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So are all Sigmas DX lenses? I was reffering to this Lens. It's not out yet.[img]http://4.static.img-dpreview.com/previews/sigma-18-35-1-8/images/frontpage.jpg?v=2116[/img]

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That sigma lens you have quoted is a DX crop factor lens. you could use it on a fullframe but #1 you might hit the mirror or #2 you will see black corners at certain focal length and wider (making the zoom appear much less).

I think you have a great zoom if you get 24-105 f4 as all purpose. I think you should look into getting some old large aperture manual lens for your video work as those will give your videos a more cinematic feel than a smaller aperture zoom lens can.

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[quote name='o0moonman0o' timestamp='1367260314' post='595664086']
That sigma lens you have quoted is a DX crop factor lens. you could use it on a fullframe but #1 you might hit the mirror or #2 you will see black corners at certain focal length and wider (making the zoom appear much less).

I think you have a great zoom if you get 24-105 f4 as all purpose. I think you should look into getting some old large aperture manual lens for your video work as those will give your videos a more cinematic feel than a smaller aperture zoom lens can.
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Yeah, you lost me at "you might hit the mirror" :/ aren't almost all nikon glasses compatible ( excluding metering) compatible except for the pre-AI lens?

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[quote name='o0moonman0o' timestamp='1367260314' post='595664086']
That sigma lens you have quoted is a DX crop factor lens. you could use it on a fullframe but #1 you might hit the mirror or #2 you will see black corners at certain focal length and wider (making the zoom appear much less).

I think you have a great zoom if you get 24-105 f4 as all purpose. I think you should look into getting some old large aperture manual lens for your video work as those will give your videos a more cinematic feel than a smaller aperture zoom lens can.
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The Ai/Ais lenses? You said they were Nikon though? How does that work? Thought Nikon lenses are not compatible with Canon bodies?

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[quote name='Razorwing' timestamp='1367287107' post='595664704']
The Ai/Ais lenses? You said they were Nikon though? How does that work? Thought Nikon lenses are not compatible with Canon bodies?
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Yeah i'm talking about old nikon lens on modern nikon FX body, ignore my comments.

However, since you are into video, this is a good read for you:

[url="http://www.danmccomb.com/posts/409/how-to-use-nikon-lenses-on-a-canon-dslr/"]http://www.danmccomb...n-a-canon-dslr/[/url]

[color=#000000]"[font=Tahoma, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]I recently took the plunge into DSLR cinematography by purchasing an $800 Canon T2i. If you scoff at the idea that video shot on a consumer grade Rebel can be taken serious by pros, I look forward to showing you some of the video I

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[quote name='Draconian Guppy' timestamp='1367327227' post='595665260']
Yeah i'm talking about old nikon lens on modern nikon FX body, ignore my comments.

However, since you are into video, this is a good read for you:

[url="http://www.danmccomb.com/posts/409/how-to-use-nikon-lenses-on-a-canon-dslr/"]http://www.danmccomb...n-a-canon-dslr/[/url]

[color=#000000]"[font=Tahoma, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]I recently took the plunge into DSLR cinematography by purchasing an $800 Canon T2i. If you scoff at the idea that video shot on a consumer grade Rebel can be taken serious by pros, I look forward to showing you some of the video I

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[quote name='Razorwing' timestamp='1367346419' post='595665790']
Good Read, but I'll probably look into the adapters and new lenses in the future. I'm still not sure about having the adapters permanently stuck on the lens.. :s
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Naw you don't need adapters unless you plan on buying a buttload of nikon lens to use on your canon :p, i found that link searching for "nikon lens on canon bodies" and since it was related to video I thought it would be relevant to your future endeavors.

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[quote name='Draconian Guppy' timestamp='1367327227' post='595665260']
Yeah i'm talking about old nikon lens on modern nikon FX body, ignore my comments.

However, since you are into video, this is a good read for you:

[url="http://www.danmccomb.com/posts/409/how-to-use-nikon-lenses-on-a-canon-dslr/"]http://www.danmccomb...n-a-canon-dslr/[/url]

[color=#000000]"[font=Tahoma, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]I recently took the plunge into DSLR cinematography by purchasing an $800 Canon T2i. If you scoff at the idea that video shot on a consumer grade Rebel can be taken serious by pros, I look forward to showing you some of the video I

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[quote name='abysal' timestamp='1367347363' post='595665822']
I would avoid the T2i for video; I have this camera and it cannot always record more then several minutes worth of video; you get a warning message about heat and the camera turns off. Although on good days I've recorded up to 20 min or so. I've contacted Canon and was told it's by design; WTF?

Just do a Google search on the issue and you'll find plenty of people having the same issue. I'm surprised there hasn't been an out cry over this issue, as I see it as an unacceptable design flaw.
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That wasn't a post on the t2i, but rather nikon lens on canon bodies and the adapters needed for that to happen, the OP is considerig a 5d MKIII, though thanks for the heads up, the more information, the better. :D

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Do you guys think this is a good deal?

[url="http://www.adencamera.com/product-overviewer.asp?ProdID=3952&Category=6"]http://www.adencamer...3952&Category=6[/url]

and yeah that is really weird for the T2i to do that.

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did you compare the cost of the individual items separately ?

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Rhode Mic Pro -269.99 (Henrys)
Lite Panel - 53.32 (deal extreme)
MK3 w/Lens - 3,884. (Amazon)

= 4,207

The Add to Cart price for Aden Camera is [color=#000000][font=Verdana, Arial][size=3]$3,878.00[/size][/font][/color]

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[quote name='crazzy88ss' timestamp='1366822004' post='595656058']
5D MKII and spend the difference from the MKIII on decent lenses. Kit lenses are usually crap in the long run.
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The Kit lens is still an L lens on the 5d.



I just finished a wedding this weekend as a photographer. There was a videographer there using the 7d for video. Why not do that and save a grand on lens. He had a 7d was using the 70-200, a tilt shift lens and the 24mm and 35mm.

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[quote name='moloko' timestamp='1367418027' post='595667122']
The Kit lens is still an L lens on the 5d.



I just finished a wedding this weekend as a photographer. There was a videographer there using the 7d for video. Why not do that and save a grand on lens. He had a 7d was using the 70-200, a tilt shift lens and the 24mm and 35mm.
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It's what i've been saying all along with the 6d, which is still full frame.

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The 6D doesn't have a headphone jack and certain little things that can probably help me on shoots. So is that deal I posted worth it?

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I also went to Camera Canada and their price just the Mkiii w/ lens was $3,799.97. So I added the Rhode Mic and it was already 4069.96. I think so for Aden Camera has the best deal. It's got everything I need, a LED panel, a Rhode Mic (which I will need anyway in the future). What do you guys think?

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[quote name='Razorwing' timestamp='1367444948' post='595668044'] I also went to Camera Canada and their price just the Mkiii w/ lens was $3,799.97. So I added the Rhode Mic and it was already 4069.96. I think so for Aden Camera has the best deal. It's got everything I need, a LED panel, a Rhode Mic (which I will need anyway in the future). What do you guys think? [/quote]
just make sure the LED panel isn't a cheap knock off.

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I can't find anything on the LED Panel

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