roby17269

roby17269

Lives in United States New York, NY, United States
Works as a IT
Has a website at http://rdmfashionphoto.com/
Joined on Mar 26, 2007
About me:

My photos: http://rdmfashionphoto.com/
IG: @rdmfashionphoto

Cameras:
Hasselblad H5X with Phase One IQ180
Canon EOS R5

Lenses:
Hasselblad HC 2.8/80mm
Hasselblad HC 2.2/100mm
Hasselblad HC 4/120mm-II Macro
Hasselblad HC 3.5/35mm
Hasselblad HC 3.5/50mm-II
Hasselblad HC 4/210mm
Hasselblad HC 4.5/300mm
Hasselblad HCD 4.8/24mm
Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM
Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM
Canon RF 100mm f/2.8L IS Macro USM
Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS
Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM
Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM
Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM
Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L
Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L mkII
Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1x-5x Macro

Support:
Manfrotto Super Professional Tripod Mk2
Manfrotto Studio Geared Head

Flashguns and Strobes:
Broncolor 2x Siros 800 L
ProFoto B1 500 Air
Canon 2x 580EX II + Stofen diffuser
Canon 580EX + Stofen diffuser
Canon 430EX + Stofen diffuser
Canon MT-24EX + Stofen diffuser
Canon MR-14EX
Pocket Wizard 5x III triggers

Accessories:
Sekonic L-758DR Digital Master
Canon RF 2x extender
Canon RF 1.4x extender
Canon EF-RF adapter
Hasselblad cable release

Software:
Photoshop CC
LightRoom CC
CaptureOne Pro

Previous gear (not owned anymore):
Compact cameras: Sony DSC-F717, Sony T1, Sony DSC-F828
DSLRs: Canon 350D, Canon 20D, Canon 5D mkI, Canon 5D mkII, Canon 1D X
MF: Hasselblad H4X with Phase One P65+
Lenses: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM,
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM, Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS, Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L mkII Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L, Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L, Canon EF-S 18-55mm, Canon EF-S 17-85 IS, Canon EF 28-135mm IS, Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS mkII, Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS mkI, Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 mkII, Canon EF 50mm f/1.4, Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS, Sigma DC 10-20mm, Sigma DC 30mm f/1.4, Sigma 80-400mm OS, Sigma 28-300mm, Sigma 12-24mm, Sigma 180mm f/3.5 Macro HSM, Canon 2x mkII and mkIII extender, Canon 1.4x mkIII extender, Kenko 1.4x + 2x extenders

roby17269's recent activity

  • Maybe Canon will hear you out :-) The above I wrote is just my opinion and desires... I am sure that Canon have been thinking long and hard at the priorities to make RF lenses, although their ...
  • Someday maybe they will. It took Canon a loooong time to deliver an EF 85mm f/1.4. The 50mm f/1.4 was not a good lens (at least my copy was bad). Right now I think there are way more higher ...
  • I've never used the 2 50mm 1.2 side by side, so keep that in mind. I have used the EF one on Canon DSLRs (5D mkII and 1D X) and the RF one on a R5. I sold most of my EF stuff before or soon after ...
  • Thank you for doing this - I think your taxonomy is good and I will play :-) 0 1 4 3 0 4 0 0 3 0 4 4 2 Some of the values are aspirations rather than where I perceive I am at this moment. I did not ...
  • Generally agree, i was mostly replying to your sentence "The cost of switching systems isn't worth the small improvement in AF" (emphasis on "small" is mine)
  • I'll have to disagree here. I cannot speak for all different scenarios, but for my main subject I use the R5 for (family photography, especially of active kids) the improvement going from DSLR to ...
  • Indeed it is as you say. I guess another advantage of the Canon's approach is that you can use 100% of the sensor for AF, while on-sensor PDAF is limited to the location of the PD pixels. Which is ...
  • True but it is pretty much unusable in video - I had a 5D mkII and CDAF was painfully unusable in live view, apart from taking stills of static subjects
  • The main difference is that Canon's DPAF uses every pixel on the sensor, while Sony's and others' on-sensor PDAF use discrete strips of phase detect sensors that mask the pixels in those strips. On ...
  • I am a digital baby so I do not have horror stories about film photography to share :-) My early attempts generally suffered because: (1) I was way too lenient with myself at the beginning, keeping a ...
  • My Hassy/P1 doesn't do video at all... but yes the R5 is really quite impressive at a lot of things
  • I do take my R5 when I shoot with my Hasselblad / PhaseOne hybrid 4 main reasons: (1) if I need to take movies (2) if I need to take difficult action shots
  • I have to say that, while I agree with the ideas in the article (the only difference being that I am not one of those who always have a dedicated camera on them), I found the delivery quite ...
  • My friend lives in the US and bought it from Amazon US - but he bought it as a camera + lens kit
  • I have a friend who has ordered an R5 plus that lens the previous week on Amazon and he has received them 2 days ago.
  • Replied in 20 years here
    Congratulations! To you and to dpreview :-) I lurked dpreview for a while in the early 2000's before mustering the courage to register in 2007 :-) Before 2007 I was quite active in a ...
  • Thank you :)
  • I am not a bird photographer by any means, but here are a few I took last June in Curacao with my R5, mainly with the RF 100-500mm L but also the RF 24-240mm
  • Agreed! I was never a fan of the 3 EF 50 primes (1.8, 1.4, 1.2/L), I was especially disappointed with the 1.4. As a result I avoided 50mm for a while, until I got the RF 50mm f/1.2L and that opened ...
  • I do not think that my photography has improved, but certainly the R5's AF has increased dramatically the number of images that become candidate keepers, especially for kids and travel photography. ...
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