Hence the natural thought progression of ... lose the ST-E3-RT controller all together and put that functionality into the camera itself. Now just carry one flash and let it live on the camera when not used off camera. One flash, multiple uses. Simple but for some reason not within Canon's grasp to offer.
Putting ST E3-RT funtionality into the camera is a great idea and I think it is "within Canon's grasp to offer" ... but IMO it would have negative imapact on the camera with:
- decreased battery performance of the camera (as it also needs to provide additional power for that function)
- If they produce new powerful batteries to support the camera with the in-built ST E3-RT functionality, the cost will add up not only for the camera but also in having to buy spare batteries (going by Canon's recent pricing strategy, I bet it will be very expensive) ... also those who are not interested in wireless flash photography will have to pay for a feature that they do not want.
« Last Edit: February 27, 2013, 01:04:48 AM by Rienzphotoz »
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