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EOS Bodies / Re: Download Firmware 1.2.1 link for 5DIII
« on: April 26, 2013, 03:29:05 PM »
now they need to implement lots of the cool features ML has like the new RAW histogram

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: 6D viewfinder too big ?
« on: April 24, 2013, 12:20:14 AM »
going from 550d to 5D3 i noticed right away how awesome the view is never did i say that its to big. When i look in the 550d now it feels like a toy way to small i don't even know how i used it before.

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It's curious why, if they're updating bodies in their Service Centers with this new firmware, they haven't already posted it on their website. I have a big shoot coming up this week, and would have liked to run the camera through its paces with this new code. Oh well.
A very valid point. One can hand off a Beta, but you would not update somebody's software (or firmware) without their consent. In fact if a company updated somebody's software without their consent even if it was released, they could be sued...

That said, I am sure there are new versions are in the wild. There has to be a larger group doing a Beta test before release. If they shifted the date till the end of this month, there has to be a reason to re-validate the working of a fix (or three).
Canon always updates firmware when its is sent in.

yea someone will sue Canon for giving them the ability to AF at F8.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Please share your camera settings
« on: April 12, 2013, 08:41:42 PM »
RAW will always look better and if you need JPG cant you just make them with DPP where it makes the same JPG picture as what the camera would?

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why am i excited for a 5dm3 firmware update when i wont even use the new things in it.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon EOS-b Images Leak & a New Kit Lens
« on: March 19, 2013, 03:00:22 PM »
this definitely means that the APSC sensor in the 7DII has to be improved or who would buy the same sensor since the 550d/7d when the 7D is almost a perfect camera and i think this is why they are taking there time. Or are they just going add a few more MP and say that makes it better.

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Canon General / Re: Do you see lenses when you check the time?
« on: February 18, 2013, 05:09:53 AM »
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To paraphrase a man who did not make it through military basic training with me:

My lenses don't tell military time, sir.

Whats military time?


I think that is time expressed in four digit number based on 24h time reference... eg 6pm is (18:00 for most of European and other countries anyway) 1800 in military time... I think it saves some time, but mostly eliminates some misunderstanding (6am would be 0600)

This is turning a bit into a Who lives in US and who in EU thread :)

I know both since i came from Europe, just thought military time was the same and didn't know why they called it military time.

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Canon General / Re: Do you see lenses when you check the time?
« on: February 17, 2013, 06:15:24 PM »
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To paraphrase a man who did not make it through military basic training with me:

My lenses don't tell military time, sir.

Whats military time?

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what takes them so long ? do they employ only one programmer?

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EOS Bodies / Re: Canon's Roadmap for 2013 [CR2]
« on: January 27, 2013, 10:04:50 AM »
do you guys think the new 100-400 will again be with this push zoom?

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how big of a difference is the 1000x compared to this one? i never used a CF card before i just have a 128gb lexar sd card,

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has canon said anything about this yet?

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: 4K 15 FPS
« on: December 13, 2012, 03:54:49 PM »
24 isn't choppy, its the most normal looking to the eye.  60fps viewed on a screen with a high enough refresh rate looks more fluid like a home video... almost looks worse.  That's subjective though I guess.
Hollywood film makers are very good at concealing the limitations of 24 fps. I still think it is nonsesense to think of 24fps as any more "normal looking to the eye" than what poor AM radio is to the ear: it may be what we are used to, but it is a far cry from reality.
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4K at 15 fps is pointless.
Played back at normal speed for normal scenes, I tend to agree.

-h

Yea that's why they want to record/show films in 48fps like the hobbit.

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Canon needs 6 months to add 2 things to the firmware? how long did it take them to even build the full mark 3 firmware? They probably have all this working already just delaying it for some reason.

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EOS Bodies / Re: Adorama is selling 5d3 for $2745 on eBay now
« on: September 19, 2012, 03:30:55 PM »
damn i missed this deal :( hope it goes below $3000 again

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