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Originally Posted by Boyboyd View Post
The LV AF is slow, but it's more accurate.
+1 on that. With my 50/f1.4 wide open, I miss about ~10-15% if light isn't optimal. In Live View, it's more like 1-1.5% miss rate.

And, I've used the flippy screen for low/odd angles and I do rather like it.

That being said, I wont be too heartbroken if/when the 5D3/6D/9000+D doesn't come with one.
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post #14712 of 29551
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Get a T2i body only for like 500 after buying a broken CANON point and shoot on ebay and sending it in to CLP. T3i is overpriced for what it is, might as well get a 60D.
The 60D isn't that much better either. It's just an over glorified Rebel.
    
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You don't have CLP in Canada anyway, you guys are sad. Wait do you mean OG 5Ds or the 5DII? I don't think Canon has ever sold refurbed 5Ds.
The OG homie. I have access to a Florida address so..
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
How would you normally take a photo from really low, like say with the camera on the floor? I really don't want to have to lay down... and the same can apply for a photo taken from overhead. You can flip the screen to face upwards or downwards.
That's what distance markings on lenses are for. You can approximate framing, just like people used to before flip out screens and digital sensors. Get down and dirty if you need to.
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I do see myself taking low and high shots using the flipout screen, so I think it's going to be useful to me.

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Originally Posted by sub50hz View Post
That's what distance markings on lenses are for. You can approximate framing, just like people used to before flip out screens and digital sensors. Get down and dirty if you need to.
I don't often wear casual/old tshirts and jeans that I don't care about. You can say I'm a "prep," I really don't want to lay down on asphalt to get the nice low shot photo I want of something, like my car for example.
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Pfft. That's hilariously lame, don't expect stunning shots unless you're willing to go the distance.
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Cool thread. Just got a new DSLR too.. add me please?

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Pfft. That's hilariously lame, don't expect stunning shots unless you're willing to go the distance.
I apologize for not wanting to ruin ~$40 shirts? Sorry if that's "lame" to you. I find it pretty ridiculous to go prone on the ground like I'm under gunfire to take a few photos, when there's a perfectly sensible solution to it with a flip-out screen; that's my view of it.
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I've stopped hearing back from dude guy about my $500 7D. I has a sad.

In other news, I'm considering treating myself to a 100-400 F/4-5.6L/IS after the holidays (or sooner if I decide to unload my bass gear).
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I apologize for not wanting to ruin ~$40 shirts?


I don't think laying down for a few seconds is going to ruin your shirt, but to each his own, I suppose. You could, alternately, buy some cheapo clothes to go out and shoot in. Make a trip to WalMart or something.
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