[LRflex] Re: Full Frame Canon (Cheaper model) Announced

Does the 20Da work fine for non-Astro photography as well?
Tom Schofield
Douglas Sharp <douglas.sharp@xxxxxx> wrote:
Charles,
they all do that, whatever the price. I believe the only exception is 
the Canon 20Da, specially made for astronomical photography.
cheers
Douglas

Charles Cason wrote:

>And I just purchased the 20D. BTW, I was surprised that you could not 
>compose a photo using the LCD like on many other D cameras. Is this 
>typical on mostly high end SLR-D cameras?
>Charles
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>Doug Herr wrote:
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>>on 8/23/05 12:59 AM, Julian W at julianw123@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
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>>>FYI.
>>>
>>>For those looking at the Leica-Canon alternative, and
>>>prefer Full Frame + better view finder, and of course
>>>don't mind mind paying quite a bit more, this might
>>>just be the solution.
>>>
>>>http://www.dpreview.com/news/0508/05082209canoneos5d.asp
>>>
>>>Canon has announced the 5D, listed price US$3299. A
>>>full frame digital SLR, with "much better viewfinder"
>>>even for manual focusing.
>>>
>>>Read more at:
>>>
>>>http://www.canon.co.uk/for_home/product_finder/cameras/digital_slr/eos_5d/inde
>>>x.asp
>>>
>>>...Julian
>>>
>>> 
>>>
>>> 
>>>
>>Unfortunately the much better viewfinder is only .71 magnification and it's
>>still only a 12-bit capture. The prices and specs are getting much better,
>>just not good enough for me to get too excited.
>>
>>Doug Herr
>>Birdman of Sacramento
>>http://www.wildlightphoto.com
>>
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