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      01-29-2012, 11:52 PM   #2487
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Interesting site. Price tracking for photography stuff. Most of it is in Canadian dollars, but at the bottom is a chart for USD. The 7D was really pricey in late spring 2011 and has dropped quite a bit since. The current rebates end Feb. 4th and I'm debating whether or not to grab one before that or save more and get one later. I may pay a bit more later, but I'll be in a better position financially and I can't see really needing one until mid- to late-spring.
I'm of 2 minds (really 3, but the saying doesn't go that way) on this scenerio. 1, you won't be shooting till late spring as you say, so there really is no point. And if it will be less financial burden at that point, then that's a huge bonus.

2, if you have the money now, it may be worth getting familiarized with the functions of the 7D asap so that when late spring rolls around you'll be comfortable and shooting the 7D like it's an old friend.

3, lots of cameras are to come out this year, may be worth waiting to see what else comes out. That being said, the more cameras that come out, the more deals you'll see on the 7D, so it also may be just as cheap in 2-3 months as it is now, maybe more. There's no predicting.
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      02-01-2012, 10:27 PM   #2488
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well, broke my right hand and injured my humerus/muscles today on the bike. no camera for awhile.
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      02-01-2012, 11:16 PM   #2489
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well, broke my right hand and injured my humerus/muscles today on the bike. no camera for awhile.
shit, sorry to hear that man, hope you heal quickly!
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      02-05-2012, 11:49 AM   #2490
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Canon just announced new rebates on the 7D, 5DII, and lenses. Pretty much just a continuation of the previous rebates.
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well, broke my right hand and injured my humerus/muscles today on the bike. no camera for awhile.
Oops. You'll be back at it before you know it. I had my left shoulder replaced after a mountain bike crash and was back at it in a week. (I wasn't lugging around a 500mm back then).

Get well soon.

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I don't think that I told you guys about my SmugMug Pro account that I set up last weekend. It's at:

http://davidcstephensphotography.smugmug.com/

Tweets and referrals are appreciated. My European friends seem spellbound by the Grand Canyon Gallery. I'm very happy with it myself. I was blessed with snow, which really made the canyon pop.

It came down to SM and Zenfolio for me. I prefered the SM layout and high quality printing options. It only took 4-hours for me to set up and I really like the look.

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      02-05-2012, 11:06 PM   #2493
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I don't think that I told you guys about my SmugMug Pro account that I set up last weekend. It's at:

http://davidcstephensphotography.smugmug.com/

Tweets and referrals are appreciated. My European friends seem spellbound by the Grand Canyon Gallery. I'm very happy with it myself. I was blessed with snow, which really made the canyon pop.

It came down to SM and Zenfolio for me. I prefered the SM layout and high quality printing options. It only took 4-hours for me to set up and I really like the look.

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Nicely put together Dave.
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      02-05-2012, 11:31 PM   #2494
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Oops. You'll be back at it before you know it. I had my left shoulder replaced after a mountain bike crash and was back at it in a week. (I wasn't lugging around a 500mm back then).

Get well soon.

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i'll be able to shoot as soon as my hand comes out of this damned splint, but lugging around the pelican cases is another matter entirely. thanks. i bet you guys have some absolutely awesome singletrack out there.
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Nicely put together Dave.
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Thanks to rodi's photos in another thread, I forgot to mention this...

For those of you thinking about picking up the camera and shooting on V-day, this free, online workshop might be of interest to you. It is this Friday through Sunday.
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      02-06-2012, 03:41 PM   #2497
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Thanks to rodi's photos in another thread, I forgot to mention this...

For those of you thinking about picking up the camera and shooting on V-day, this free, online workshop might be of interest to you. It is this Friday through Sunday.
haha, already subscribed, figured there would be some usefull lighting tips
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      02-06-2012, 03:46 PM   #2498
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haha, already subscribed, figured there would be some usefull lighting tips
yes... "lighting tips". I wonder if this will be SFW or not, since most people work on Fridays... hehe.
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yes... "lighting tips". I wonder if this will be SFW or not, since most people work on Fridays... hehe.
could be interesting.... I've already looked at what gadgets will be used, some nice toys.
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Thanks to rodi's photos in another thread, I forgot to mention this...

For those of you thinking about picking up the camera and shooting on V-day, this free, online workshop might be of interest to you. It is this Friday through Sunday.
thanks Ashu
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      02-07-2012, 12:25 AM   #2501
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Whoa, Nikon... D800 at 36.3MP

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...al_Camera.html
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      02-07-2012, 12:26 AM   #2502
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that's...... a few.....


Probably why canon has been waiting so long to reveal much about their 5DIII
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Seems like it was just recently announced.
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Me either, I can't wait to see what you can do with FX
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Canon has already announced a lot of hot new stuff for 2012 and there'll probably be a 5D MkIII on top of what's already been announced. I'm going to sit back a let it all get out on the streets, reviewed and all the RAW conversion software updated before I buy anything, but changes are comin'...

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they're also saying Canon has added f/8 autofocusing for the 1Dx - thought you might be interested in that.
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they're also saying Canon has added f/8 autofocusing for the 1Dx - thought you might be interested in that.
I hope that's true. Buying a $7,000 camera and not being able to use it at f/8 (with a 2X TC on an f/4 lens) would be a constant thorn in the side. Trying to MF 1000mm is a bear and only really works if the bear isn't moving...

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