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Eldar

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #30 on: May 08, 2016, 06:44:10 AM »
Black headed gull
600mm f4L IS II
1/3250s, F/6.3, ISO500

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #30 on: May 08, 2016, 06:44:10 AM »

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #31 on: May 08, 2016, 12:00:55 PM »
Eldar/Grant, any comment on the auto-fine-tune? Does it work good? Allow several points for both focal length and distance?

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #32 on: May 08, 2016, 01:38:49 PM »
Black headed gull
600mm f4L IS II
1/3250s, F/6.3, ISO500
great shot Eldar.

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #33 on: May 08, 2016, 06:15:51 PM »
Black headed gull
600mm f4L IS II
1/3250s, F/6.3, ISO500

awesome shot!
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Eldar

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #34 on: May 09, 2016, 01:16:14 AM »
Eldar/Grant, any comment on the auto-fine-tune? Does it work good? Allow several points for both focal length and distance?
I can't help ther, have not used it. I have only made my standard changes to button programming etc. I am still a month away from my first real trip and hope to have FoCal support in time for that. If not I will do manual AFMA. The deep dive into new features will hve to wait.

Eldar

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #35 on: May 15, 2016, 07:18:34 AM »
Not much activity here ...

Some flirts are a bit more active than others. This common goldeneye was rather persistent :)

cropped 840mm (handheld).

I have to do an AFMA, but I was hoping FoCal would support the 1DXII soon. If not I´ll have to do it manually.

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #36 on: May 15, 2016, 07:22:01 AM »
Just as cute this year :)

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Eldar

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #37 on: May 15, 2016, 07:50:03 AM »
Nest building black headed gull

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #38 on: May 15, 2016, 08:25:21 AM »
Just as cute this year :)


So cute  :)

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #39 on: May 17, 2016, 01:48:42 PM »
Until a few more bodies get delivered, here's a link with some terrific examples of what awaits us.

http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthread.php?t=1458333&page=50

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #40 on: May 17, 2016, 02:24:35 PM »
Nest building black headed gull

600mm f4L IS II
Like that flight capture, and against a dark background. Nice shot Eldar!

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #41 on: May 17, 2016, 02:26:55 PM »
Wishing I can post here soon myself too. Awesome pictures Eldar and Grant. Grant you took the camera to Africa already?
Hi TPatana, I am still getting the hang of communicating on this forum, I am not very good at finding all the different locations, but I live in Africa, I am based in Cape Town, South Africa  :)

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #42 on: May 17, 2016, 02:29:51 PM »
I spent the morning by a lake, primarily to try out the 1DXII. Below are a number of bird images that may be a bit more interesting than my previous posts.

In general, this is an awesome camera! I shot a number of BIF, both with and without the 1.4xIII extender, using AF case 5. AF locks on every time and stays locked on. After a while i changed to the 5DSR and it was not even close. Whatever they have done, the 1DX-II is a significant improvement. The black headed gulls, being very erratic, moving fast in all directions, has always been difficult to shoot. But with the 1DX-II it was a new experience. I have never before been in the vicinity of the keeper rates I achieved today. Unfortunately i already sold the 1DX. I would have liked to do some head to head testing with them. I hope someone else will.

I also deliberately shot some very high contrast scenes/birds, to see how the dynamic range held up. It is quite clear that this is an improvement over anything Canon delivered in the past.

The only edits I have done on these images is minor exposure adjustments, lifting shadows, lowering highlights and a minor saturation adjustment on some. No sharpening or noise reduction.

Tufted duck
600mm f4L IS II + 1.4xIII
1/1250, f/7.1, ISO320
Wonderful image Eldar, beautiful colours and tones  :)

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #42 on: May 17, 2016, 02:29:51 PM »

Grant Atkinson

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #43 on: May 17, 2016, 02:31:39 PM »
Black headed gull
600mm f4L IS II
1/3250s, F/6.3, ISO500
Superb flight capture Eldar, like the details on the wings, and the blurred background!

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #44 on: May 17, 2016, 02:35:57 PM »
Anyone able to try their 1DX2 with the 70-200mm f2.8 II plus either mk3 teleconverter?

I've got my 1DX2 pre-ordered and Canon have a £185 cashback deal on the 70-200mm if bought at the same time as certain bodies. I've currently got the 70-200mm f4 IS which is very good but I'm thinking of maybe getting the f2.8 for the extra stop plus it could be useful if it works very well with either mk3 TC on the 1DX2.

If you can try the body/lens/TC combination, how's the focus speed etc.?

Many thanks for any replies!
I have not used that combination yet Guy F, but I did use the 100-400ii and the 500f4ii with it mostly.

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Re: Anything shot with a 1DX II
« Reply #44 on: May 17, 2016, 02:35:57 PM »