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Re: 5D Split? 5D X & 5D Mark III [CR1]
« Reply #60 on: February 10, 2012, 01:49:45 AM »
5DIII for me, if true. 45MP would just eat up my HDD!

Several prototypes of these cameras must exist so there will be lots of contradicting pieces of information.

A silly reason: 5+III = 8 which makes it a natural upgrade path for my 7D :P
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Re: 5D Split? 5D X & 5D Mark III [CR1]
« Reply #60 on: February 10, 2012, 01:49:45 AM »

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« Reply #61 on: February 10, 2012, 02:19:13 AM »
The part that doesn't make a whole lot of sense is why would they develop a new FF 22 MP sensor for the 5D Mark III when they just released another FF 18 MP for the 1D x. The difference in resolution between 18 and 22 is so small it's barely worth the cost and effort that must have went into R&D unless one is suited for video while the other for stills, doubt it. On the other hand, if Canon is going to release a FF 45 MP sensor, they must have developed a whole new sensor technology to overcome noise because with the current technology, that thing will be next to useless above ISO 1600.

I agree - does not make business sense to have 3 FF sensors out there.  Look ho they recycled the APS-C sensors and 1Ds / 5D mark II
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Re: 5D Split? 5D X & 5D Mark III [CR1]
« Reply #62 on: February 10, 2012, 02:19:25 AM »
The rumor sounds pretty credible to me. Canon always want to keep up with Nikon and vice versa and I can't imagine they would give the megapixel crown to Nikon after having it for so long (D3x excluded on price ;)

That 45 megapixel though - if you divide by 1.6^2 you get 17.57MP which is a tad less than 18MP which is what you get on the 7D. Thus the pixel density would be very similar to the 7D - just a bit under. I actually dislike the 7D image quality with a passion as I bought one and shot with plenty of L glass and the noise is horrible even at base ISO100 compared to my 5DMarkII. Other people like the 7D and if you're one of them then I'm happy for you. For me though I'm not touching a camera with that kind of pixel density with a 40-foot pole. If I ever want 40MP I'll buy a Pentax 645D and give those megapixels the space they really need. I don't want to spend my days in Lightroom and Photoshop adjusting the noise reduction sliders (landscape) or using blur tools to soften bokeh areas (portrait).

That 5DMarkIII - wow that is right up my alley! I so so hope it is spec'ed like that and be the cheaper of the two.
 
61 points AF! I hope they have X-type sensors left and right and they are spread out! please! 5D2 has 9 AF points but I can only rely on one of them - the centre. So it's not the sheer # of AF points - it's the usable ones that count. Give me a grid of say 19 x-type sensors (like the 7D) spread out and I'll be very very happy.

The 6.9 FPS. Wow that will blow me away after being used to 3.9. Sports pros would scoff with their 1Dx's but it's a huge improvement for me.

22MP - ooh yeah I think 18-24MP range is the sweetest range for pixel density in full frame cameras.

I'd happily buy the 1Dx except I don't want to have to lug that portrait grip on my big overnight hikes, so essentially I'm after something smaller and just as rugged.

Things that are missing from this spec sheet is WEATHER SEALING.   I'd be p1ssed if the 5Dx gets all the shoot-all-day-in-the-rain weather sealing and the 5DIII doesn't. I hope Canon seal them both right up. I'd happily pay and extra $500 or more for decent weather sealing!





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Re: 5D Split? 5D X & 5D Mark III [CR1]
« Reply #63 on: February 10, 2012, 02:30:54 AM »
The 5Diii would be just fine for me. Make it 2900 then.

But sensorwise, without too much of knowledge about it I'd keep to Keith's comment over at NL:
"I'm minded to think that if this were so, then Canon would use a derivative of the 18MP 1DX sensor rather than another new FF one (18/45 is likely less development effort than 18/22/45)"

well, time will tell. 51k ISO surely won't look bad. Dream cam for me.
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« Reply #64 on: February 10, 2012, 02:32:31 AM »
I hope the MP monster has better IQ than the 7D aka 18MP crops, that would be disapointing to say the least
hopefully they have refined the tech in recent years to get better sharpness out of them maybe removing the AA filter like the D800E. fingers crossed.
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« Reply #65 on: February 10, 2012, 02:36:25 AM »
This is excellent, best way to do it, IMO. They'll capture all of the disappointed D800 customers too. Awesome, Canon. Let's do it!

