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And yet there is still more, like the fact that the 5DII has no built-in flash, which isn't a biggie in itself, but the 7D not only has one but can wirelessly trigger external speed lights (the 5D will require a separate transmitter).
Did not know that, and being a huge fan of OCF, that pretty much sold me.

Thank you, this was exactly what i needed to help make up my mind. You are completely right about the lens situation, i dont want to be having to spend close to 1k every time im picking up a new lens.

I think the 7D it is, thanks for the advice

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No Whistler?
to be completely honest, ive gotten pretty tired of Whistler. I actually go to Sun Peaks now as a replacement for Whistler, but i didnt think to name it as it isnt very well known.
Whistler is just getting too crowded for my taste.
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Did not know that, and being a huge fan of OCF, that pretty much sold me.

Thank you, this was exactly what i needed to help make up my mind. You are completely right about the lens situation, i dont want to be having to spend close to 1k every time im picking up a new lens.

I think the 7D it is, thanks for the advice



to be completely honest, ive gotten pretty tired of Whistler. I actually go to Sun Peaks now as a replacement for Whistler, but i didnt think to name it as it isnt very well known.
Whistler is just getting too crowded for my taste.
No problem, I'm loving the hell out of mine. And the wireless flash feature actually works flawlessly, which surprised me. However, I've only done it with one speed light (can do up to three).
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I've seen all sorts of DIY devices to bounce with pop-up flashes, such as business cards, index cards, etc. taped rubber-banded on, then I came across this doodad:

http://www.lightscoop.com/index.html

Anyone heard of it or maybe even tried it? It's limited in how wide it can spread the light cone, but would work for longer focal lengths. If it were half the price, I'd buy one right now so I could turn my pop-up into a second flash for off-camera flash setups.
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I dunno, the way that mirror is placed looks like it would blind you every time you used the flash...
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I dunno, the way that mirror is placed looks like it would blind you every time you used the flash...
haha that is what it looks like, but im sure it just bounces it up.
seems like it would work, but i never EVER use my built in flash so i could never justify spending money on this thing.

although i suppose if it really made a big difference, it could be a nice tool for when you dont feel like pulling your big ol flash out of your bag
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to be completely honest, ive gotten pretty tired of Whistler. I actually go to Sun Peaks now as a replacement for Whistler, but i didnt think to name it as it isnt very well known.
Whistler is just getting too crowded for my taste.
Yeah, it seems very touristy... Figured it should be on the list though, since you're so close to it. I've only been there once, and that was 5-6 years ago for biking, it wasn't too bad then, but ski season is probably worse.

Also, remember that D3X?

I got an email back:
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I have purchased the camera in Oct 2009, it is new, it is in perfect condition and comes with the original packing and accessories : quick start guide, hi-capacity battery, TV connection cable, USB, neck strap, warranty docs and software CD. Price: $2500 plus shipping $50. Other features: Audio recording, DPOF support, LCD live view mode, PictBridge support, USB 2.0 compatibility, color control, cropping an image, depth-of-field preview button, direct print, display brightness control, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, mirror lock. With the D3X, the world is your studio.

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I think we can tell it's a scam now
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Yeah, it seems very touristy... Figured it should be on the list though, since you're so close to it. I've only been there once, and that was 5-6 years ago for biking, it wasn't too bad then, but ski season is probably worse.

Also, remember that D3X?

I got an email back:


I think we can tell it's a scam now
I'm missing something I think Or is it because the price is too low.
    
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Why cant you ask if you can just pick it up in person?
    
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I did, waiting on a reply...

Someone buy my D60 so I can buy a 17-55mm f/2.8
http://www.overclock.net/other-techn...60-extras.html
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Damn, if it weren't for the fact that I pay for my textbooks, I'd consider jumping on your offer Moots.
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