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EOS Bodies / Re: Are you planning to purchase a 7D2
« on: August 28, 2014, 12:20:28 AM »
No.  I will never go back to a cropped sensor. My shooting style doesn't require the 5d3 AF, bit low light performance is a must. If I were getting paid to shoot wildlife, I would consider it. I think the 7D2 will be great. I had the original and liked everything except the ISO noise.

Lenses / Re: A New Pancake Lens? [CR1]
« on: August 23, 2014, 11:37:52 AM »
I wonder what the limits of a "pancake"'lens are. Could they make a 14mm or 85mm pancake?

Lenses / Re: A New Pancake Lens? [CR1]
« on: August 23, 2014, 11:31:19 AM »
I would probably get a 24 pancake if it were to be priced similarly to the 40.  The 40 is good, but doesn't get much use because I use the 50 so much. It was so cheap, I just couldn't pass it up.

Canon General / Re: What is your Least Used Piece of Gear?
« on: August 01, 2014, 05:16:10 PM »
I never used the neck straps or cables either. I figure it will help resale with it unused and I don't like neck straps anyway.

Canon General / Re: What is your Least Used Piece of Gear?
« on: August 01, 2014, 06:49:00 AM »
My least used lens is the 40mm pancake.  Its my backup/stealth option.  My flash modifiers probably get used the least out of all my gear. 

Reviews / Re: NIKON Releasing a Medium format DSLR 50MP
« on: August 01, 2014, 06:44:59 AM »

Lenses / Re: New Canon L Primes, but Not Until 2015 [CR2)
« on: July 28, 2014, 04:48:09 PM »
I guess 2015 is the "Year of the Lens"  ;D  I'd totally be interested in a new 135L with IS.  A new 50L would be too expensive for me though.  Anything above $1300 would feel like passing a kidney stone.

I've had good experiences with eBay. I've only sold 3 items (7D, 70-200 f4, and 24-105). It is a lot harder to get scammed nowadays. eBay holds the paypal balance for a short period after the sale to protect the seller and buyer to help prevent scams. Your seller status determines how long this period is. I usually get my funds a day or two after the item has been delivered. The key is having good photos and being completely honest about any wear or scratches. I purchased all of my gear on eBay and have had zero issues, but I usually buy from top sellers.

I would gladly invite the 5DIII to swing over and party with me and my 6D. We would have lots of fun interchanging lenses. I would treat her like a goddess. Perhaps 6D would get jealous, but I'd love them both.

Some old school flags.

EOS Bodies / Re: The Always Hidden Camera at the World Cup
« on: July 04, 2014, 03:12:31 PM »
At last, the missing frames of the Zapruder film.

Canon EF Zoom Lenses / Re: Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
« on: June 29, 2014, 04:51:34 PM »
2014 Street Machine Nationals, Du Quoin Illinois
Canon 6D

Canon EF Prime Lenses / Re: Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
« on: June 29, 2014, 04:46:32 PM »
2014 Street Machine Nationals, Du Quoin Illinois
Canon 6D

EOS Bodies / Re: What do you hope-for MOST from Canon in 2014
« on: June 27, 2014, 05:36:12 PM »
Canon can't offer me what Sigma and Tamron can.  Exceptional f/2.8 zoom lenses at a price that doesn't require selling organs.

Software & Accessories / Re: Apple to Cease work on Aperture
« on: June 27, 2014, 03:27:44 PM »
This sucks!  No more competition for Adobe.  I have a bad feeling about this.

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