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

  • From: Charles Cason <cec@xxxxxxx>
  • To: leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 11:51:59 -0500

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

Doug Herr wrote:

>on 8/23/05 12:59 AM, Julian W at julianw123@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
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>>FYI.
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>>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.
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>>http://www.dpreview.com/news/0508/05082209canoneos5d.asp
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>>Canon has announced the 5D, listed price US$3299. A
>>full frame digital SLR, with "much better viewfinder"
>>even for manual focusing.
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>>Read more at:
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>>http://www.canon.co.uk/for_home/product_finder/cameras/digital_slr/eos_5d/inde
>>x.asp
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>>...Julian
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>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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