The Canon 6D is a nifty little camera!

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I enjoy my 6D so far! Not only that it’s files are similiar to my 5D MkIII files, in a smaller and much lighter body for a full-frame camera. It’s actually quite nice to handle something a little lighter when doing long gigs that produces great images…especially in locations where light is very limited. Being able to reach down to the bottom of the ‘ISO’ barrel and result in a memorable shot is refreshing. Also locking in focus in that same environment is equally refreshing.

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I’ve had this for a couple weeks now and have been needing a second full-frame body. I was curious how the 6D was going to perform and tell you what…it’s been great so far. I do wish there was a WB button integrated with the far left button on the top of the body like Canon’s other semi-pro|pro bodies with the same layout…but keeping it at AWB for everything but my strobe work has been adequate.

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In comparison with the 5D MkII, (which is about the same $$), I do favor the 6D by far and it’s pretty obvious…it’s got newer tech inside. Aside for the button layout that I’m used to, the guts is what makes this 6D favorable to the 5D MkII, in my opinion. You can make great photos with almost any camera, but newer tech makes it much easier to produce don’t you think? (Or why would companies want to be in the forefront of developing awesome goods ;)

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What feature I really dig the most is it’s internal WiFi. Being able to tether your photos without any other piece of equipment is quite nice.

Connect…Shoot…Edit…Share

YES…most smart phones do have built in cameras. YES…the 6D is another piece of gear to lug around. I don’t mind it because, if there’s a specific look that I can only achieve with a DSLR|lens combo…I’m all for it. There’s times where I lug my camera with me anyways and having the 6D will allow me to share quicker. Adjust your settings (inside your camera…’picture styles’) for the look that you want to output, shoot your subject matter, fine tune the photo with an awesome photo app editor…then share. Easypeezy ;)

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Professional or the average ‘Joe’, ¬†WiFi is a great way to transfer files to your editing device or just to simply view unto something with a larger screen for viewing via smartphone, tablet or laptop. (With that said…I believe the files that are transferred over are just Jpeg and not RAW files…but if you can get everything right in camera first, then all should be well right?!)

-simple thoughts from a simple consumer that digs tech.

4 Comments

  1. Ryan November 14, 2013 at 2:32 pm #

    Congrats on the 6D man!!! Nice lens too — I’m in 1.2 withdrawal…. ;)

    • nicetocanete November 14, 2013 at 2:53 pm #

      Hey Ryan! It’s been a wonderful body so far! Digging the WiFi capabilities! Haahaa withdrawals huh…1.2 is absolutely delicious
      and I don’t blame you ;) How’s your 300 2.8 treating you? I bet that lens gives you a tingly feeling am I right

  2. William November 14, 2013 at 4:49 pm #

    I love my 70D I just bought. Still have a lot to learn. I love the wifi too. Almost bought th T5I till I asked about the 70D. Glad I bought

    • nicetocanete November 14, 2013 at 7:13 pm #

      You have that same WiFi capability brotha! Experiment with it…you can shoot it remotely too with an app you’ll need to download for your phone or tablet ;)

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