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Just saw the announcement on DPReview about the Noktor 50mm f/0.95. Seems like it would be a hell of a lens for micro four thirds (pity it won't be on other mounts)
It's an attempt to have an actual narrow depth of field capability for the 4/3 sensor size. With a 2x crop, it's already difficult, so I figure an f/0.95 lens is comparable to f/1.4 on APS-C and f/2.8 for full-frame.
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It's an attempt to have an actual narrow depth of field capability for the 4/3 sensor size. With a 2x crop, it's already difficult, so I figure an f/0.95 lens is comparable to f/1.4 on APS-C and f/2.8 for full-frame.
Hadn't thought of that. You've got a point there.
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roflmao ... that was only a summary I gave you. The first time I called, they told me to call some other company for the driver disks! I called the other company and they said they only had drivers for up to Vista.
Then I called Canon again, and I have to convince the guy that although he may be right that the camera may not need Canon drivers to communicate with the computer, mine nevertheless cannot communicate with my computer (I don't think he considered the possibility that I wouldn't be calling unless my camera REALLY is not communicating with my computer!). I don't think he believed me (perhaps he thought I called only because I enjoyed his company on the phone, who knows?!) so I told him to do a search for Canon EOS and win7 as the search terms. It was only then that he told me to go to MS!

Anyway, I would really appreciate it if you can find that driver in your install. I am also off to that forum you mentioned ... thanks!
Well, I tried the EOS Utility (had already installed it turns out) and it works fine with my 7D. Windows recognizes it the camera in Device Manager as well. I have EOS Utility v2.7 installed.

Couldn't find any WIA driver anywhere, so I don't know what else to say. At Canon's website, for the 40D, they only drivers they have available are for Windows 2000, so Win 7 must have the driver somewhere.

Come to think of it, I seem to remember my 40D working fine with Win 7 when I had it. I did use it with the EOS Utility for checking the shutter count with the astrojargon utility.

So all I can think for you to do now is make sure that your camera has the latest firmware (you can use the CF card for this) and if possible, try it on another machine with Win 7 to see if maybe it's not a problem with your install and/or the camera.

Sorry I couldn't be of more help!
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Voted for Nikon!
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Voted for Nikon!
Why can't we vote for both?

To be honest, Canon needs it more And I have one!
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Voted for Nikon!
Me too

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It's an attempt to have an actual narrow depth of field capability for the 4/3 sensor size. With a 2x crop, it's already difficult, so I figure an f/0.95 lens is comparable to f/1.4 on APS-C and f/2.8 for full-frame.
Man I wonder how little DoF there would be at f/1.4 on a full frame

Just an observation about Canon viewfinders, 500D and 50D, it seems very dark in the viewfinder and there is like a matte finish to the viewfinder, unlike the D60 finder. I hadn't noticed this until a friend pointed it out to me though. The 5D I had a look at didn't have this problem though.
    
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Sweet deal?

http://www.adorama.com/ILXCF30032G2.html

Two Lexar Pro 300x 32GB cards for $100 shipped.
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I'd say that's a great deal that you should jump on soon =]

I discovered that the school has a D70 and a D80 - I can use the D80 as wireless master
    
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Voted for Canon !

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Sweet deal?

http://www.adorama.com/ILXCF30032G2.html

Two Lexar Pro 300x 32GB cards for $100 shipped.
Wow, that looked great but they took it down...


A 16-35mm f2.8 MK1 for sale in my area, 600CAD (580USD). In good condition. I must stop buying but this is so tempting!
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