (I always run them parallel):
1d4 much better in everything, especially AWB and brightness.

1Dx is 5 times better?
Wow.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: If you plan to upgrade your camera, read
« on: September 07, 2013, 03:49:00 PM »
Love my 5D, love my 1Dmk4.
Different tracks, different horses (we had this before here?).
And what would my next upgrade be from my 5D?
Hmm....

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Technical Support / Re: Which one is accurate?
« on: September 07, 2013, 11:41:31 AM »
The first one is the version, that catched your attention and made you push the button.
The second one is the version under light temperature 5500K.

There is a reason for the term golden hour (is a tag iny bridge BTW).

And yes to Mr. Geek: there is also a scientific approach.

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Lenses / Re: W/A zoom for 5D MkIII
« on: September 07, 2013, 11:25:38 AM »
Tested the 17-40 for weekend.
Didnt like it. Soft corners with not so soft CAs.
Owned a 16-35II for more then a year.
Corners soft, till f8.
Sold it.
Bought the Tokina 16-28.
Heavy. No filters then special solutions.
BUT: IQ finally satisfying.

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@ unfocused: CS6 was available as a box-version. I have this version.

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Sony's new little cameras
« on: September 05, 2013, 11:34:18 AM »
No RAW.
No longer interesting.

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Should I accept the offer (I own- pardon me- I am allowed to use CS6), and I stop paying: is my license of CS6 still valid or not?
I still don't want it, just curious.
Thanks for information.
BTW.: on the german Adobe homepage I don't find this offer.

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Site Information / Re: Banning ankorwatt
« on: September 04, 2013, 02:37:23 AM »
This thread reminds me on the phrase on a movie: we are talking about the people, we are not talking about.
I noticed sometimes his "comments", he is banned and has now his own thread.
Cool!

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Software & Accessories / Re: JPEG as a travel alternative
« on: August 31, 2013, 11:37:50 AM »
Another idea:
I don't travel with a notebook, I look at my "harvest" at home.
In other words: what about leaving the notebook at home and carry some more CF and/or SD cards?
Mail and social contacts every smartphone could do.

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Lighting / Re: 600EX-RT + 580EX II Questions
« on: August 31, 2013, 11:29:01 AM »
To the opening question: optical OR radio.

And yes: they are much more reliable than the PocketWizards, less fuzzing around with extra gear (although I love my gear...).
To use an 600 or the ST3 on top of the camera: depends on the situation.



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Software & Accessories / Re: JPEG as a travel alternative
« on: August 31, 2013, 10:09:36 AM »
Or take a smaller body than the 5d and shoot raw.
Or leave the grip at home.
I absolutely dont want to miss the possibility of pp.
Neither Canon or my beloved RX100.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Why you shouldn't be worried about DR
« on: August 30, 2013, 07:46:52 AM »
I use my CPLs quite often.
Didnt like to buy a 82mm for the 24-70, was nice to use my 77mm for the old and the 70-200.
Always in my bag.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Storage and life of batteries
« on: August 29, 2013, 05:05:25 AM »
I try to keep mine between 40 and 80% charge.
This is said to be the comfort zone for LiIon- cells.
And if I expect a journey or a longer session I charge them full.

A red bar means the battery is loosing capacity. I have one, still working with appr. 20% less actuations possible.
A user recently wrote, a cell with red bar heated up when charging.
Didn't notice that, but with LiIon I would always be cautious. Means, I am in the house when I charge them.

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Lenses / Re: Which L Lens to start with?
« on: August 26, 2013, 07:43:26 AM »
To start: most used 24-70/II.
Then, close second 70-200/2.8 II.
Primes: 35L and 135L.

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