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Canon 5D Mark IV -- Time to Discuss!

 
don1163
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Nov 01, 2016 07:25 as a reply to post 18172432 |  #4216

Glad your camera is all sorted...


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Nov 01, 2016 11:34 as a reply to post 18172663 |  #4217

I pulled my 5D3 out of the bag last night and shot a few frames. I do love it ... and it's not very old, maybe 5 months max with 20k on it as I was late to the 5-series party but, I'll be looking at a 5D4 this weekend and we'll see ;-)a


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Nov 01, 2016 12:42 |  #4218

LincsRP wrote in post #18172914 (external link)
I pulled my 5D3 out of the bag last night and shot a few frames. I do love it ... and it's not very old, maybe 5 months max with 20k on it as I was late to the 5-series party but, I'll be looking at a 5D4 this weekend and we'll see ;-)a

5D3 who?...

Sold mine and never looking back.


5D4 |12mm 2.8 FE | 16-35L 2.8 III | Σ 35A | Σ 50A | Σ 85A | 200 F2 IS | 1.4xIII
X-T20 | X-E3 | 18/2 | 35/1.4 | 56/1.2 | 18-135
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Nethawked
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Nov 01, 2016 17:47 |  #4219

My 5DIII still gets plenty of use. The last festival I photographed it produced 1597 images, the 5D4 2500. It ain't going anywhere ;)




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jaa
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Nov 02, 2016 08:14 |  #4220

Picked up my 5D4 today. Coming from a 7D and my first full frame DSLR, I'm excited to see what this thing can do.


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Nov 02, 2016 08:25 |  #4221

jaa wrote in post #18173689 (external link)
Picked up my 5D4 today. Coming from a 7D and my first full frame DSLR, I'm excited to see what this thing can do.

you'll be blown away


5D4 |12mm 2.8 FE | 16-35L 2.8 III | Σ 35A | Σ 50A | Σ 85A | 200 F2 IS | 1.4xIII
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Nov 02, 2016 11:13 as a reply to Talley's post |  #4222

agreed. theres nothing that 5d3 does better than the 5d4. thats a fact. not saying that the 5d3 isnt a good camera, but the 5d4 is an excellent camera.


Body: 5D Mark IV
Glass: 50mm f/1.8 | 35mm f/1.4L USM | 17-40 f/4.0L USM | 24-70 f/2.8L II USM | 24-105 f/4.0L IS USM | 70-200 f/2.8L II IS USM | 85mm f/1.2L USM | 100mm f/2.8L IS USM
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Nov 02, 2016 11:53 |  #4223

Talley wrote in post #18173702 (external link)
you'll be blown away

Made the same move and I've taken a total of 5 shots that used proper settings. All other pics have been using high ISO indoors of random things I couldn't ever dream of my 7D even seeing.

ISO6400 shots in a crappy hotel room that when pixel peeping are something I can feel good about! I don't often run prints but I'm gonna have to take some more crap pics just to see how far I can take the camera and still produce good results. Not sure why I waited so long but the wait was worth it given the joy I have now.


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Nov 02, 2016 11:57 |  #4224

orionz06 wrote in post #18173844 (external link)
ISO6400 shots in a crappy hotel room that when pixel peeping are something I can feel good about!

Are you sure you should admit this in public? ;-)a Too many ways to take that! Title Fairy fodder served up!



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Nov 02, 2016 11:58 |  #4225

orionz06 wrote in post #18173844 (external link)
Made the same move and I've taken a total of 5 shots that used proper settings. All other pics have been using high ISO indoors of random things I couldn't ever dream of my 7D even seeing.

ISO6400 shots in a crappy hotel room that when pixel peeping are something I can feel good about! I don't often run prints but I'm gonna have to take some more crap pics just to see how far I can take the camera and still produce good results. Not sure why I waited so long but the wait was worth it given the joy I have now.

They look good but slowly my standards are consistently improving and still much prefer under 1600 now. I have zero issues shooting all the way to 32,000 though and will whenever I need to. I put shutter speed as a priority over ISO.

But I still prefer very clean ISO 100.... that which the 5D4 produces wonderful images at.


5D4 |12mm 2.8 FE | 16-35L 2.8 III | Σ 35A | Σ 50A | Σ 85A | 200 F2 IS | 1.4xIII
X-T20 | X-E3 | 18/2 | 35/1.4 | 56/1.2 | 18-135
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Nov 02, 2016 11:59 |  #4226

Keltab wrote in post #18173850 (external link)
Are you sure you should admit this in public? ;-)a Too many ways to take that! Title Fairy fodder served up!

I always feel good in crappy hotel rooms..... just insert the quarter and let that bed vibrate your worries away LOL


5D4 |12mm 2.8 FE | 16-35L 2.8 III | Σ 35A | Σ 50A | Σ 85A | 200 F2 IS | 1.4xIII
X-T20 | X-E3 | 18/2 | 35/1.4 | 56/1.2 | 18-135
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Nov 02, 2016 12:02 |  #4227

Talley wrote in post #18173852 (external link)
They look good but slowly my standards are consistently improving and still much prefer under 1600 now. I have zero issues shooting all the way to 32,000 though and will whenever I need to. I put shutter speed as a priority over ISO.

But I still prefer very clean ISO 100.... that which the 5D4 produces wonderful images at.

That's why I'm taking the bad pics first, once I become accustom to what ISO 100 on this thing can do I'll not wanna go back. Low light was the main reason for the upgrade so I gotta work that and see what can be done.


5D Mark IV~7D+BG-E7/400D~Canon 50mm f/1.8 II~EF 100mm f/2.8 L IS Macro~EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II~EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II~EF 50mm f/1.4 USM~Yongnuo YN-565EX ETTL~Yongnuo YN-E3-RT~Canon 600EX-RT

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Nov 02, 2016 14:41 |  #4228

If anyone is looking for an L-plate for the 5D4 i just picked up a Leofoto L-plate that is supposed to be for the 5d3 but it works perfect with access to all side ports and battery

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Nov 02, 2016 16:37 |  #4229

white venom wrote in post #18173995 (external link)
If anyone is looking for an L-plate for the 5D4 i just picked up a Leofoto L-plate that is supposed to be for the 5d3 but it works perfect with access to all side ports and battery
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/NQbQ​kX] (external link)Canon 5D mark iv L-plate (external link) by RJ Prusik (external link), on Flickr

heres a link to the plate
https://www.amazon.com ...&keywords=leofoto+l​+plate (external link)


Can you take a side photo showing the curve makeup of the L plate to the back/bottom corner of the camera. Does it truly fit snug or is it fit with gaps?

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For $30 I already ordered one just to try out but if you respond quick enough and I can see good on the photo I may cancel. I want a flush fit.


5D4 |12mm 2.8 FE | 16-35L 2.8 III | Σ 35A | Σ 50A | Σ 85A | 200 F2 IS | 1.4xIII
X-T20 | X-E3 | 18/2 | 35/1.4 | 56/1.2 | 18-135
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George ­ Zip
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Nov 02, 2016 17:22 |  #4230

white venom wrote in post #18173995 (external link)
If anyone is looking for an L-plate for the 5D4 i just picked up a Leofoto L-plate that is supposed to be for the 5d3 but it works perfect with access to all side ports and battery
QUOTED IMAGE
[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/NQbQ​kX] (external link)Canon 5D mark iv L-plate (external link) by RJ Prusik (external link), on Flickr

heres a link to the plate
https://www.amazon.com ...&keywords=leofoto+l​+plate (external link)

Dumb question..... What is to be gained using a L Plate?




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