Meet the Junta. This is the trio that formed the legendary Photon Patrol, snagging light particles all over the nation and reducing them to electrical charges. These bad boys are responsible for shooting up over 40 state capitols, have captured hundreds of brides and grooms, moms, dads and various assorted sisters, cousins and aunts. They’ve caught celebrities red-handed, danced with stars, and focused on the essentials of life, liberty and the American way. The interesting part for me has been holding them while this has been going on!
On the left is my 1D Mark II, an 8MP work horse that is (almost) faster than a speeding bullet. Capable of hammering out over eight images per second, it has helped me with the odd soccer game, figure and speed skater, extreme runner and plenty of other fast moving subjects.
Behind it, in second place, is my 1Ds, my first digital camera. With an 11MP full frame sensor, excellent sharpness and detail, very low noise and accurate color, it’s still a great camera.
Bringing up the rear is my 1Ds Mark II, the very worthy successor to the 1Ds. 16 .7 MP of incredible detail complement the quick responsive handling of this worthy contender in the photon wars.
But cameras exist for the photographer, not the other way around, and my needs are changing (fusing, even), so I’ve made the decision to sell my babies and move on. So, if you’re in the market for a pro camera...