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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #45 on: July 22, 2012, 12:39:33 PM »
I'm truly confused as to the market for the mirror less cameras that fall between the G1X series and an SLR.

1. With any lens, it is not pocketable.
2. Requires company to make an entirely new set of lenses on a new mount.

What kind of customer is best suited for this niche?
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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #45 on: July 22, 2012, 12:39:33 PM »

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #46 on: July 22, 2012, 12:43:05 PM »
No viewfinder = no thanks.

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #47 on: July 22, 2012, 12:47:09 PM »
I could see this as my second camera (I have a 7d).  APS-C and EF adapter sounds great as long as it's not overpriced.  I'm hearing that there's a lot of "Anti-DSLR" at venues and events where they see a 5d and say you can't bring it.  This camera could fit the bill perfectly.  Only thing I don't like so far (from what little info I've seen) is that there is no view finder.
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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #48 on: July 22, 2012, 12:51:51 PM »
I have to say, I really don't understand the mirrorless DSLR concept. Who buys these things?

Also - is there a reason why Canon does not offer 720 at 30p video on any of their cameras? I don't need 1080, but I don't want 60p for some shots. Plus I would think you can shoot more on a card at 720/30.

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #49 on: July 22, 2012, 12:57:58 PM »
Those of you who say there isn't a market for something like this, I disagree.
I'm currently using an S95 when we go on family trips, which I love.
Personally, there is no way I'd ever carry a DSLR with me.
If I would, there wouldn't be an issue in my mind.
Something like this would be a huge step up.
I'd love an EVF--maybe the rumored Fall release.

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #50 on: July 22, 2012, 01:04:26 PM »
Am I the only who thinks the most exciting aspect of this is phase detect autofocus in a mirrorless system?
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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #51 on: July 22, 2012, 01:07:55 PM »
I skipped n the t4i because of the poor implementation of autofocus in video.  Any chances this mirror less system may work better for video?

When should we expect sample images and video?

Should be the same as the t4i as they have the same sensor and it is also using STM lenses.

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« Reply #51 on: July 22, 2012, 01:07:55 PM »

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #52 on: July 22, 2012, 01:08:25 PM »
And it's weight, so the capacity will be a half smaller than the one in T4i.
not at all!

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EOS-M: LP-E12, 7.2V, 875mAh = 6.3 Wh
= 78% of the LP-E8

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #53 on: July 22, 2012, 01:11:32 PM »
Am I the only who thinks the most exciting aspect of this is phase detect autofocus in a mirrorless system?

It sound exciting but the results from the T4i/650D (same sensor as EOS M) in live view with STM lens show something else.

Canon 650D T4i and EF 40mm f/2.8 STM auto focus performance test example

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #54 on: July 22, 2012, 01:14:43 PM »
I'm truly confused as to the market for the mirror less cameras that fall between the G1X series and an SLR.

1. With any lens, it is not pocketable.

If you want "pocketable" get a smart-phone :)

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2. Requires company to make an entirely new set of lenses on a new mount.

Part of Canon's business is manufacturing and selling lenses. That's one of the ways they make money - Duh :)

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What kind of customer is best suited for this niche?

Someone who wants a small/light camera and mainly uses primes between 22mm and 100mm. Beside the EF-M 22mm/f2.0 there are the  EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM, EF 40mm f/2.8 STM, EF 50mm f/1.8 II, EF 85mm f/1.8 USM and the EF 100mm f/2.0 USM.

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #55 on: July 22, 2012, 01:32:58 PM »
If they were to front up with a decent, discreet EVF and a small triplet like the Perar below, I'd actually, surprising to myself, consider this.


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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #56 on: July 22, 2012, 01:48:38 PM »
How long does it usually take Canon cameras to come to market after they've been officially announced.

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« Reply #57 on: July 22, 2012, 02:02:55 PM »
That's a sore point after the 1D-X fiasco.

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #57 on: July 22, 2012, 02:02:55 PM »

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #58 on: July 22, 2012, 02:38:58 PM »

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I have zero interest in this particular product, but I'm enthusiastically interested in what Canon will say about it.

What they say about this whole new technology path they're taking may indicate a lot about the future. Tomorrow may be one of the more interesting days of this interesting year.
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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #59 on: July 22, 2012, 02:40:06 PM »
How long does it usually take Canon cameras to come to market after they've been officially announced.

With consumer grade equipment, normally very soon after announcement, pro stuff is a different matter ...... I'd expect this to be available very soon

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #59 on: July 22, 2012, 02:40:06 PM »