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EOS Bodies / Re: An Update on the 75+mp Camera in the Wild
« on: August 06, 2013, 05:52:29 PM »
Life is unfair - kill yourself or get over it.

Lenses / Re: Sigma 24-70 f/2 OS HSM Coming? [CR1]
« on: August 05, 2013, 02:58:45 PM »
Q: The 28-70 mm f/2.8 class lenses have been superseded by 24-70 mm f/2.8 instruments. Taking into the account the success of the Sigma 18-35 mm are you already thinking about a full frame construction of that type or rather about e.g. a 28-70 mm f/2.0 or a 28-50 mm f/2.0 model?
A: We don’t have a very concrete idea at the moment, yet we will keep on considering designing large aperture zoom lenses.


ps - please do try printing sometimes, you might be surprised.

The whole point of taking photos is to view the prints.
And enjoy their artistic, technical, documentary or sentimental values.

At least it used to be like, in case things changed some please pass me the map.

Print it in whichever size you like and tell me again that you spotted any grain in those shots.

Lenses / Re: Sigma 24-70 f/2 OS HSM Coming? [CR1]
« on: July 29, 2013, 10:39:27 PM »
Even the mods got so excited that they forgot this should go in 3rd party section, heh.

Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Medium format
« on: July 11, 2013, 07:32:40 PM »
Another SQ-A user here, used to shoot with Pentacon Six TL (50/4, 80/2.8, 120/2.8, 180/2.8 Zeiss and 300/4 Meyer-Gorlitz) and M645 1000s (with 80/1.9 and 45/2.8 ), decided to stick with 2xSQ-A bodies and 50/3.5 S&PS, 2x80/2.8 S&PS, 105/3.5 S, 150/3.5 S and 150/4 PS.. why double the lens set-up? Because, in case one set-up gets stolen/broken for some reason, I need to have complete reliable back-up at once.

Can't beat the 6x6, just ask instagrammers.

Sony recently released pattern for sensor with photosites aligned in honeycomb grid.
So, besides Foveon and Xtrans there's always more to come.

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:

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.

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.

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.

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:

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