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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #45 on: March 30, 2013, 03:21:26 PM »
Just rented a 6d to give it a test and see if it could be a worthy backup body to the 5d3.  Will post more thoughts on it later, but here is an extremely low light test - Lens - 50mm 1.4 at 1.4 --- 1/50th, ISO 25,600
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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #45 on: March 30, 2013, 03:21:26 PM »

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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #46 on: March 31, 2013, 09:38:58 AM »
Here's a recent one that shows the nice dynamic range (smooth transition from shadow to bright parts of the image)


Resurrection by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr
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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #47 on: April 04, 2013, 07:21:52 PM »
here's a variety of 6d images shot in various conditions.
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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #48 on: April 04, 2013, 07:26:25 PM »
and a few more...

Overall I like the 6d.  It's an impressive little camera, fun to shoot with.  The AF wasn't as bad as I had thought it would be.  the images stack up nicely to ones from my 5d3. 

One thing that annoyed me, the ISO button is not in the same place as the 5d3.  Why??????  that's just silly.  Shooting the past few days with my 5d3, I found myself hitting the wrong button to change ISO because I got a little too used to it being in a different spot!
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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #49 on: April 06, 2013, 08:04:03 AM »
I did a series last night using an ND64x while standing out on a (still) frozen river.  I am slowly building up filters in the 82mm and am considering whether to move some of my 77mm filters and just use a step up ring.  Anyway, this shot is the result of three bracketed exposures hand-blended using luminosity masks.


Still Winter, Still Beautiful by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr
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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #50 on: April 06, 2013, 08:13:06 AM »
I did a series last night using an ND64x while standing out on a (still) frozen river.  I am slowly building up filters in the 82mm and am considering whether to move some of my 77mm filters and just use a step up ring.  Anyway, this shot is the result of three bracketed exposures hand-blended using luminosity masks.


Still Winter, Still Beautiful by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr

Were you shooting from a tripod or handheld ?

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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #51 on: April 06, 2013, 08:45:42 AM »
I did a series last night using an ND64x while standing out on a (still) frozen river.  I am slowly building up filters in the 82mm and am considering whether to move some of my 77mm filters and just use a step up ring.  Anyway, this shot is the result of three bracketed exposures hand-blended using luminosity masks.


Still Winter, Still Beautiful by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr

Were you shooting from a tripod or handheld ?

This series was shot off a tripod.  It would be pretty much impossible to shoot this series handheld.  The long exposure here (for the highlights) is 30 seconds.  The wind was blowing across that ice and I probably wouldn't have been the steadiest anyway!!
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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #52 on: April 06, 2013, 11:29:34 AM »
Hi,

This thread is a very nice idea. A couple weeks ago I replaced my ageing 450D (EF-S 18-200 + EF-S 17-55/2.8IS) by a 6D + EF 25-105L and ... wow, what a difference! Color, dynamic range, high-ISO performances and image quality are so much better that I feel again that I am clearly the main limiting factor to achieving better shots. Below are a few samples from my first field trials last week in Blois, near Orleans (France).

1/1250s, ƒ/5, ISO 100, 105 mm


1/13s, ƒ/4, ISO 12800, 24 mm


1/8s, ƒ/4, ISO 12800, 24 mm


1/8s, ƒ/4, ISO 12800, 24 mm


All the night shots were taken handheld, a habit (some would call it a bad one, but not everyone like carrying 10 kg of equipment around) I caught while using the EF-S 17-55/2.8IS. The 24-105 L clearly shows its limitations as I had to use a high ISO setting in order to limit blur, but the image quality suffered quite a bit in the process. Don't get me wrong, I think the 6D has some really outstanding low-light performances, but for the sake of e.g. dynamic range, noise, sharpness etc it is still better to reduce ISO whenever possible. For instance, I found that the built-in noise reduction processing considerably reduces the finesse of image features.

To solve this particular issue I acquired an EF 35mm ƒ/2.0 IS USM yesterday for low light works. This glass should provide me with a 2.5-3 stop advantage over the 24-105L due to the combined extra stops gained from the better IS and the larger aperture. I’ll see in the next few weeks how the pair handles, and from my first tests I definitely have great expectations.  8)

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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #53 on: April 06, 2013, 01:58:42 PM »
Hi,

This thread is a very nice idea. A couple weeks ago I replaced my ageing 450D (EF-S 18-200 + EF-S 17-55/2.8IS) by a 6D + EF 25-105L and ... wow, what a difference! Color, dynamic range, high-ISO performances and image quality are so much better that I feel again that I am clearly the main limiting factor to achieving better shots. Below are a few samples from my first field trials last week in Blois, near Orleans (France).

