Speaking of birdies, wildlife and sports who may want a crop - I've having mixed feelings. Before 1DX, there is a reason for one to own both 1Ds and 1D - FF for portraits, landscapes etc while the crop for wildlife and sports. Some would own a 1D + 5D instead for a FF + crop combo. These people who owned the 1D will get used to the build, weather seal and the quality of the 1D.
So how will a APS-H 7D2 attract birders who want something soildly built whith reliable weather seal? If they improve too much on the 7D series, it would make it too close to the 5D which is supposed to be a higher line, and Canon has the practice to seperate their line of bodies very carefully. It would make 7D too expensive for it's targetted group too.
If APS-H were to be retained, maybe a 3D or something in between a 1D and 5D would sound more probable.
But that's just my views
Yah I was there this morning. Saw it on the shelves. Same price as before.Originally Posted by chengpenguin
haha stocks should be gone by tomorrow!
How much?Originally Posted by esoeij
Has anyone tried using a Canon ST-E2 wireless transmitter as AF-IR assist beam with the 5D3 for extremely low light situations?
My easiest solution for this is to use EVF.Originally Posted by zixaw
Yup yup... Sorry, I mean using the LCD instead. When very dark, even I cannot see properly, I turn on the live view and adjust the ISO...Originally Posted by zixaw
I don know if this is the correct way to deal with dark, but it helps...
Need some help guys..i've been trying to figure this out but i can't…I read the 1DX manual and that camera can do this.
I've read that the 5D3 also can do this but i can't figure it out.
Q: How do you switch from a focus zone to a single point focus with a press of a button..basically, you can be in any focusing mode and just press one button and you get single point focus.
I read the manual and it seems you can ONLY assign "switch to registered AF" or "switch to registered AF point" to 2 buttons
1) The DOF button
2) The Lens AF off button.
However, i already set the DOF to switch from One Shot to Ai-Servo and i don't have the Lens button as that's only in super tele lenses…
In the 1DX you can se it to the Mn button, the * button or even the AF-On button…is this NOT possible in the 5D3?
edit: I just figured out you can set the mini joystick to switch to registered AF point and by registering the AF to single spot, it will go to single spot but ONLY if you are in 61pt auto..anything else and the button does nothing...
Last edited by spinworkxroy; 6th April 2012 at 01:01 AM.
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I juz got my 5dmiii yesterday, is indeed a vry lovely camera. AF was much faster n sharper compare to my past love, 5dmii.
Furthermore you can set the AF to any of the 4 choices (61 pt, 41 cross type, 15, 9) and single point af will work with joystick on any of these options easily.
the new zoom in function using the NOISY wheel is freaking annoying , i hope canon would revert it back using a button on the next firmware.