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EOS Bodies / Re: EOS 60D Notes [CR2]
« on: August 13, 2010, 09:06:43 AM »
its the quality that counts and not the extra weight reduction.
Maybe for you. But not necessarily for everybody. I personally would also prefer a Mg body, but neither my 350D nor the 400D body broke and they're both plastic.

Besides, I don't know if plastic is really (that much) lighter than Mg. Mg is already very lightweight although it's a metal. I think the difference between the weight of a xxxD and a xxD comes also from the size of the body.

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EOS Bodies / Re: EOS 60D Notes [CR2]
« on: August 12, 2010, 11:22:20 AM »
Looking at the pictures of the presumed 60D, the scratches near the flash popup button seem to show metal beneath.

Also, to those who say that Canon will have to make the move to plastic because of the Yen versus dollar:  That doesn't explain why Nikon's D95 will be magnesium!

I suspect the plastic body CR2 is bogus... How's that!
Would be cool! But the "scratches" near the flash popup button is the 60D (probably) sign from the side... ;)

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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon EOS 60D Pictures?
« on: August 12, 2010, 11:21:07 AM »
Is it just me or does the circle wheel in the pics looks different in pic 1 then in the others? First pics looks like a 7D wheel.
I think the quality is too bad to say that. But on none of the pictures the scroll wheel looks like the of of the 7D (the 7D's has got a silver circle).

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PowerShot Cameras / Re: PowerShot Announcements
« on: August 12, 2010, 11:18:08 AM »
Any word on the MP count of the G12?
Any word on the sensor size? I think this is even more important than MP count...

Sure - but anything else than 1/1,7" would be a big surprise to me. :)
Jep. Unfortunately... :(

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PowerShot Cameras / Re: PowerShot Announcements
« on: August 12, 2010, 07:08:43 AM »
Any word on the MP count of the G12?
Any word on the sensor size? I think this is even more important than MP count... What about 10MP @ 2/3"?  ::)

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PowerShot Cameras / Re: S90??
« on: August 12, 2010, 07:05:19 AM »
Could you imagine an S90 w/ an aps-c sensor?  Not quite an evil w/ changeable lenses, just an s90 w/ a larger sensor.  That would be cool.  Just to clarify, I haven't heard anything about that...this is just me dreaming here :)
That would really be cool. But I quess,an APS-C sized sensor would require a larger lens... :(

Hey, we're dreaming...let's just forget about reality ;)  We can let Canon worry about that :)
Okedoke. Let's pray the S95 will have an APS-C sensor! :)

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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon EOS 60D Pictures?
« on: August 12, 2010, 07:03:27 AM »
How can it be that they suddenly make plastic sh... on an eos xx ????? :'(
I can't believe this either.
Don't get me wrong, I believe it, but I don't appreciate it. :(

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EOS Bodies / Re: EOS 60D Notes [CR2]
« on: August 12, 2010, 07:01:26 AM »
Smaller than 50D - cool. Larger grip area sounds like better ergonomics... :)

Plastic body - sh*t. Not that the plastic body of my 400D isn't robust enough, but I like the looks of a Mg-body with parts where the black paint is gone and the shiny Mg is visible ;)... looks kinda indestructible!

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PowerShot Cameras / Re: S90??
« on: August 11, 2010, 02:34:38 PM »
Could you imagine an S90 w/ an aps-c sensor?  Not quite an evil w/ changeable lenses, just an s90 w/ a larger sensor.  That would be cool.  Just to clarify, I haven't heard anything about that...this is just me dreaming here :)
That would really be cool. But I quess,an APS-C sized sensor would require a larger lens... :(

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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon EOS 60D Pictures?
« on: August 11, 2010, 02:08:33 PM »
Resizing a 18MP image to 10 MP using a decent algorithm is not very much different to using a 10MP sensor with larger pixels in terms of signal processing. After all it's always about integrating photon impact over time and position - it doesn't matter so much if it's done in the hard or the software.
This may be right for DSLRs with big enough pixels. For point'n'shoots I personally think it's wrong. As far as "dynamik range" is concerned, the photogate of the pixel is "full" when a certain amount of photons are collected. The bigger the pixel, the higher the capacity of the photogate, the higher the dynamik range.

Edit: By the way, I really like the pictures of the camera. Looks like a small camera with good ergonomics and good built quality to me.

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EOS Bodies / Re: A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« on: August 10, 2010, 03:45:46 PM »
18mp (Exact same as the 7D & T2i)
Exact the same as 7D/550D? Wasn't there a difference between these two sensors? I remember having read this somewhere...

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EOS Bodies / Re: A Few 60D Specs [CR2]
« on: August 10, 2010, 03:32:17 PM »
If they don't release a new FF camera by the time I actually need a camera, I am thinking of just picking up a 40D as a cheap way to hold me over until a camera I really want comes out.  Like you, I think it handles noise very nicely, and you can get them really cheap now.
You're not really saying that a 40D offers better image quality at lets say 3000x2000 px than a 7D, are you?  :o

Edit: oh, sorry, I didn't read your last post. Never mind.  :)

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EOS Bodies / Re: 1Ds Mark IV for Photokina [CR1.5]
« on: August 08, 2010, 05:16:37 AM »
A revolutionary PowerShot? What would that be? I would highly appreciate a larger sensor. Maybe good old 2/3"? :)

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PowerShot Cameras / Re: S90??
« on: August 07, 2010, 09:15:37 AM »
Photokina? ;)

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EOS Bodies / Re: Which Camera Are You Looking Forward Too?
« on: August 07, 2010, 09:13:14 AM »
60D, because the release date is the closest ;).
Besides I'm also curious about G12, 2000D, 600D...  8)

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