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EOS Bodies / Sony a7r with Canon Lens experience
« on: September 28, 2014, 01:41:33 PM »
Hello Guys,

I know that this is a Canon forum, but i would like to hear some thoughts on this matter from Canon people.

So i`m thinking on buying a Sony A7R to join my trusty Canon 5d2 and Fuji X100s.  I have a Sigma 35mm 1.4, Zeiss 21 and a 70-200 IS 2.8, and i`m thinking on buying the sony 55 FE 1.8 too.

You can see my kind of photography here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/giamppiero/

I would like some advices from people who bought and use the A7r for Landscape photography and streetphotography, and what about the adapters experience, and general experience with the camera.

Thanks
João

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Hi Guys,

Lovely Pics!!!

Just bought this lens a few months ago coming from a canon 17-40, and let me say WOW, what a lens. This beauty delivers every single time, i was never fully happy with the canon, sometimes with very good results  but sometimes not so good.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/giamppiero/

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Software & Accessories / Tripod head advice
« on: October 11, 2013, 10:02:40 AM »
Hello Guys,

So i m buying the manfrotto 055cxpro3 tripod , and i need some advice on the head. At this moment i`m between these 2:
1. Manfrotto 054 Magnesium Ball Head with Q2 Quick Release
2. Vanguard BBH-200

Any experiences, advices or thoughts?

Thanks
 

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: 2nd Camera Dilemma
« on: September 17, 2013, 07:48:18 AM »
I understand the sharing "experience" but the reality is that i use very few times the 7d in 1 year.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / 2nd Camera Dilemma
« on: September 16, 2013, 05:03:40 AM »
Hi Guys!!!

So i`m on a dilemma right now, my current gear is a 5D2, 7D, and 17-40 F4, 35MM 1.4 (SIGMA), 70-200 II 2.8.

The reason that i have a second camera is i don`t like to change lens, and i also don`t like that feeling of "I miss that shot" because i`m with the wrong lens... As having this argument pointed out, i use rarely the second body (7D), most of my 7D use is when i travel (one or twice a year), or in special occasions and normally with the 70-200.
The last few days i ve been reading Fuji X100S information, and i`m curious about this camera, i really would  like a camera that offer me better IQ than de 7D, and as a 2nd camera that can be a every day camera also.

Any thoughts?

Thanks.

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Lenses / Re: 17-40 Replacement
« on: July 18, 2013, 03:17:01 PM »
Thanks, thats very interesting.

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Lenses / Re: 17-40 Replacement
« on: July 18, 2013, 04:28:35 AM »
I use manual live view focus, and normally F11. I think the 17-40 is a good lens, but i want outstanding IQ, thats the reason.

I know the 24 TSE II is very sharp, and the tilt/shift capability is a plus, but i`ve heard that the colors and microcontrast of the Zeiss are remarkable and really make a difference.

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Lenses / Re: 17-40 Replacement
« on: July 17, 2013, 06:11:02 AM »
What about the colors?

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Lenses / Re: 17-40 Replacement
« on: July 15, 2013, 01:21:19 PM »
And what about the Zeiss, anyone who have experience with this lens?

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Lenses / Re: 17-40 Replacement
« on: July 14, 2013, 09:18:43 AM »
Thanks Guys

Still a hard decision :)

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Lenses / 17-40 Replacement
« on: July 12, 2013, 04:00:52 PM »
Hello,

So i use the 17-40 for Landscape photography and i`m not happy with the results, so i m considering the Zeiss 21 2.8 or the 24 II TSE 3.5,  i would like to know some opinions and if i will see major result differences with these lens that i mentioned.

Thanks.


Canon 5D2, Canon 7D, Canon 17-40 , Sigma 35mm, Canon 70-200 IS II

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Lenses / Re: Trip to Marocco- Advice
« on: April 19, 2013, 04:40:38 AM »
Thanks Guys:) Going Tomorrow :)

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Lenses / Trip to Marocco- Advice
« on: April 16, 2013, 05:35:04 PM »
Helly Guys,

My Equipment is:
5d2, 7D, 17-40, 35 1.4 Sigma, 70-200 IS II 2.8. b+w polarizer, b+w 10 stop, Lee 0.6 GND

Shooting Preferences:
Portraits (including life environment)
Landscape

So i`m going on a 11 day trip to Marocco. I will be going to Marrakech, sleep in the desert, Fez and Chefchaouen. i don t want to go to heavy, so anyone has some experience photographing in Marocco? Can you give me some advices


Thanks
João

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Lenses / Re: Landscape Lens advice
« on: March 30, 2013, 08:41:37 AM »
Thanks Guys, for your opinions.

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Lenses / Re: Landscape Lens advice
« on: March 29, 2013, 02:31:29 PM »
I normally shoot between the 17 and 24 range of focal. I don't mind MF because i normally do it on the 17-40. The main down with the TS lens are the filters, that i use a lot.

The 17-40 is good has i said, but the corners are not so fantastic. I thought the Zeiss because mainly because sharpness and IQ

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