1/1250s, ƒ/5, ISO 100, 105 mm


1/13s, ƒ/4, ISO 12800, 24 mm


1/8s, ƒ/4, ISO 12800, 24 mm


1/8s, ƒ/4, ISO 12800, 24 mm


All the night shots were taken handheld, a habit (some would call it a bad one, but not everyone like carrying 10 kg of equipment around) I caught while using the EF-S 17-55/2.8IS. The 24-105 L clearly shows its limitations as I had to use a high ISO setting in order to limit blur, but the image quality suffered quite a bit in the process. Don't get me wrong, I think the 6D has some really outstanding low-light performances, but for the sake of e.g. dynamic range, noise, sharpness etc it is still better to reduce ISO whenever possible. For instance, I found that the built-in noise reduction processing considerably reduces the finesse of image features.

To solve this particular issue I acquired an EF 35mm ƒ/2.0 IS USM yesterday for low light works. This glass should provide me with a 2.5-3 stop advantage over the 24-105L due to the combined extra stops gained from the better IS and the larger aperture. I’ll see in the next few weeks how the pair handles, and from my first tests I definitely have great expectations.  8)

I am really anxious to hear about (and see) your results from that lens.  I am debating between it and the new Sigma.  I haven't really been impressed with the quality (softness) of the bokeh from the Sigma, but there are so few images out there with the 35mm f/2 IS to compare with.
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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #54 on: April 06, 2013, 07:23:57 PM »
These shots are from the Palm Sunday Snowstorm in Riverside Park near Springfield, IL.


EF 16-28 f2.8L II - 29mm 1/160 f8 iso100 +1/3 EV


EF 16-28 f2.8L II - 35mm 1/200 f8 iso100 +1/3 EV

What do you think? It was after this shoot that I determined there was an issue with this lens at the wide end. I get it back from Canon next week.
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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #55 on: April 07, 2013, 03:52:47 AM »
I am really anxious to hear about (and see) your results from that lens.  I am debating between it and the new Sigma.  I haven't really been impressed with the quality (softness) of the bokeh from the Sigma, but there are so few images out there with the 35mm f/2 IS to compare with.
Indeed, there are not many picture samples from the EF 35 ƒ/2.0 IS USM out there - the Flickr group dedicated to this lens hosts less than a hundred shots (i.e. see here) but this nevertheless gives you an idea about the renditions possible with this glass. In my search for a fast lens I also considered the Sigma 35 ƒ/1.4, but its lack of IS and the intrinsically short DoF at ƒ/1.4 played against it. I eventually picked the Canon EF 35 ƒ/2.0 IS USM because of its 3 stop advantage over the Siggy for handheld low-light works (for static subjects, that is). Moreover, I find its combination with the 6D much less conspicuous, which is an advantage for nighttime street photography in order to keep a low profile.

another sample with the 24-105L @ 1/30s, ƒ/8, ISO 100, 24 mm
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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #56 on: April 07, 2013, 09:01:49 AM »
These shots are from the Palm Sunday Snowstorm in Riverside Park near Springfield, IL.


EF 16-28 f2.8L II - 29mm 1/160 f8 iso100 +1/3 EV


EF 16-28 f2.8L II - 35mm 1/200 f8 iso100 +1/3 EV

What do you think? It was after this shoot that I determined there was an issue with this lens at the wide end. I get it back from Canon next week.

Really like the contrast on the first image.  Has a great, high key type of feel.  I shoot in the snow a lot, so I know that nailing that look can be a bit of a challenge.  Nicely done!
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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #57 on: April 07, 2013, 10:07:56 AM »
Thanks Dustin... Your work with the 6D is incredible. I am still very much a rookie so encouraging words from someone as talented as you is real nice. Thanks as well for the great review your wrote about the 6D.

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« Reply #58 on: April 07, 2013, 10:53:19 AM »
Here are a few shots I took recently with my 6D in Québec City. A few of those shots were taken using the wifi function -- very useful for some types of shots.


Église Notre-Dame des Victoires, Québec by pagarneau, on Flickr


Last Days of Winter / Derniers Jours d'Hiver by pagarneau, on Flickr


Last Days of Winter / Derniers Jours d'Hiver by pagarneau, on Flickr


Rei Ayanami by pagarneau, on Flickr


Winter in Québec City by pagarneau, on Flickr

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Re: Anything shot with a 6D
« Reply #59 on: April 07, 2013, 12:14:33 PM »
Shot at the end of January at the local conservation area.

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