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Canon EF Prime Lenses / Re: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
« on: August 25, 2013, 03:53:57 AM »
...and a flash is quite useful in macro photography too...

Canon General / Re: Where's the competition for the 24-105?
« on: August 20, 2013, 12:52:52 PM »
Theres no announcement for an update and even if there was an announcement it would still take over 1 year for the newer version to be released. So nothing to worry. Lenses dont lose their value fast anyway. Some never :)

or call it BuS or sth... ^^

Maybe because there are plenty of 50s but not many different 24mm lenses :)

EOS Bodies / Re: The last Canon crop sensor - ever
« on: August 15, 2013, 03:41:20 AM »

I disagree. Resolution is not measured by the number of pixels.

So i can say a FF sensor with 300 pixels and a FF sensor with 21 MegaPixels have the same resolution if its not about the pixels.
The camera sensors are made out of pixels so how u wanna measure resolution in another way if the camera sees the world all in pixels and nothing else?!

EOS Bodies / Re: Canon 6D Under-Exposing?
« on: August 15, 2013, 03:30:28 AM »
I think it gotta do with the lens. Using my m42 lenses in AV mode sometimes the exposure is just...so off.
Never had any problems with the newer EF lenses

Lenses / Re: Yet another call for travel lens advice
« on: August 14, 2013, 05:50:39 AM »
Invest 20$ in weights to train ur muscles instead :)

Lenses / Re: Which lenses to buy for filming
« on: August 14, 2013, 04:34:47 AM »

Scroll to the bottom. Fixed aperture thought, but the 35mm 1.5 is really nice. And i dont think u can find any other lenses made for videos in the Samyang price range. Otherwise the photography lenses sure work too from Samyang and are a bit cheaper. Cinema 35mm 1.5 is like 550$ and photography 35mm 1.4 is about 430. A bit over your budget but its really cheap for what u get in quality.

Also in making movies u rarely zoom or pan the scene. It requires some experience to make these actions look good and not amateurish.

Cheapest way for a good lens is get the EF 50mm 1.8II. Its about 100$. But on ur APS-C camera its a bit close...not so versatile. Next option would be EF 35mm f2.0 about 250$. its kinda like 50mm on FF sensor and somewhat like the normal field of view we humans have.

And if u really need wide angle sometimes, just use the 18mm of your kit lens.

The last reaaalllyy cheap way is to get an m42 Adapter on ebay and a lens (or more lenses) with m42 mount.
They work like normal on ur DSLR only problem is there is no autofocus. But in filming u dont use autofocus anyway and always manual focus :) So there really is not disavantage. Ok..apertures are mostly 1.8 - 2.8 and not wider.

Lenses just cost like ~50 bucks often. Not too rare there are way cheaper lenses. Good brands are Yashica, Takumar, vivitar, zeiss etc.

FD lenses work too but then u can just get an adapter. u need to really modify the lens mount with screws n stuff til u can use it.

m42---- add adapter = ready for shooting ^^ adpater like..10$. make sure u get one made of metal. with chip not needed unless u also wanna manual focus using the optical viewfinder sometimes.

For example with flektogon 35mm 2.4 and 600D:

Zeiss Flektogon 35mm 2.4

I got the 35mm flektogon 2.8 and two other lenses for 100$ from some guy in my town :) But the flektogon is usually more expensive than other lenses cuz its just....a Zeiss lens.

But the ability to macro with it is really cool too :D as u can see in the video.
After all i think u dont need super modern ultra sharp lenses since 1080 HD is not even 3 megapixels. And even old lenses sure can perform that resolution well :) You will never reach the point even closely where ur sensor outperforms the lens in DSLR filming

EOS Bodies / Re: 'Revolutionary' Dual Pixel AF Explained
« on: July 28, 2013, 10:34:41 AM »
I think the advantage of the optical viewfinder is that u really engulge in a special mental state seeing only the situation u want to shoot and only blackness all around like in a state of bliss :D

Black & White / Re: Black & White
« on: July 28, 2013, 10:28:55 AM »
Then why are the trees not white... ?

EOS Bodies / Re: 'Revolutionary' Dual Pixel AF Explained
« on: July 26, 2013, 02:38:18 PM »
Am i the only one who prefers shooting with the optical viewfinder, even if live view is tzhe same speed? I think its not long anymore til Canon only releases only mirrorless cameras if the AF speed is the same. And then people like me can pay another 899$ or whatever for an electronic viewfinder :(

Well that seems dumb to me. Reminds me of people who will do anything to get attention. I mean cant even wear proper clothing if u have to take a picture in that area? Its different if u go climb a mountain or do other extreme things and document it or if you just take a picture of urself risking ur health  for attention.

Canon General / Re: Canon Testing a 75+ Megapixel EOS-1 Body? [CR1]
« on: July 23, 2013, 03:45:12 AM »
Cool! Actually being able to downsize to 22MP and more sounds amazing (also it should deliver quite noise free images if downsized to "less huge" ). I just wonder if todays lenses got enough resolution for a 75MP sensor.
Anyway i think io need to save some decades to buy it cuz the price is probably going to be ferkin huge since there are not many cameras with such high MP count. Yeah hasselblad n stuff but they will still be more expensive than the 75MP Canon i guess.

Lenses / Re: Dxo tests canon/nikon/sony 500mm's
« on: July 16, 2013, 01:54:25 PM »
i didnt read it...let me guess: nikon lenses the best as always? except in sales...

EOS Bodies / Re: Stay with Canon?
« on: July 10, 2013, 10:49:59 AM »
Buy the camera that satisfies your need. No matter if Canon/Nikon/Leica/Pentax/...

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