> I have an EOS 1v and this too has limitations. Not what you might think but
> for this job they still have limitations. I'm about to do a shoot for an
> existing client. They want digital files. OK, so last time I did work for
> this publisher I used 6x4.5cm trannies.
> The plan now is to avoid entirely the pre-press steps of production. They
> intend to output from their DTP program straight to the printing press. In
> theory at any rate, this will do away with processing the film, scanning to
> digital, chemical proofs, camera ready artwork and all the potential for
> stuff ups that go with it. The bucks they poured into the press might be
> worth it if the samples I saw are an indication.
> Where the challenge for me is, is to provide the digital image files at a
> competitive price to traditional means. I have doubts about the resolution
> capabilities of SLR digitals for this work... Nothing to do with megapixels,
> all about recording detail. So... To capture birds in flight is hard enough.
> Do it with digital and it adds a dimension of difficulty I hope to reduce
> with the right glass. I will still take the 645 in case the whole thing
> Russel's suggestion a few posts up about using a 70-200 2.8 and a
> teleconverter makes good sense to me at this point... We'll see. I think
> I'll locate one and do some testing.
> "Danny Smith" <dsmithsiroccoresources.com.au> wrote in message
> news:e79d68a5.0307211832.37107458posting.google.c om...
> > Well, the 10D is apparently better than the D30/D60 in this respect,
> > but it still ain't no 1D/V. You may run into limitations of the body,
> > depending on what you're doing...
> > This isn't something I have experience in, but by reputation, the L
> > primes or 70-200/2.8 would be the way to go, I would guess.
> > Cheers,
> > Danny