1. Post #81
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    Uhh, since 2006 I guess. The mark II and 24-70mm alone are worth 2600
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  2. Post #82
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    Uhh, since 2006 I guess. The mark II and 24-70mm alone are worth 2600
    And I used it drunk... I feel privileged :3:
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  3. Post #83
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    Are there any good flashes for under 100?
    Nissan Di622
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  4. Post #84
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    Is it wrong that I just got my drivers license and instead of saving up for a car, I just keep saving up for photography equipment? I don't think i'll have a car in the next 3 years if I keep this up. But honestly I prefer having an awesome camera and taking photos than being able to drive.

    Anyways, right now I've just got:

    -Canon EOS 400D
    -Two kit lenses
    -Sigma 50mm 1.4
    -Rusty old tripod
    -Ugly camera bag

    Saving up for a 60D. After that i'll probably save up for a new bag and then maybe an external flash.
    i've not put anything towards a car

    it all goes into guitar shit
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  5. Post #85
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    riding a bike in search of good photographs feels MUCH more inspiring than driving a car around town. There's less distraction, less obstruction by the vehicle, more places you can squeeze into, and pulling over to get a shot doesn't require a whole road shoulder or parking spaces.
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  6. Post #86
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    [list][*]550D[*]18-55 IS[*]50mm 1.8[*]Praktica Super TL 1000[*]M42 Praktica 50mm 1.8[*]M42 Prakticar(??) 35mm 2.8[/list]
    Looking to acquire a flash or a telephoto, not sure which.
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  7. Post #87
     
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    Is it wrong that I just got my drivers license and instead of saving up for a car, I just keep saving up for photography equipment? I don't think i'll have a car in the next 3 years if I keep this up. But honestly I prefer having an awesome camera and taking photos than being able to drive.

    Anyways, right now I've just got:

    -Canon EOS 400D
    -Two kit lenses
    -Sigma 50mm 1.4
    -Rusty old tripod
    -Ugly camera bag

    Saving up for a 60D. After that i'll probably save up for a new bag and then maybe an external flash.
    The 60D is lovely, but wouldn't it make more sense to go FF from a 400D?
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  8. Post #88
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    FF is not an 'upgrade' so to speak, it's more of a characteristic.

    He might want a 7D.
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  9. Post #89
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    once i can afford it, im getting 5D III to replace my 1000D
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  10. Post #90
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    I'd improve my skills before I started even thinking about making purchases like that.
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  11. Post #91
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    i have an old hanimex tz1*32, for a pentax me super. will it fry my 1000D/XS if I mounted it and fired it? The 400D is safe to 250v but i'm not sure about the XS
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  12. Post #92
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    All the people without a 5D2 saying they're holding out for the 3's, i bet most of them will end up buying a mark ii anyway.

    its not like game consoles where the newest one fills in a price point of the previous. mkii's will still sell for about $2k while the mark iii's will probably be somewhere around $3.5k body only.

    even over time, the mark ii will always be cheaper than a mark iii.

    Edited:

    i have an old hanimex tz1*32, for a pentax me super. will it fry my 1000D/XS if I mounted it and fired it? The 400D is safe to 250v but i'm not sure about the XS
    it'll be fine.
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  13. Post #93
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    yeah bopie, but by the time i go to upgrade people will be pissing themselves over a 5D IV and the 5D II will be ooold news

    Edited:

    and i can't check the flash until tomorraw argh
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  14. Post #94
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    I'll be carelessly tossing a 1DsV in the backseat of my porsche by then.




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  15. Post #95
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    hehe
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  16. Post #96
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    Is it wrong that I just got my drivers license and instead of saving up for a car, I just keep saving up for photography equipment? I don't think i'll have a car in the next 3 years if I keep this up. But honestly I prefer having an awesome camera and taking photos than being able to drive.

    Anyways, right now I've just got:

    -Canon EOS 400D
    -Two kit lenses
    -Sigma 50mm 1.4
    -Rusty old tripod
    -Ugly camera bag

    Saving up for a 60D. After that i'll probably save up for a new bag and then maybe an external flash.
    Well I'd be torn in that case. I absolutely love driving around. It's allowed me to go out and get quite a bit more photographs than usual.

    Edited:

    riding a bike in search of good photographs feels MUCH more inspiring than driving a car around town. There's less distraction, less obstruction by the vehicle, more places you can squeeze into, and pulling over to get a shot doesn't require a whole road shoulder or parking spaces.
    true dat.

    It's also why I'm buying a bike mount for my car soon. Well not because of photography, but because riding bikes is so awesome.
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  17. Post #97
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    ah, then it's fine I suppose. Just didn't want to let the impression that asking questions on future equipment in here was the thing to do.
    Well I looked at the title of this thread and thought that the General Gear Discussion Thread would be a good place to ask a question about which gear to get and where to get it, Correct me if I'm wrong.
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  18. Post #98
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    It's also why I'm buying a bike mount for my car soon. Well not because of photography, but because riding bikes is so awesome.
    roof racks are the shit



    Edited:

    Well I looked at the title of this thread and thought that the General Gear Discussion Thread would be a good place to ask a question about which gear to get and where to get it, Correct me if I'm wrong.
    + another reason we need a photography subforum - too many photo threads.

    it used to be that everything was discussed in just the creative thread.
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  19. Post #99
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    Jesus fuck, I hope that isn't your car.
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  20. Post #100
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    It's not. I had a hard time finding a vw w/roof rack, w/bike. My personal taste would lean towards something like this.



    since this is falling off topic i'll post another picture of my babies.

