Yeah, I noticed that after I posted this thread, lol.There is some discussion of this in the announcement thread. I’m excited, trying not to get my hopes too high. As an Eos R owner that is lukewarm about the camera in general at this point I’m really looking forward to this. Especially for shooting my active 2 year old...
Yeah, I noticed that after I posted this thread, lol.
I can’t wait, I never expect firmwares when I buy a new camera, so I’m always excited for something new.
I can honestly say I’ve never been this happy with a camera before. The absolute freedom of choosing where to focus is a big deal. And for tracking the kids I find it a lot better, at least with the fast primes (haven’t tried with any zoomlens) for tracking anything. Including kids playing, it is seriously good. One thing which is very different from the 1dx2 is that when that misses focus it’s not far off. When the R misses it does a focus hunt/rack that throws it waaay off, but it’s so quick I can have a complete miss and rack and then the next image in a 5fps burst dead on. It’s different, and the miss looks way worse, but it’s so seldom and under extreme conditions of either poor light or very fast action.Viggo, at this point, what is your overall opinion about the R when used for kids running around? Or maybe action shots at various events? (Ok, I'm considering it, even after moaning and groaning about the controls--I just can't stop craving that 50mm 1.2L).
Thanks, Viggo. I've long respected your thoughts on gear!I can honestly say I’ve never been this happy with a camera before. The absolute freedom of choosing where to focus is a big deal. And for tracking the kids I find it a lot better...
So while not 100% for the craziest of stuff and the occasional focus rack miss, it’s not one second regret and missing the 1dx2.
Thank you!Thanks, Viggo. I've long respected your thoughts on gear!
We have a promo back, here in the USA, with the basic adapter included at the already discounted price of the R; plus the 50mm 1.2 is also discounted again.
Now the only decision is whether to order while a hurricane is approaching.
The hurricane stalled, so we've had some time to contemplate here.Thank you!
As they say ; bad weather is great photo weather
I don’t really notice it anymore than the mirror flapping up and down 14 times a second.The hurricane stalled, so we've had some time to contemplate here.
How do you deal with the slight lag when taking action shots going sideways--across the frame? I've been watching some youtube demonstrations of the "stutter" effect caused by the EVF displaying the last capture briefly during burst mode.