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Messages - Daniel Flather

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Lenses / Re: Ultra-Wide-Angle (UWA) wishlist
« on: March 20, 2012, 09:58:44 PM »
ef 20mm f2.0L, or lower the price of the tilt 17mm by $900.

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Lenses / Re: ef 35L on crop - experiences?
« on: March 19, 2012, 11:45:58 PM »
The 35L is great on a crop, and it performs very well wide open.  Its AF is fast and accurate, rarely misses.  I used mine on a 50D for a few years, but now I am waiting for my 5D3.  I also have the 50L; the 35L yields a higher keeper rate when both are used wide open.

Problem with the 35L on a crop and using it as a normal lens is you retain the wide angle perspective of the 35mm. 

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EOS Bodies / Re: 5D mk III: ISO 25600...Stunning!!!!!
« on: March 19, 2012, 11:29:24 PM »
These are some of the cleanest ISO 25000 shots I've ever seen from any camera. I first shot at ISO 25000 back in 1990, pushing T-Max p3200. Trust me; they looked nowhere near this good.

Tough crowd. Some people have no idea how far we've come.
I agree. Much better than my 50D's 12800 or even 6400.

I shot my 50D tonight at 3200, ouch.  Nevermind 6.4 or 12.8.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon 5D Mark III UnBoxing Video
« on: March 17, 2012, 11:16:08 PM »
How can Canon keep the camera's name a secret till the day they announce it.  They had lots of cameras made, many boxes made, many manuals written, proof-read, and printed.  How can they keep all that a secret?  Hundreds of non Canon employees were involved. 

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What did we do before the d800 and 5d3? What did we do before the d700 and 5d2?

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Maybe you took #3 too, but mostly it's the lighting giving it away. 

Good thread.

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You took photos 1, 4, and 6


*runs*

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everyone pouring over image files to examine them at sub-atomic levels to see if the molecular structure of the D800 is cleaner.


EPIC.

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I'm stoked to finally have FF after leaving my EOS 5 film camera.  A 50mm lens will have the FOV and perspective of 50mm again.

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EOS Bodies / Re: 5D MkIII instructions - Rant !!
« on: March 16, 2012, 12:24:39 PM »
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How to press the shutter release (sheesh!)



Yes, and 99% of the population still does it wrong.  Ever notice when people take a photo and say on the count of "three", it takes more like 6? 

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EOS Bodies / Re: 5D Mk III vs D800/E, is the 5D3 better at anything?
« on: March 14, 2012, 11:32:16 AM »
This fourm is like a bunch of 10 year old boys arguing over if Batman can kick Superman's ass.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Which Camera Should I Buy ?
« on: March 13, 2012, 03:10:42 PM »
With those lens FF is a given.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Mark - III Preorder and Delivery
« on: March 13, 2012, 02:44:55 PM »
I'll receive my 5d3 in 9 Days, 21 Hours, 52 Minutes.

Yes, I'm having it shipped overnight.  The delivery person always shows up here at my work at around 11AM.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Mark - III Preorder and Delivery
« on: March 13, 2012, 02:43:24 PM »
9 days? where did you order from

I'll receive my 5d3 in 9 Days, 21 Hours, 52 Minutes.

Camera Canada, link off the main page from here.

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