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Feb 13, 2009 21:18 |  #1111

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When you get enough pixels to play with like this, your primes become a bit of a zoom.

Hey, welcome out of lurk mode. You'll enjoy the 1DS2, no doubt!

And have you been reading this forum for a while or was the "how much of a zoom is your prime?" you own bad joke :D


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Feb 13, 2009 22:07 |  #1112

TheHoff wrote in post #7321352 (external link)
Hey, welcome out of lurk mode. You'll enjoy the 1DS2, no doubt!

And have you been reading this forum for a while or was the "how much of a zoom is your prime?" you own bad joke :D

Thanks guys. I actually have only been "lurking" for about 1 day. I first came here looking at the buy/sell section, looking for a 1Ds2. ;) And the bad joke of a prime "zoom" was my joke. May the beatings begin. LOL

I think if it were summer and I wasn't so trapped in doors by the cold weather, I probably wouldn't have as much patience in buying this camera. It's been a long cold winter though, so my spending habits have been held at bay for now. LOL



  
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Feb 15, 2009 23:02 as a reply to  @ skulpt's post |  #1113

First two are 200mm and f/2.8 at ISO 800.

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I have never seen a squirrel eat this way. This squirrel shot was heavily cropped.

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Feb 15, 2009 23:21 as a reply to  @ David S's post |  #1114

Really nice shots David. The lighting on the first one is great, and the detail of the crop really does show a LOT of detail. How much do you think you cropped that one?



  
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Feb 16, 2009 00:27 |  #1115

Thanks skulpt. The squirrel shot is around 30% crop of the original.


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Feb 16, 2009 05:05 |  #1116

I need help, I have not relly gotten to know my 1ds alot since I got it, I am busy with other things as well :) Being a guy I dont really like the "instruction books" however i learned the hard way yesterday that I should have read it... What is it with the center focus point. Is it meant to light up every time you press the button or only when it focuses? Im coming from a 5d so I was wondering if you can get it to ligth up ONLY on focus. Also it seemed to use points outside the center to "focus" which put my subject out of focus. I thought by turning the wheel to the center it would only select that point. That is obviously not the case, so if someone knows how to do it please let me know.... Cheers!!!


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Feb 16, 2009 07:16 |  #1117

There's a Custom Function to change the way the AF points light up and one to use "expansion" points.


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Feb 16, 2009 10:55 |  #1118

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There's a Custom Function to change the way the AF points light up and one to use "expansion" points.

its those "damn" CF ahaaha... I dont like em and they just mix things up... I dont trust em... :( Thanks a lot will sure give that a try, just gonna download the manual.....

P.s how do you like your sigma 24 in low light, I had mine on yesterday and 9 out of 10 it did not get the focus, switched to the brick and got a 10/10 however thats 2.8 and not 1.8.....


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Feb 16, 2009 11:32 |  #1119

I have a love/hate relationship with the Sigma. It pisses me off to the point of wanting to sell it, then I look at pictures I took with it, and I end up keeping it. I got it for less than $200 though, so I guess I can't really complain.


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Feb 16, 2009 11:51 |  #1120

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I have a love/hate relationship with the Sigma. It pisses me off to the point of wanting to sell it, then I look at pictures I took with it, and I end up keeping it. I got it for less than $200 though, so I guess I can't really complain.

My feeling exactly, also I have to put it on after the camerra has been switched on otherwise it wont AF..... got it for 160GBP so as well im not complaining it renders perfectly, its just a "stressfull" option when you are with a client and it does not focus.... :) I almost threw it out the balcony.......

like you im getting the 50 EX its in the post, please tell me are you happy with that one....


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Feb 16, 2009 12:10 |  #1121

what annoys me with the 1dsmk2 is that it lets you shoot even if you are not in "focus" I know i brought it up not too long ago with the AI, but why does it do it with the center point in "one shot". i thought that was impossible. i meant that it lets you fire without having aquired focus. these are done with centerpoint to lock focus and the re compose...


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Feb 16, 2009 12:42 |  #1122
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zincozinco wrote in post #7337002 (external link)
what annoys me with the 1dsmk2 is that it lets you shoot even if you are not in "focus" I know i brought it up not too long ago with the AI, but why does it do it with the center point in "one shot". i thought that was impossible. i meant that it lets you fire without having aquired focus. these are done with centerpoint to lock focus and the re compose...


are you using aperture? :)


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Feb 16, 2009 12:53 |  #1123

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My feeling exactly, also I have to put it on after the camerra has been switched on otherwise it wont AF..... got it for 160GBP so as well im not complaining it renders perfectly, its just a "stressfull" option when you are with a client and it does not focus.... :) I almost threw it out the balcony.......

like you im getting the 50 EX its in the post, please tell me are you happy with that one....

The 50EX is great on the crop, but when it's on the 1Ds, it backfocuses a bit. My 24-105 is sharper than the 50 at f/4.0. I'm going to be sending it in in hopes of calibrating it :(


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Feb 16, 2009 12:53 |  #1124

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are you using aperture? :)

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Feb 16, 2009 12:56 |  #1125

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The 50EX is great on the crop, but when it's on the 1Ds, it backfocuses a bit. My 24-105 is sharper than the 50 at f/4.0. I'm going to be sending it in in hopes of calibrating it :(

Oh my gooood, so ive basically gotten 2 dufs.... I was so hoping it would NOT be the case.... Basically its the old saying " if it seems to good to be true, it probably is..." I wanted the 24 L and the 50 L and ended up with two sigma being cheapo... Its a shame that they cant get the AF right, youd think it is the basics of making lenses. Zeiss got that one right... And maybe we are all very critical on canon and it proves that it is in fact hard work to get the lenses to focus properly...


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