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  1. Hugh Jarse

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    Glad you like the M5, it has kept me in the M camp. I have the 50-200 but mulling over the 11-22. I have been using the EF-S 10-18 as my UWA but recent use with the adapter fitted on the M5 has made me lean to getting the 11-22.

    I ordered an M6 which my son is picking up for me on Friday and he is having my M10/15-45 combo". I have a feeling the 11-22 will be a huge temptation when the M6 arrives.

    I have been reducing my remaining DSLR kit lately and my neck (which I broke last year) feels the value of the lighter bag weight!

    Steve
     
  2. jerry12953

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    M5 price now down to £635 at HDEW; £699 with kit lens.........

    Ooer.......
     
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    On Sunday I photographed some Harvest Mice (captive) primarily with my Canon 7D Mark II with 100-400mm L II mounted. I then swopped to shooting on my EOS M5 with Canon 100mm L macro mounted. What I noticed was that shooting on the M5 felt as if there was shutter lag and also slowness in image transferring to card. The 7D2 has a CF card and the M5 a rather standard 95Mb/s speed rate SD.

    This perception of performance led me to swop back from the M5 to using the 7D2 but after the session I found that my M5 shots were more consistent and I prefer them.

    I think that I should upgrade the SD card in my M5 to see if it improves how the camera feels to shoot.

    Although generally the IQ of both cameras is equal, the M5 does not feel that it nails action shots so well while shooting.
     
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  4. michael23

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    That's the one reason which keeps holding me back, would be interesting to see if a faster card makes a difference.
     
  5. Hugh Jarse

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    I am using a Lexar Pro card (1000x) wehich is 150MB/sec and a Sandisk Extreme 95MB/sec both 64Gb in my M5

    No lag noticeable.
     
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    ....Coincidentally before reading your post, Steve, I came here to say I have just ordered exactly the same Lexar card : http://carmarthencameras.com/lexar-...00x-speed-150mb-s-sdxc-flash-memory-card.html

    I notice lag in writing images to my Sandisk Extreme Pro 95MB/sec 16Gb card on my M5. I don't shoot any video and am only interested in fast write speeds and nor read speeds.
     
  7. Hugh Jarse

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    Hopefully it will prove the solution

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    Sadly my m adventure is st an end, the 22mm is sold and the m kit is in the classifieds. I just got bored waiting for canon to produce the lenses that interest me. The m and 22mm have gone everywhere with me for 2 years but now it will be the Fuji xt-10 that is the go to option.
     
  9. Hugh Jarse

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    Understandable. The M5 and now the M6 as bodies are brilliant but.........

    It is about lens selection

    The 28mm is OK
    The 18-55mm is v good
    The 15-45 is basically a smaller kit lens and is more compact than the 18-55
    The 55-200 is excellent and serves me well.
    The 18-150 is, for me, a weighty toy on any body that is not the M5. The 3 I tried were a CA nightmare. Yea PS can rescue it but, at heart, I locked into a 'film' mentality.

    The 22mm f/2 Pancake is anabsolute gem. At f/2 it is, sadly, the fastest M lens. It is discrete and punchy, almost reaching out and dragging the colours in and throwing them onto the sensor.

    Finally for a lens I an holding off on. (reason at the end).

    The 11-22 uwa. It's nice, vert balanced, sharp and has IS. It is currently at it's cheapest (non grey) price

    So why did I not buy it last week.....

    1. I am happy withe the EF-S 11-18 IS

    2. Unless Canon supprt the M range with a real engagement.... I shall sell the whole lot and move to MFT or (more likely) Fuji.

    3. My current project is an extention to that which I started last year. I will complete it at the end of August.

    4. An long time friend has invited me to join her on a Fall Photo Tour of New England. (Which also resonates with my Wild Atlantic Way project in Ireland). She has her and her late husband's very full Fuji kit so I will be flying light

    I feel Canon are not interested in the M series as a standalone range but more a 'value add' to the DSLR range.

    Sad but I am losing interest and patience with Canon
     
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    The canon attitude to the m series is funny as they have listened to the criticism of the bodies and delivered in the M5 and M6 two excellent high end bodies that are up there with the very best of the mirrorless market but the lens line up is littered with lots of meh general purpose lenses that while decent enough are far from exciting and unlikely to draw in the high end users the bodies are aimed at. Surely it wouldn't take much to convert the existing 40mm pancake to the m mount?
     
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    I don't understand their mentality either, all I hear is "but we have an adapter and you can use all of our eos lenses on it" It's just like the lack of 4k argument, people want it, people use it, but canon don't think logically any more. Maybe tamrons new and imminent 18-400 will be produced in eos m mount and be good enough across the board and make an m5 with that lens an ideal all in one job,
     
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    I've never even owned the adapter I don't see the point in it. The smallest EOS lens I own is the 35mm f2 IS and that's bigger and heavier than an m series body!
     
  13. Hugh Jarse

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    The reason I peesisted was the hope (finally delivered wuth the M5/M6) of high quality bodies and some exceptional lenses; not delivered). i have the adapters and use a variety of EF and EF-S lenses (incl 24mm STM, 40mm STM, 50mm STM, 60mm macro, 85mm along with a variety of other lenses.

    Yes they work well, the innovative use of a dedicated OEM adaoter is great BUT -I was captured by high quality Canon brand COMPACT SYSTEM in th CSC model. Lower weight.

    Oh well

    Bacon Roll on a quiet beach and another warm day ahead..... Hell on earth eh?
     

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