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Duade Paton

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Impressions of 1DX & 500mm f/4L EF IS II
« on: July 14, 2012, 10:15:19 PM »
Gday all, long time lurker on these forums. I got to try out the 1DX & 500mm f/4L EF IS II + 1.4 tele last weekend and thought I would share some images. You can read my thoughts and see more images here http://www.duadepaton.com/eos-1d-x-500mm-f4l-ef-is-ii/ I am happy to answer and questions anyone may have.


Jacky Winter (Microeca fascinans)
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Impressions of 1DX & 500mm f/4L EF IS II
« on: July 14, 2012, 10:15:19 PM »

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Re: Impressions of 1DX & 500mm f/4L EF IS II
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2012, 11:31:00 PM »
Absolutely wonderful!!! Does the autofocus works? They look so sharp! Are crops or you posted the full frame?
1D X - 5D MKIII - 7D - 24 f1.4L - 8-15 L - 50 1.2L - 85 1.2L - 15 2.8 - 16-35 2.8L - 24-105 4.0L - 70-200 2.8 LII - 24 TSE - 45 TSE - 90 TSE - MPE 65 - 180 f3.5L - 100 2.8L II - 580EX and a few Einsteins.

Duade Paton

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Re: Impressions of 1DX & 500mm f/4L EF IS II
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2012, 01:16:02 AM »
Absolutely wonderful!!! Does the autofocus works? They look so sharp! Are crops or you posted the full frame?
Thank you, the autofocus was quick and accurate. Having all the focus points to select from was excellent and gave me greater flexibility when composing a shot. They have all been cropped by various amounts.

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Re: Impressions of 1DX & 500mm f/4L EF IS II
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2012, 08:22:11 PM »
Thank you for sharing. These pics are wonderful.
Body: 1DX -- 5D III
Zoom: 16-35L f4 IS -- 24-70L II -- 70-200L f2.8 IS II
Prime: 40mm -- 85L II -- 135L -- 200L f2 IS -- 400L f2.8 IS II

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Re: Impressions of 1DX & 500mm f/4L EF IS II
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2012, 06:45:56 AM »
Thank you for sharing. These pics are wonderful.

No problem, I am glad you enjoyed them.

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Re: Impressions of 1DX & 500mm f/4L EF IS II
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2012, 02:26:05 AM »
Great pics!
1DX | 14 2.8L II | 16-35 2.8L II | 24 1.4L II | 24-70 2.8L II | ZE 35 2.0 | ZE 50 2.0 | 85 1.2L II | 100 2.8L IS | 135 2.0L | 70-200 2.8L IS II | 200 F2.0L IS | 300 2.8L IS II | 400 2.8L IS II | 500 4.0L IS

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Re: Impressions of 1DX & 500mm f/4L EF IS II
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2012, 08:32:34 AM »
Thank you for sharing.
1Dx | 5D III
85 1.2L II | 100 2.8 | 400 2.8L IS II 
24-70 2.8L II | 70-200 2.8L IS II

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Re: Impressions of 1DX & 500mm f/4L EF IS II
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2012, 08:32:34 AM »

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Re: Impressions of 1DX & 500mm f/4L EF IS II
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2012, 09:19:50 AM »
......................... You can read my thoughts and see more images here http://www.duadepaton.com/eos-1d-x-500mm-f4l-ef-is-ii/


I read your article. Thank you for sharing some real life experience with 1D X. Great shots!



5DIII w/grip  |  6D  |  16-35L IS  |  24-105L  |  70-300L  |  24-70VC  |  70-200 f/2.8L IS II  |  35 f/2 IS  |  50A  |  135L

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Re: Impressions of 1DX & 500mm f/4L EF IS II
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2012, 06:54:47 PM »
Great pics!
Thank you.

Thank you for sharing.
No problem.

I read your article. Thank you for sharing some real life experience with 1D X. Great shots!
Thanks, glad you enjoyed it.

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Re: Impressions of 1DX & 500mm f/4L EF IS II
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2012, 06:54:47 PM »