September 02, 2014, 10:25:02 AM

Show Posts

This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.


Messages - Mt Spokane Photography

Pages: 1 ... 326 327 [328] 329 330 ... 551
4906
Site Information / Re: "Access Denied - Security Block"
« on: August 30, 2012, 04:50:37 PM »
I've received it a few times, I have always been able to reduce or take special characters out of the test and repost.  However, I think that for some, that is not the issue.

4907
Pricewatch Deals / Re: Canon e-shop vs ebay
« on: August 30, 2012, 04:45:00 PM »
You might want to look into repairs of imported Canon cameras in Argentina.  Will you have to send the camera back to the USA, for example and fill out endless customs forms each time?  Will it get damaged in return shipping?
There may not be a issue, but I'd surely look into it, since it might end up costing more.
Otherwise, its the same camera, and a discount seller that is a authorized Canon reseller like PMI Profeel is fine, just don't expect a lot of service.

4908
4K is 8 megapix. 8K is a mere 30 megapix. But IMAX is 10x 8K. Anyone thinks we are still in digital infancy in terms of resolution? DR-wise it ain't even pretty. Film kills digital. Canon being the worst of all.
Imax Digital uses two 2K projectors, but they are working on a 4K system.  All the theatres are heading that way.
Why not read up before posting inaccurate information.?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imax

Real IMAX, not lieMax that is going on. The IMAX sensor size is 8x the super35, considering it is film and has off the charts DR, the resolution+DR is unmatched by any digital. Of course, Canon's decade old sensor is probably the least competitive.
Real IMAX???
With the scratchy film and all?
I like IMAX, but they often upsize movies taken with 35mm film, and conventional video cameras, the quality is not all that great.
They are going to digital to improve the quality.  Good riddence to scratchy flickering film.

4909
14mm 3.1? ??? ?
135mm 2.2? ??? ??? ?


and  i assume  they cost a lot of money.
if canon want money just go out and beg..

while zeiss offering 15mm 2.9 for 3000$, lets see how do u want to compete with world.
The prices compete very well with $100k + cinema lenses.  Zeiss offers a ordinary camera lens for $3000 mount not the same.   Prices jump a huge amount for that extra sharpness needed for 4K video.
 

4910
There is little doubt that you have to spend a lot of money to get a little improvement.  As you approach the highest quality available, the cost for miniscule inprovement goes up tremendously.
However, there are some areas of improvement such as low light or shallow depth of field that just cannot be done with point and shoot.  Wide angles are a issue as well, with 28mm equiv being the widest that most p&S cameras will do without a klutzy screw-on adapter.  Even interchangable lens mirrorless bodies seem to be limited to 24mm equiv.
If you are not pushing the extremes, or do not need the very best, a P&S is a very respectable solution.   I find most digital P&S to be much better than the $300 P&S 35mm film cameras of the 1980's. It was difficult to make a high resolution FF lens for a small body, so there was a huge compromise.

4911
4K is 8 megapix. 8K is a mere 30 megapix. But IMAX is 10x 8K. Anyone thinks we are still in digital infancy in terms of resolution? DR-wise it ain't even pretty. Film kills digital. Canon being the worst of all.
Imax Digital uses two 2K projectors, but they are working on a 4K system.  All the theatres are heading that way.
Why not read up before posting inaccurate information.?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imax

4912
EOS Bodies / Re: 5d Mk III dilemma
« on: August 30, 2012, 11:09:21 AM »
+1 on no 24-70 II/5DIII kit.  There is going to be so much demand for that lens there is no way Canon will be compelled to discount it.

Right, it'll be years before there is meaningful discounting on the 24-70II. After a number of disappointing 24-70 Mk1 lenses I bought a 24-105 a couple of years ago to see me through until the new lens ships. Surprise surprise! The 24-105 leaves all four of my 24-70 lenses gasping for respectability. It's a 10/10 keeper. Most people are highly satisfied with the 24-105. Just dig around on this list for positive feedback.

As TrumpetPower suggested, go straight out and pick up a kit 5D3 and 24-105 today. You'll love it. And if in the unlikely event the 24-105 turns out to be unsuitable, you'll barely lose a penny on it if you on-sell. Great lenses like this hold their value.

-PW
Exactly my experience, only I've had five 24-70mm L's.  They have built-in curvature of field issues, and commonly have decentered elements.
My 24-105 outshines all of them.  There is no guarantee that the 24-70mm MK II will be any better, in fact, the production delays may be a indicator that they are having difficulty making them to spec.

4913
Lenses / Re: How to complete my lens lineup? Help!
« on: August 30, 2012, 11:02:23 AM »
Buy a lens for a purpose.  If you are not missing anything, hang onto your cash or upgrade to a 1D MK IV, its is much better and you can sell your MK III and add a little cash to do it.

4914
If you want a slow card, buy a cheap slow CF card.

4915
EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Canon Official Retailer VS Parallel import
« on: August 30, 2012, 10:53:49 AM »
The cameras are the same, Canon regional distributors set prices, and warranties for their regions, so you should not expect service for it from a local store.  Hopefully, you won't need it.

4916
EOS Bodies / Re: 4K, 8K, UHDTV and the big megapixel EOS
« on: August 29, 2012, 11:15:35 PM »
Most importantly, for many that want larger MP, their end usage is not a computer screen; it's a much larger, higher res print version.


high MP count with a crop mode to save space (ala D800) or medium count on a smaller sensor (ala 7D) can be good when you need to crop heavily such as for distant wildlife too
I had a D800, cropping does not save space, it cuts away part of the image.  SRAW that Canon has saves space, but Nikon has nothing similar.
I would not want to pay $$$ for a FF camera and then convert it to a crop.

4917
Lenses / Re: No AF: Broken flexfoil in 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
« on: August 29, 2012, 11:08:41 PM »
I doubt if the MK II is any different.  It mostly incorporated some cost saving features making it cheaper to produce.
Ask Canon to fix it.
 

4918
EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: 1D Mark IV Prices
« on: August 29, 2012, 10:57:58 PM »
The typical pattern is for prices of a body to drop when a new model is announced, and then rise later for a year or so.  I did check Canon's refurb price, and it has not changed, its still 3995.Eventually, they all go down in price.
The 1D Mark IV has the ability to autofocus at f/8 and a 1.3 crop factor.  Birders and those who are focal length limited value those features.

4919
EOS Bodies / Re: Time from Announcement to Release
« on: August 29, 2012, 03:02:42 PM »
Careful with the renting idea though; 5D MkIII file format is not compatible with anything but the newest releases of Lightroom, Photoshop etc.  Updating won't work, you got to spend money.
It works fine with DPP, and the send to photoshop function in DPP, as well as adobe DNG.
Its no big deal using the 5D MK III with older software.

4920
EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: 7D Firmware v2.0.0 - Info from New Zealand
« on: August 29, 2012, 02:58:10 PM »
Sounds like it is related to the autopower off function.  Disabling it is the work around.  I always use the power switch, but if I have a problem, I'll disable APO.

Pages: 1 ... 326 327 [328] 329 330 ... 551