Markintosh

Markintosh

Lives in Canada Niagara Falls, Chippawa, Canada
Works as a Art Director | Graphic & Web Design
Joined on Jun 6, 2005

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Thank you Apple! Finally I can use Photos with my Canon EOS-M3

Direct link | Posted on Jul 10, 2015 at 14:46 UTC as 4th comment
On Canon PowerShot G3 X: What you need to know article (596 comments in total)
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Hinder: Crap, still no viewfinder?!!!! No thank you. How do you hold it still at 600mm? An add on VF? Might as well carry my SL1 . I really wanted to like it but it's just another Canon fail. :(

I'm pretty sure you will keep it on all the time.
I bet you never hold one in your hand — very nice thing, it also has variable angle, which is very useful feature. I wasn't expect to like it so much on my EOS-M3, but I was wrong.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 20, 2015 at 20:18 UTC
On Canon PowerShot G3 X: What you need to know article (596 comments in total)
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Hinder: Crap, still no viewfinder?!!!! No thank you. How do you hold it still at 600mm? An add on VF? Might as well carry my SL1 . I really wanted to like it but it's just another Canon fail. :(

you know about external EVF, right? it's actually very good, much better than most of build-in competitors.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 19, 2015 at 16:31 UTC
On Canon PowerShot G3 X: What you need to know article (596 comments in total)
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Craig from Nevada: $399 by Xmas.

They will not be able to move it at that price.

you will be surprised:) it will drop a little bit, but nothing serious. most likely it will bring prices of compacts super-zooms with small sensors down.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 19, 2015 at 16:23 UTC

No EOS-M3 support! WTF?

Direct link | Posted on May 5, 2015 at 12:01 UTC as 10th comment
On Opinion: Canon EOS 750D and 760D article (319 comments in total)

Another "pearl" from this author.
How you can compare pixel count of FF and crop camera?
DPR articles are degrading more and more:(((

Direct link | Posted on Feb 16, 2015 at 18:43 UTC as 54th comment | 1 reply
On CP+ 2014: Selected highlights of the show article (34 comments in total)

here is why Hasselblad HV scan is possible:
http://s1086.photobucket.com/user/tesery5/media/tesery5002/257652AE00000578-2944824-image-m-114_1423414286510_zpsfbb4cdf0.jpg.html

Direct link | Posted on Feb 14, 2015 at 18:21 UTC as 2nd comment
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Kwick1: I agree with the majority of other posters: Without an EVF, even as an accessory, this is a non-starter.

Canon use external EVF, on this camera as well.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 13, 2015 at 13:40 UTC
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dwill23: MISSED THE MARK ON THIS STORY

This author is not in the board rooms, does not know the strategy behind Canon's decision to not come out with the same lenses it already has in a smaller version to mount on the EOSM. Sure, the mount did take some of the portability away, but it allowed me to save $5000 by using what I already had.

He states the adapter is hard to find? Two are available on BH $60, & $100. Both in stock. Use the internet before you write these 'stories'.

I agree with so many other people that Canon knows the US market can afford both a large SLR and small mirrorless, so why make a mirrorless as good as an SLR? Thus no EOS M in US.

Yes, it sucks, but it makes perfect sense. This article was a waste of time to read.

The failure of the EOS M (v1) was due to THIS SITE killing it before it hit shelves with stories like this. The AF was shockingly slow, but would almost always focus perfectly accurately.

Give it a chance!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

BTW, the 22mm is awesome.

HowaboutRAW,

Again, if you not looking on M as stand alone system — lenses are not an issue. EF/EF-S lenses with adapter are right there.

EOS-M is additional way to sell Canon glass and to use it with smaller body. This is how I see it:) I'm sure it will be more native glass in the future, but Canon has no need to rush — there is tons of choices via adapter to any specific glass. I supposed to get tomorrow my new toy — Tamron 150-600, it will be fun to try it on EOS-M:)

Direct link | Posted on Feb 13, 2015 at 03:47 UTC
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Zeisschen: another "me-too"-product of Canon 1-2 years after Sony and Panasonic already introduced better attempts *yawn*

Late, boring, no EVF. What the hell are they thinking? Why not just make a nice mirrorless body and some more lenses for it?

I don't get this company.

External viewfinder!!! like in EOS-M3 and G1XMKII

Direct link | Posted on Feb 13, 2015 at 03:35 UTC
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Markintosh: The author probably never had and used EOS-M:) This is the main mistake to look on this small camera as on closed-circle eco-system. This is not Oly, Panasonic, Sony or Fuji — companies who dedicate their entire production to mirrorless cameras and lenses. Stop looking on four native M lenses — with adapter you have access to a tons of fantastic Canon glass and third party lenses. If you need small speedy camera — you have SL1 with real viewfinder and all advantages of DSLR in very compact package. EOS-M is great little camera with amazing IQ and ability ti use same lenses as my 5D. M3 is fantastic improvement of original M, and it's a shame it will not be available in retailers in NA. But there is always online shopping:)))

Also, very nice to see so many comments on such a "bad" product, and so much attention from other brands advocates.

