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I moved from Canon 8800F to Plustek 7400 for 35mm, have to admit I'm quite impressed by the difference. I still use CS8800F for 120s, though.

Here's some insight of it's capabilities:
http://www.filmscanner.info/en/PlustekOpticFilm7400.html

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Sigma 35 f/1.4 DG HSM First Impressions
« on: December 12, 2012, 10:09:44 AM »
that boils down to 'claim vs. experience' type of argument.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: digital camera as light meter
« on: December 12, 2012, 05:30:25 AM »
I use 5dc all the time for metering, when I shoot slide film I keep the EVs about the same and when I shoot C41 I usually add 0.5-1EV compared to 5dc shot. I mostly shoot with Bronica SQA cameras but also with M645 and RB67 gear.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon 6D Under-Exposing?
« on: December 06, 2012, 05:20:07 PM »
If you take a look at the updated link in the OP you'd see it was the D600 which overexposed in studio shots compared to D800, 5Dmk2, 5Dmk3 and 6D.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon 6D Under-Exposing?
« on: December 05, 2012, 08:15:40 PM »
...and to be honest I have no idea why someone mentioned the underexposing problem only with 6d while it is and was present in 5d2 and 5d3 as well. Maybe 6d underexposes even much more.

Funny you say that because in this side by side comparison a completely different conclusion is found:
 http://nevillelockhart.wordpress.com/2012/11/20/nikon-d800-vs-canon-mkiii-part-1/


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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Sigma 35 f/1.4 DG HSM First Impressions
« on: December 04, 2012, 05:12:36 PM »


Sigmas coating  gives a little more yellow results than Nikon,Canon etc

Some of my nikkors give more yellowish color casts than my other nikkors. Some of my EF lenses have different coatings. Nothing PP never could fixed.

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Pentax FF DSLR for under 1499$ at release.
« on: December 04, 2012, 11:46:16 AM »
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Pentax FF DSLR for under 1499$ at release.

Neverneverland.
Though I'd get it in a heartbeat (coupled with 43/1.9+31/1.8 )

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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon 6D High ISO Noise Tests
« on: December 04, 2012, 05:43:35 AM »
Those are jpegs SOOC?

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Sigma 35 f/1.4 DG HSM First Impressions
« on: December 02, 2012, 07:41:33 AM »
Those Korean links really pushed the OoF rendition to the limits, naked branches + leaves make the busiest backgrounds, IMO. I don't think I saw nice bokeh examples from any of the 35/1.4 lenses on that site, be it canon, samjunk, contax, nikkor or sigma.

however, here's an example where background is not that much demanding: http://dc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/review/lens_review/20121127_575328.html

I think I'm really liking this lens.

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Takumars, Anyone?
« on: November 29, 2012, 01:40:23 PM »
+1 for SMC Tak 50/1.4

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Sigma 35 f/1.4 DG HSM First Impressions
« on: November 23, 2012, 07:27:08 AM »
There are some signs of onion brokeh which isnt too pleasent.

http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/1167718/5

However im not very knowledgeable about how often situations that create onion brokeh occur. All the other samples seem to have a very nice brokeh. Can anyone enlighten me as to whether this should be something to be concerned about?

Yet that same user complaining about OoF rendering quality of Sigma is selling his 35L:
http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/1166631/0?keyword=x#11124098

 ::)

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EOS Bodies / Re: Why do you want a FF Mirrorless?
« on: November 22, 2012, 06:52:16 AM »
I want one, yeah, unfortunately they've already designed one with my favorite focal length - it's called RX1 and sets you $3k back.

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