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EOS Bodies / Re: Exmor vs DualISO
« on: August 17, 2014, 09:03:25 PM »
I wonder how good will be a Canon 6D with dual ISO.   ;)

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PowerShot / Re: Canon Announces the PowerShot SX520 HS & SX400 HS
« on: August 01, 2014, 02:08:32 AM »
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Don't worry, they'll come soon enough.  If you can't wait, feel free to switch to Nikon.  You might want to try 6D first for the meantime.  It's not as high-DR/MP as the D810 but it's the best Canon can offer if you're looking for IQ/MP.

I think I said I own a 1DX. Why would I want to downgrade? You may love the 6D, but it's already out of date.

My 1DX is very, very close to being out of date for the simple reason of Canon wishing to sustain their professional channels. This is their prerogative.

They could have a new high MP unit in the channels NOW. They could have an innovative mirrorless body in the channels NOW.

Instead, they announced new PowerShots? A lame cloud storage system? A partnership with MS? A new iteration of DPP?

You may be happy with these new announcements, and that is your right.

I am not.

For the record, 6D, 5D3 and 1DX isn't out of date.  Your skills will determine mostly if something is out of date or not.  And photography is not all about MP nor AF nor DR.  If you want the latest tech, maybe you should wait till photokina.  Who knows, Canon might make you happy, finally...

http://www.canonrumors.com/2014/07/canon-to-make-a-big-splash-at-photokina-cr2/

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Just used it in slight rain once with a 24-105L and didn't have any problem.  For bad weather/water environments, I use mostly my G11 with underwater casing.

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6D Sample Images / Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« on: July 30, 2014, 12:07:46 AM »
Sunset @ Eagle Square, Langkawi, Malaysia


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PowerShot / Re: Canon Announces the PowerShot SX520 HS & SX400 HS
« on: July 29, 2014, 11:45:19 PM »
This is sad.

More PowerShots?

Does anyone else not think Canon is fully asleep at the wheel?

I'm a 1DX owner for goodness sake. Where is high MP? Where is innovative mirrorless? Where is any innovation at all?

Please spare me the "it's coming" hooey. There is very little coming. They are in turmoil internally selling into their installed base and ignoring the competition.

Don't worry, they'll come soon enough.  If you can't wait, feel free to switch to Nikon.  You might want to try 6D first for the meantime.  It's not as high-DR/MP as the D810 but it's the best Canon can offer if you're looking for IQ/MP.

The 6D? what the hell?

Yup.  I've said it.  It's not 5D3 nor 1DX.  That is if you're not considering AF.  If you're shooting stationary (to very slow moving) objects @ apertures not bigger than F2.8 then 6D will give you the best IQ (Moire excluded) among Canon FFs.  You can swear a lot more but that's the reality.

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PowerShot / Re: Canon Announces the PowerShot SX520 HS & SX400 HS
« on: July 29, 2014, 09:05:25 PM »
This is sad.

More PowerShots?

Does anyone else not think Canon is fully asleep at the wheel?

I'm a 1DX owner for goodness sake. Where is high MP? Where is innovative mirrorless? Where is any innovation at all?

Please spare me the "it's coming" hooey. There is very little coming. They are in turmoil internally selling into their installed base and ignoring the competition.

Don't worry, they'll come soon enough.  If you can't wait, feel free to switch to Nikon.  You might want to try 6D first for the meantime.  It's not as high-DR/MP as the D810 but it's the best Canon can offer if you're looking for IQ/MP.

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PowerShot / Re: Canon Announces the PowerShot SX520 HS & SX400 HS
« on: July 29, 2014, 11:32:29 AM »
The pricing for the SX520 seems over priced compared to the competition.  The Panasonic FZ70 has a 20-1200mm f2.8-f5.9 lens vs the SX520 with 24-1000mm f3.4-6.0.  The FZ70 also comes with an EVF and 1080p60 video, both of which are missing on the SX520.  The FZ70 came out at the same list price as the SX520 although you can get it for less than $300 now. 

Both of these models seem like they are too little and too late to market.  This doesn't bode well for the SX60.

Even the SX50 outperforms FZ70 continuous AF.  Why won't it bode well for SX60?  SX50 is even sharper.

http://www.cameralabs.com/reviews/Panasonic_Lumix_DMC_FZ70_FZ72/outdoor_resolution.shtml

Even in the noise department, your FZ70 pales in comparison.

http://www.cameralabs.com/reviews/Panasonic_Lumix_DMC_FZ70_FZ72/RAW_noise.shtml

 

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Canon EF Prime Lenses / Re: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
« on: July 25, 2014, 02:44:23 AM »
Still my most loved lens...   ;)




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There goes Canon again beating their chest.

How many video cameras were Canon at FIFA this year? Oh... NONE :P

Who's one of the MAJOR SPONSORS of FIFA?  ::)

http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/organisation/partners/

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HDR - High Dynamic Range / Re: Inspirational...
« on: July 23, 2014, 06:14:23 AM »
Except for some unnatural colors (purely subjective), I love most of the shots.  Inspiring as you said...   Thanks for showing us.  It's time to pack again my gears.  :)

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EOS Bodies / Re: Patent: 45x Zoom for Waterproof Camera
« on: July 19, 2014, 09:08:21 PM »
That last thing you need if you are under water is a zoom. What you want is super-wide and stabilized and low noise.

Waterproof doesn't mean it's only for underwater.  There are lots of scenarios where it's very useful.  That said, it must be as small as the D30 series...

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Black & White / Re: Manila's Supermoon 2014
« on: July 14, 2014, 02:59:13 AM »

Manila's Supermoon 2014 by alabang, on Flickr

This photo is dedicated to my now deceased mother. Wherever you may be I hope you and your Lola Solita are happy.

Nice one Kabayan!

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GoPro.  Well built, compact, lots of accessories,/potential.

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Lenses / Re: RLPhotos first impressions of the 16-35mm f/4L - Video
« on: July 04, 2014, 12:22:54 AM »
Thanks to those who replied to my question, it makes more sense to me now, and I appreciate your insight.  Sometimes it's hard to understand why people enjoy a certain thing when you much prefer the opposite, and is why I was curious and asked.

To bdunbar79, any sense of entitlement you perceive is your own creation, because there is none.  I apologized in advance in case anyone misjudged my tone, and explained why I prefer a text version, and was seeking an explanation "from the other side", so to speak.  Apparently you just enjoy causing arguments, of which I will not give you the pleasure of.

No Mayo, where did I ever say I was not trying to draw attention to myself at work?  Not being able to watch that long of a video does not equate to trying not to draw attention on myself.  I explained numerous times how I wanted to find out the reasons for a video instead of text.  Obviously, I prefer text.  When did it become wrong to try to see the other side?  Where I come from, that's admirable, not arrogant.

Or simply, you can ask RLPhoto for a transcription or text version.  Then everybody's happy. Everybody got his own preference.  Just my 2 cents, if you don't prefer videos, then just simply don't bother with the post and move on or ask if he's offering the same review in your preferred format.  You're clearly inviting arguments when you write your heavily opinionated statements there. ::)

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Lenses / Re: Review: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS
« on: June 30, 2014, 10:35:12 PM »
damn you guys just gave me GAS, here comes a 16-35mm F4 :)   

i like doing landscapes so far i have been using the 24-105mm will i like this lens? is the IQ going to be noticeably better?

I think if you're happy with 24mm, it won't.  You'll only buy this lens if you want something wider than 24mm.

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