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  • Kayaker72's Avatar
    Today, 01:14 PM
    Kayaker72 replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    So this gets into wave vs photon theory with light, but just pointing out 715 nanometers is 0.715 um and the pixel dimensions of the 1DX III are 6.58...
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  • Joel Eade's Avatar
    Today, 11:27 AM
    Joel Eade replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    I have a 5D MKIII that has a modified sensor to detect infrared light with a frequency of 715 nanometers. It retains all the resolution of the...
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  • DavidEccleston's Avatar
    Today, 02:58 AM
    DavidEccleston replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    Yup. The thing that got me thinking IR might be too low-res to use as freely as the "color" channels, is that on the IR birding page I linked to,...
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  • conropl's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:06 PM
    conropl replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    Technically speaking, IR is a color (just in the non-visible wave length). So you could still be correct, and Canon is just being vague on purpose to...
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  • Kayaker72's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:37 PM
    Kayaker72 replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    Just lurking on this thread enjoying and interested in the overall impressions.
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  • DavidEccleston's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:14 AM
    DavidEccleston replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    Cool. So they are using the color data as I imagined they would use the IR data, to help decide which focus points to use. Unless the IR data is...
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  • Jonathan Huyer's Avatar
    02-17-2020, 10:40 PM
    Jonathan Huyer replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    I've been reading the White Paper and found this tidbit, which explains how the metering sensor helps out with auto focus: The metering sensor...
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  • Jonathan Huyer's Avatar
    02-17-2020, 09:23 PM
    Local ski race 1/80 sec @ f/18
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  • Joel Eade's Avatar
    02-17-2020, 09:12 PM
    Plate Billed Mountain Toucan Ecuador 5D MKIV Canon 100-400mm II @ 400mm iso 1600 f/5.6 1/400 sec
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  • Jonathan Huyer's Avatar
    02-17-2020, 09:00 PM
    Jonathan Huyer replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    I tested the auto-tracking focusing today, at a local ski race. Settings: AI Servo AF Case 'A' - tracking automatically adapts to subject...
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  • cls's Avatar
    02-17-2020, 08:50 PM
    Thanks guys for the pick and for the kind words!
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  • Minerve101's Avatar
    02-17-2020, 02:02 PM
    Congratulations, Karsaa!
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  • Kayaker72's Avatar
    02-17-2020, 01:44 PM
    Welcome to TDP forum's "Image of the Week" competition. Each week photographers may submit their images for the title of "Image of the Week." ...
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  • Karsaa's Avatar
    02-17-2020, 01:21 PM
    ty =)
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  • Joel Eade's Avatar
    02-17-2020, 12:09 PM
    All 3 entires this week are compelling in their own way but, to me, The Old Church by Karsaa gets the nod. Congrats!
    6 replies | 221 view(s)
  • Kayaker72's Avatar
    02-16-2020, 06:56 PM
    Kayaker72 replied to a thread 2019 - What Was Used in Open Talk
    Every once in awhile I get push back or even a few comments and I reference all sorts of other hobbies....season tickets to XXX team? How about...
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  • Joel Eade's Avatar
    02-16-2020, 12:36 PM
    Joel Eade replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    These are brief videos about the AF system .... no mention of IR sensing so not sure about that https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eExbVhK26bA ...
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  • DavidEccleston's Avatar
    02-16-2020, 04:20 AM
    DavidEccleston replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    No idea. You'd think they would find a way to leverage any data available, but they don't really discuss how their AF tracking systems work. Even...
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  • Minerve101's Avatar
    02-16-2020, 02:07 AM
    Minerve101 replied to a thread 2019 - What Was Used in Open Talk
    Each year I find it very instructive to see what prolific and extremely capable shooters are using. Thanks for your effort to compile this!
    3 replies | 282 view(s)
  • Jayson's Avatar
    02-15-2020, 10:38 PM
    Jayson replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    I was hoping you would get out and give the toy a spin. Excited to see what more you have to do with this new addition!
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  • Jonathan Huyer's Avatar
    02-15-2020, 09:50 PM
    Jonathan Huyer replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    Does the metering sensor work in conjunction with the AF sensor? I mean, in terms of helping it obtain focus? I'm rather vague on how the whole...
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  • DavidEccleston's Avatar
    02-15-2020, 06:14 PM
    DavidEccleston replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    I thought that was what the IR in the RGB+IR metering sensor was about. It will track warm bodies, so if it is temporarily obscured, or against a...
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  • Joel Eade's Avatar
    02-15-2020, 12:12 PM
    Joel Eade replied to a thread 1DX Mark III in Show & Tell
    That's some good news to hear about AF tracking ..... I have been tempted by the Sony performance for birds in flight but hate to invest in a new...
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  • Jonathan Huyer's Avatar
    02-15-2020, 03:44 AM
    The new family member arrived yesterday, and I was able to get out today on an owl shoot to run it through some paces. This Great Grey was a fair...
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  • sedwards's Avatar
    02-14-2020, 09:26 PM
    sedwards replied to a thread Canon 1DX Battery in Accessories
    From what i have read you will nee the new charger for the new battery. "The new LP-E19 battery pack is a 2700 mAH device running at 10.8 volts. In...
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  • Kayaker72's Avatar
    02-14-2020, 09:22 PM
    Thanks Jayson. While I really enjoy a lot of aspects of photography, getting myself out to places where I see things that I would have never...
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  • Sinh Nhut Nguyen's Avatar
    02-14-2020, 07:07 PM
    Hi Everyone, I have been using 2 Canon LP-E4N batteries for 6 years and they start to show their age. I want to get new batteries for my 1DX as I...
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  • Dave Throgmartin's Avatar
    02-14-2020, 12:54 AM
    If you sell gear the question is what do you do with the money? Is it worth it? Will you miss it? Thankfully camera stuff hasn't depreciated THAT...
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  • Zach's Avatar
    02-13-2020, 09:27 PM
    My Valentines day special! "Roses & Chocolates" this chocolate bar has rose petals in it...
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  • Zach's Avatar
    02-13-2020, 08:50 PM
    Congrats CLS!
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