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Re: 2nd Body - your thoughts?
« Reply #75 on: June 18, 2013, 01:53:32 PM »
Dylan, did you really pay full price? Canon refurbs at @ 2799$ plus, its a second body afterall.

Just a thought.

Yes...@ $3200. I paid $3500 for my 1st ;D

My 4yrs daughter will graduate from pre-school this coming friday ;D. The teachers & school principal have asked me to be " THE photographer" for this event ;D. It seems like perfect timing for 2nd body.

I'm happy to see most of my photos were used in 2012-2013 school year book.

I also helped with the year book.   it  gave  me  something to do while I was bored  at  basketball and football games.   they used 28  of my photos...  and I'm still trying to figure out if that is a slight.  28  out of a thousand photos...  but really 28  out of 100  submissions...  because I didn't send them all. 

Heck,  it  could be 28 of 56  for all I know...  but still 28  seems like a small number.
Upgrade  path.->means the former was sold for the latter.

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Re: 2nd Body - your thoughts?
« Reply #75 on: June 18, 2013, 01:53:32 PM »

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Re: 2nd Body - your thoughts?
« Reply #76 on: June 18, 2013, 01:56:16 PM »
Dylan, did you really pay full price? Canon refurbs at @ 2799$ plus, its a second body afterall.

Just a thought.

Yes...@ $3200. I paid $3500 for my 1st ;D

My 4yrs daughter will graduate from pre-school this coming friday ;D. The teachers & school principal have asked me to be " THE photographer" for this event ;D. It seems like perfect timing for 2nd body.

I'm happy to see most of my photos were used in 2012-2013 school year book.

I also helped with the year book.   it  gave  me  something to do while I was bored  at  basketball and football games.   they used 28  of my photos...  and I'm still trying to figure out if that is a slight.  28  out of a thousand photos...  but really 28  out of 100  submissions...  because I didn't send them all. 

Heck,  it  could be 28 of 56  for all I know...  but still 28  seems like a small number.

How many total photos were there in the year book? Additionally, are you sure you were covering the "event" or primarily photographing your children?  :)


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Re: 2nd Body - your thoughts?
« Reply #77 on: June 18, 2013, 03:07:27 PM »

How many total photos were there in the year book? Additionally, are you sure you were covering the "event" or primarily photographing your children?  :)

There were 2 pages in the school year book that below to pre-school. I didn't count it, but most photos were taken by me.

Ok...you got me there ;D ;D ;D
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Re: 2nd Body - your thoughts?
« Reply #78 on: June 18, 2013, 03:14:51 PM »

No more purchases for 2013....I think I'm DONE ;D

OMG! I'm shocked :o

 ;D ;D ;D ;D

It's only June, plenty of time to realise he's spoken in error.
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Any additional purchase(s) could lead to BIG TROUBLE with the BOSS @ home ;D ;D ;D
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« Reply #79 on: June 18, 2013, 08:35:45 PM »

No more purchases for 2013....I think I'm DONE ;D

OMG! I'm shocked :o

 ;D ;D ;D ;D

It's only June, plenty of time to realise he's spoken in error.
;D  ;D  ;D
It's not over till it's over (Dec 31st 23:59:59)

Sorry guys...but it's done for me. Door is locked & key is now in the ocean.

Any additional purchase(s) could lead to BIG TROUBLE with the BOSS @ home ;D ;D ;D
Hmmm, cant' the BOSS be... bribed with say ... a Luis Vuitton bag or something else?   8)

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Re: 2nd Body - your thoughts?
« Reply #80 on: June 18, 2013, 09:30:25 PM »
Dylan, did you really pay full price? Canon refurbs at @ 2799$ plus, its a second body afterall.

Just a thought.

Yes...@ $3200. I paid $3500 for my 1st ;D

My 4yrs daughter will graduate from pre-school this coming friday ;D. The teachers & school principal have asked me to be " THE photographer" for this event ;D. It seems like perfect timing for 2nd body.

I'm happy to see most of my photos were used in 2012-2013 school year book.

I also helped with the year book.   it  gave  me  something to do while I was bored  at  basketball and football games.   they used 28  of my photos...  and I'm still trying to figure out if that is a slight.  28  out of a thousand photos...  but really 28  out of 100  submissions...  because I didn't send them all. 

Heck,  it  could be 28 of 56  for all I know...  but still 28  seems like a small number.

How many total photos were there in the year book? Additionally, are you sure you were covering the "event" or primarily photographing your children?  :)


 my kid was a bench warmer...  and she was a cheerleader  so she didn't play football....  honestly... I  really only covered two sports,  so 28  isn't bad.   but I was still kinda hoping for a,  special thanks to blurb...  but no. 

 and not to boast,  but my 28  were action packed and visually stimulating...   as  compared to the,  look here and smile  photos with the flash washing out all of the detail.
Upgrade  path.->means the former was sold for the latter.

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Re: 2nd Body - your thoughts?
« Reply #81 on: June 23, 2013, 03:45:53 PM »
(sigh)  I'm returning the 6D today (purchased on Thursday).  Decent camera but a little slower and a bit "plastic-y" (minor gripe).  You guys were right.  I've got to get an identical body.  damn... time to save!!!
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« Reply #81 on: June 23, 2013, 03:45:53 PM »

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Re: 2nd Body - your thoughts?
« Reply #82 on: June 23, 2013, 05:24:01 PM »
(sigh)  I'm returning the 6D today (purchased on Thursday).  Decent camera but a little slower and a bit "plastic-y" (minor gripe).  You guys were right.  I've got to get an identical body.  damn... time to save!!!
By the time you have saved may be the 7D2 will be out!

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Re: 2nd Body - your thoughts?
« Reply #83 on: June 23, 2013, 05:34:55 PM »
(sigh)  I'm returning the 6D today (purchased on Thursday).  Decent camera but a little slower and a bit "plastic-y" (minor gripe).  You guys were right.  I've got to get an identical body.  damn... time to save!!!

As many suggested, using identical bodies is quite easy. I attached 24-70 on one body and 70-200 & 135L on sencond. I was able to sit still and enjoining the show without walking around or swapping lenses(did one between 135L & 70-200 for extra shutter speed though).



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Re: 2nd Body - your thoughts?
« Reply #83 on: June 23, 2013, 05:34:55 PM »