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Oops...I made the erroneous assumption that anyone reading the LuLa article and basically subscribing
to the ETTR mantra would be shooting for RAW capture and...doing his own PP.  My bad!     ::)

:) :) hahahaha

EOS Bodies / Re: POLL: How many mp do you want anyway?
« on: January 31, 2015, 06:25:19 AM »
I wonder: ???
If many here want 36 megapixel, why D800, D810, A7r are not big sales successes? ::) :-X

I do not know if they are successes or not, but if they were utter failures, there is no way Canon would be coming out with 50 mp camera.

EOS Bodies / Re: Bingo! New Canon 5Ds has 50.6 MP new rumored specs
« on: January 31, 2015, 05:18:33 AM »
Not excited.  ISO 6400 camera is not for me.  Where is 5D MK4?

Really? Hmmm

EOS Bodies / Re: Bingo! New Canon 5Ds has 50.6 MP new rumored specs
« on: January 31, 2015, 04:00:14 AM »
The true specs will decide but looking at those specs it's very meh.

Beauty is in the eye of the be holder - I'd get one in a flash.

Me too… Will order as soon as I decide between the S or normal.

EOS Bodies / Re: More About the EOS 5DS & EOS 5DS R
« on: January 30, 2015, 10:46:02 AM »
Ugh so I'm gonna have to buy two cameras this year? One for portraiture and one for events?


You already have one for events. Did your 5D3 suddenly become useless?

ahahaha. well said!

EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Firmware: EOS-1D X Version 2.0.7
« on: January 29, 2015, 07:41:22 AM »
Thanks Canon for this. But it took you approx 3 years to figure out these issues? Really?

Portrait / Re: The New Guy
« on: January 28, 2015, 10:36:41 PM »
Congratulations. Love his smile...

It seems like you do not need the 1dx. I think a cheaper, smaller camera will be more appropriate. Am going by "need to save money for vacation."

EOS Bodies / Re: A Sony & Canon Sensor Partnership Mentioned Again [CR1]
« on: January 28, 2015, 11:24:28 AM »
This is good. Right?

EOS Bodies / Re: Big Announcements Coming Next Week [CR3]
« on: January 28, 2015, 11:23:06 AM »
Until they step into 2012 and put 4k RAW video in the cameras... I don't care. Even GoPro has 4K footage now... Canon is turning into the Apple of the camera world.. forever playing "catch-up."

I sold my 5Dm3 last year and moved to RED cameras. i WISH they'd make a 4k RAW camera so I could pick one up for backup.

You don't shoot stills right? 5d3 is a stills camera. A very nice stills camera.

Landscape / Re: Railway odds and ends...
« on: January 26, 2015, 11:25:48 AM »
Taken on a Minolta x-500 with a Vivitar 400mm lens.  Scanned with a Minolta Dimage 5400 Scan Elite.  As I recall the stock was something fairly vanilla like Superia 200.

This was actually for an assessment, I was doing a photography module at University, I printed this mono conversion onto inkjet foil, looked pretty good.

A really nice image!  :)

Yes beautiful!

EOS Bodies / Re: 50mp Cameras Coming in March [CR1]
« on: January 25, 2015, 12:10:19 AM »
Our favorite expert says "D800E is very slightly sharper, and somewhat more susceptible to moiré patterns and aliasing artifacts.

Aliasing and moiré are potential problems only when photographing man-made things like fabrics, brick walls, screens and tiled roofs that have fine, repeating patterns. The only other potential problems are when photographing star fields or sparkles from the sun on the tops of waves on the sea.

Moiré never happens with natural subjects, except if you're a bug photographer. In any case, you have to work at it to find subjects for which aliasing and moiré are problems, so for me, the slight sharpness improvement of the D800E is more than worth it."

EOS Bodies / Re: 50mp Cameras Coming in March [CR1]
« on: January 24, 2015, 11:00:22 AM »
Will this be the first time Canon comes with two versions? I so doubt this….

EOS Bodies / Re: 50mp Cameras Coming in March [CR1]
« on: January 24, 2015, 10:53:30 AM »
I gave up waiting and bought a 645z

Don't hate me.

Good for you!!! How cool.

Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Sigma 24-105 f/4 DG OS Discontinued
« on: January 24, 2015, 08:12:41 AM »
Bryan's site:

Contrary to some current rumors, the Sigma 24-105mm f/4.0 DG OS HSM Art Lens has not been discontinued. According to Sigma Corporation of America, "The 24-105mm is most definitely not discontinued." This rumor most likely arose from the fact that this lens is very hard to find in stock right now. Sigma assured me that this lens is very much a part of their current line. "We are behind on production but are working on catching up." Sigma is experiencing "... really high demand and fulfilling all the orders across the world has been tough." That is good news to me as I really like the 24-105 OS Art Lens.

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