scuba_steve_va

scuba_steve_va

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On Canon EOS 6D preview (1035 comments in total)

Wow...I just finished reading the overview and while the full frame sensor, processor, and ISO look great on paper, the body takes so many steps backwards. I have EF-S glass (e.g., 17-55 f2.8) in addition to my L collection. You want me to toss it. Okay, how about a body with controls on par with my 40D...or one that doesn't shoot 2 FPS slower? I could not agree more with this closing statement:

"Whereas Nikon seems to have taken the approach of taking away as little as possible from D800 when creating the D600, Canon appears almost to have gone the other way, removing as much as it thinks it can get away with at the price."

Direct link | Posted on Sep 26, 2012 at 04:37 UTC as 161st comment
On Canon EOS 6D preview (1035 comments in total)

Ugh...TWO custom settings? Am I the only one who uses these? My 40D has room for 3 custom settings spots on the dial even with all of the scene modes enumerated.

Maybe it is just me, but I shoot indoor sports and have modes for fast moving action and relatively still shots...and would like to have evaluative and spot metering versions of both (for players who end up in front of lighted advertising on the boards). Sure, I could play with other dials, but flipping between custom modes is far easier for me.

BTW, the dial stop actually helps me so I can switch between modes without looking while I am looking through the viewfinder.

I hoped that the next gen DSLR not only gave me more than three custom setting spots on the dial, but also displayed the setting number in the viewfinder...and potentially even let me label it. I set up at the beginning of a game based on my position and the lighting...and I have the time.

Instead, the 6D has fewer modes than a 7D. Grrrrrr.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 26, 2012 at 04:19 UTC as 162nd comment | 1 reply
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