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Re: 5D Split? 5D X & 5D Mark III [CR1]
« Reply #66 on: February 10, 2012, 02:38:29 AM »
So how many threads will NR see going something like... "dammit nikon wont give me what I want thats it i'm changing to canon!"
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Re: 5D Split? 5D X & 5D Mark III [CR1]
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« Reply #67 on: February 10, 2012, 02:51:12 AM »
Hey everyone, I'm gonna try something new here, no rumors, no guess and no jokes like "18-55 F/3,5-5,6 L IS" :D
Instead, just a really down-to-earth question for you pros of Canon items ... I'm a happy owner of 7D who wants to go FullFrame for his GREAT road trip of August month, do you think I have a chance to own the 5DmkIII until then, or shall I go right now with the 5DmkII 'cos mkIII is just a chimera ??
Thanks buddies !

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Re: 5D Split? 5D X & 5D Mark III [CR1]
« Reply #68 on: February 10, 2012, 02:53:10 AM »
Hey everyone, I'm gonna try something new here, no rumors, no guess and no jokes like "18-55 F/3,5-5,6 L IS" :D
Instead, just a really down-to-earth question for you pros of Canon items ... I'm a happy owner of 7D who wants to go FullFrame for his GREAT road trip of August month, do you think I have a chance to own the 5DmkIII until then, or shall I go right now with the 5DmkII 'cos mkIII is just a chimera ??
Thanks buddies !

august you might just scrape in if you preorder the minute the official release is out :D :P
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« Reply #69 on: February 10, 2012, 02:57:56 AM »
Hey everyone, I'm gonna try something new here, no rumors, no guess and no jokes like "18-55 F/3,5-5,6 L IS" :D
Instead, just a really down-to-earth question for you pros of Canon items ... I'm a happy owner of 7D who wants to go FullFrame for his GREAT road trip of August month, do you think I have a chance to own the 5DmkIII until then, or shall I go right now with the 5DmkII 'cos mkIII is just a chimera ??
Thanks buddies !

august you might just scrape in if you preorder the minute the official release is out :D :P

Sh*** REALLY ? Is it that long to release ?... grrrrrr ! And any idea when it will be out in stores ? Like july/august I guess, right ?... Pffffff

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Re: 5D Split? 5D X & 5D Mark III [CR1]
« Reply #70 on: February 10, 2012, 02:59:20 AM »
... Oh oh oh...

I rate this CR0!

Its bollocks.

if it would be like you say the names would be the other way... X for less MP (like the 1dx) and 5dIII for high Megapixel...

But... Its NOT like the Rumor says...

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Re: 5D Split? 5D X & 5D Mark III [CR1]
« Reply #71 on: February 10, 2012, 03:16:12 AM »
This is hilarious.  Insane D800 specs confirmed?  Canon fantasy wish list rumours updated to match.

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Re: 5D Split? 5D X & 5D Mark III [CR1]
« Reply #72 on: February 10, 2012, 03:21:01 AM »
I do hope its true. The high mp version would be my dream camera.

Its what I hope Canon will eventually do with the 1Dx, because its speciality means it will not suit everyone as it stands.

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Re: 5D Split? 5D X & 5D Mark III [CR1]
« Reply #73 on: February 10, 2012, 03:27:27 AM »
I hope the MP monster has better IQ than the 7D aka 18MP crops, that would be disapointing to say the least
hopefully they have refined the tech in recent years to get better sharpness out of them maybe removing the AA filter like the D800E. fingers crossed.

18MP Canon APS-C = 46MP FF (18 x 1.6^2) so we have One (1) entire MP to spare  8)

AND the sensor technology must have advanced enough in the past 3 years to make the ISO performance a bit better!  ;D

What I find suspicious is the "With a pixel size similar to the power shot G1X" comment in the rumor. Shouldn't it be like the 7D in pixel size?  ???

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Re: 5D Split? 5D X & 5D Mark III [CR1]
« Reply #74 on: February 10, 2012, 03:29:14 AM »
If the rumors are true, than Canon have did the smartest move. launching two 5d cameras ( one with very good ISO performance and one with high MP) will ''reconcile'' all canon users. Everybody will have the opinion to chose what they want: High MP or good ISO performance and speed.

I really hope that the rumors are true.

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Re: 5D Split? 5D X & 5D Mark III [CR1]
« Reply #74 on: February 10, 2012, 03:29:14 AM »