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    Canon officially announces the EOS RP

    Looks a great camera for the enthusiast... But where is the 5D replacement? In August it will be 3 years since it was released with no real rumors of a replacement this year? The R cameras are intriguing but with AF that isn't stellar especially eye AF and single card slots its a non starter...
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    Canon thinks the camera market will drop by another 50% over the next two years

    Ive bought plenty through necessity. I just don't get excited about any of it anymore.Its replacing worn out gear rather than vastly superior gear.
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    Canon thinks the camera market will drop by another 50% over the next two years

    Maybe not from an image quality side as most people are pretty happy with the quality of the images available across the majority of dedicated cameras. Its usability, integration, easy share, internal editing capabilities etc etc At the end of the day the camera is just that a dedicated stand...
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    Canon thinks the camera market will drop by another 50% over the next two years

    I think its amazing that non of the big camera manufacturers are looking at what Apple/Samsung/Google are doing with computational photography and adding features into cameras that have incredible sensors. Would save so much time when editing and you could choose what is right for your situation...
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    Canon thinks the camera market will drop by another 50% over the next two years

    Its a catch 22 if they don't innovate and bring new product to the market then how can they expect to sell more? The product line is so stagnant and it has been since the 5DMKIII which was 2012, thats 7 years of not much happening or improvement. The schedule of updates is so long that there...
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    Canon EOS 7D Mark II listed as discontinued, but no reason for excitement

    Interesting I had the same path. 350d to 40d to 7D to 5DMKIII then 7DMKII as a secondary camera then twin 5DMKIIIs and a 7DMKII. Had a 5DMKIII stolen and bought a 6DMKII and 5DMKIV and sold the 7DMKII. IMO the original 7D wasnt great and sold it within a couple of months. Hated the sensor even...
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    Canon EOS 7D Mark II listed as discontinued, but no reason for excitement

    I disagree, I specifically posted images in challenging and average situations. Shooting in a rainforrest with extreme changeable light through the canopy with large variations between highlights and shadows is probably one of the most challenging situations a photographer will experience.
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    Canon EOS 7D Mark II listed as discontinued, but no reason for excitement

    Wow dont hold back... lol I think its hilarious how people get so emotionally invested in a tool. If it doesn't work for you then move on. My thoughts are that the sensor wasn't amazing but it wasn't awful either. If you work within its limitations you can get some great images, if you...
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    Canon officially announces the Canon EOS R system

    Im very excited to have a play with this. This will replace my 6DMKII for sure.
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    Here’s the full list of gear Canon will announce on September 5

    Finally!!! Something to be excited about!
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    Your favourite motorsports events

    Now the hard work begins... coming home with 10k images over the weekend ball ache finding those keepers! Hope all had a good weekend! Here's me and my dad parked up early at about 7:45am within the huge mass of probably more than 600 Porsches at the owners club! As usual an awesome weekend...
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    Your favourite motorsports events

    No its on the outside so you follow the pedestrian path. You can walk down from car club 9 section and the first gap that looks down the straight, the second is on the other side of the curve where the TV symbol is on the map near the village corner. Believe it or not its not really because you...
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    Your favourite motorsports events

    Thanks Click, appreciate the comment :D
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    Your favourite motorsports events

    The best place to be for a spectator photographer is at the loop, there are 2-3 photographer section, its a real hole in the fence for safety made for spectators but its the only one on the track that I can think of. That corner is always eventful. Sideways Action, Historic Formula 1...
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    Your favourite motorsports events

    With Silverstone Classics this weekend I thought I would share a few images from 2016 (last time I went) I needed to get the images together for media accreditation so a decent reason to post some :D One of the best motoring events on the UK calendar. I Remember 2016 it being a particularly...
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    The EOS 80D Replacement to be a Big Leap Forward [CR2]

    As someone who works professionally and owns the 70D 7DMKII 6DMKII, 5DMKIV and used twin 5DMKIII's for 4 years.. The 5DMKIV is the best but my favourite camera of the lot is the 6DMKII. If you like the 80d you will love the 6DMKII. Don't believe the bad press in real life it is excellent. I...
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    What's Next From Canon?

    What ever it is... Its painful. Although I like the 6DMKII bit of a diamond in the rought its not a shining light on paper and many people were disappointed thinking its not worth it, in practice it is different but there have been no decent releases in ages. The 5DMKIV again great camera but...
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    Canon EOS 80D Will Be The Next DSLR Replaced [CR1]

    The 7DMKII and 5DS/R are niche products to be on a quick refresh. That being said it would be nice for them to have got the newer tech as they are replaced on a 4-5 year rotation which is incredibly frustrating for those users. You could wear through 2 of each bodies each as a professional in...
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    5D Mk4, 6D Mk2, 7D Mk2, 80D and 5D Mk 3 compared for Wildlife photography

    +1 I was a very early adopter coming from the 5DMKIII and although its not perfect for all tasks it certainly is a very good performer.
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    5D Mk4, 6D Mk2, 7D Mk2, 80D and 5D Mk 3 compared for Wildlife photography

    As usual the 6DMKII is the dark horse in actual application from people that know what they are doing. For £1175 it cant be beaten. Great review :)