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Feb 19, 2011 11:08 as a reply to post 11859875 |  #4066

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I like all of these images...good work

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First shots in this thread............but many names that I already recognise


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I love how bright it is and the extra color to the sky.
Care to share your PS secrets? :)

vmlopes wrote in post #11854235 (external link)
Thanks, I use photomatix and then CS5...........

here's one from the same place.....


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Feb 19, 2011 11:12 |  #4067

getting this camera tomorrow , cant wait ,

what should i check for when buying , all help welcome

it has 30-40k actuation's only used as hobby camera .

looks mint in photos Ive seen ,

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Feb 19, 2011 13:43 |  #4068

Hey I'm new to this body, but the obvious knocks and abuse that dont match up with the described use.......check that the serial no. falls outside the affected and recalled batch, if not has it got the documentation from Canon to prove that the work has been done. Any serviced carried out recently, maybe consider a sensor clean??


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Feb 19, 2011 14:22 |  #4069

Mine has a tick under 11k (I keep a very close eye on it) and looks brand new. :)
Mine did fall under the recall but I never had a problem, I only had problems AFTER I sent it in to Canon NJ for a cleaning and they changed the mirror box without even asking me.

I got it back and it was under exposing MORE than -3 stops, I had to send it in about 4 more times to get everything right again. The last time I sent it in, it was under exposing by about a stop and the WB was off through the VF, but all was well through LV.

Its great now, but it just goes to show, if its not broken, dont fix it! :)


As for that body, the LCD is very scratched up but that cover can be replaced. Just make sure there is no damage to the LCD itself.
How much are you picking it up for? I (and I am sure many others) am kinda starting to get sick to my stomach that my 1DIII has dropped so dramatically in price. :(


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10megapixel
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Feb 19, 2011 14:37 as a reply to NeoTokyo's post |  #4070

Have an offer to trade my 7D for one of these...very tempting.



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Feb 19, 2011 14:44 |  #4071

Price wise, you could always go back if you didnt like the 1DIII as the 1DIII is still fetching more than a 7D used.

So, give her a try. If you find you miss the larger photos, 1.6x crop factor and video (To name a few) then just sell her, pocket some cash and go back to the 7D or wait for the 7DII since the rumor section seems to think its going to happen soon. :P


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Feb 19, 2011 14:54 as a reply to NeoTokyo's post |  #4072

Still kinda thinking about it, but as I am slowly getting away from sports photography I dont really see the need for another 1D series. They are awesome friggin cameras though ;)



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Feb 19, 2011 14:57 as a reply to NeoTokyo's post |  #4073

10megapixel wrote in post #11874333 (external link)
Have an offer to trade my 7D for one of these...very tempting.

The only problem I see is that once you go 1D/1Ds, you'll never go back! :D


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Feb 19, 2011 14:59 |  #4074

backblast wrote in post #11874408 (external link)
The only problem I see is that once you go 1D/1Ds, you'll never go back! :D

I had the 1D2 and 1D2N. Your right though, once you use one for a while they have a way of making everything else seem substandard.



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Feb 19, 2011 15:49 |  #4075

Still, from a value stand point its a better deal for you.
Did you buy your 7D new or used?
If you bought it new then it wont be as strong as a deal but if you picked it up used then you could make a decent chunk.

I have seen 7D's going anywhere from $1000-1200 (And of course the supercrazy asking $2200 for a body alone, do they not remember what they paid? Camera's dont go UP in value lol)


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Feb 19, 2011 16:36 |  #4076

10megapixel wrote in post #11874415 (external link)
I had the 1D2 and 1D2N. Your right though, once you use one for a while they have a way of making everything else seem substandard.

SO TRUE! I pondered on getting the 7d, but went with the 1DMkIII for that fact alone..NOTHING beats a pro body...



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Feb 19, 2011 16:41 |  #4077

im starting to doubt getting this body and getting either a 5D2 or 7D :confused:


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Feb 19, 2011 17:00 |  #4078

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Feb 20, 2011 01:28 |  #4079

mizouse wrote in post #11874848 (external link)
im starting to doubt getting this body and getting either a 5D2 or 7D :confused:

Why?


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Feb 20, 2011 01:29 |  #4080

Awesome!
It has an almost underwater effect.


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