Approve the Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and our Privacy Policy.
OK
Index  •   • New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Guest
New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Register to forums    Log in

 
FORUMS Canon Cameras, Lenses & Accessories Canon EOS Digital Cameras 
Thread started 10 Oct 2018 (Wednesday) 10:05
Search threadPrev/next

-= Canon EOS R owners unite! Post photos and discuss.

 
Pondrader
"now I'm no rocket scientist but I do get a shot or two"
Avatar
16,028 posts
Gallery: 2548 photos
Best ofs: 5
Likes: 57069
Joined Aug 2012
Location: Minden, Ontario, Canada
Post edited over 3 years ago by Pondrader.
     
Dec 27, 2018 09:49 |  #1816

randy98mtu wrote in post #18778786 (external link)
And from what I've seen, his help was met with similar condescending remarks about how he was only "sharing" his experience.

Its all good Dave and I are fine... He'll figure it out.. But I can't help him from here... I'm sure he's not offended or upset. He's quite experienced in photography and If anything ...he should help me out lol


I mean he completely disassembled his 100-400LII and put a new foot on it.. He knows the 100-400LII


Jeff ........, 7D, 70-300L, 100-400LII
flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
kmilo
Senior Member
Avatar
480 posts
Likes: 1059
Joined Nov 2009
Location: Albany, NY
     
Dec 27, 2018 09:52 |  #1817

my apologies for derailing the conversation ... carry on


Kris
Insulting critiques always welcomed. flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Pondrader
"now I'm no rocket scientist but I do get a shot or two"
Avatar
16,028 posts
Gallery: 2548 photos
Best ofs: 5
Likes: 57069
Joined Aug 2012
Location: Minden, Ontario, Canada
Post edited over 3 years ago by Pondrader.
     
Dec 27, 2018 10:02 |  #1818

kmilo wrote in post #18778795 (external link)
my apologies for derailing the conversation ... carry on

Kris its no problem... its just a bunch of guys that have been chatting it up for many years... many times I have been the one screaming WHAT THE &^%%$ ... We all need to do it once in a while..

I don't take any of it to heart.. as you should not as well... I know Dave is going to be fine in the end....


Jeff ........, 7D, 70-300L, 100-400LII
flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
rantercsr
Goldmember
Avatar
3,742 posts
Gallery: 66 photos
Best ofs: 1
Likes: 9241
Joined Mar 2014
     
Dec 27, 2018 10:45 |  #1819

randy98mtu wrote in post #18778775 (external link)
I've experienced unending hunt with just about every mirrorless camera I've had I think. First time I mounted my 24-240 on my A7R3, it focused fine at 24mm. Then I zoomed to 240 and it just searched and searched no matter where I pointed it. I "helped" it once with MF, then it was spot on from then on.

I'm blown away by the RF lenses every time I mount them. Particularly the 24-105. Focus seems instantaneous. Go from near to far and just tap AF-ON and "bam", it's in focus. I remember one reviewer saying Fuji I think it was has the fastest focusing - maybe that was all around, but man this thing seems hard to beat.

What about adapting canon?

I know with my sony a7r3 native lens has acted wonky here and there although it been mostly a positive experience, although im talking about 2 lesnes that arent known to be blazing fast (90macro and 85 gm)

How does it compare in your opinion eosr with native and eosr with ef?

(Im assuming youve used each adapted at some point , pardon it im mistaken)

Even though i gave this camera a a quick 5 minute look over , and said (in the eosr thoughts thread) that it wanst for me , i feel like giving it a fair try over a coupl3 of days ... but i think id be sticking with adpating ef l3nses


My portraits IG (external link)
MY flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
randy98mtu
Goldmember
Avatar
3,940 posts
Gallery: 376 photos
Likes: 2032
Joined Dec 2007
Location: Michigan
     
Dec 27, 2018 10:55 |  #1820

rantercsr wrote in post #18778819 (external link)
What about adapting canon?

I know with my sony a7r3 native lens has acted wonky here and there although it been mostly a positive experience, although im talking about 2 lesnes that arent known to be blazing fast (90macro and 85 gm)

How does it compare in your opinion eosr with native and eosr with ef?

(Im assuming youve used each adapted at some point , pardon it im mistaken)

Even though i gave this camera a a quick 5 minute look over , and said (in the eosr thoughts thread) that it wanst for me , i feel like giving it a fair try over a coupl3 of days ... but i think id be sticking with adpating ef l3nses

Adapted lenses are better than they were on the 5D series in my opinion. Not quite the blazing speed as the RF 24-105, but fast and accurate.

The EF lenses are better on the EOS R than via MC-11 on the A7R3. No surprise there obviously.


Canon EOS M6 Mark II - EOS R5
Donate for Forum Costs

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Pondrader
"now I'm no rocket scientist but I do get a shot or two"
Avatar
16,028 posts
Gallery: 2548 photos
Best ofs: 5
Likes: 57069
Joined Aug 2012
Location: Minden, Ontario, Canada
Post edited over 3 years ago by Pondrader.
     
