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Discussion in 'Photography & Video' started by Ma Baker, Jan 14, 2007.

  1. ToanIsAnIdiot

    ToanIsAnIdiot Member

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    you're right, i didnt notice that :( :thumbdn:
     
  2. wild

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    Being factory clearance, it's online only. I ordered on Sunday, got it today via Toll. Yes, the body-only version comes with the EF/EF-S mount adapter. Highly recommend this thing, took it out for a few night shots around Newcastle tonight. These were all taken with the EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 lens.

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    Aside from the stupid amounts of lens flare in the last 2 photos (which isn't really the camera's fault) I'm very happy with it! :thumbup:

    Ooh, that grip looks good. Will have to order one!
     
  3. metalrain

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    The body only kit should come with the Canon EF/EF-S to EOS M mount adapter that allows for full metering, AF, electronic aperture and IS on applicable lenses.

    Best single upgrade you can do to this dinky little body. Also maybe a higher capacity 3rd party battery. 250 shots on a charge is too low for my errant, burst shooting style...
     
  4. ToanIsAnIdiot

    ToanIsAnIdiot Member

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    Jb hifi is asking me for my drivers license and scan of a bill just to buy from their online store? Wtf...

    Did anyone else get requested?
     
  5. OnGsTa

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    Nope. I ordered last night and just filled in my details as a new member.

    Perhaps your address is blacklisted?
     
  6. ToanIsAnIdiot

    ToanIsAnIdiot Member

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    hmmm is there any way of finding out? I cant believe they do this after taking my money, and then say they wont hold the item for me until I provide proof...
     
  7. RyoSaeba

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    It's just a random security checks. You just got picked that's all. Nothing personal. They're just doing their jobs to ensure your credit card is not stolen. Plenty of other places do it too. As long as the email address is legit, it's fine.
     
  8. OnGsTa

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    Also just purchased this from Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00GXLWAZI?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=od_aui_detailpages00

    I've got the Sony grip on the RX100 and it make it a whole different camera. This one was a bit exxy at $40 but I like the fact that it's removable and allows for a tripod to still be used.
     
  9. metalrain

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    I thought about that grip but the Richard Franiec one was the one for me because it's small, aluminum and fits the aesthetic of the EOS M, as well as adding improved ergonomics.
     
  10. OnGsTa

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    Yep ditto, also had a look at Richard Franiecs.

    As I'm planning to use the EOS-M with the EF/EF-S adaptor, I went with the Fotodiox Pro as I'm hoping the extra bits from both pieces will now sit flush.
     
  11. wild

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    Ooh, I like the look of that one. I'll be using mine mainly with heavy-ish EF-S lenses, so leaning more towards that. :thumbup:
     
  12. Infest

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    Where does everyone buy their Canon lenses from? Just local? Or is there somewhere online with good reputation/prices?
     
  13. Deftone2k

    Deftone2k In the Darkroom

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    I quite like JB/Digidirect and especially when they are rocking sales (EOFY 10% off at Digidirect is always good)
     
  14. millsy

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    Just bear in mind the digidirect 10% off is more like 6% off, they always jack the prices up before they discount em. Still the best pricing you'll get in Aus though from a store with actual helpful staff, I'm a huge fan, spent a fair bit there :)
     
  15. Deftone2k

    Deftone2k In the Darkroom

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    Haha I watch it closely and havent seen it done.. but yeah its a good sale to wait for and they do it quite often.

    Im waiting for the next one so i can jump on the 24 Art.
     
  16. millsy

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    I used to keep tabs on at least the siggy 18-35 f/1.8 and it never quiiiite dropped 10% :p

    Maybe that particular one was priced more competitively than others.
     
  17. TheBear21

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    Just buy Siggy items from dcxprt and save yourself the hassle.
     
  18. millsy

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    For a bit extra I quite appreciate having a store to return to :) Each to their own of course
     
  19. Pbx_Jnr

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    You will NOT tempt me on the 24 Art Jack... at least that is what I'm telling myself.
     
  20. wild

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    I bought my last few from DWI. No complaints! Almost got stung with GST/import duty though because I didn't realise they shipped out of Hong Kong.
     

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