Right, but I have a 1D ...

Discussion in 'Open Gear Talk' started by Hyubie, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. Hyubie

    Hyubie SC Veteran

    Jun 8, 2011
    Not sure if this has been posted here before, but saw this clip on my facebook news feed. I think Veep nailed it on the head!!

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  2. biglouis

    biglouis SC Veteran

    Aug 4, 2013
    ...which is why I don't have either a 1D or a 5DmkIII... but some serious compacts!

  3. porchard

    porchard SC Veteran

    Feb 24, 2013
    Devon, UK
    As someone who has owned both, and who part-traded his 1D MkII for a Fuji x100, this video raised a smile. :smile:

    The smile is mainly because I'm so pleased to have moved into serious compacts in a big way, and the 5D is just a residual piece of kit which I still own, but which gets used only once in a while. That said, it's still a very good camera, but it simply doesn't get used as much because it's TOO BIG, and TOO HEAVY!!:eek:
  4. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    So, if I'm understanding this correctly, a "1d" is some kind of camera? Is that right?
  5. porchard

    porchard SC Veteran

    Feb 24, 2013
    Devon, UK
    No, it's a defunct unit of UK currency...!:wink: Only the real "oldies" on here can remember it, though!:biggrin:
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  6. drd1135

    drd1135 SC Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Lexington, Virginia
    Someone at Canon HQ is clutching at their heart.
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  7. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    Blimey, you only need to be over (about) 45, which hardly counts as "real old" ... :eek: ... well it had better not count, otherwise I must be pretty much ready for my long box ...
  8. porchard

    porchard SC Veteran

    Feb 24, 2013
    Devon, UK
    Hmmmmm, 45... I can (just) remember being that age. OTOH, I remember decimalisation day quite well.

    Oh well, it looks as though short term memory.....er... um .... what was the question again? :confused::biggrin:
  9. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer ~@¿@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Loved the vid... had a similar conversation with someone who has TWO 1Ds. For shooting the odd landscape etc. She was unimpressed that I prefer compacts and my K5 (less of that now) and she would be downright dismissive of the Nikon 1 stuff :)
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