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 I don't think the 5D-series will ever have sports and wildlife as a primary use case. Leave that to the 1Dx and 7D cameras.  Speaking of the 7D, I haven't looked up the exact specs or done the math, but wouldn't a full-frame 50 MP sensor have about the same pixel size as 7D? It will be interesting to read the reviews and see how well all those extra pixels hold up.
 This is actually a good point, but it cuts both ways...I'm starting to dislike having my applications so closely tied to OS updates. Yes, it's free. But you are also at the mercy of Apple's whims if you want to update your OS (which you'll eventually be forced to when you buy a new computer if not before). You'll be forced to accept a new version if Photos, too, for better or worse. Perhaps it will be more like iTunes in that you have a little wiggle-room to have a...
 Yep. We need one of the media preview folks and/or beta testers (once they get it) to crack open the sidebar and see what the options are. They spend a lot of time talking about the new books and calendar printing options, but only MacWorld has mentioned that their is a hidden sidebar (like Apple hid it in iTunes). And MW didn't talk about it or show it in their screen shots. Hopefully over the next few days they'll get in and do more than kick the tires. And hopefully...
Sure, but how are you going to organize them? Other than the Years>Collections>Moments auto-sorting (useless to me), are there any other hierarchical organization options? If there is an annual event that I attend, can I place the album of each year's photos into a folder so they are together? Or will I have to scroll through hundreds of icons in the Album grid view to find each album individually? Are there even options to sort photos and/or albums by different criteria...
 Even "enthusiast" photographers would struggle, I think. To be honest, from what I've seen I think I could live with the edit controls. I don't use more advanced controls on more than a handful of photos. I'm far more concerned about what appears to be severely limited organization options as I stated earlier. Apple's assumption seems to be that we only take photos with our iPhones (small files, limited metadata) and nobody has more than a few hundred photos and a couple...
 MacWorld's first-look article is worth a read. They mention that there is a sidebar which is hidden by default, but they didn't show a screen shot. No other reviews even mention it. Barring something there, it appears organization options are practically non-existent. You can't even have multiple libraries based on what I've read so far. The rest of it looks pretty solid, but if the organization is limited to what's implied by the screenshots it will be a non-starter for me.
 In another first-look article on Photos I read they also talked about edits not transferring back-and-forth after the first import into Photos. Makes sense. That would be a mess to deal with programmatically. But I also took from the article that that didn't make duplicates of the files, either, implying that the same masters could be used by both programs and each would just keep a database of the edits and the previews. Did you lose 5 GB of storage when you upgraded?
 I'm sure RAW support is there. The bigger question is going forward will Apple be as timely in adding support when new cameras come out. Without an Aperture user base (small as it might be) there will be even less motivation for Apple to add new cameras.
 $19.99/month for 1 TB...dude. Ok, I maybe get by with the 500 GB plan, but that's still $10/month which adds up. 20 GB is fine if all you had were the snapshots you took with your phone and probably would be sufficient if I had the option to only upload the photos on want on my other devices, but it appears to be all or nothing.
 My intent wasn't to debate how we got the iPad mini. The point of my post was that there were plenty of people who insisted that Apple would never make a smaller iPad. Those folks claimed to know what Apple would do, why, and how. But the situation changed. So to say that just because today iOS is optimized for touch and OS X isn't only speaks to what today's situation is. It says little about what Apple will do in the future and whether the two product lines (iPads/Macs)...
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