I wrote about my Canon SLR collection a while ago. The A1 was an obvious gap between the match-needles and dials of the Fs and the computers, buttons and LCDs of the Ts.
By the alchemy of eBay I transmuted three broken mobile phones into one very nice Canon A1. Gap filled.
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When my 5D started to die (uneven exposures with fast shutter speeds) I went looking for another camera.
I wanted full frame again (I like the narrow depth of field, and I like using my lenses to full advantage) and I wanted a Canon (already invested in lenses).
You can get a second hand 5D on eBay for £200-£300; a bargain – it is a great camera. But I’ve had one of those.
Anything new, too expensive. Anything recent second hand (5D mark anything else, 6D), too expensive. And I just want a stills camera – I don’t shoot films (movies).
So that’s a 1Ds Mark II then.
Continue reading “Canon 1Ds Mark II”
XL means eXtra Large. Built like a tank, weighs like a tank (well, a not-so-small SLR), great picture quality for a zoom lens (for a prime even).
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