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Lenses / 100-400mm and more DO lenses confirmed
« on: September 16, 2014, 03:06:28 PM »
No other than Chuck Westfall confirmed it. As to when we can expect a 100-400mm and more DO lenses were not answered.

Hello Osbourne Effect.

Samsung is a big enough gorilla to take on Canon, Nikon and Sony. More power to them as it will only drive Canon to give better products at better price points

Canon General / Re: Canon Developing New-Concept Photo-Storage Device
« on: September 16, 2014, 05:38:05 AM »
That's nice and all but the 7D2 does not have NFC you see. ;)

EOS Bodies / Re: How can we improve on 5D3 to 5D4?
« on: September 16, 2014, 04:54:48 AM »
Of course, whatever works for a professional, he or she will use it- these rigid boundaries are merely theoretical.
I am not very familiar with CFast. They seem to have been around for a while, why hasn't any major manufacturer started using it yet? What about the Nikon XQD cards?- I believe they can write as fast as 500MB/s (the newer version might be even faster)
CFast is the designated replacement for CF cards. CF cards are based on the PATA bus so are constrained to 167MB/s of UDMA 7 spec. Now CFast on the other hand uses the SATA bus that is currently limited to 600MB/s

4K resolution video cameras that currently use CFast are those from ARRI and Black Magic Design. ARRI Amira allows for up to 200fps vs the more standard 24p/30fps/60fps 1080p video we are more familiar with.

It is very much possible that we'll be seeing SLRs with CFast next year or 4 years from today. There is still some wiggle room with CF cards at say 1100x? Speeds of current CF cards top 1066x and are hella expensive.

EOS Bodies / Re: How can we improve on 5D3 to 5D4?
« on: September 16, 2014, 04:34:58 AM »
While not as fast as the CFast, SDXC UHS-II cards can now reach 250MB/s write speeds.
SD form factor is suitable for consumer and space-constraint application.

CFast form factor is suitable for professional/prosumer.

I can see UHS-II cards being used on the successor of the 6D, 70D, 700d, etc but for 1D, 5D and 7D bodies it makes more sense to go CFast.

UHS-II is constrained to 312MB/s while CFast is 600MB/s.

Lenses / Re: List of rumored lenses
« on: September 16, 2014, 04:13:26 AM »
Still disappointed that the 35/1.4L, 135/2L, 180/3.5L Macro and 400/5.6L are not replaced yet.

EOS Bodies / Re: How can we improve on 5D3 to 5D4?
« on: September 16, 2014, 02:46:24 AM »
Have better specs than cameras from Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fuji and other brands.

Ditch CF and SD.

Go CFast that exceeds the 167MB/s limit of CF cards. SD cards should be the province of the 6D only.

EOS Bodies / Re: More Images of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 15, 2014, 06:22:21 PM »
7D Mark III will be announced September 2019 before Photokina 2019. Bodies will ship November 2019.

5D Mark IV will be announced March 2015 or later. Bodies will ship weeks later.

Disappointments with the 7D Mark II:
- No WiFi (May be a reason why there's a SD slot for EyeFi)
- No 4K resolution video
- No CFast memory card slot for faster than UDMA7 reads/writes of 167MB/s.

EOS Bodies / 5D Mark IV announcement on March 2015 or later
« on: September 15, 2014, 02:59:15 PM »
Just throwing it out there. Your welcome.

Both the 7D and the 7D2 use the same AC adaptor kit.... so that means that the battery is the same physical size, has the same pin-out, and uses the same voltage.... but the new one has the capacity increased from 1800maH to 2050maH (according to rumoured specs). The two batteries can be used interchangeably in cameras, but rhe new version needs the new charger to charge
Just like the 1D X's battery I do not think a new charger will be required all the time. Reliability of fully charging may not be guaranteed all the time but it did work with me.

7D2 ships within November.

EOS Bodies / Re: More Images of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 13, 2014, 02:55:36 PM »
Price and availability would be nice. Need to know when I'll have to sell my 7D Mark 1

Photography Technique / Re: POLL: Do you crop (and why)?
« on: September 11, 2014, 08:59:28 PM »
My lense aint long enough. :(

Canon General / Re: 4K Video Capture Coming to the EOS 5D Mark IV? [CR1]
« on: September 11, 2014, 01:43:12 PM »
Fearless forecast for the 5D Mark IV

- Announcement will be made after March 2015. This will mark the 3rd year of the 5D Mark III.
- Faster CFast memory cards will replace slower CF memory cards to allow in-camera high quality 4K video.
- USB 3 interface.
- Inclusion of features from most of the Canon SLRs.
- Still single grip.

Lenses / Re: The New Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake
« on: September 11, 2014, 09:10:35 AM »
25mm x 1.6x = 40mm

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