Dec 27, 2018 11:01 |  #1821

rantercsr wrote in post #18778819 (external link)
What about adapting canon?

I know with my sony a7r3 native lens has acted wonky here and there although it been mostly a positive experience, although im talking about 2 lesnes that arent known to be blazing fast (90macro and 85 gm)

How does it compare in your opinion eosr with native and eosr with ef?

(Im assuming youve used each adapted at some point , pardon it im mistaken)

Even though i gave this camera a a quick 5 minute look over , and said (in the eosr thoughts thread) that it wanst for me , i feel like giving it a fair try over a coupl3 of days ... but i think id be sticking with adpating ef l3nses

I'm afraid I did the same... and returned one after a few short days... I think its pretty well known now that lenses are as sharp or people feel.... sharper than on other body's.
Using this body with all of canons lens lineup is why many have moved to the R.. Huge plus. IMO the adapter adds two extra places for contacts to be out of perfect contact but other than that its like its not even there.
I have not found anything negative about having the adapter on at all. Its solid in its mount like no other and opens up a huge array of lenses to choose from. As for AF using the adapter and EF lenses, The camera gives you all AF points and zero slow down or restrictions... This is why most of us are so willing to jump right in. IMO of course.


Jeff ........, 7D, 70-300L, 100-400LII
flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Menelaus
Goldmember
Avatar
1,276 posts
Likes: 202
Joined Dec 2007
Location: Dallas
     
Dec 27, 2018 11:29 |  #1822

Pondrader wrote in post #18778835 (external link)
I'm afraid I did the same... and returned one after a few short days... I think its pretty well known now that lenses are as sharp or people feel.... sharper than on other body's.
Using this body with all of canons lens lineup is why many have moved to the R.. Huge plus. IMO the adapter adds two extra places for contacts to be out of perfect contact but other than that its like its not even there.
I have not found anything negative about having the adapter on at all. Its solid in its mount like no other and opens up a huge array of lenses to choose from. As for AF using the adapter and EF lenses, The camera gives you all AF points and zero slow down or restrictions... This is why most of us are so willing to jump right in. IMO of course.

I bought an A7R3 to use in 2019 as a stopgap until a double SD slot variant of the R is released. Using the 40/2.8 and 100-400 II on the Sony, prepping for that inevitable new R body lol




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Pondrader
"now I'm no rocket scientist but I do get a shot or two"
Avatar
16,028 posts
Gallery: 2548 photos
Best ofs: 5
Likes: 57069
Joined Aug 2012
Location: Minden, Ontario, Canada
     
Dec 27, 2018 13:17 |  #1823

Menelaus wrote in post #18778850 (external link)
I bought an A7R3 to use in 2019 as a stopgap until a double SD slot variant of the R is released. Using the 40/2.8 and 100-400 II on the Sony, prepping for that inevitable new R body lol

Well ... I have to say I have not written to both cards at the same time to safe guard against lost ever.. I have used both slots because of size limits.. like a 32g card in each
and still run out of space in an afternoon... One more reason I don't mind the 5 or 8 frames a second.. what do I need all those images for.. I already get way more than anyone here cares to look at. The 7D was 7 frames I think and it was a speed freak.

The one thing I wish was better is speed of AF to the target midway through the stroke to full draw... that is where the little birds live.. this branch to that branch and back again. Its not nearly as fast that way as the 7DII on up... but within a close range it is screaming fast.. makes my 100-400LII ring as it speeds to focus..


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.


Jeff ........, 7D, 70-300L, 100-400LII
flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
nardes
Goldmember
3,490 posts
Gallery: 926 photos
Best ofs: 8
Likes: 21458
Joined Jun 2009
Location: Australia
     
Dec 27, 2018 15:18 as a reply to  @ post 18778661 |  #1824

There is a Single Point AF that you can move around (to >5500 locations!) and there is also an option in the Menus to have this appear as a Smaller AF Point, so there is a spot focus Method, although I am not sure how many pixels the standard and small AF Points cover?

Cheers

Dennis




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Pondrader
"now I'm no rocket scientist but I do get a shot or two"
Avatar
16,028 posts
Gallery: 2548 photos
Best ofs: 5
Likes: 57069
Joined Aug 2012
Location: Minden, Ontario, Canada
     
Dec 27, 2018 15:28 |  #1825

nardes wrote in post #18779007 (external link)
There is a Single Point AF that you can move around (to >5500 locations!) and there is also an option in the Menus to have this appear as a Smaller AF Point, so there is a spot focus Method, although I am not sure how many pixels the standard and small AF Points cover?

Cheers

Dennis

I think the normal centre is a bit big Dennis. and the small option is only available in One shot.. Bummer...

