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GKPE 8, Yet more NZ ramblings from some flightless Kiwis.

 
Raikyn
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Sep 18, 2016 05:08 |  #7831

I ordered a 5dmk4 from progear on thursday, it arrived friday :)

I had ordered through through the website for the RRP, but they gave me the discount that pre-orders have as well.
Cool, get to buy some CF/SD cards as well then :)




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jackinavox
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Sep 18, 2016 17:01 |  #7832

Got loaned one to test drive for a a few days. Loving the new functions:

- the new viewfinder is awesome, clear and bright
- the touchscreen works pretty well
- wifi and phone controls is a nice treat
- AF seems improved from the mk3
- normal shutter is quieter and the silent shutter is even quieter

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Just need to download DPP so I can convert the RAW files.

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Mark0159
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Sep 19, 2016 18:56 |  #7833

Fuji have announces the development of a medium format camera

https://www.dpreview.c​om ...50s-medium-format-digital (external link)

it might be a cheaper way to get in to Medium format photography. Could be a worry to for the likes of Canon and Nikon if the price is the same as a 5Dmk4 etc. Why get that when you could get a larger sensor for the same price.


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RobDickinson
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Sep 21, 2016 22:04 |  #7834

I was really tempted with the 5dmk4, should have one next month to play with..

but spent the camera budget on a new motor ..


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Sep 22, 2016 00:36 |  #7835

see sigma are pumping out some new lens 12-24 and 500mm




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Mark0159
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Sep 22, 2016 00:43 |  #7836

yea the 12-24 looks interesting. I wouldn't mind giving it ago.


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kiwichris
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Sep 22, 2016 06:48 as a reply to Mark0159's post |  #7837

Yeah, me too. Let us know when you get your copy Mark, I'll cheerfully borrow it :) :p:-D


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kiwichris
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Sep 22, 2016 06:56 |  #7838

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/MqQp​SW] (external link)walk (external link) by Chris Way (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/LwAR​mZ] (external link)wintersun (external link) by Chris Way (external link), on Flickr

It's not what you call your own that's important, who calls you their own is. 6D and glass
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kiwichris
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Sep 22, 2016 07:35 |  #7839

a couple more

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/MmG5​SM] (external link)serenescene (external link) by Chris Way (external link), on Flickr

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joeseph
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Sep 23, 2016 03:48 |  #7840

nice angles on these Chris, you look quite close to water-level which I think looks great!


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kiwichris
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Sep 23, 2016 05:45 as a reply to joeseph's post |  #7841

Thanks J :) High spring tide and yep I frightened myself by getting closer to the water than normal. I am not so nimble now :(


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kiwichris
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Sep 27, 2016 06:22 |  #7842

Last photo shoot I got this;

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/LGdp​xj] (external link)rearwindow (external link) by Chris Way (external link), on Flickr

Not very happy just now. GLUM :( My ride is a disability van and also garage for my electric disability scooter. Today while out taking wet weather pics, I hit a bump a little hard and the wheel chair hoist moved back a couple of inches (say 50 mm for the more enlightened folk ;) )and punched out the rear window. Today is Saturday in NZ so I am without my ride for a few days. :( It is very wet and cold and I am not at all a happy chappy. To add insult to injury, the 2 pics I took, are not worth looking at either. *Chris lays tummy down on the floor and cries and beats the floor with his feet and fists. *

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joeseph
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Sep 27, 2016 18:53 |  #7843

It might have been worse - first look at the picture & I thought someone had broken into your van & stolen all your camera gear.
Hope it gets sorted quickly...


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Sep 27, 2016 22:30 |  #7844

^^^ Black glass is hard and expensive to get Joeseph, but yep van is back on the road with a clear rear, goes for tinting tomorrow! My pocket has a headache :( (No insurance)


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Mark0159
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Sep 28, 2016 18:45 |  #7845

sorry to hear about that Chris, I hope you don't let this stop you from getting out and about.


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