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Canon EOS 7D Mk II - File Naming Oddities

 
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May 16, 2018 08:28 |  #16

apersson850 wrote in post #18626010 (external link)
Does this imply that you popped up the flash manually? It wasn't a mode where it deploys automatically?

I don't have any 7D Mark II, so I can't repeat the procedure to see if I get the same result.


It was manually engaged.

I have since switched the unit from AdobeRGB to sRGB ..... and have went out and about shooting, trying my best to do the things I did on the cruise ..... switching modes, flash on/off and the like ..... and so far cannot duplicate the naming issue.

I made about 25 changes in camera menu setting prior to the cruise, trying to configure it to what would be the best for all around use.

The only reason I was in AdobeRGB was that I read where the histogram display was more accurate as opposed to being in sRGB.

I shoot only in RAW and honestly use the histogram view randomly.

I feel that the camera is fine ..... now ..... but will continue to exercise it hard for a few days before the return period expires.

My next step will be to identify and but the lenses that will perform the best on the 7D II and it's sensor.




  
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May 16, 2018 08:30 |  #17

CyberDyneSystems wrote in post #18625838 (external link)
Truly weird.

It is perplexing and it made the workflow a little more difficult .... I was happy someone posted that thread about it from two years ago on DP Review.

I signed up there just to be able to PM that poster and see what if anything they found out.




  
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May 20, 2018 23:07 |  #18

Not a file naming problem, just a question to satisfy my curiosity.

My 7D2 generates a file name along the lines of xxIAx####
If I change the prefix to xxIBx will the file numbers remain in sequence
So if before prefix change file name is xxIAx0033
After the prefix change can I expect the file name to be xxIBx0034

Not a show stopper but files copied to my iPad are with original files names and duplicates won't work. Right now I do the name edit manually but it amounts to a very small number of files so...

Again, just curious.

Rod


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May 22, 2018 12:50 |  #19

I haven't tried it, but I think so. But the file names can't be five letters and then four digits?


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