jrtrent

jrtrent

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  • For some of us, quality isn't the issue. I have a shirt-pocketable compact that provides all the image quality I need, but the DSLR is much easier to use. It is easier to hold steady, the controls ...
  • It's a very interesting video, but you seem to have missed that all three people in it agreed that the micro four thirds system does not have the responsiveness to replace the larger system that ...
  • While I had previously purchased a Nikon D50 to use at dimly lit church events (at the time, it was considered one of the best cameras for high ISO work; after a brief stint as "church historian," ...
  • My most used primes have always been a normal lens for the camera I'm using.  Most used ever is likely the Zeiss Planar 50mm f/1.7 I've used on Contax film bodies.  Right up there with it would be ...
  • Replied in Nope.
    What you say makes sense, and you can see something similar with PZ's tests of the 28-75 that the OP referenced (they have tests for a Canon full-frame and a Nikon APS-C).  However, the OP did not ...
  • Replied in also ignorant
    It won't surprise you to learn that I'm also ignorant on this issue.  With film it's easy to understand that a piece of Fuji Astia from a 35mm camera needs to be enlarged more for a given ...
  • I don't believe it comes down to a question of the situation, but of your intent; that is, you decide how you want the different scene elements to look in relationship to one another, then choose ...
  • Replied in For Alex
    The title makes no difference in the way the posts are laid out.  Yours is in line vertically with Glen's, and they are both inset one step further to the right than the Alex post you were both ...
  • Replied in For Alex
    You posted after Glen, so your post appears farther down the list than his.  That makes perfect sense to me, and more so than some other sites which place the newest posts above the older ones.  ...
  • Maybe you're not considering other lens issues. Here is a quote from a Bob Atkins review (of a different lens), "Since the APS-C sensor cameras essentially crop the full frame image, the ...
  • In the more recent blog, Mr. Corradino specifically referred to using the Olympus for landscapes; apparently he's been testing the combination to see if he might trust it over his Canon for an ...
  • I don't think it was a joke, either. In a more recent blog, Mr. Corradino has reiterated that he has been pleasantly surprised by the file quality from the Olympus OMD EM10 coupled with Olympus's ...
  • Replied in cropping
    For me, it depends on the camera I'm using.  With a DSLR, I don't crop because I'm able to compose the picture I want at the time I press the shutter release.  With my Sigma DP2s, I'm either ...
  • People have always had different preferences.  I was the opposite of you, finding projected slides a much more satisfying viewing experience for film. With digital, viewing images on a computer ...
  • I appreciate your explanation.  I'm afraid I don't understand it, but I do appreciate it.  Have to admit I'm not familiar with SPP's color picker either, nor have I used the camera's histogram.  ...
  • What is a "raw level"?  I recently bought a refurbished DP2s from Sigma and am quite pleased with both it and the software it uses (Sigma Photo Pro 4.2), but have no idea what these numbers mean ...
  • Replied in maybe the K50
    Any of the cameras you're considering will let you take great pictures, but I think the K50 is worth looking into.  I like its pentaprism viewfinder with 100% coverage, as opposed to most other ...
  • Your original post doesn't make much sense to me, but that's probably because you have certain conditions/restrictions in mind that are not clearly spelled out (maybe they were in the previous ...
  • But my visual acuity, whatever its limitations, is what I must rely on to judge how noisy a picture is. The more I keep separate the various factors that affect noise, the easier it is for me to ...
  • Since we're continuing a full thread, one of the more interesting posts to me was that of tkbslc, who, using the title I copied for this post, wrote: I am distrustful of any explanation that ...
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