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EOS Bodies / Re: 5diii to 7dii?
« on: September 19, 2014, 03:18:56 PM »
Newbreed,
   I am a similar situation as you.  I have three kids and I don't shoot professionally.  But I love the 5D3's.  Used to have the original 7D and since going to 5D3, had to sell it (the 7D).  I stopped using the 7D altogether and it was just collecting dusk.  Since then, I'd been happy shooting with 5D3.  The spec on new 7D2 looks great, but I would never let go of my 5D3.  If anything, I would get a 6D or another 5D3.  Full frame all the way for me.

I concur. The 7D managed to survive next to my 5DMkII (due to AF performance, not IQ) but the 5DMkIII killed it.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Sample Images From the EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 19, 2014, 03:16:15 PM »
It's sharper and more contrasty but still quite noisy. I wonder how this compares to the 5D Mk III sensor.

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Lenses / Re: The New Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II
« on: September 19, 2014, 03:12:46 PM »
I feel like I could make a new post every day how much I want this lens...

(Un)fortunately winter is coming, a time when I find I have less need for longer lenses - so more time to contemplate and save up :)

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Nice to see these 'traditional' corrected double Gauss designs, almost an assurance of high MTF but lower contrast and sharpness wide open. Great artistic value :)

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Lenses / Re: Official: Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II
« on: September 18, 2014, 03:11:28 PM »
Yes I want this lens  >:(

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EOS Bodies / Re: 5diii to 7dii?
« on: September 18, 2014, 03:10:33 PM »
I'm thinking I can sell it for a 7dii and use the rest to invest in a prime lens which I'm missing in my collection.

5diii to 7dii?

What???

No way.

Just buy an affordable but good prime and be done with it. One of the new IS primes os maybe a Sigma 35 or 50 should do it. If you shoot general photography, it's a loss to sell a full frame camera over a crop no matter how good that crop camera is.

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Lenses / Re: Official: Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II
« on: September 15, 2014, 12:38:24 PM »
Here's the link to Canon product page, old MTF lower part of page...

http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/products/cameras/ef_lens_lineup/ef_400mm_f_4_do_is_usm

This new lens costs only a couple hundred more than the old.

Here in NL the introduction price equals the current new price of the old model. Still a lot of pennies but that's actually surprising in a good way.

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Lenses / Re: The New Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II
« on: September 15, 2014, 01:44:30 AM »
Surprised no one has related this:
Fred Miranda earlier today posted that he has seen the MTF on the new lens and it is excellent, even with a 2X Extender.
He also states that the price will be "way lower than your expectation".
His NDA should be up about 4AM PDT.

http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/1318195/0

(See his second post first page)

Errh so it may be almost within range of mere mortals? We'll wait and see...

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EOS Bodies / Re: More Images of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 13, 2014, 12:36:48 PM »
Groundbreaking?  Not so much when compared to current technology but when compared to the original 7D, which remember is what it is replacing, I think it will be a huge and welcomed improvement... ;)

Evolution, not revolution - which isn't necessarily a bad thing ;)

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EOS Bodies / Re: More Images of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 13, 2014, 12:03:28 PM »
Ok I may want this camera. The controls match the 5DMkIII which is nice. Now it all comes down to sensor and AF performance. Is it a qualified match for the 5DMkIII for those times I need extra 'reach'??

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Canon EF Prime Lenses / Re: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
« on: September 12, 2014, 04:36:52 PM »
My 70-200 went down (literally), the strap broke.  So I needed a longer lens, and my 100mm IS Mcro was just sitting there begging to go to the game...

Untitled by RexPhoto91, on Flickr

According Flickr this was taken with a Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM???

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Lenses / Re: What New Lens are You Most Excited About?
« on: September 12, 2014, 04:23:08 PM »
400 DO II. Maybe some day I will/can afford this.....

On the 85mm Zeiss: Meh, boring, and I couldn't care less.

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Lenses / Re: The New Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II
« on: September 12, 2014, 02:12:00 AM »
Seems I'm not the only one to look at this lens and wonder, why?

Jim

Whatever the reason, I'm happy Canon is still pushing this technology. In the end, that's what creates progress if not through revolution, then through evolution. Just look at all the other technology around you... How much of it has been developed / evolved from earlier examples?

If any big white is of interest to me, this is the one. The focal length, size and weight are right, if performance is good even with a 1.4 TC then I might at one point save up enough pennies to buy one.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon EOS 7D Mark II Specifications Confirmed
« on: September 11, 2014, 02:58:59 PM »
I have been holding back for a 7Dii as backup to my 5D3 but with these specs it hardly seems worth the wait
Looks like Canon Shares the boat with Apple - Not really pushing innovation anymore ? I love my gear, but the other candy stores looks to have much better lollies :)

Unfortunately the other "lollies" don't mount to "L" lenses...  Personally, I think that these specs look awesome for a crop camera.  I'll be adding one to the pair of 5D3's I already have.  I considered the 70D, but the slow (relatively) FPS and the slightly crippled feature set kept me away.  This new 7DII will likely have the same user programmable menu system as the 5D3 (maybe even better) along with the AF system to match or beat the stellar 5D3... sounds like a winner to me.

If it's such a good match to the 5DIII as you suggest, I may be in...

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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon EOS 7D Mark II Specifications Confirmed
« on: September 11, 2014, 07:31:01 AM »
Question on one of the specs listed: what is "Lens electronic MF"

A setting that allows you to turn off manual focus on the small handful of lenses that use electronic MF (aka focus by wire) – currently that's the 85L II and the STM lenses, but also includes some pre-IS supertele lenses and a couple others.

Thanks, Neuro :)

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