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Animal Kingdom / Re: Owls and Swans in flight - 7D mk II
« on: December 06, 2014, 06:17:11 AM »
Manual Mode, but autofocus, right?  Which focus settings did you use, please?

I can't see how anyone could possibly criticise these terrific pictures, but let's wait and see what the pixel-peepers say.

EOS Bodies / Re: A Real EOS M Replacement Coming Soon? [CR1]
« on: November 17, 2014, 09:27:48 AM »
My preference is for an APS-C version of the Panasonic GX7, same form factor (slightly larger probably) but obviously with Canon's best APS-C parts (AF, sensor, etc.).  In other words an optimised-for-street, quick reflexes, rangefinder.  Would need to have Panny's faults eliminated (lack of mic input, lukewarm video performance, etc.).

Would prefer GPS and articulated screen, but tilting screen would be OK.  A decent wi-fi/app a necessity.  Pop-up flash would be nice, but not a deal-breaker.  Hot-shoe on top of a pop-up, anyone?  M lenses are OK as a starting point.

EOS Bodies / Re: The Canon EOS 7D Mark II Jumps Out of a Plane
« on: November 06, 2014, 09:10:32 AM »
Whatever the naysayers may say about Canon products, they do a pretty good job at these promotional videos.

I've lost track - what does the upgraded C300 now have that the new C100 doesn't?  Or vice versa?

Can't remember if it was Patrick Lichfield or not, but someone used to blow a referee's whistle just before firing the shutter.  You probably wouldn't get away with it too often with the same group.

EOS Bodies / Re: 4K Products Coming From Canon [CR2]
« on: October 24, 2014, 05:42:10 AM »
"You can pick an A7r up for as little as $1700 used, A7s' used for as little as $2000."

Ever wondered why these owners are selling?

EOS Bodies / Re: \
« on: October 14, 2014, 06:45:11 AM »
Is that cello full-frame or crop-sensor?

Software & Accessories / Re: Bag suggestions
« on: October 08, 2014, 11:37:56 AM »
Why don't you copy your post to ThinkTank for their recommendations?

Software & Accessories / Re: Benbo Tripod?
« on: July 30, 2014, 09:14:21 AM »
I have a Benbo.............. and a Benro!

Both are fit for purpose, and I would buy again.  Ditto for my Manfrottos!


EOS Bodies / Re: 7D now marked as DISCONTINUED at Amazon
« on: July 26, 2014, 04:07:49 PM »
Does this mean a Mark II might be imminent?  Why did nobody tell us?

EOS Bodies / Re: Eos7D mk2, How EXCITED will you be if . . .?
« on: July 08, 2014, 05:11:00 AM »
I'll wait for the MkIII.

I've run "carrying solutions" through my BS Reverse Demodulator, and it's come up with "bags".

Hope this helps.

Software & Accessories / Re: Tripod recommendations
« on: May 30, 2014, 09:00:11 AM »
I have various Manfrottos, even an original Benbo, but I'm glad I came across the Chinese Benro brand at the NEC a couple of years ago.  I now use one of their carbon fibre travel tripods almost exclusively.  It's light, sturdy enough, folds down small, and the price is right.  I'll bet they have a model that would meet your height requirements.

Will this feature be built-in to new C300's, or is it retrofit only?

Software & Accessories / Re: Gimbal Head: Wimberley Vs Jobu
« on: April 23, 2014, 08:07:53 AM »
Happy with my Benro head.  Although I haven't tried (or even seen) a Wimberley.

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