Dester Wallaboo

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On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (1914 comments in total)
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mezastel: Canon's new camera is also going to be crippled with a 30-minute video recording limit, something the Sony A7x line of cameras no longer suffers from :)

There isn't anything on the planet that can't be screwed up by a lawmaker or an attorney.

Link | Posted on Sep 20, 2016 at 20:17 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (1914 comments in total)
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NoMirror99: A 30-35% reduction in size and weight would do wonders for this camera.

Built-in flash also reduces the water and dust resistance abilities of a camera.

Link | Posted on Sep 20, 2016 at 19:32 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (1914 comments in total)
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mezastel: Canon's new camera is also going to be crippled with a 30-minute video recording limit, something the Sony A7x line of cameras no longer suffers from :)

So.... basically a hack that circumvents EU law allows for overcoming the 30-second limitation. Not what I'd call a "clear advantage"... as obviously MagicLantern will be likely be available for the 5D IV which will do more than simply remove the legal constraint placed on the camera by bad laws.

Link | Posted on Sep 20, 2016 at 19:30 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (1914 comments in total)
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The Photo Fundamentalist: IMHO the problem here is not the camera. It is a fair improvement over the 5D III, but not a remarkable. As for the sensor being behind the Sony ones, I don't think it is that simple: DxO testing shows it trades some base ISO DR for better DR at higher ISOs compared to the Nikon competition. The A7R II is only a hair better here. So, for wedding photographers (surely the biggest pro market for this camera), it is to all intents and purposes 'up to modern standards'.

The problem is price. Forgetting gimmicks, tracking may be a bit behind Nikon's 3d tracking for ease of use, but it has this or that to level the field again. The problem is that Canon is charging a heck of a lot of money for a camera that provides little to no meaningful core stills performance improvement over the dramatically cheaper D750.

For EU/UK/AUS wedding photos wanting 2-3 new 5D IV bodies... you could buy an entire Nikon D750 kit with pro lenses. That's insane. Very good camera, ludicrous price.

$3,500 isn't a bank buster.

Link | Posted on Sep 16, 2016 at 20:21 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (1914 comments in total)
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AgentO: This is a great camera, but the fact is that it also says a LOT about Canon these days. Their prosumer flagship can't keep up with comparable Nikon and Sony cameras that are over a year older.

At some point people will stop giving into the brand name. And as a consumer, its sad to see one of the industry leaders not step up to the plate and try to knock it out of the park. The competition leads to great innovation, and it benefits nobody when Canon can't keep innovating. Perhaps Canon will learn from this (we will see in 4 years with the 5DM5?).

Call me when Sony has even 1/2 the lens lineup that Canon has available.

Link | Posted on Sep 16, 2016 at 19:58 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (1914 comments in total)
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NoMirror99: A 30-35% reduction in size and weight would do wonders for this camera.

Size and weight are fine on the 5D III.... this is 10% lighter... cannot imagine it's a problem. I actually like handling larger cameras. They are also smoother when shooting video than lightweight cameras.

Link | Posted on Sep 16, 2016 at 19:50 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (1914 comments in total)
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mezastel: Canon's new camera is also going to be crippled with a 30-minute video recording limit, something the Sony A7x line of cameras no longer suffers from :)

How is it crippled to 30 minutes?

Link | Posted on Sep 16, 2016 at 19:49 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (1914 comments in total)
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NoMirror99: Were it against the law to put a modern user-friendly OS in a dedicated camera, no camera maker to my knowledge could be charged!

ML FTW!

Link | Posted on Sep 16, 2016 at 19:48 UTC
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Sam888: Let's get one thing straight. OIS on the iPhone 7 Plus is NOT available in telephoto mode. Come next year, it will be available in both modes on the Plus phones. The iPhone 7 is also a slower camera and not as good in low light. It's only f1.8 vs f1.7 on the Samsung.

Another thing too is that many sites have pics taken by the iPhone 7 compared to the Note 7, Galaxy 7. Many people have said the iPhone 7's pics are NOT as good as that of the 6S.

Let's not forget about the flaming Galaxy S4 that Samsung tried to bury under the rug.

Link | Posted on Sep 14, 2016 at 20:42 UTC
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Sam888: Let's get one thing straight. OIS on the iPhone 7 Plus is NOT available in telephoto mode. Come next year, it will be available in both modes on the Plus phones. The iPhone 7 is also a slower camera and not as good in low light. It's only f1.8 vs f1.7 on the Samsung.

Another thing too is that many sites have pics taken by the iPhone 7 compared to the Note 7, Galaxy 7. Many people have said the iPhone 7's pics are NOT as good as that of the 6S.

True.... I'd say that the majority of people's profiles end up having empty galleries.

