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Tom N. King

1dm11 vs 1dsm11

hi everyone.
is anybody out there who have both the 1dm11 and 1dsm11? can you see that big of a diffrence between print?
is it worth the upgrade or worth having the two mark 11 at the same time? it hard just to have one let alone two. But let assume that you can, would you recomment it anyhow?

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12/8/2004 4:10:09 PM

Wil Hershberger   The choice between these two camera goes beyond resolution. The 1DmII is aimed at sports shooters and fashion runway shooters, it is fast and well filtered for morie. The 1DsMII is a little slower but produced extremely large files that are aimed for large prints - advertizing. There is a significant difference in the size that an image can be printed between these two cameras. If you are not going to print beyond superB (13x19 inches) you won't see a great deal of difference between the two cameras. That said critical analysis will reveal a slight increase in the resolution of the 1DsMII files - it has twice the number of pixeles.
I hope that this helps. What is your main subject that you shot?

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12/13/2004 9:37:23 AM

Tom N. King   Thanks for the replied WIL.
I shoot family outting, landscapes, and headshot of people and friend.
I do have the EOS 1DMK11 with a couple of okay lens.
28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
50mm f/1.4
I wasn't sure of whether to upgrade to the 1DSMK11 or get 2 L lens.
thinking of 17-40mm f/4 and 70-200mm f/2.8 IS or not the IS version not yet made a confirm decision.
I will most likily print some where around 4x6 all the way to 13x19.
I like my cp 300 the go anywhere printer and buying the I9900 on 12.15.2004.

Good shooting

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12/13/2004 2:09:04 PM

Wil Hershberger   I would go for the lenses. With the print sizes you list the 1DmII has more than enough resolution, you are limited by the lenses at this point. I have the 70-200 f/2.8 IS version and it is incredible sharp. I like the ability to hand hold it at slower shutter speeds. The only thing that I have heard is that the non IS version is sharper if you use teleconverters. I haven't tried this lens with a TC yet.
Good luck,

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12/14/2004 3:25:25 AM

Tom N. King   Thanks again Wil.
placed and order for the canon I9900 on 12.14.04 and 17-40mm f/4. but hesitated on the IS or the non IS.
If anybody out there who can inlight me with this two lens, please don't hesitate.
Many thanks in advance.

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12/14/2004 4:09:00 PM

Tom N. King   Hi to all.
12.16.04 got my 17-40mm f/4. and the I9900 printer. I do have to ask for help on profiling the I9900. So anybody out there that has an I9900 please lend your knowledge on the printer.
As for the 70-200 f/2.8. someone suggested to look at the SIGMA 70-200 f/2.8 as well. Any suggestion on the SIGMA? I'm leanning toward the 70-200 f/2.8 non IS canon.
Thanks much.

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12/17/2004 7:04:36 PM

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