Ron Poelman

Ron Poelman

Lives in Australia Gippsland, Australia
Works as a Computer Tech.
Joined on Jul 25, 2006

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On Leica M9 users report sensor corrosion issue article (368 comments in total)

It's NOT corrosion ! It's an interesting patina you can only get on Leica.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 9, 2014 at 23:13 UTC as 105th comment | 3 replies

Yay, A-series !!!
Oh wait.
So I can't use my Minolta primes ?
Not really the real thing then ?
Oh well, 40K saved is 40K etc

Direct link | Posted on Nov 15, 2014 at 08:08 UTC as 18th comment

Screw this E-mount stuff.
When can we buy one with an integrated FD or Zuiko front ?

Direct link | Posted on Oct 31, 2014 at 10:24 UTC as 8th comment
On 'See Impossible': Canon counts down to... something. article (1669 comments in total)

Don't look at us, we fold.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 8, 2014 at 00:24 UTC as 197th comment
In reply to:

Ron Poelman: Hmmmm, patronising, sexist, and how eco friendly is the cam and glass ?
Call me when I can buy the Hello Kitty version for the Missus.

Nope, she's a HK fan. The Canon thing could be an issue, but.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 28, 2014 at 06:07 UTC

Hmmmm, patronising, sexist, and how eco friendly is the cam and glass ?
Call me when I can buy the Hello Kitty version for the Missus.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 27, 2014 at 22:50 UTC as 33rd comment | 4 replies

NT

Direct link | Posted on Sep 25, 2014 at 13:18 UTC as 58th comment
On Beginner's guide: shooting high-key at home article (69 comments in total)

Um, no use of spot metering? Really ?
Don't know why they put it on cameras;
according to Amazon.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 8, 2014 at 21:39 UTC as 23rd comment

Rimowa Topas Styealth cabin trolley ?
Now that alone sounds fair justification for the 8 grand
on top of the cost of a lens.
One teeny question, what is it ?
I have a nagging suspicion I need one.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 2, 2014 at 03:48 UTC as 1st comment
On Accessory Review: Drobo Mini RAID article (149 comments in total)

Check out Hybrid drives, punters.
Talk about bang for buck !

http://www.seagate.com/au/en/internal-hard-drives/solid-state-hybrid/desktop-solid-state-hybrid-drive/

Direct link | Posted on Aug 14, 2014 at 21:43 UTC as 37th comment

OK, so where are my peanuts ?
This Wikimedia mob hasn't coughed a dime
since pirating my work.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 6, 2014 at 22:58 UTC as 481st comment
On DSC_8486 photo in dpreview review samples's photo gallery (2 comments in total)

Very nice shot, Barney.
Love the homage to "the painters of yore" look.
Took me a while to suss that leg, but !

Direct link | Posted on Jul 25, 2014 at 23:28 UTC as 1st comment
On Drone lighting could be coming soon to your studio article (129 comments in total)
In reply to:

mgrum: Why am I suddenly reminded of the opening scene of "The Terminator"? ;)

Indeed, quietly sliding around the room;
poking the Robot Floor Sweeper with a tiny little cattle prod.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:06 UTC
On Quick Review: That Steady Thing article (69 comments in total)
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Ron Poelman: Uh-huh.
Weight ?
Coz, I can use my lightweight tripod as a monopod too;
and it works really well with 2 short/1 long.

Thanks for the reply, Ron.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 10, 2014 at 21:31 UTC
On Quick Review: That Steady Thing article (69 comments in total)

Uh-huh.
Weight ?
Coz, I can use my lightweight tripod as a monopod too;
and it works really well with 2 short/1 long.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 10, 2014 at 09:26 UTC as 46th comment | 4 replies
On A look at the Lomography Petzval 85mm F2.2 lens article (169 comments in total)

Meh.

1.7 TC screw-on on Sony 18-55 Kit lens
http://www.dpreview.com/galleries/1234337590/photos/2748842/10480

Brass was an entirely appropriate choice of material !

Direct link | Posted on Jul 2, 2014 at 22:19 UTC as 56th comment
On Nikon 1 V3 First Impressions Review preview (432 comments in total)
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Ron Poelman: $300 bucks from an A7, really ?

Coz it's all about the fashion statement, not the image ?
Comfort ? Pick up an Alpha77.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 1, 2014 at 22:20 UTC
On Nikon 1 V3 First Impressions Review preview (432 comments in total)

$300 bucks from an A7, really ?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 1, 2014 at 22:10 UTC as 59th comment | 3 replies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufEuvVbqFMY
(NT)

Direct link | Posted on Jun 28, 2014 at 09:12 UTC as 52nd comment

Anyone needing a definition of Art vs Photography
need look no further.
Complete command of the Surreal as a tool.
Enough to make you sell your camera.
As a body of work, it does not get any better than this.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 15, 2014 at 00:03 UTC as 47th comment | 3 replies
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