Link | Posted on Sep 14, 2016 at 20:39 UTC
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bdbender4: OK, Barney, I cared enough to read the article, and thanks for the info. I don't understand about the wireless earbuds, I think it's a gimmick, I think people will lose one and soon certain sections of hip cities will be ankle-deep in the things. I haven't heard anything about how it improves sound, just how it improves things for the phone designers. I am also curious why the dual camera is only in the large phone. If Apple really wants to be on the cutting edge of smartphones making small cameras obsolete it should be in the small one, too.

And I am also scratching my head why they would release an unfinished product. Why not wait until the dual-camera thing is sorted out? I have seen several different descriptions of what the "incredible processing power" is actually going to do with and between the two cameras. So the question becomes: is this phone a real step forward, or a few minor innovations with heavy marketing? It's hard for me to tell at this stage.

Wireless earbuds aren't required. They are just available. Of course you can use any Bluetooth headset, it doesn't have to be their earbuds. The reason why they are better than many other Bluetooth headsets is that they are using a lossless compression technique to send the audio to the headphones. Other Bluetooth headphones use lossy compression methods.

Link | Posted on Sep 13, 2016 at 23:17 UTC
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Sam888: Let's get one thing straight. OIS on the iPhone 7 Plus is NOT available in telephoto mode. Come next year, it will be available in both modes on the Plus phones. The iPhone 7 is also a slower camera and not as good in low light. It's only f1.8 vs f1.7 on the Samsung.

Another thing too is that many sites have pics taken by the iPhone 7 compared to the Note 7, Galaxy 7. Many people have said the iPhone 7's pics are NOT as good as that of the 6S.

I knew the naysayers would show up. Especially the ones who have never shot on the iPhone 7 but have a definite opinion already formed. LOL

Link | Posted on Sep 13, 2016 at 22:08 UTC
On article Canon announces new flagship EOS C700 cinema camera (169 comments in total)
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FLruckas: They gotta do something.

Rumor has it the FS7 is killing the C300 in rentals.

Did they buy a BM URSA a couple of years ago and decide to try to copy it for 8x the price?

Now for us mere mortals....

Rental houses renting cheaper cameras means more people rent them? Shocking! Clearly people rent what they can afford, otherwise you would all be renting RED and Alexa's.... ya think?

Link | Posted on Sep 2, 2016 at 01:34 UTC
On article Canon announces new flagship EOS C700 cinema camera (169 comments in total)
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FLruckas: They gotta do something.

Rumor has it the FS7 is killing the C300 in rentals.

Did they buy a BM URSA a couple of years ago and decide to try to copy it for 8x the price?

Now for us mere mortals....

There are a lot of reasons to pick the C300mk2 over the FS7... but I have both as sometimes we have requests to shoot on FS7 as client is bringing their own FS7 to the shoot as a B-cam

Link | Posted on Sep 1, 2016 at 23:25 UTC
On article Canon announces new flagship EOS C700 cinema camera (169 comments in total)
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FLruckas: They gotta do something.

Rumor has it the FS7 is killing the C300 in rentals.

Did they buy a BM URSA a couple of years ago and decide to try to copy it for 8x the price?

Now for us mere mortals....

Canon C300 II > FS7 quality.... I own both.

Link | Posted on Sep 1, 2016 at 22:50 UTC
On article Canon announces new flagship EOS C700 cinema camera (169 comments in total)
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otto k: FWIW - global shutter version has 1 stop less of DR (no such thing as a free lunch - all that added complexity most likely lifts the bottom). But, as far as I can understand limitations on consumer models, having to crop to get 240fps FHD makes no sense at all *to me*.
But hey, it's not like I'm the target audience here, unless they like feeding troll-like behavior ;)

RED has done crop sensor recording for high FPS forever. It's nothing new and not been an issue when we've shot RED.

Global Shutter benefits outweigh the negatives,

Link | Posted on Sep 1, 2016 at 22:50 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (1914 comments in total)
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Truebar: Hey guys what the story about the silent shutter, no one says a word about that. Is there a silent shutter on this new cam? Anyone?

Looking at their specs it says it has silent shooting.

Link | Posted on Aug 25, 2016 at 17:55 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (1914 comments in total)
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PorscheDoc: Why limit the shot buffer to only 17 raw (https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/explore/see-legendary/comparison )? At this price point I expected a larger buffer.

If they had gone CFast it likely would have been more..

Link | Posted on Aug 25, 2016 at 17:50 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (1914 comments in total)

My only disappointment is that the camera doesn't use CFast 2.0 cards. It may limit the ability for MagicLantern to do 4K RAW video.

Link | Posted on Aug 25, 2016 at 17:49 UTC as 308th comment | 4 replies
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (1914 comments in total)
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woerd: This sure will be a very good drsl body. Unfortunately the camera concept with mirror is becoming old fashion and chunky. I owned a number of full frame drsl bodies from Canon but i changed to Sony (A7RII) and i never wanna go back.
My opinion: unless you are an action shooter you better choose the Sony for it's new technologies and image quality.

I should add that mirrorless also increases heat on the sensor as it must always be active when viewing. Not a great thing.

Link | Posted on Aug 25, 2016 at 16:56 UTC
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