HowaboutRAW:

The only lens I had a problem with adaptor is older Sigma 50mm f/1.4. But I think it may been caused by older firmware of third party lens. The other lenses I tried — 100mm L; 70-200mm f/4 IS; 17-55 IS; EF-S 18-55; Sigma 30mm Art — all working great without any AF speed reduction. I hope M3 will work even better.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 12, 2015 at 20:06 UTC
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dwill23: MISSED THE MARK ON THIS STORY

This author is not in the board rooms, does not know the strategy behind Canon's decision to not come out with the same lenses it already has in a smaller version to mount on the EOSM. Sure, the mount did take some of the portability away, but it allowed me to save $5000 by using what I already had.

He states the adapter is hard to find? Two are available on BH $60, & $100. Both in stock. Use the internet before you write these 'stories'.

I agree with so many other people that Canon knows the US market can afford both a large SLR and small mirrorless, so why make a mirrorless as good as an SLR? Thus no EOS M in US.

Yes, it sucks, but it makes perfect sense. This article was a waste of time to read.

The failure of the EOS M (v1) was due to THIS SITE killing it before it hit shelves with stories like this. The AF was shockingly slow, but would almost always focus perfectly accurately.

Give it a chance!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

BTW, the 22mm is awesome.

22mm f/2 is a gem!
BTW, 11-22mm is most affordable and high quality UWA lens in it's segment. But, to know this details, author must own EOS-M himself first:)

Direct link | Posted on Feb 12, 2015 at 20:01 UTC
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Markintosh: The author probably never had and used EOS-M:) This is the main mistake to look on this small camera as on closed-circle eco-system. This is not Oly, Panasonic, Sony or Fuji — companies who dedicate their entire production to mirrorless cameras and lenses. Stop looking on four native M lenses — with adapter you have access to a tons of fantastic Canon glass and third party lenses. If you need small speedy camera — you have SL1 with real viewfinder and all advantages of DSLR in very compact package. EOS-M is great little camera with amazing IQ and ability ti use same lenses as my 5D. M3 is fantastic improvement of original M, and it's a shame it will not be available in retailers in NA. But there is always online shopping:)))

Also, very nice to see so many comments on such a "bad" product, and so much attention from other brands advocates.

@HowaboutRAW adapter is not slowing anything down in EOS-M, I heard this is a different case in other brands. SONY: One DSLR is not similar to a Canon proportion:) but you're right — you can take Sony out of the list:)

Direct link | Posted on Feb 12, 2015 at 19:55 UTC

The author probably never had and used EOS-M:) This is the main mistake to look on this small camera as on closed-circle eco-system. This is not Oly, Panasonic, Sony or Fuji — companies who dedicate their entire production to mirrorless cameras and lenses. Stop looking on four native M lenses — with adapter you have access to a tons of fantastic Canon glass and third party lenses. If you need small speedy camera — you have SL1 with real viewfinder and all advantages of DSLR in very compact package. EOS-M is great little camera with amazing IQ and ability ti use same lenses as my 5D. M3 is fantastic improvement of original M, and it's a shame it will not be available in retailers in NA. But there is always online shopping:)))

Also, very nice to see so many comments on such a "bad" product, and so much attention from other brands advocates.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 12, 2015 at 17:41 UTC as 41st comment | 21 replies
On Hands-on with Canon's 'not-coming-to-USA' EOS M3 article (553 comments in total)
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whyamihere: Dear Canon,

Cute camera.

Your PR material appears to be missing any mention of a lens worth giving a darn about.

Let us know when that happens.

PS: Ignore the angry Americans. We all know they just wanted the option for refusing to buy the camera.

1. fantastic and cheap 22mm f/2
2. best in the class and most affordable 11-22mm IS
3. very good and cheap kit 18-55
4. compact tele 55-200mm (I still think it should be cheaper)

and tons of other Canon's glass via adapter:)

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 20:32 UTC
On Richard Franiec offers Canon PowerShot G7 X custom grip article (110 comments in total)

I have this grip on both of my EOS-Ms. I'm planing to purchase G7X early next year for my wife, this grip is a must have addition!

Direct link | Posted on Nov 2, 2014 at 13:16 UTC as 14th comment
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Markintosh: Greedy Adobe made it available for CC subscribers only:))) What a stupid move — instead try to invite iPhoto/Aperture users to new platform they trying to push for more. I didn't want to go this way at first and now I will look for alternative if next week Photos.app will be too amateur.

thanks for link:)

Direct link | Posted on Oct 24, 2014 at 01:31 UTC

Greedy Adobe made it available for CC subscribers only:))) What a stupid move — instead try to invite iPhoto/Aperture users to new platform they trying to push for more. I didn't want to go this way at first and now I will look for alternative if next week Photos.app will be too amateur.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 17, 2014 at 17:13 UTC as 4th comment | 3 replies
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jmajors: Where is Photos that Apple promised to deliver with Yosemite because I downloaded Yosemite OSX and I see no Photo app.

they saying next week (before it was promised early 2015)

Direct link | Posted on Oct 17, 2014 at 17:06 UTC
On Canon announces 16-35mm F4L and 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 lenses article (368 comments in total)
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Olgierd: For $300 I'll buy 10-18 for my little EOS-M. Small and fairly light, cheaper than EFM 11-22 and available in US. Good option to take while I'm hiking.

Canadian dollar is very low now — you can get 11-22 from Henrys.com easy and fast. It will be also covered by Canon's North American warranty. Just as an option:) 11-22mm is AMAZING lens!

Direct link | Posted on May 13, 2014 at 18:19 UTC
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