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  21. Post #101
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    The 60D is lovely, but wouldn't it make more sense to go FF from a 400D?
    I'd love to get a 5Dmk2 but that's going way beyond my budget unfortunately.


    I've been thinking whether to go for the 60D or the 7D. I tried comparing them in snapsort but I don't see much difference between the two, and the advantages of the 60D appeal to me more.



    Maybe snapsort is missing some features or something, because I don't think it's worth spending the extra cash for the 7D.
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  22. Post #102
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    Can anybody recommend a good remote timer for my 450D so I can do timelapses?

    I was looking at this

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Timer-Remote...766980&sr=1-11

    I'm not sure if it'll do exactly what I want. Basically I need an intervalometer, so I can set the exposure time and the time between exposures.

    At the bottom of the info it has "Exposure Count (N)" I'm not sure what that's referring to exactly...

    Any help would be much appreciated.
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  23. Post #103
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    all the settings and info make no sense to manual control. Maybe it just says manual because it was in P mode or something
    I mean the Aperture and ISO and shit.
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  24. Post #104
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    Can anybody recommend a good remote timer for my 450D so I can do timelapses?

    I was looking at this

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Timer-Remote...766980&sr=1-11

    I'm not sure if it'll do exactly what I want. Basically I need an intervalometer, so I can set the exposure time and the time between exposures.

    At the bottom of the info it has "Exposure Count (N)" I'm not sure what that's referring to exactly...

    Any help would be much appreciated.
    I have something similar, but with a different brand, it's cheap, simple, and it works, get it.
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  25. Post #105
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    I made an intervalometer with my Arduino, some stereo audio cable, 2 reed relays and a 2.5mm stereo jack. Going to build it into a nice enclosure using a custom board at some point.
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  26. Post #106
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    At the moment.

    Canon 400D
    50mm f/1.8
    70-200 f/4 L
    18-55 f/3.5-5.6 (Kit Lens)
    Crumpler 6 Million Dollar Home
    Crumpler Industry Disgrace Camera Strap

    In the next month or so I plan on finally getting my 7D, it was a toss up between the 7D or the 5DMKII. It just seems more practical for what the type of Photography I do.

    After that I plan on getting myself an external flash, most likely the EX430II.

    Then after all that, I'll look into getting myself some ND Filters to achieve some of those great water shots, and the like.

    As for the type of Photography I do:



    So yeah, basically I'm looking to get into the Sports Photography field, mainly to do with Motorsport.
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  27. Post #107
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    Off the top of my head,

    Canon T1i
    Canon Ti
    50mm f/1.8
    28-90mm f/3.5 (For when I go Hiking)
    18-55 kit lens
    Pentax-F SMC 50mm f/1.7
    580ex ii
    Velbon Cx-200
    Manfrotto umbrella mount adapter thingie
    7' light stand
    Westcott 43 inch umbrella
    a pair of flash transmitters/recievers
    Extra batteries
    Extra flash cards
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  28. Post #108
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    roof racks are the shit

    Looks cool, although I'm more a fan of trunk mounted racks to be honest. I'm uncomfortably paranoid while driving around roof racks.

    Seeing how my car is a hatchback, a trunk mounted rack sounds perfect.
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  29. Post #109
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  30. Post #110
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    jelly on the 24 70
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  31. Post #111
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    5DmkII + 24-70mm f/2.8 = perfect combo
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  32. Post #112
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    Christ that's a shitload of distortion on your phone
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  33. Post #113
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    its called a mirror
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  34. Post #114
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    Christ that's a shitload of distortion on your phone
    There's distortion?

    I was too busy wanking over his gear
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  35. Post #115
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    Christ that's a shitload of distortion on your phone
    no, I just work out a lot
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  36. Post #116
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    no, I just work out a lot
    Well with all that gear I'd imagine you probably have to be able to bench press at least 600 pounds.
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  37. Post #117
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    Edited:

    Canon EOS 400D w/ CHDK
    Canon 50mm 1.8 II
    Canon 18-55mm 3.5/5.6
    Canon 75-300mm 4/5.6 III USM
    x2 UV Filters, x1 CPL, x1 Shitty Macro Filter
    x1 Macro/Fisheye Filter
    Velbon DF50 Tripod
    Gorillapod SLR Zoom w/ Ball Head
    Lexar 8GB Premium 200x CF Card

    Plus a bag, and shit like spare batteries, spare CF cards, etc.

    Edited:

    Also gearwanking:

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  38. Post #118
     
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    High-five bro, I still have my i40 wristband on.
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  39. Post #119
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    There's my Vivitar 220/SL, and a few lenses I brought with me to college. Was my grandfathers, it's about 35 years or so old, pretty nice for what it is.



    50 cents
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  40. Post #120
     
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    Miiight as well join in. Getting some part-time work during spring/summer to save up for the 100mm L macro.



    Sigma 50-200mm, Canon 60D w/ 50mm f/1.8, Canon 18-55mm IS.
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