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james75

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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #15 on: December 01, 2017, 10:53:43 AM »
Sorry for a slight offtopic, but how does it feel using a 6D when do you have a 5DIV with all the latest juice? I am asking because I am thinking about getting an older 6D (they seem ridiculously cheap as everyone is moving to 6DII) and right now I have EOS M5. It sure would be a bump in low light image quality, but then again I am spoiled by modern tech like articulated touch screen, more focus points, DPAF, wifi... so I am worrying that a 6D would feel outdated. Are you keeping the 6D just for the sake of colours or because it's still great to use? :)

Hi Karl, I'm keeping the camera for it's colors and as a backup. thanks.

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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #15 on: December 01, 2017, 10:53:43 AM »

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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2017, 10:20:45 AM »
I did not have 6D but I had 2 5D3s. Now I have sold both. I like 5D4 so I would not use them anyway (not that I dislike them though...). As for backup I kind of have: a 5DsR which normally is being used for different type of photography
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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #17 on: December 11, 2017, 11:39:58 AM »
Ive not upgraded to the 5D MKIV but have upgraded from the 6D to the 6D MKII (as well as owning the 5DS). I have two properties & the one in rural Devon Ive left the 6D with the EF 24-105mm f4L IS USM and the EF 17-40mm f4L USM.
The camera and these two lenses are my "B" team but they still produce great landscape shots and save me lugging a camera outfit backwards & forwards (I also keep a second Lee Filters set in the bag).
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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #18 on: December 18, 2017, 06:56:32 AM »
Sorry for a slight offtopic, but how does it feel using a 6D when do you have a 5DIV with all the latest juice? I am asking because I am thinking about getting an older 6D (they seem ridiculously cheap as everyone is moving to 6DII) and right now I have EOS M5. It sure would be a bump in low light image quality, but then again I am spoiled by modern tech like articulated touch screen, more focus points, DPAF, wifi... so I am worrying that a 6D would feel outdated. Are you keeping the 6D just for the sake of colours or because it's still great to use? :)
I think my 6d has slightly better high ISO at 6400 and above. I think the images look different due to the higher dynamic range maybe. But both are amazing and when you factor in autofocus and features the 5d IV is the winner overall

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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #19 on: December 24, 2017, 04:33:08 PM »
In the same situation.  Just bought a 5d4 and am considering selling both my 6d and 7d2.  I probably should keep one for backup. 

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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #20 on: December 24, 2017, 05:55:55 PM »
Yep. Kept my 6D and had it converted to IR by Lifepixel. Easy call.
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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #21 on: December 24, 2017, 06:47:58 PM »
Sold my 7D Mark ii when I bought the 5D4. I really liked the 7D ii but found I wasn't using it much once I started to use the 5D4. I like my wide angle lens and they are great on the 5D4.
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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #21 on: December 24, 2017, 06:47:58 PM »

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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #22 on: December 24, 2017, 08:49:28 PM »
I have the 6D, 5DSR and just picked up the 5D Mark IV on Cyber Monday. I used the 6D and 5DSR for travel with the 5DSR with the 24-105 and 6D with a 100-400. I replaced the 6D with the 5D mark IV and love having the same controls. I am keeping the 6D for astrophotography. I use it primarily with a prime 20mm but am picking up the Sigma 14mm for the astro season. This winter I am going to get the 6D astro modded. So I am keeping it but just turning it into a dedicated astrophotography camers
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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #23 on: December 25, 2017, 03:58:51 PM »
I too got a 5d4 during Black Friday. (Anybody want a printer and a battery grip?) and my old camera is a 6d.  I am keeping both. I just got a Cotton Carrier harness vest for two cameras. I have planned for some time to do this. Now I can keep the telephoto on the 5d4 and the wide/wider angle lens on the 6d so I can deal with anything going on without needing to change lenses.
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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #24 on: December 26, 2017, 07:31:50 AM »
I have the 6D, 5DSR and just picked up the 5D Mark IV on Cyber Monday. I used the 6D and 5DSR for travel with the 5DSR with the 24-105 and 6D with a 100-400. I replaced the 6D with the 5D mark IV and love having the same controls. I am keeping the 6D for astrophotography. I use it primarily with a prime 20mm but am picking up the Sigma 14mm for the astro season. This winter I am going to get the 6D astro modded. So I am keeping it but just turning it into a dedicated astrophotography camers

+1

Also went through having the 6D & 5DSR/R and using the 5DIV on the side and can attest that life is with the 5DIV/5DS/R combo due to the controls.

However, the super duo is a 5DS/R for ultimate photo quality and a Dx for ultimate speed and action photography with the 5DIV sitting somewhere in between for those who prefer working with one camera body and either need more pixels than a Dx offers or the video goodness 5DIV brings together with just a little more speed than the 5DS/R. Personally, I also find the 5DIV touch screen a real advantage.

Hope the next gen 5DS/R will have both touch and full swivel screen.

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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #25 on: December 27, 2017, 11:38:32 AM »
I used my 6D as my second camera for wedding in combo with my 5D IV for primary. Still a great camera for low light.

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Re: Anyone kept their 6d since upgrading to a 5d4?
« Reply #25 on: December 27, 2017, 11:38:32 AM »