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Canon EF Zoom Lenses / Re: Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L Mark II
« on: December 16, 2014, 10:22:55 PM »
Very nice Mr. Mt. Spokane!,
I have been hoping for some first pics of this. Enjoy it!

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Great story, we need more Gary Fongs in the world!

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Lenses / Re: Canon USA's 15% off refurbished sale
« on: December 10, 2014, 01:48:25 PM »
crap!...I always miss this.  Have been waiting to pick up a 24-70 II and I'm always minutes too late!

There are smart phone apps that notify you when a product is in stock, and, if you have your Canon account all setup and ready, you have a pretty good chance.  But, those 24-70's that were restocked today sold out in minutes.
Cool!, any you recommend for iPhone? that would be great!

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Lenses / Re: Canon USA's 15% off refurbished sale
« on: December 10, 2014, 12:44:04 PM »
crap!...I always miss this.  Have been waiting to pick up a 24-70 II and I'm always minutes too late!

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How have QVC missed this rare talent?
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Gosh!, I just about spilled my morning coffee on that one!, hilarious!

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I tell you, the more and more I use this lens, the more I'm tempted to go back to a FF Zoom Trinity as my main setup (with macro as the exception)

Very Happy!

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Yep!, I'm considering that also!

Trouble is, I'd have to sell 2 lenses (Sigma 35, 24-105)to buy one (24-70 2.8 Mk2)

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I know!, I'm selling my 24-104 and a few primes to offset the cost of a 24-70 2.8 II. The 16-35 & 24-70 are awesome !

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I tell you, the more and more I use this lens, the more I'm tempted to go back to a FF Zoom Trinity as my main setup (with macro as the exception)

Very Happy!

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Yep!, I'm considering that also!

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Tony wanted to switch to Nikon but Couldn't
« on: December 05, 2014, 10:09:42 PM »
Lucky for him that he's an Internet personality.  If you straddle a fence like that in real life, it's painful...especially if there's barbed wire on it.
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I had my 17-40mm for a long time. It was my most used lens, but always thought it was a bit soft. Never thought the 16-35 2.8 II was much of an upgrade for IQ and didn't want/need the speed.  I sold it and got the new 16-35 f4. What can I say.....it's fantastic!

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Canon General / Re: Please help me! 1DX Fever, (G.A.S.)
« on: November 30, 2014, 07:58:22 PM »
I feel your GAS pain Valvebounce! I tried one out through CPS. My 5DIII work just fine for what I do, but man was it a lot of fun. I concur with Neuros advice. Me, maybe I will get a second job. If you do, enjoy and have fun! Frankly, life is too short!, buy it!

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Canon General / Re: What were you hoping to buy on Black Friday?
« on: November 29, 2014, 12:36:53 PM »
My GAS is leaning towards a 24-70 2.8 II deal

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Lenses / Re: Really bad GAS
« on: November 20, 2014, 08:40:32 AM »
Oh the vexing annoyance of GAS,..I feel it quite often! Nice images though! Please post some more….I’m sure we would all like to see what it can do….and more images of the lens itself too!

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Canon General / Re: First time shooting a wedding...
« on: November 16, 2014, 03:54:36 PM »
Kick it in the ass!!

Take your time, relax and try to enjoy the shoot.

Put the 24-70 and 70-200 on each camera and relax.  Don't forget to set each camera to Silent Shutter mode.

Share some pics with us later and tell us your war story!!
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+1!
Remember, have fun!
Good luck!

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Lenses / Re: MY GAS. ILLNESS COME TO VISIT ME AGAIN.
« on: November 13, 2014, 07:16:57 PM »
Mr. Surapon, I also share your GAS pain!, enjoy life and have fun with that lens!

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: My Super Fresh New TOY, Canon 7D MK II
« on: November 08, 2014, 08:56:06 PM »
Surapon, I also share your GAS illness! Have fun!

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