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Buck

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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #30 on: March 02, 2018, 10:56:58 AM »
Hope you remembered the memory cards and batteries ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #31 on: March 02, 2018, 01:16:49 PM »
Have a nice time - best wishes!
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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #32 on: March 02, 2018, 01:49:32 PM »
I rented a 2nd one from Canon Canada CPS. I firmly believe you need two identical camera bodies for trips like this for efficiency.
I'm in your camp about the necessity for two identical bodies, and ones with which you're familiar. There's all too great a chance to miss THE shot of the trip when you're fumbling with controls.
But, I'm a little surprised you're not bringing along a 70-200/2.8. I know with the 1DX II bodies you can really crank up the ISO, but there's something to be said for the look you get with fast glass. I suppose, in your case, the extra length at the long end outweighs its benefits.
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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #33 on: March 02, 2018, 09:05:04 PM »
Bon voyage  :)

Have fun, and please, send pictures.

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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #34 on: March 02, 2018, 11:55:08 PM »
Bring something you can wrap around your head to stop Tsetse flies biting you. They are very annoying.
You are bringing all that gear and not something like the Sigma 14mm 1.8. Great place for stars and milkyway photos. Tanzania is amazingly beautiful. Mobile coverage might surprise you. It's extending all the time.

Agreed!

Don't forget to look up at the night sky- it is amazing!  I believe that this is the wet season, so hopefully will get some clear skies.
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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #35 on: March 02, 2018, 11:57:16 PM »
I'd be interested to hear how much use you get from the Q given all your other gear.

I'll have a day in Arusha for some street and market stuff, which it will get used for. It will get used a fair bit, being that it's my favourite camera ever. I love 28mm.

The Sofort (Instax) will get used daily for a little project I'll be doing with it.

There are some awesome street markets.  Be sure to go with a guide to keep a lookout.  They are a bit scary so you want someone to watch your back.  There are also some very interesting mosques with all that that entails, so you will get some awesome shots.
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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #36 on: March 05, 2018, 02:58:39 AM »
Your are missing the two best lenses in the Canon line up.  The 11-24mm F4/0/L and the 600mm F4.0L.   the 200-400mm is a nice lens, but it is not long enough for Tanzania.  Take the 600mm with the 1.4 and 2.0 extenders.

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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #37 on: March 05, 2018, 08:53:42 AM »
So, look forward for your shots.
Great trip to you.
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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #38 on: March 05, 2018, 12:32:23 PM »
This is definitely a gearhead site! He knows exactly what he wants/needs and people are telling him he made the wrong choice. :o The irony is the suggestions are on the opposite end of the spectrum. 400 w 1.4 is not long enough - you need 600. But also 16 is not wide enough - you need 11-24. I think he should have messed with everyone and said he was only taking a Rebel and a 50mm lens to enjoy the experience without having to fumble with camera gear.  ;D

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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #39 on: March 07, 2018, 12:23:49 PM »
Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania.....

jUST WONDERING..... IS THAT A cr1 cr2 OR cr3 STATEMENT? ??? ??? ???  ;D
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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #40 on: March 14, 2018, 11:43:47 PM »
Craig is back safe and sound from Tanzania and probably suffering through some major jetlag ;)

It was fun managing this site for a while, a little humbling as well.

I hope I kept you all entertained while you were thirsting for new stuff to debate and discuss.

Until next time!

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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #41 on: March 15, 2018, 01:54:14 AM »
Craig is back safe and sound from Tanzania and probably suffering through some major jetlag ;)

It was fun managing this site for a while, a little humbling as well.

I hope I kept you all entertained while you were thirsting for new stuff to debate and discuss.

Until next time!

Richard

You did a excellent job!

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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #42 on: March 15, 2018, 06:17:58 PM »
Hi Richard.
Thanks for stepping in for Craig, and I think you have done well and brought us some different points of interest.

Cheers, Graham.

Craig is back safe and sound from Tanzania and probably suffering through some major jetlag ;)

It was fun managing this site for a while, a little humbling as well.

I hope I kept you all entertained while you were thirsting for new stuff to debate and discuss.

Until next time!

Richard
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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #43 on: March 15, 2018, 06:45:53 PM »
This is definitely a gearhead site! He knows exactly what he wants/needs and people are telling him he made the wrong choice. :o The irony is the suggestions are on the opposite end of the spectrum. 400 w 1.4 is not long enough - you need 600. But also 16 is not wide enough - you need 11-24. I think he should have messed with everyone and said he was only taking a Rebel and a 50mm lens to enjoy the experience without having to fumble with camera gear.  ;D

Or better yet, say that he is changing the site to SonyRumors and cover your ears!
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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #44 on: March 21, 2018, 12:20:47 AM »
Or better yet, say that he is changing the site to SonyRumors and cover your ears!
;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Canon Rumors is Off to Tanzania
« Reply #44 on: March 21, 2018, 12:20:47 AM »