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Jul 19, 2018 16:29 |  #5236

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Jul 19, 2018 16:29 |  #5237

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Jul 19, 2018 16:31 |  #5238

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Terry, that one is a really nicely done shot.


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Jul 19, 2018 16:35 |  #5239

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Wow, that's a very sharp shot Terry. I can clearly see both his eye boogers.:lol:


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Jul 20, 2018 08:50 |  #5240

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Jul 20, 2018 09:11 |  #5241

I'm getting a loaner 1DX II in the next few days, and am excited to finally be able to use a 1-series body. I'm mostly curious about two areas vs. the 5D4 for birding:

- high ISO performance
- AF performance for non-BIF in low light, distracting environs
- lens drive speed using TC's and big whites

I decided a while back that the 1DX II isn't worth the cost over the 5D4, primarily due to less latitude for cropping, I don't need 14FPS since I'm not a BIF shooter, and less important but still things I've grown to appreciate in the 5D4: the lack of Wi-Fi and the limited touch screen. Also, the photos I'm getting off of the 5D4's sensor are sublimely good, it's going to take a strong showing from the 1D to impress me. But who knows, having the full power of Canon's tech might be a game changer?

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Jul 20, 2018 10:49 |  #5242

MatthewK wrote in post #18666660 (external link)
I'm getting a loaner 1DX II in the next few days, and am excited to finally be able to use a 1-series body. I'm mostly curious about two areas vs. the 5D4 for birding:

- high ISO performance
- AF performance for non-BIF in low light, distracting environs
- lens drive speed using TC's and big whites

I decided a while back that the 1DX II isn't worth the cost over the 5D4, primarily due to less latitude for cropping, I don't need 14FPS since I'm not a BIF shooter, and less important but still things I've grown to appreciate in the 5D4: the lack of Wi-Fi and the limited touch screen. Also, the photos I'm getting off of the 5D4's sensor are sublimely good, it's going to take a strong showing from the 1D to impress me. But who knows, having the full power of Canon's tech might be a game changer?


The 5div sensor is good.
My 1dx, not even 1dx II, is much much faster and i have a lot of more keepers fom the 1dx .


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Jul 20, 2018 11:13 |  #5243

MatthewK wrote in post #18666660 (external link)
I'm getting a loaner 1DX II in the next few days, and am excited to finally be able to use a 1-series body. I'm mostly curious about two areas vs. the 5D4 for birding:

- high ISO performance
- AF performance for non-BIF in low light, distracting environs
- lens drive speed using TC's and big whites

I decided a while back that the 1DX II isn't worth the cost over the 5D4, primarily due to less latitude for cropping, I don't need 14FPS since I'm not a BIF shooter, and less important but still things I've grown to appreciate in the 5D4: the lack of Wi-Fi and the limited touch screen. Also, the photos I'm getting off of the 5D4's sensor are sublimely good, it's going to take a strong showing from the 1D to impress me. But who knows, having the full power of Canon's tech might be a game changer?

First of all... that's a beautiful shot. I haven't shot a 5D IV, but I will say... the 1DX2 is the best camera I've ever used. I liked my 1D IV better than my 7D2, mainly for the colors. I'm getting the same true colors with the 1DX2 and the camera itself is so intuitive.... everything in the right place. I know it doesn't have the extra megapixels for cropping etc..and I lost the 1.3X crop factor... but I love it. Someday, I'll try a 5D IV perhaps.. but I don't feel like I'm missing anything... except a couple long Whites. ;)


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Jul 20, 2018 12:09 |  #5244

MatthewK wrote in post #18666660 (external link)
I'm getting a loaner 1DX II in the next few days, and am excited to finally be able to use a 1-series body. I'm mostly curious about two areas vs. the 5D4 for birding:

- high ISO performance
- AF performance for non-BIF in low light, distracting environs
- lens drive speed using TC's and big whites

I decided a while back that the 1DX II isn't worth the cost over the 5D4, primarily due to less latitude for cropping, I don't need 14FPS since I'm not a BIF shooter, and less important but still things I've grown to appreciate in the 5D4: the lack of Wi-Fi and the limited touch screen. Also, the photos I'm getting off of the 5D4's sensor are sublimely good, it's going to take a strong showing from the 1D to impress me. But who knows, having the full power of Canon's tech might be a game changer?