BUT its a chance to move on and try and get use to the camera having some control.... really hate that part lol


Jeff ........, 7D, 70-300L, 100-400LII
flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Pondrader
"now I'm no rocket scientist but I do get a shot or two"
Avatar
16,028 posts
Gallery: 2548 photos
Best ofs: 5
Likes: 57069
Joined Aug 2012
Location: Minden, Ontario, Canada
     
Dec 27, 2018 15:39 as a reply to  @ nardes's post |  #1826

Well that is compared to the 7DII.... I'm just very use to shooting that camera.. Its hard not to compare everything to the 7DII


Jeff ........, 7D, 70-300L, 100-400LII
flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
bbqkid8
Senior Member
Avatar
302 posts
Gallery: 56 photos
Likes: 797
Joined Jul 2008
Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
     
Dec 27, 2018 16:55 |  #1827

I feel like I’ve experienced the inability to focus with the 100-400 ii as well. I’m in the process of trying to figure it out myself, but I nudge the manual focus and then AF goes. Kinda strange. I’ll keep playing around.

In any event, went out and did more shooting with the R in crop mode with the 1.4x just to see some results of the reach.


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.


Brian,
Canon EOS R; Canon 500mm f/4 Mark II; Canon 100-400mm f/4-5.6 Mark II; Canon 70-200mm 2.8 Mark II; Canon RF 28-70 f/2; Canon 1.4x Extender Mark III;
https://www.brianbaqui​al.com (external link)
Instagram (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
WilsonFlyer
Goldmember
1,215 posts
Gallery: 2 photos
Likes: 821
Joined Mar 2011
     
Dec 27, 2018 17:10 |  #1828

Those are just horrible. I'm selling my R. That's it. I am SO done with this POS Youtube camera wannabe.




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Pondrader
"now I'm no rocket scientist but I do get a shot or two"
Avatar
16,028 posts
Gallery: 2548 photos
Best ofs: 5
Likes: 57069
Joined Aug 2012
Location: Minden, Ontario, Canada
     
Dec 27, 2018 17:13 |  #1829

bbqkid8 wrote in post #18779047 (external link)
I feel like I’ve experienced the inability to focus with the 100-400 ii as well. I’m in the process of trying to figure it out myself, but I nudge the manual focus and then AF goes. Kinda strange. I’ll keep playing around.

In any event, went out and did more shooting with the R in crop mode with the 1.4x just to see some results of the reach.
thumbnail
Hosted photo: posted by bbqkid8 in
./showthread.php?p=187​79047&i=i165705575
forum: Canon EOS Digital Cameras

thumbnail
Hosted photo: posted by bbqkid8 in
./showthread.php?p=187​79047&i=i199503008
forum: Canon EOS Digital Cameras

I believe I'm talking about the same thing when I say its not as fast to change distances... I think we have all felt the effects... But if it has a glimmer of the focus it snaps quite quick..


Jeff ........, 7D, 70-300L, 100-400LII
flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
nardes
Goldmember
3,490 posts
Gallery: 926 photos
Best ofs: 8
Likes: 21458
Joined Jun 2009
Location: Australia
Post edited over 3 years ago by nardes. (2 edits in all)
     
Dec 27, 2018 17:43 |  #1830

The EOS R / 100-400 Mk II combo could not focus on this static dragonfly during yesterday's outing, although when I manually (rough) focused it snapped to focus and locked on even as the reed swayed when a breeze temporarily hit it.

The behaviour was as if the AF "froze" as it would not re-focus even when I moved to a more distinct set of reeds in the BG. I had to take my hand off the shutter and then manually focus on the DF before 1/2 pressing again.

The BG of OOF monotone criss-cross reeds may have challenged the AF system?

Cheers

Dennis

EDIT: just added the full frame view, Raw SOC resampled down to 1200x800 to show what the camera saw.


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY

2,562,671 views & 29,606 likes for this thread
-= Canon EOS R owners unite! Post photos and discuss.
FORUMS Canon Cameras, Lenses & Accessories Canon EOS Digital Cameras 
AAA
x 1600
y 1600

Jump to forum...   •  Rules   •  Index   •  New posts   •  RTAT   •  'Best of'   •  Gallery   •  Gear   •  Reviews   •  Member list   •  Polls   •  Image rules   •  Search   •  Password reset

Not a member yet?
Register to forums
Registered members may log in to forums and access all the features: full search, image upload, follow forums, own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, all settings, view hosted photos, own reviews, see more and do more... and all is free. Don't be a stranger - register now and start posting!


COOKIES DISCLAIMER: This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and to our privacy policy.
Privacy policy and cookie usage info.


POWERED BY AMASS forum software 2.1forum software
version 2.1 /
code and design
by Pekka Saarinen ©
for photography-on-the.net

Latest registered member is Sbishop
588 guests, 231 members online
Simultaneous users record so far is 15144, that happened on Nov 22, 2018

Photography-on-the.net Digital Photography Forums is the website for photographers and all who love great photos, camera and post processing techniques, gear talk, discussion and sharing. Professionals, hobbyists, newbies and those who don't even own a camera -- all are welcome regardless of skill, favourite brand, gear, gender or age. Registering and usage is free.