Who will upgrade to the new EOS 50D?

Started Aug 22, 2008 | Discussions thread
carlk
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Re: I will buy one for my 500f4
In reply to Ben_Egbert, Aug 23, 2008

OK that makes sense to me. I don't really want the in body IS either but occasionally when I use my primes I do wish there is stabilization available.

Ben_Egbert wrote:

carlk wrote:

Why you won’t buy it if it comes with in-body IS. You could just
turn it off when you don’t need it. Just like in body flash I’m sure
most people will have at least some occasions they do need it.
Anyway it does not seem 50D will have it and it’s not very likely
Canon will put in future cameras.

I would not buy it because it adds complexity to the sensor,
something else to go out of adjustment, or to lack as much accuracy
as a fixed sensor.

Just a retired mechanical engineer who hates gimmicks like this
because this is the sort of thing that breaks or fails first. That's
why I am not too impressed with IS on lenses.

Ben_Egbert wrote:

If it has micro-adjust and decent focusing. 15Mpix would be a plus,
but 12 would be sufficient. If it has in-camera IS, I won't buy it.

This would allow me to dedicate my 1ds-mk3 ro landscape only.
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