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    Re: Canon 85mm 1.2 or Sigma 85mm 1.4?

    I eventually bought the Sigma 85 1.4. Can i say it focus
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    Hi Rich. I bought two bodies, 1DSMK3 and 7D. I also have a 300 f2.8 IS L a 500 f4 IS L and a 1 x 4 converter. with all these im pretty much covered in focal length from 300 to over a thousand. The...
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    Re: Canon 24-105mm

    I use the 24-105 and its a fantastic lens. Tough as old boots, has never let me down in rain, snow, sand whatever. Its sharp as i want and does everything well. Its an excellent general pupose lens....
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    Canon f1.8

    Just when i made my mind up my mate throws a spanner in the works.


    I read the advice on whether to get the 85 1.2 or Sigma 85 1.4. Moneys not a problem at the moment and lots of photograph...
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    Canon 7D V Canon 1DMK3

    <span style="font-size: small; font-family: Times New Roman;"]Been using my 1DS 3 for the first time in ages having spent the summer taking shots of motorcycles with the 7D. I love the 1D for its...
  6. Re: Buying 7D - My shopping list Opinions/Criticisms please

    IIve got most of your gear so here goes.


    7D noisy camera but ok if you can live with it being not as good as a full frame quality wise. Its not bad just not great when you push the ISO and want...
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    Re: Motorcycle Racing

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    Re: Motorcycle Racing

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    Re: Motorcycle Racing

    Thanks for the advice guys. All makes perfect sense. Ill try and upload some pics ive taken as ive decided to stop hiding my pics and not being to shy and showing them only on my Flickr page which...
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    Re: Motorcycle Racing

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    Motorcycle Racing

    Hi all. Been doing a hugh amont of motorcycle racing pics this year and they are pretty stunning even if i say so myself. Helps being an ex biker, i know what to look for. Anyway i have a single...
  12. Canon 180mm f3.5 v Canon 100mm f2.8 IS

    I know a guy who goes on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on............ about how great his new 100mm macro lens is. How much better than my 180mm it is. In essance hes a $@%*^. Anyway,...
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    Re: Switching to Primes?

    Well from my experience of a recent shoot of Foxes ill say this...........


    I used a Canon 7D with a range of lens, 24-105 soft and grainy pics.


    Canon 7D and 70-200 IS L. Better sharper but...
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    New 100-400 on the way?

    Anyone heard that rumor? Its due an upgrade im told. I only ask as i went out shooting birds, camera not gun, and have a gap in my lens range in the 300 to 400 range. Ive drooled over the 300 2.8 but...
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    Re: Canon 85mm 1.2 or Sigma 85mm 1.4?

    Its certainly been an interesting post this one. Since i posted this ive had my paws on a 50mm 1.4 which does the job. And ive decided that since i love the shots from my 1DS 3 much more than my 7D...
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    Re: Canon 85mm 1.2 or Sigma 85mm 1.4?

    Remember its poor light performance im after. Its not where you live its where i live. Depth of field/bokeh is one thing, but we seem to forget shutter speed. If i want sharp shots in poor light i...
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    Canon 85mm 1.2 or Sigma 85mm 1.4?

    Firstly can i hank everyone for your past advice on lens choice. All advice has been spot on and ive never regetted any choice ive made. So thanks. But, its happened again.........


    Recently ive...
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    Printing and viewing

    Yes its that age old problem, printing. Initially my prints were dark. Bought a colour monki and calibrated the screen. It is an LCD so was far to bright. Got my paper matched with the paper...
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    Re: 7d or 1d mark ii

    To be honest, ive never had a single problem with focus on my 1DS3, it nails the focus everytime. The problem is it just doesnt have any reach and this is what you need for sports birds as things...
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    Re: 7d or 1d mark ii

    I have a 1DS3 and a 7D. I always considered an APS-H a compromise, not the best full frame, not the best crop factor. For sports the 7D is excellent. Its focusing system is very accurate, colours and...
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    580 MK 2 flash problem

    Bought my flash a while ago but due to other commitments havnt used it much. Had a play with the fn sub menues to shoot a portrait. Problem is, it wont re set to ETTL no matter what i try. Mode...
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    7D bird settings.

    Hi all, got the 7D straight out the box. Havnt got any time to do much this week as im as busy as hell. Anyway, for those with a 7D is there any base settings that will save me time reading the...
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    Re: If you could Have only One

    I have that lens, the 180 macro. Awsome lens, worth every penny.





    Mick
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    Re: Sell my 1DS MK3?

    I have bought a 7D after having a go with one at the weekend. The focus tracking was excellent and was very light and easy to use for bird shots. I already own a 500 f4 IS l lens and a 70-200 f2.8 IS...
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    Sell my 1DS MK3?

    Had a talk to my Nikon friend (yes some are friendly) and explained i had began to take pics of wildlife and macro stuff but found the 1DS a bit short of reach for getting close up of birds. He said...
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