Back to my original point, "Come on people, it not the technology that makes a great images, it's the content."
I'll say it again ---it's NOT the content!!!! Take a bad photog and give them wonderful subject matter and you fail fail fail. Take a great photog and give them nothing and they may make you surprised! Part of being a photog is having the 'eye,' and part of that is seeing things, spotting things, noticing things that others do not see. A great photog can make a piece of trash look good - but a bad photog can make something that looks awesome appear to be a piece of trash..(ok, not said as i did originally)
I didn't know we were aruging...
I agree with everything you said, but I think you are only seeing part of my point. ...how about... would you agree that a great image has more to do with content rather than the technology used to capture the image? When I see a great image, the first thing that comes to mind is NOT what kind of camera was used.
not argueing...just saying that content alone does not a great image make...just as a badass camera alone does not a great image make.
all that said, there is another topic devoted to gear vs image quality. Canon can't do a marketing campaign on a $2000 camera telling people it's not the camera its the content! And that's what we should be talking about --- how not worth even talking about these specs are. Yeah, it's the photographer that takes the great pic...but... that doesn't mean a crap body should be bought... I'll just stick to my 7d/5dmk3 combo if I want a sucky camera to be backup to my main body (I still like my 7d, but, the mk3 beats it at every turn from Af to color cast to IQ....lol)
I was hopeful for different specs... 21 point AF at least (with the same battery as the mk3 and the 7d and mk2!!!!)...
can i still get a decent shot with it? Yes, but, given the choice I'll keep the 7d as back up (or save my pennies for another mk3 or a used 1d4) rather than shell out 2k on that...
so I'm actually totally agreeing with you in a weird way... I'm just fired up cause these specs suck xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx....lol