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  1. candyman

    Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 EF

    Canon EOS 6D Mark II - Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 EF f/10 with exposure of 30 seconds at 100 ISO
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    Reviews Canon 6D MK II

    I just came accross this review: http://www.trustedreviews.com/reviews/canon-eos-6d-mark-ii Interesting: "In manual mode you’re forced to go into the main menu or quick menu to access exposure compensation, which is a bit of a faff. It’s possible to reassign a button to exposure compensation...
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    Arrival of Canon 24-105 f/4 IS USM II

    On August 26th, I pre-ordered this lens (€1279). Altough it reads that this lens may be delivered by the end of October, the camera dealer believes that the lens will be available beginning of September when the first 5D MK IV's are delivered. According to the camera dealer this is due to the...
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    Astrophotography: Samyang 14mm or...Samyang 14mm.....

    I like to start with astrophotography (mostly nightscapes). I did some reading on the internet about astrophotography and read some gear reviews. I am about to purchase a Samyang (a.k.a Rokinon) 14mm f/2.8 lens But.....I came across two Samyang 14mm f/2.8 versions The older one with the...
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    Kingfisher - what a bird

    I really got fascinated by this bird. I am sure others too. In my country it seems to be one of the most interesting birds. I went to a hidingplace close to the water and there was a lot of activity going on. I was hoping to capture the kingfisher in action but those birds are difficult to...
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    Puzzled about exposure effect

    While I was going through some of my photos I encountered a - at least for me - strange effect. I made some 900 photos in this shoot and most of them are not affected like the attached photo. But maybe someone can explain to me what this is and how to avoid it. I don't think it is related to...
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    5D MKIII and 100-400 II - Birdphotography advice please

    Dear forumreaders I need some advice. I use the 5D MKIII and the 100-400 II for birdphotography. But lately I struggle with the sharpness of pictures. Sometimes they are sharp and sometimes not. I checked and there is not an AFMA problem. Here is one I did recently that seems ok regarding...
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    Canon 5DsR and panorama photography

    Lately I started reading about the Canon 5DsR. Specifically for the use of landscape photography. I wonder about the effect of a mutltiple shot panorama in post-processing with Lightroom. For example a 8 or 16 shot panorama. The combination of those large files worries me with post processing...
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    Transfer edited RAW LR 5.7 to LR6

    Dear forummembers, I would appreciate some advice. For the last 3 weeks I have been travelling and shot a lot of photos. I imported the RAW's from my camera into LR 5.7 on a laptop, edited them and saved them as jpg's Now, back home, I want to load the RAW's and jpg's on my homecomputer into...
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    How do I solve this issue?

    See attached a photo which is a merge of a 5 shot exposure. Also attached a detail in which you can see spots. Down left from the electricity mast and on the trees on the otherside of the road. It looks some kind of flare from the sun that is present in each of the 5 exposure shots. After I...
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    DxO processing to Lightroom

    Though I use DxO regular, I am not too familar with the export to lightroom. Here is what I want: - I open and edit a RAW-photo in DxO (I like to lensprofile adjustments in DxO), I make some additional adjustments - I would like to transfer the RAW-file including the adjustments I did in DxO to...
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    Ice sculptures - any tips?

    At the end of this month I will attend an exhibition of Ice sculptures. It is a rather big exhibition hall (6,500 m2) with artificial light and it is rather dark. The temperature will be minus 8 Celsius. I was planning to use following gear: - - 6D with 35mm f/2 IS with B+W CPOL HTC MRC...
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    DPP 4 en EOS Utility 3 now available in Europe for download

    http://cpn.canon-europe.com/content/news/digital_photo_professional_4_0_launched.do?utm_source=newsletter_july_1_14&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Newsletter
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    Tripod center column - yes or no

    I wonder what is better (or preferred?) center column yes or no? What is your opinion or experience? I currently use a tripod with center column. Advantage is that it is easy for me to adjust height - if needed. Sometimes I use it from a sitposition (walkstool) and pick things up to move to a...
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    Multi-controller joystick 5D MKIII jumped off

    It looks like we got caught in a stream of bad luck.... Within 3 weeks our iron broke, one week ago our laundry machine, last week my watch, yesterday the laptop of my wife (totally dead) and today ..... the multi-controller joystick of my 5D MK III jumped off. I couldn't select AF-points. :'(...
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    Wacom Intuos Creative Pen & Touch tablet

    About 2 weeks ago I bought the Canon 6D. With it, I got a full license of Adobe Lightroom 5 & Premiere Elements 12. On top of that I got for free the Wacom Intuos Creative Pen & Touch tablet. Nice package deal. Now, I just wonder what to do with the tablet. I never used a pen and tablet for...
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    Fail to contact support Reikan (Focal)

    I wonder if just I have this problem. I use the web-form to contact Reikan support After I have filled in all the required information I press 'Send' The errormessage: "Failed to send your message. Please try later or contact the administrator by another method" I have tried this form now...
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    Datacolor Spyder result

    I use a datacolor Spyder4 Pro to calibrate my monitor I do not have an expensive or specific IPS monitor for photo editing. Mine is a Philips Brilliance 242G5DJEB I am sitting in a small room with artificial light but not directly on the monitor. After calibration the result is 95% sRGB This...
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    What a waste of 1-serie camera

    Soccerplayer Jake Livermore (Hull City UK) damages the camera of Richard Heathcote He committed to pay the 7000 euro damages and promissed to donate the same amount to charity Interesting is why the 1-serie camera, standing behind the goal, is taped. Is it a new 1-serie model or....just...
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    A valid reason to lose your gear...

    http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/338714/Snap-happy-tiger-shark-steals-diver-s-camera