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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon EOS 6D Specs Leaked?
« on: September 14, 2012, 10:29:46 AM »
I waited a few days on ordering a 5d mkiii, I was hoping the new FF might be something great (it's not)..

Time to order that 5d mkiii

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Which Camera & Lens - Aviation + Animals
« on: September 13, 2012, 05:47:11 PM »
Thanks for all the replys.

I'm still trying to make my mind up. I'm wondering has anyone tried the Sigma 120 - 300mm f/2.8 lens on the 5d mk 3. (sorry to say the "S" word on the Canon website)

I think if I used the 1.4 Tel converter it would make it a 120-300mm f/2.8 lens as a 168- 420mm f/4 lens.

A 420mm f4 would be epic (is this a possibility, has any one tried this???)

Can you use the canon 1.4 on a s Sigma lens??

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: 60D rubber coming loose on grip
« on: September 10, 2012, 06:31:31 PM »
Email Canon, did they not have problems with some grips that needed a recall? You might be one and could get it very cheep/ free!

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Which Camera & Lens - Aviation + Animals
« on: September 10, 2012, 04:05:05 PM »
I was about to upgrade to the 5D iii (currently have 50D) but just before I do I want to check with the many Pros and Arm Chair Pros on here if it would be right for me.

I want to shoot Aviation and animals, some landscape and Family (non portrait, just nice shots)

I can spend up to £8000 ($12000), however saving money always helps.

I have currently 70-200 L IS 2.8 and 24-105 IS L 4.0

The options then FF or not to FF. 600mm f4 or will the 400m F5.6 do it's a lot cheaper? Which Body? Which Lens? Extenders? (I had one 2x mk ii on a 70-200 and did not like the quality)

Any other combos you guys can think of????

Thanks for your time!

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Portrait / Re: First Portrait shots!!
« on: August 25, 2012, 06:21:16 AM »
Thanks for all the reply's. I'm very limited by equipment, using a flash with extension cord is as crazy as it gets. I like the idea of a reflector. The flash is harsh on the second one..

As for the job, It is to be Jack Sparrows at Disney Land (Paris)....

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Abstract / Re: Light Painting!
« on: August 25, 2012, 06:17:18 AM »
Thanks for all the feedback.

justsomedude: I used small LED lights that go on key chains. Need to keep it pointing at the lense when using 
                         them.

rpt: Canon 50D / 166 Seconds / 13mm / f10 / ISO160 Wireless remote. Flash gun to light the inside of the bus
       at the front.

pj1974: It was just one take. Having done a few of these I have developed a better method for referencing.
            Say if I draw legs, I will start at the waist, keep a finger at that point then draw the leg. Back to my
            finger to draw the other leg and so on

             It was all myslef, and LED key chain lights.

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Abstract / Light Painting!
« on: August 24, 2012, 05:56:55 PM »
I keep seeing an old bus on the road where I live. What do you think?

Night Bus by P A - Photography, on Flickr

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Portrait / First Portrait shots!!
« on: August 24, 2012, 05:54:19 PM »
A friend asked for some shots for a job interview, he asked for them to be taken in the golden hour. Let me know what you think!!  thanks..

Gautier by P A - Photography, on Flickr


Gautier 2 by P A - Photography, on Flickr

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EOS Bodies / Re: Cool Stuff - PimpYourCam.com
« on: August 10, 2012, 11:45:17 AM »
How to de-value your lenses.

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Pricewatch Deals / Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Price Drop in Canada
« on: August 02, 2012, 07:41:37 AM »
Thanks for all the replys..

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Pricewatch Deals / Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Price Drop in Canada
« on: August 01, 2012, 12:41:33 PM »
Do any of you Canadians know of a good camera shop in Owen Sounds or near by. And if so what the sales tax would be.

Thanks for the help.

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Pricewatch Deals / Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Price Drop in Canada
« on: August 01, 2012, 12:11:22 PM »
My wife is going to Canada in a few weeks and might be able to get this for me as it's a lot cheaper then the UK. Would there be a local sales tax on-top of this price?

Thanks,

HWTN

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: 50D to .......?
« on: July 29, 2012, 05:53:02 AM »
Thanks for the replays. I'm fully aware of the 1.6 loss in crop factor if I go FF. I'm interested more in the technology advances that a current camera would bring over my current 50d.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: 50D to .......?
« on: July 28, 2012, 12:15:36 PM »
Thanks for the Reply.

Video would be small use.

Images - Animals, Landscapes, aviation and some sports.

I have 70-200 2.8 IS (mk 1) and 24-105 so should work on any body I believe.

The auto focus on the 50d is not as quick/ accurate as I would have hoped for.

My wife is going across the pond in a few weeks and has agreed to get which I choose.

I'm aware of the 1.6 loss going FF, however others have said that this is not to much of an issue for the higher MP.

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Sports / Re: Post Your Panning Shots!
« on: July 28, 2012, 11:02:15 AM »
Blair Atholl Horse Trials.

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