Mr Fartleberry

Mr Fartleberry

Lives in Canada Toronto, Canada
Works as a Nikon Inquisitor
Joined on Aug 21, 2005
About me:

Hold Nikon's feet to the fire. Expose bad product and predatory pricing.
F/F2a/Hass/Hass/Hass/Dog70/D200/D300/D700/?
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On article Adobe expands Photoshop and Lightroom offer (628 comments in total)

Someone's going to get fired for not meeting their 4Q sales projections. And then there's that bit about burning bridges with your customers standing on them.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 24, 2013 at 22:34 UTC as 34th comment
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itchhh: I wish they would do a **serious** update to this program.

I think I just said that.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 13, 2013 at 16:25 UTC
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Mr Fartleberry: NX 2 = LOL
Like using System 7.5 on a Mac.

And many people deserve what Nikon hands down to them.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 13, 2013 at 16:24 UTC

NX 2 = LOL
Like using System 7.5 on a Mac.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 12, 2013 at 23:00 UTC as 9th comment | 2 replies
On article In Photos: Olympic torch to make first-ever spacewalk (117 comments in total)

I'd rather you tell us how many Hasselblads there are aboard the ISS.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:08 UTC as 29th comment | 2 replies
On article Retro Nikon 'DF' emerges from the shadows (1394 comments in total)
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oselimg: No wood in sight...I ain't buying it

Don't worry, there'll be a lucky red and gold model down the road.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 2, 2013 at 12:06 UTC
On article Retro Nikon 'DF' emerges from the shadows (1394 comments in total)

I'd rather they look to the future, not the past with these silly Hasselblad Lunar style boutique cameras.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 1, 2013 at 20:33 UTC as 347th comment | 1 reply

Unfortunately, today images are worthless. Other than advertising, the black art of capitalism.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 28, 2013 at 21:32 UTC as 27th comment
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InTheMist: It's an amazing, thought-provoking candid portrait.

It would have been a shame if it hadn't been selected.

Born yesterday?

Direct link | Posted on Oct 21, 2013 at 21:46 UTC
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Nicholas Pitt: have always admired his work but I did a workshop with him a few years back and discovered a whole other side to the man... when he did eventually turn up he was simply a very little nasty man, reducing one participant to tears seemingly just for the fun of it... avoid his workshops at all costs!

So many dullards don't realize the truth behind these old endlessly promoted myths. .

Direct link | Posted on Oct 21, 2013 at 21:46 UTC
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montoniphotography: too much time with the same, McCurry is on the way to be a overrated photographer

The Banksy of the eighties?

Direct link | Posted on Oct 21, 2013 at 21:44 UTC

It's not like it's not a good photo (you do know why it was used?) but the never-endless promotion makes me puke.

Let's move on, this didn't win the second world war. And there are far better photographers that those that worked for NG.

How many times has Amazon (aka DPR) plugged this old old shot this year?

Get real people.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 21, 2013 at 21:44 UTC as 23rd comment | 1 reply
On article Another Hasselblad rebadge or Photoshopped hoax? (184 comments in total)

Hasselblad lost it when they lost NASA, and Zeiss, and started producing colored cameras. And they're still lost.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 17, 2013 at 19:16 UTC as 132nd comment

Must be Nikon's "homage" to a modern DSLR LOL. Still have to wait several years for the D800 to be updated with GPS and wifi.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 17, 2013 at 13:12 UTC as 20th comment
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Mr Fartleberry: Homage to Noct? What marketing pig hooey. Maybe if it was 1.2 or 1.0. It's a 1.4 lense, nothing to see here.

But they sure are hooked on grabbing two thousand dollars for mid-range primes now. The Vampire is back as Hogan would say.

It's in the PR - I checked. It's also 8 times or more the price of a 50 1.8.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:42 UTC

Homage to Noct? What marketing pig hooey. Maybe if it was 1.2 or 1.0. It's a 1.4 lense, nothing to see here.

But they sure are hooked on grabbing two thousand dollars for mid-range primes now. The Vampire is back as Hogan would say.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 17, 2013 at 11:19 UTC as 40th comment | 5 replies
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3systermuser: like Thom said it very well in his latest article, this is the most lame product introduction, and this shows us clearly Nikon lacks complete honesty and respect to its long time loyal customers.
I will not buy any more Nikon gear, I will just keep my current D800E but it is and will be my last Nikon, I am done with this fraud business.
I think this is very extremely insulting to us.

I'm not even going to bite on the D800, my D700 does what I need. Fed up buying expensive Nikon cameras every 2 years. Never again.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 8, 2013 at 13:43 UTC

I want to believe ... but the fact is no one is abandoning their Canikony lense in any class to use the Sigma. Unless they're a shill like I've seen in the Canadian photo press.

Nothing against Sigma but your past history follows you around. It's just not a simple case of throwing your shittty underwear in the wash with a sheet of Bounce and think you'll come out smelling like .... mountain meadow.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 21, 2013 at 01:19 UTC as 32nd comment | 5 replies
On article Nikon AW1 First Impressions Review (590 comments in total)

I hope it takes better pictures than my 100AW.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 19, 2013 at 12:14 UTC as 126th comment
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EvokeEmotion: Facebook bashing - it's what's cool these days. Although Apple-bashing is still quite trendy.

Don't forget Adobe CC sub$criptions.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 8, 2013 at 19:06 UTC
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