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Wayne here, hailing in from Sunny South Florida where I operate a production company that specializes in HD video production plus working as contract videographers for a number of local and national new services.

 

While we don’t use Canon HDSLR’s for video preferring to utilize full size shoulder mounted camcorders we do have a couple of 1D’s for stills and a goodly amount of Canon office products.

 

With a background in broadcast engineering and television production I can hopefully provide some assistance across the various boards found here.

 

That stated, now go forth and produce content… ;-)

 

Wayne

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KP from POTN here. I dabble in a lot of things related to computers, cameras, broadcast, and sound. There's almost nothing about photography I don't know about, but I still always manage to learn new things. My professional photography consists of art reproduction.

 

I also don't use Canon's HDSLR or camcorders for video, and have the most experience with full-size Pannies, also the most important part of video is audio.

 

We need more educated people behind the shutters.

I acquired an expensive camera so I can hang out in forums, annoy wedding photographers during formals and look down on P&S users... all the while telling people it's the photographer, not the camera.
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I'm only here for the swag.

 

There's swag, right?

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Yoohoo another photography forum but I have high hopes for something that would appear to be run by the mother corp.  Name is Sheldon Simpson and I am full time photographer from Canada.  Gear wise I have a multitude of bodies but prefer to stick with the 1 series bodies and I have every version of these from the MKII's.  I have a long list of glass from the 600 f/4 down to the 14mm.  Professionally I stick with commercial work though I will shoot anything that comes my way.  I have a solid list of cients that keep me just busy enough.  Personally I prefer shooting wildlife, hence the 600 and 500 lenses but it seems I don't have enough time to do that these days. 

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I'm Jonathan.  Still photos and (DSLR) video shooter from California.  

 


@savoirferret wrote:

I'm only here for the swag.

 

There's swag, right?



You didn't get your official Canon red velvet cake yet? They delivered one to me via courier a few hours after I signed up! Smiley Very Happy

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Hello from Wisconsin!  I've been shooting Canon for about 35 years.  My  first Canon was a Canonflex:  Heavy as a boat anchor and built like a tank (roommate knocked it off the roof of a pickup truck onto asphalt and other than a scuff on the side, no damage - it still works today!). 

 

My biggest regret with photography is not embracing digital when it first came out.  I really sort of put my camera away for several years.  My wife purchased a D30 when they first hit the market; I only shot a few images with it over the years and she used it like a point and shoot on trips. 

 

Not sure what sparked it, but I have the fire again in a big way!

 

I love shooting landscapes and am now working toward becoming a good portrait photographer.

 

Mark

 

PS.  My screen name is Denny_Crane, because my wife tells me that I sometimes act like I have the same form of "Mad Cow Disease" as Denny Crane from the TV show.

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Joe from the Boston/Melrose MA area.

Wonder what my friends over at the Canon POTN think about this move by Canon.

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My name is Dylan, wedding photographer in Boise.. (sarakbyrne.com ) 

 

LOVE Canon.. 

 

My favorite camera is still my original 5d.. I shoot is more than anything else.. love everything about it (except lack of liveview)

5d|5dii|5diii|7d|17-40L|24L|35L|45tse|50L|85L|135L
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My name is Richard Cat Happy Nice to meet you all.

 

I am a event photographer but really enjoy shooting landscape and travel photography. I am a Nikon shooter (no hate please) but recently have picked up cinetography and filming, that is when I picked up an EOS machine, the 1DX.

 

My Canon gear consists of :

 

1DX

35L

70-200L II

600EX

 

Nice to meet you all Smiley Happy

I like DSLRs and a Gear Whore.

Canon:
Canon EOS 1Dx, EF 35mm f/1.4L USM, EF 50mm f/1.2L USM, EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM IS II, EF 200mm f/2.0L IS USM

Nikon:
Nikon D4, Nikon D800, Carl Zeiss Compact Prime CP.2 Super Speed 50mm T/1.5, Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED, Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED, Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II, Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II
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Hi, I am Scott

 

I am a photo enthusiast, and I have been capturing images since I was a little kid. I think images are a story that can connect generations.  I hope to capture images until my final day on this planet.   My favorite camera is the Canon EOS RT, followed closely by the EOS Élan. I picked those up right after I picked up the original Rebel. This was also the time when I wanted something other than point and shoot cameras that I have had for so long. I was looking at Nikon cameras, but that EOS system was like a Siren song. Then I tried a Rebel out, and it felt right, and logical to me.  Since then, I never looked back.  I went to digital when the 1D Mark II came out. It was the first digital camera that really felt worthy of replacing my RT and I fell in love with the APS-H format. I am now using a 5D Mark III and 7D Mark II, and I am still using my 1D Mark II. I have had a bunch in between my 1D Mark II and 5D Mark III that became hand me downs.  

 

I do have a wish list for Canon

 

Another APS-H camera. It would be sweet if Canon popped out a new camera that used the pellicle mirror and the APS-H sensor. I would also want dual CF slots and perhaps wireless connectivity, but definitely have weather sealing. I do many shots in the rain, which is one thing I love about the 1D series. Maybe some sort of blend between the 5D Mark III and 7D. I would like 8 ~10 fps and I am perfectly fine with 18~24mp. 

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