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    Dave: I use 2 cameras with 2012ish technology,...

    Dave:
    I use 2 cameras with 2012ish technology, the 6D and the Sony A7ii. As a tech geek, the A7ii is perfect, having a good blend of features (and IBIS) and image quality. The typical gripes...
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    Just booked a trip to Austria to see 1 stop on...

    Just booked a trip to Austria to see 1 stop on the Four Hills Tournament (Ski Jumping) for January 2019. Since this is a bucket list item, I am likely to rent a larger lens and camera body. What do...
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    @Kayaker72: I have thought about going with...

    @Kayaker72: I have thought about going with Precheck (or the other pre-check system), however I don't fly enough to warrant it. And about half the time I need a wheelchair, so I don't have to wait...
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    Went to Palm Springs in January, got the full pat...

    Went to Palm Springs in January, got the full pat down of me, my boot (injured foot) and my camera gear. They ran my camera through the scanners twice, then ran the batteries 3 times, and finally...
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    I had more time available in 2014 & 2015 to...

    I had more time available in 2014 & 2015 to shoot, averaging about 20k shots a year with half as keepers. In 2016 I stopped shooting people (I wasn't very good), so I shot 6k and kept 60%. In 2017,...
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    Ok, I will bite too. As for camera bodies,...

    Ok, I will bite too.

    As for camera bodies, this isn't surprising as I only used my cameras when I traveled. And when I traveled, I brought the better system.
    Canon 6D: 94%
    Sony...
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    I have had most of them....and the one I...

    I have had most of them....and the one I eventually came back to? Flickr.

    500px is essentially a beauty contest. Think of those "Am I Hot or Not" Sites. That is 500px.

    My Website never got...
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    Accessory Cost

    I know that we all want to aspire to owning the best of the best, however, is there any reason why Bryan or Sean can't review less expensive accessories? Reviewing a $329 monopod is a little steep...
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    Great choice! Out of all the lenses I have sold,...

    Great choice! Out of all the lenses I have sold, that is the one that I wish I hadn't (btw, I love my Sigma 20 Art, I just miss the extra 4mm).
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    Have you looked at the Tokina 16-28? I had this...

    Have you looked at the Tokina 16-28? I had this lens for nearly 5 years until I went with the Sigma 20 Art. The 2 worst things about the Tokina is the flare and the coma (alien saucers in the...
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    Where I go next is on my mind in the world of...

    Where I go next is on my mind in the world of photography. I will keep my current body for astrophotography (6D), but would like to get a higher resolution body for landscapes, travel, etc. The...
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    The only time I could ever recall a Best Buy...

    The only time I could ever recall a Best Buy having a decent selection of camera gear was during the Christmas holiday season & they had reps from Canon, Nikon and Sony hawking gear. And after...
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    I did a quick search in Kenosha WI and noticed...

    I did a quick search in Kenosha WI and noticed one camera shop in town (Rodes) and several more in Milwaukee. Have you visited your local camera store? Surely they would have a better supply of...
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    Even though my photos are stored on a NAS, I find...

    Even though my photos are stored on a NAS, I find that editing them on an M.2 NVMe drive is the best. Can your computer handle the new NVMe drives? There might be a workaround possible, say...
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    I have the 90mm Tilt Shift and love it! Would...

    I have the 90mm Tilt Shift and love it! Would like to get the 24mm TS v2, however I just can't stomach the price new....
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    I know this is an old thread, but how do you like...

    I know this is an old thread, but how do you like it? I rented it once last summer, but I didn't have it long enough to come to any conclusions. I ask because B&H has it for a $200 savings, but...
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    Denise, It is surprising the number of adapters...

    Denise,
    It is surprising the number of adapters there are that fit Canon lenses. Whatever mirrorless system you choose, you should have an adapter to your favorite Lenses. Also, I believe that...
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    So sorry to hear of your medical problems. I...

    So sorry to hear of your medical problems. I have had diabetes for 24 years and have various complications, including foot problems. I no longer shoot events, or anything that might have me on my...
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    For nighttime I use: http://cleardarksky.com/csk/...

    For nighttime I use: http://cleardarksky.com/csk/ and https://www.lightpollutionmap.info/ set to Atlas 2015
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    I have gotten into the habit of write a post,...

    I have gotten into the habit of write a post, copying it (in case I am not logged in), then (if need be) pasting it back into the reply window.
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    Do you shoot astro with your 5dsr? How does it...

    Do you shoot astro with your 5dsr? How does it do? I have the 6D which is great for Astro, but would like the resolution bump.
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    I have the Canon 6D. It is a good camera,...

    I have the Canon 6D. It is a good camera, but....but not for action. Once in awhile is fine, but regularly shooting kids running around.....save your $ and get a refurb 5D3, an 80D, a 7D2 or the...
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    I had a similar problem with my 5Dc & 7D a few...

    I had a similar problem with my 5Dc & 7D a few years ago. The 1st shop did an okay job, but for the price I expected perfection. I tried a 2nd shop that charged more money, took less time and did...
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    4 years ago I went to Kauai twice in a 6 month...

    4 years ago I went to Kauai twice in a 6 month period. The first time my most used lenses with my 7D were: a Rokinon 8mm Fisheye (corrected in post), a Tokina 35mm macro and the Canon 70-200...
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    I am heading back in a few weeks to the same...

    I am heading back in a few weeks to the same hotel. Hopefully will get the same room location so I can shoot it again (and go back to that wonderful Chinese Restaurant again).
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