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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Upgrade Path Dilemma
« on: September 14, 2014, 11:37:43 AM »
Consider the 6D with the 24-70 f/4 or the upcoming less expensive 24-105 STM which will be wider than your crop 17-50

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EOS Bodies / Re: More Images of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 13, 2014, 06:07:22 PM »

Seriously, it would have been much cheaper and easier for me to upgrade to the 7DII.


So, in your specific case, the 7DII beats the D750. 

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EOS Bodies / Re: More Images of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 13, 2014, 05:57:15 PM »

The D750 fully addresses my concerns. With a modern FF sensor and an advanced AF system, it's a camera that can last me for years. Thus, the higher prices tag becomes justifiable for me.

Its appeal to me, though, is limited - and the D750 wins.

Not that I'll be switching to Nikon right away. But it's very nice to know that  there's a very appealing FF camera out there with specs that are tailored to my needs, basically.

Seriously, there is a camera tailor-made for you and you won't make the jump?  Honestly, what are you waiting for?  It's like saying you found a Heidi Klum body double but you're waiting for something better in a different color dress.  Just make the jump to the Nikon D750 and the NR board!

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EOS Bodies / Re: Digic 7 Development
« on: September 13, 2014, 11:01:27 AM »
It's speculation on my part but I believe that is the barrier to Canon releasing a high MP camera.  They need at least a 2X jump in processing capability.  The Nikon D800 fell short in in frame rate or else it may have made more of an impact

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EOS Bodies / Re: More Images of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II
« on: September 13, 2014, 10:59:05 AM »
I'm in.  It looks like it will outperform or matches the 5 year old 1D Mark IV in most categories except possibly very high ISO

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EOS Bodies / Digic 7 Development
« on: September 13, 2014, 09:31:36 AM »
This new processor is the key to high MP cameras.  Doubling the resolution will require 1.414 times the processing power.  The current Digic 6 will drop the 1Dx to 8FPS.  The Digic 7 is going to be a dual Digic 6 in one package which will allow 4x the processing power for high MP, high frame rate bodies.

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Lenses / Re: The New Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II
« on: September 11, 2014, 09:06:52 AM »
The 300/2.8 IS I and the 400/2.8 have gone way down after the initial bump.  I think Canon prices the IIs higher to move out the I inventory.

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Lenses / Re: The New Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II
« on: September 11, 2014, 08:41:23 AM »
Now I can afford the Mark I version!!!!

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EOS Bodies / Re: This news is exciting!
« on: September 09, 2014, 11:40:16 AM »
I for one am getting tired of waiting. Evolutionary is good enough for me, though, as I want an action APS-C  camera (birding) that is better than the 60D I have now (better AF, more fps, slightly better high ISO, ample buffer for RAW), and is not as expensive as the 1DX or 5D3.

A 70D fits your requirements already and at a decent price

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EOS Bodies / Re: 7DII full frame?
« on: September 08, 2014, 10:30:44 AM »
Maybe 7D was supposed to be full frame initially.  Canon's flagship APS-C bodies were x0D bodies, notably 40D, 50D, and now 70D.  Was anyone else surprised that Canon used the xD naming for the 7D in 2009?

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Seems plausible since it makes sense for Canon to have commonality so they could choose between the 6D and 70D Sensors.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Pricing for the 7D Replacement
« on: August 28, 2014, 01:57:59 PM »
What is this, The Price is Right?

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EOS Bodies / Re: Pricing for the 7D Replacement
« on: August 28, 2014, 12:47:09 PM »
At 3,000.00, a used 1D MK IV will be a far better camera than a $1800 7D MK II.

Precisely, an $1800 7D Replacement won't exist

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EOS Bodies / Re: Pricing for the 7D Replacement
« on: August 28, 2014, 11:32:39 AM »
Good guess, but that's all it is until it comes out.

Come to think of it, we can probably predict the price better than the specs.  $2149-$2599 is a hole in Canon's lineup barring price movements and speccing the body between the 5D3 and 1Dx, which is between $4999 and $5499 but that would have to be specced between those 2 bodies, which would be enticing too.

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EOS Bodies / Pricing for the 7D Replacement
« on: August 28, 2014, 10:52:42 AM »
Judging by the specs, the new body should fall between the $3399 list of the 5D3 and the $1899 of the 6D.  I'm guessing a $2599 list.  It won't be below the $1899 of the 6D because the 70D is at $1199 and Canon doesn't want to cannibalize those sales.  If they use the 5D3/6D ratio, then a new APS-C body would be $2149 which would be great and shouldn't affect 6D sales.

Somewhere between $2149 and $2599 is doable unless the used 1D Mark IV falls below $2000

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