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Canon EF Prime Lenses / Re: Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 II L USM
« on: August 26, 2013, 04:48:41 AM »
All are excellent.

Indeed, I should be receiving my copy this week and then I can post too! :)

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Big Sigma Primes [CR2]
« on: August 26, 2013, 12:20:06 AM »
OOoooooh...  very interested in this! :)

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Lenses / Re: EF 24-35mm f/2.8L pure wide angle zoom
« on: August 24, 2013, 09:16:07 AM »
The 24-35 exists, but it is called a prime and requires just a little bit of foot zooming (28mm).

+1

24-35 is too close for a zoom imho.

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Lenses / Re: How to clean lenses ?
« on: August 23, 2013, 07:25:58 AM »
Still no one answered my question lol. Is it safe to clean the lens and LCD screen with alcohol wipe ?

Yes it is, though i would avoid stronger solvents without checking. Ethanol is fine.... 

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Lenses / Re: Pimped my lens!
« on: August 23, 2013, 02:47:35 AM »
Nice!  ;D

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: 5D sensor problem?
« on: August 22, 2013, 08:41:51 AM »
:P All the above posts apply and explain...  :) No problem with the camera, but maybe the user! Luckily for you, it is cheaper to fix than there being a problem with the camera! :)

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Lenses / Re: Lens recommendations for upcoming road trip and beyond?
« on: August 22, 2013, 07:51:36 AM »
70-200...  awesome lens! :) Will give you versatility...  don't worry about the weight considering you will be on a road-trip.  Don't forget to get adequate travel insurance for your gear though! :)

Have a great trip, will look forward to see your shots on your return (if you post them here)! :)

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PowerShot / Re: Canon Announces the Facebook PowerShot N
« on: August 22, 2013, 07:47:26 AM »
Canon is chasing with this one! ::)

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Would a 1 series have survived?
« on: August 22, 2013, 04:30:25 AM »
Nice story, and some daring shots!

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Lenses / Re: New Lens Announcement Tonight [CR3]
« on: August 22, 2013, 12:40:01 AM »
"Canon will announce an update to the EF-S 55-250 f/3.5-5.6 IS by adding STM and some optical upgrades"

  :-\   :-[ :-[   :'( :'( :'(

MORE PANCAKES

Could not agree more! Come on EF(-S) 22mm!

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Lenses / Re: Canon 200-400 and Adorama
« on: August 22, 2013, 12:30:48 AM »
Nice lens...  very jealous! :)
Nice that Adorama sorted out the problem...  there is nothing worse than buying something for it to be reduced the next day!

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EOS Bodies / Re: Which Canon Picture Style(s) do you use (for photos)?
« on: August 22, 2013, 12:18:20 AM »
I use the RAW picture format.  I use the preview image on the screen to check exposure, but that's about it.

No, you don't.  There's no 'RAW format' - a RAW 'image' can't be viewed.  What you're looking at on the camera's LCD is a JPG image, converted in-camera with whatever settings you have (picture style, ALO, high ISO NR, etc.).  Those settings don't affect the RAW data directly (with the exception of long exposure NR and sort of but not really HTP), but they do affect the JPG preview image stored inside every RAW file, and the histogram is based on that JPG.  So, to the extent that you make exposure decisions based on that review image or histogram, your selected picture style, etc., can affect your RAW images.

Again, another useful comment by Neuro...  here was me thinking because i shot raw, picture styles in camera were unimportant. so...  neuro, which in-camera style settings do you use?

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Sigma Announces Mount Conversion Service
« on: August 01, 2013, 10:04:20 AM »
Why not...  seems like a good idea to me! :)

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Lenses / Re: Lens flare.... I want it! :)
« on: August 01, 2013, 07:01:25 AM »
hmmmm sooo many options! Thanks for the advice...  i'll keep an eye out in the 2nd market for some of those! :)

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