Once I bought my 5D3, my 70-200 f/4L IS moved from the Birding group to the new Landscape group. It does nice work there. It still visits the birders on occasion.
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I regularly carry my 5d3 and 70200 2.8 ii on a black rapid strap (both the double and the spot version) with absolutely no problems or worrys.
I usually keep it attached to the tripod mount just so that it is more evenly balanced
ditto, I carry the 100-400L with the 5D3 (similar in size to your combo) with the RS-7 and jave absolutely no issues or worries. I leave it on the tripod mount at all times. Its just so much more comfortable with a 5+ lb setup on your shoulder as opposed to your neck like the canon strap.
Thank you all very much for your replies. I think I am going to try a free trial of Lightroom 5 (along with some instruction via youtube or another website, such as some of those suggested above).
I'm a videographer, but I'm thinking about switching from my 5D Mark II to the 70D if the noise isn't too bad. The main reasons is that the 70D has a Digic 5+ processor, which is the same as the 5D3 if I'm not mistaken, right? If the magic lantern team manage to hack the 70D, which I'm sure they are, that could enable 1080p RAW video recording. Also that AF in video recording looks quite handy when its hard to focus manually. Lastly, its a generally better camera, functions wise, than the 5D2, which only has the fullframeness to brag about, which although is really nice, but I could give that up for generally better specs and that lovely processor. :3
ML hack would require CF card. 70D seems to have SD card only so no, there would be no 1080 raw video for 70D.
ML made a hack for the 6D which is also SD card so Im not sure where you are getting your information.
Not to mention they have stable versions available for the 50D, 60D, 500D, 550D, and 600D; and Alpha versions for the EOS-M and 1100D which, correct me if I'm wrong, all use SD. IMO, this will make a phenomenal video/stills camera hybrid for consumers/prosumers getting into the field, with downsides being no 60p or headphone jack.
Depending on its ISO performance, this little guy will make for a great backup crop body to my 6D for its speedier AF system, video features (hopefully significantly less moire/aliasing), and of course 1.6x crop factor!
Has anyone seen any 6400+ ISO samples and/or any mention of its noise performance? In a few of the pre-production reviews, they mention it is equal to or better than the 60D/7D, but that's not saying much