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United Kingdom & Ireland / Re: Hello...Anyone else from the UK?
« on: September 22, 2014, 06:41:26 AM »
Hello from Wakefield, Yorkshire.

Why not post this on the Magic Lantern forum?

Glad you've got it sorted!

Graham, I have no experience with the tools you use, I avoid crApple like the plague, but you need to allow for the fact that the satellites from which you are getting the co-ordinates are reporting the time in UTC, ie equivalent to GMT.  As you're in the UK, you need to either remove 1 hour from the time recorded by the camera to allow for BST, or make allowance for that hour somewhere in an option in the software.


Okay, you've a pc, you've got your GPX tracks. The above link is is a tutorial on how to tag photos using GPicSync. You might get enough from it to work out where you're going wrong with Geo Setter, or decide to use GPicSync, it's freeware.

Lenses / Re: Choose your Weapon: Ultra Wide Zooms for Canon
« on: September 20, 2014, 09:52:28 AM »
Samyang 14mm 2.8?
Sigma 14mm 2.8?
Zeiss 15mm 2.8?
Ultra wide zooms   ;)

EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: POLL: What's more important, gps or wifi?
« on: September 19, 2014, 08:49:52 AM »
I don't need either, but both would have uses, if well implemented, in body.

As it is, I do geotag photos if I've been out hiking, which is when I do most of my photography, but I use my Android tablet to generate a GPX track, which I apply to the photos as my first stage of post processing.

If I did need to use wi-fi, there are better ways of doing it than Canon's implementation (DSLR Controller and a cheap wireless router).

So, if well implemented in body, I'd use them. If not, there are good work-arounds available which mean I am NOT going to be wasting money on one of Canon's excessively expensive toys to gain the functionality.

Lighting / Re: Looking for recommendation on light kit
« on: September 17, 2014, 09:13:22 AM »
A bit of lateral thinking - as you're worried about reflections on the glass, have you tried a polarising filter?

^^^ Just beat me to it!

Interesting that Chuck Westfall also mentions the 200-400's built in TC.

They got so much right with the 100-400, which is why it still sells so well so many years after its introduction. Maybe Canon are thinking they'll need to push the boat out in engineering a worthy successor? 100-400DO with 1.4xTC?

Unlikely, but... 7dII has f8 focusing...

Lenses / Re: Choose your Weapon: Ultra Wide Zooms for Canon
« on: September 16, 2014, 06:57:04 PM »
Well, for zoom I use the 17-40, supplemented by a Samyang 14mm prime...

EOS Bodies / Re: LP-E6N in 5DMK III
« on: September 16, 2014, 03:44:57 PM »
I think it will work.
I will ask for confirmation tomorrow at Photokina and let you know the results.
It might be worth asking if the new battery (and firmware) would include further measures against third party battery users counterfeiting..

EOS Bodies / Re: How can we improve on 5D3 to 5D4?
« on: September 16, 2014, 02:01:16 PM »
for years canon has not done much (nothing) for the studio/landscape shooter. :(

TS-E 17mm

5. GET RID OF VIDEO FUNCTIONS, that's the domain of video recorders.

Why? As long as they don't hinder stills functions, what's the big deal? Just don't toggle the switch.
I accidentally did just that, yesterday.  Thought I'd somehow broken the camera and it was stuck in Live View. :D First time it's been in video mode since I bought it... ;)

As a cheapskate, there's no way I'm buying a GP-E2, so I use Open GPS Tracker to record a GPX file on my Android tablet's microSD card. I then transfer the GPX file to a folder on my desktop, where I use GPicSync to transfer geotags to CR2s and jpegs from the camera, before moving the tagged Raws into my library and dropboxing the jpegs for whoever I've been hiking with.

EOS Bodies / Re: Official: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 16, 2014, 10:36:54 AM »
I read on Canon's website that the dual pixel AF doesn't work in 1080 60p, can someone confirm that?
If you've read it on Canon's website, what more confirmation do you need?

EOS Bodies / Re: Official: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 16, 2014, 04:38:50 AM »
I think the new camera sounds ace and I want one but I'm a bit miffed at the price here in the UK. at current exchange rates the US price of 1800$ works out at about £1100 and the European price of 1700 euros at about £1350. Yet we are to be charged £1600. Rip off Britain strikes again.

It's the same here in Oz.  I was hoping for a price of au$2000 based on the us$1799 price but it's being priced at au$2499.  Maybe we'll get the US pricing if we get rid of the Union Jack from our flag  and replace it with the stars and stripes;D
Ftfy :D

Photography Technique / Re: Timelapse
« on: September 16, 2014, 01:15:09 AM »

I've been doing some reading on timelapse at Magic Lantern. There are some further links to explore in the first post of the thread. Not tried it myself.

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