9K to compete, what a joke, Canon really are a big monopoly, I dont think I can last much longer, Ive wanted something better than the 5D2 for ages, and the 1DX is too expensive, I own a 5D3 but its not the advancement I was wishing for, its a great camera, but was always hoping for a camera imbetween 5D and 1D, this is never going to happenYes I supose 9k is a lot to spend if your not making money from photography, but for me I will wait to see if it turns out to be a good camera then I'll get the design company I work for to buy one. If I like it I'll buy one for my home business.
That's what many people don't get. This is a PRO camera. A pro will use this camera more in a month than a serious hobbyist will in a year.. And for several years at that rate too. Do people look at the specs for the 1Ds Mark III? It's STILL a fine camera.
When the 5D3 came out, people were pissed that there was this big price increase without much day-to-day improvements over its predecessor. Now that the price is falling on the 5D3, we're getting a good replacement for the 5D2. Nice improvement for the same price. Thank you.
It looks like this new 1S is going to be more of this... Great upgrade for the same price. I hope. I'm personally very excited about it. New sensor technology. I think it's going to blow everything away. The 1Dx is THE best sports camera out there. Now Canon may have the best studio camera too.
It will probably be a year before it becomes generally available... But that okay with me.. More time to save!