Sweet shot, Matthew! If I may, perhaps you can crop a bit tighter to get rid of the distracting black arc on the right side? Or maybe some cloning of the butter-smooth yellow/green BG from the left side? Great shot regardless!

Looking forward to your work with the 1DX II. I finally MFA'ed my 5D4 with my 100-400II and my 500/4 II, so I'll probably do some birding this weekend with my 5D4 for the first time. Looking forward to it, as I have been using my 7D2s exclusively for birding upto now.


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Jul 20, 2018 12:41 |  #5245

MatthewK wrote in post #18666660 (external link)
I'm getting a loaner 1DX II in the next few days, and am excited to finally be able to use a 1-series body. I'm mostly curious about two areas vs. the 5D4 for birding:

- high ISO performance
- AF performance for non-BIF in low light, distracting environs
- lens drive speed using TC's and big whites

I decided a while back that the 1DX II isn't worth the cost over the 5D4, primarily due to less latitude for cropping, I don't need 14FPS since I'm not a BIF shooter, and less important but still things I've grown to appreciate in the 5D4: the lack of Wi-Fi and the limited touch screen. Also, the photos I'm getting off of the 5D4's sensor are sublimely good, it's going to take a strong showing from the 1D to impress me. But who knows, having the full power of Canon's tech might be a game changer?

I've had the 1DX2 since August, 2016, and the 5D4 since September, 2016. For anything telephoto, the 1DX2 is my tool of choice. IMHO, the ISO performance of the 1DX2 feels about 1/2 stop better than the 5D4. AF performance is excellent on both. Lens speeds on the 1DX2 don't slow when using a TC. Most remarkably to me (both for BIF and airplanes) is that the 1DX2 shoots 14 fps and continues to focus and meter for each of those shots. For anything moving - grandkids, airplanes, birds, etc - the 1DX2 is always used.

A while back, I did a field comparison of the 5D4 versus the 1DX2. The 1DX2 won, even with tight crops. That thread is here:

https://photography-on-the.net …read.php?t=1482​813&page=1

Enjoy your outing with the 1DX2. It's an amazing machine.


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Jul 20, 2018 13:44 |  #5246

A random snap while we were waiting for the next dish to come through.

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Jul 20, 2018 17:28 |  #5247

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Jul 20, 2018 18:03 |  #5248

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Sweet shot, Matthew! If I may, perhaps you can crop a bit tighter to get rid of the distracting black arc on the right side? Or maybe some cloning of the butter-smooth yellow/green BG from the left side? Great shot regardless!

Looking forward to your work with the 1DX II. I finally MFA'ed my 5D4 with my 100-400II and my 500/4 II, so I'll probably do some birding this weekend with my 5D4 for the first time. Looking forward to it, as I have been using my 7D2s exclusively for birding upto now.

Man, I wish I had the skills to photoshop that out.. just tried, and it's beyond my level -?

You're going to miss the "reach" of the 5D4, but you're going to love the increased quality of the file when dealing with high ISO noise :)


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Jul 21, 2018 09:04 |  #5249

I heard the thunder and saw flashes of light early this morning. So I too headed out to capture what I could. This is in Mesa, AZ off Power Rd and Bush Hwy at 5am.


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Jul 21, 2018 12:20 |  #5250

Just got a 5DM4 and waded through all of the obligatory ~5000 posts in this thread. Amazing work and so much invaluable info - thank you to all that have shared. I will post a photo as soon as I can - my wifi (ISP to remain shameless/nameless) is so poor that I cannot upload to Flickr. :-(

Initial questions:
1. Does anyone know the current status regarding compatibility between the PW TT1 and the 5M4? I've seen that the TT6 is an option, I just didn't want to loose the form factor of the TT1. I've tried to search the forum and online, but didn't find anything conclusive that was from this year.
2. Is anyone carrying insurance on their gear? I'm looking down at the 5M4/70-200/580EXII hanging on my Black Rapid strap and thinking - this could be a really bad day. :(


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