ecube: Cloud? Why give control of your files? I have two 1-½ terabyte, USB portable drives about 10% larger than a cigarette pack. One in my computer bag, another a back-up that stay at home. No need for on-line connection to access my files.
@BeaverTerror, it looks like you have data loss terror. Myself I'm running the dual drive routine since 12 years on several (3+) machines, and haven't lost a bit let alone a byte, fingers crossed...
Fish Tank: PLEASE do not take this as a Sony fan-boy rant - I graduated over to SONY after getting entrenched in/used to the Minolta system, and quite appreciate all cameras for their own merits - but this is a serious question. Are any of you Canon users disturbed by the lack of care Canon seems to have for things even as simple as the rear view screen? How long has Canon been using the flush-mount viewfinder/screen? I own the a77, and find the multi-hinged screen a pure joy to work with, and though some may call it unnecessary, one really can't say that unless you have used it. Even a simple flip down and around screen that is offered on many compacts and P&S cameras is extremely useful for overhead shots, or foot-level shooting (and of course the nauseating selfies). As an outsider it seems that Canon is doing the least amount it can for its users based even on that ONE simple bonus feature. I look at Canon bodies and I see "good-enough" thinking, not "forward".
my point with hobbits and foot-level shots was a joke, of course, based on the alleged small size of hobbits. Phew such a pain to at least try to do some humour in a context of brand fanatics...
Richard Franiec: Is nobody getting the hint that the main appeal of new 5D is an ultimate (unmatched yet) resolution of the sensor, improved color rendition, fantastic AF in one package?Bitching results in wasted time only. Trying to understand and taking an advantage of the development require some effort and most likely then not, this approach could be more rewarding.
The problem here is that this unmatched resolution may be matched by the competition within a few months, and that the competition will beat the DR.
Josh152: Wow. When the D810 and A7R successors with the new high res Sony sensor come out this is going to look even more overpriced and silly than it already does lol.
Yeah sonyalpharumors has the high MP Sony E-mount coming a few weeks after CP+. Not going to be especially cheap though according to their report. Might still be cheaper than the 5Ds though.
hobbits with Oly systematically get foot-level shots better than pros with Canon.
Simple man: Canon has done it again.
Yeah, what they have done is left to the appreciation of each reader, obviously.
j900: Not one single canon product among the joint winners. Pathetically biased poll ;-)
I was kidding of course (smiley next to my comment). Thing is I've seen this comment made several times recently, but seriously...
Not one single canon product among the joint winners. Pathetically biased poll ;-)
Wow looking at the comments it's almost unbelievable that so many have failed to grasp that the entries from this poll are winners from the previous polls. So much whining about brand X not being there.
I guess Adobe knows what the photographic community as a whole thinks of their subscription business model...
mpgxsvcd: Saying nothing about something is better than saying something about nothing. Just ask Canon.
Seeing nothing is better than seeing impossible
Wow guys a CMOS sensor - the revolution is here indeed.
Five Powershot Compacts in one draw! And to think that some here thought that Canon was asleep at the wheel and then: BAM!! Five Powershots!!
Canon is on fire! What will they do next? Release an all new eos1250d with a 20mpix sensor... imagine that and the faces of Nikon's and Sony's CEOs... that would be huge!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Go Canon, Go!
I'd say yes it is sarcasm
My 2014 highlight is definitely the sony A77 II review.
Hey just kidding and happy new year!
chrisP1: Thanks to DPR for comparing the shadow pushing abilities between different cameras. I don't care much about dxo numbers, but such simple tests just says it all. I still think the Canon 1dsIII from 2007 have the best low iso output from Canon dslr's, that is 7 years without improvements in this field!
I am surprised to see how many are in denial of this issue. When a site like DRP finally brings this to attention, someone at Canon got to listen. These sites and forums are our voice to companies like Canon.
I am definitely a better composer than exposer, and often I need to correct shots to my liking in post. According to some, I get the feeling that I may not be worthy to own a Canon. But I own two and a bunch of lenses, which I like to keep.
I really like Canon lenses a lot, and I am a little baffled that we still see great lenses being announced, without being accompanied by new great sensors. I sense the value of used C-lensed are going down, perhaps due to folks jumping ships?
Exactly what i think - now that DPR exposed the issue very clearly, someone at canon should listen. No more "we make the best sensors" blabber please Mr Canon.
oselimg: Dpreview is confirmed Nıkon/Sony endorser.
ten year ago as the 5d classic came out and canon was leading the pack people were bashing Dpreview for being canon endorsers. Truth is my friend, Dpr and other review sites endorse whoever is leading the race with their products. And it's sony and nikon now, not canon anymore
deltaskyking: 10 frames per second - check65 point wide viewfinder filling autofocus - checkClass leading fast autofocus - checkPro level weather sealing - checkExcellent low light autofocus and image capture - checkAnother B.S. "Silver Award" for Canon cameras from dpreview - check
Poor DR - check
Joseph Black: Nice camera, or promising at least (despite the fact that it suffers from having menus, controls, and ergonomics deigned by Sony, and I know that is entirely subjective so ignore if you disagree), but at what point does image stabilization become the next megapixel war or whatever other spec. war one can think of? I'm sure there are plenty of circumstances where amazing IS is useful, but if you can shoot handheld at 1 second you'd better have a statue in your sights if you want a blur free image. It's another full frame camera and that's great for competition, but I don't see anything to get all in a tizzy about.Buy a tripod ladies and gents. Seriously, it's one of the most necessary tools one can own. And if you want some serious IS right now on your camera get a monopod, too.
IBIS is much more than long exposures. On a hi-resolution FF you quickly get to see the camera shake - even more so on a small FF camera like the A7 where the shutter shock is a problem. With IBIS you can shoot 1/50s or 1/100s at 100mm and be 100% sure your shot will be pixel-sharp, even with 36 mpix.
Not interesting - no on-sensor "see impossible" function.
j900: Hmmm. I paid for the upgrade this time, but for the first time I start to feel that the price is too high given the obvious lack of innovation.
Clearview does not work much better than a local contrast enhancement using USM or the Lightroom clarity slider.
Perspective is now a paying add-on while it used to be free. OK basic features are still free but the marketing strategy of $$ add-ons on a software that you already pay for has a name, and that name is greed, Mr. DxO.
Truth is, Dxo is more and more about marketing and less and less about innovation. The days are long gone where they used to innovate with tools such as Lighting.
The day they sell an unsharp mask filter as a "detailizer" I guess I'll stop being interested.
hmmm ok redoing my math with the correct price for viewpoint (79 euro) gives 278 euro so OK and apologies, Dxo is slightly less expensive while providing more features. Still it's a very weird way of doing things.