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by calvin
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Konica Minolta Discuss
Topic: What is the difference between 8 pin and 5 pin lenses?
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What is the difference between 8 pin and 5 pin lenses?

Just wondering why some lenses have 8 pin connections and some have 5 pin connections?

All my current lenses have 5 pin connections but a new lens that I am looking to get has 8 pins and I was wondering why the difference and is there any advantaages to the 8 pin over the 5 pin?
by calvin
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Camera, Lens and System Buying Advice
Topic: advice on replacement for old and bulky camera gear
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Views: 926

advice on replacement for old and bulky camera gear

Starting off with a smartphone picture from 2012 to illustrate my dilemma: I'm only 1.55 metres tall and my camera and lens combo is (literally) weighing me down. In 2013 I upgraded to a Canon 7D (from 450) but the lens hasn't changed. It has no zoom lock and so is typically extended, hanging from m...
by calvin
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:38 am
Forum: News
Topic: Corona virus COVID-19 affecting Canon's production: 5 factories to shut down for two weeks
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Views: 9921

Corona virus COVID-19 affecting Canon's production: 5 factories to shut down for two weeks

"The reports don’t go into great detail, but according to Nikkei ( https://r.nikkei.com/article/DGXMZO56197840Y0A220C2TJC000 ) the shutdown will affect five facilities based in the Oita, Miyazaki and Nagasaki prefectures, which are scheduled to go dark from March 2nd through March 13th “due to the i...
by calvin
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Canon EOS 7D / 10D - 90D Discuss
Topic: Manual Mode and Auto ISO - Exposure Compensation Setup
Replies: 0
Views: 986

Manual Mode and Auto ISO - Exposure Compensation Setup

I believe Manual Mode + Auto ISO is a very useful combination. Having the ability to apply Exposure Compensation makes the above even more useful and could in fact become modes of choice for many experience photographers. I think this topic deserves its own thread. I may also be more easily found by...