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Old Sep 21, 2004, 10:48 PM   #1
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I know, Iknow, you just want to shoot shoot shoot.

But what are your overall impressions? (besides fast!)


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Old Sep 22, 2004, 8:12 AM   #2
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The quality, color accuracy, continuous shooting mode are all superb to my Digital Rebel. I also consider the Rebel to be a great camera but the 20D is much better. I would compare it to major league baseball to the minors, both provide an excellent product but one of them is superior. I shot about 50 shots in 6 to 7 burst during a5 sec period and did not fill up the buffer. I would shoot, pick a new area, refocus (almost instantaneous) and then shoot again. I think the camera is great and having alot of fun.
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Old Sep 22, 2004, 10:55 AM   #3
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how about posting some shots????:-)
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Old Sep 22, 2004, 11:06 AM   #4
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Here is a link to a few shots that I shot on the evening I received the camera.

http://www.pbase.com/gibsonpd3620/20d_samples


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Old Sep 22, 2004, 12:38 PM   #5
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gibsonpd3620 wrote:
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The quality, color accuracy, continuous shooting mode are all superb to my Digital Rebel. I also consider the Rebel to be a great camera but the 20D is much better. I would compare it to major league baseball to the minors, both provide an excellent product but one of them is superior. I shot about 50 shots in 6 to 7 burst during a5 sec period and did not fill up the buffer. I would shoot, pick a new area, refocus (almost instantaneous) and then shoot again. I think the camera is great and having alot of fun.
Did you use RAW or jpeg?
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Old Sep 22, 2004, 12:58 PM   #6
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Did you use RAW or jpeg?
I thought the max frame rate was 5fps? Ignoring buffer full conditions, how could he possibly get 50 or 60 frames in 5 or 6 seconds, in RAW or jpeg?
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Old Sep 22, 2004, 1:05 PM   #7
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I was using the best jpg setting. I was using sandisk ultra II. The camera can handle up to 22 pcitures in the buffer. The speed of this camera is amazing. I may have miscalculated the time but I do not think by much.



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Old Sep 22, 2004, 1:07 PM   #8
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Yeah, I know, time goes quickly when you're having fun! Really, it must have been more like 10 or 11 seconds @ 5fps.
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I'm green with envy!
Theres a surf photographer called Larry Moore who once said 'you should be able to sing the song in 3 notes; the photo before,the photo right on and the photo right after'. Well my 300d has 4 shot buffer so that dont leave me a lot of room! :-)
Hope you have fun with it Phil
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Old Sep 22, 2004, 3:16 PM   #10
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You may be correct, but it very fast. It is fun to let it shoot away at the kids soccer game.
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