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What? Why? I don't understand why it's necessary to have more than one of the same camera.

i guess it depends on what you shoot. most of the sports guys have 3 of the same camera and shoot with 2 at a time. i think the 3rd is backup majority of the time. because depending on the sport they will have either a 400 2.8 + 70-200 or 70-200 + 24-70.

but i dont know any other type of photog other than a wedding photog which technically could be the same as sports minus the 400 2.8 that needs more than 2 of the same camera much less use both at the same time
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Well for hobbyists I don't see the point of having two of the same camera. At least not a $2,000+ camera.
Professional use is different though.
    
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Oh yeah I was assuming he was gonna shoot more paid work. I'd take 5 5Ds over a 5DIII day of the week, also HOLY CRAP YOU CAN BUY 5 5DS FOR THE PRICE OF A 5DIII. THEN FRANKENSTEIN THE SENSORS FOR 6X7? Nah I'm stupid.
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Oh yeah I was assuming he was gonna shoot more paid work. I'd take 5 5Ds over a 5DIII day of the week, also HOLY CRAP YOU CAN BUY 5 5DS FOR THE PRICE OF A 5DIII. THEN FRANKENSTEIN THE SENSORS FOR 6X7? Nah I'm stupid.

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Anyone else noticed that Canon appears to be thinning the herd on their line of refurbished lenses and speedlites (offered directly by CanonUSA at least)?

Up until recently, there were five pages of entries. Now, there's 18 total lenses & speedlites offered. Is Canon getting out of the practice of doing this? Are they not getting enough supply back to keep this up?
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idk dont really follow what canon refurbs has because i cant afford to buy refurb lenses for my camera. pretty much only money im spending on photos is film now because its a lot more affordable and its just more rewarding shooting film even though im just getting started. i will down grade my 7D if i stop doing sports
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IMG_20120328_124509.jpg

Cell phone pic. The white balance is waaaaaay off, it's actually white. I left the E410's battery in the charger at home, lol.



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Nicely done Foot! Looks awesome (even with bad cell phone pics)

Also, I'm moving away from the idea(s) of picking up a 5D3 and instead (at least for now) picking up a couple of new lenses.. I think I want to replace my 70-200 f/2.8 with a 70-200 f/2.8 IS II... and I think I want a decent fisheye. I like the looks of Canon's new 8-15 f/4L, but not at that price. I'm leaning towards the Sigma 15 or the Rokinon (though I don't like the idea of it being MF only, I feel like my vision isn't what it used to be).
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Nicely done Foot! Looks awesome (even with bad cell phone pics)
Also, I'm moving away from the idea(s) of picking up a 5D3 and instead (at least for now) picking up a couple of new lenses.. I think I want to replace my 70-200 f/2.8 with a 70-200 f/2.8 IS II... and I think I want a decent fisheye. I like the looks of Canon's new 8-15 f/4L, but not at that price. I'm leaning towards the Sigma 15 or the Rokinon (though I don't like the idea of it being MF only, I feel like my vision isn't what it used to be).

Keep in mind that the DOF on a 15mm fisheye even at 2.8 is pretty big. I don't think it requires a fine touch or eye.
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Keep in mind that the DOF on a 15mm fisheye even at 2.8 is pretty big. I don't think it requires a fine touch or eye.

That's a pretty good point - even on full frame though? If that's the case then the Rokinon probably isn't a horrible investment if I want to shoot with it a bit.
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