ethanolson

ethanolson

Lives in United States Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Works as a IT Hardware Consultant
Joined on Feb 13, 2004

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  • The thing that bugs me most about the Nikon 1 series (yes, I do own one) is that the sensor is noisier than my smartphone camera. Also, to get a perfect MTF50 you need a resolving power of 198...

  • The thing that bugs me most about the Nikon 1 series (yes, I do own one) is that the sensor is noisier than my smartphone camera. Also, to get a perfect MTF50 you need a resolving power of 198...

  • Commented on Am I missing something here? article

    Nikon needs to get better at promoting to vertical markets. For example, this is probably the best birding camera out there when attached to Nikon's Monarch scope through Nikon's 1-series scope...

  • I wouldn't be surprised if the Interface Unit is $6K USD.

  • I'm excited to hear about the Macro for the Q.

  • Commented on Nikon Df preview

    When it comes to top plates, I like the Epson R-D1 and the Fujifilm X100s. The Df is a bit busy and still has more features than I'd like. accommodating those extra features is its downfall. That's...

  • Commented on Nikon Df preview

    When it comes to top plates, I like the Epson R-D1 and the Fujifilm X100s. The Df is a bit busy and still has more features than I'd like. accommodating those extra features is its downfall. That's...

  • Commented on Nikon Df preview

    Has Fujifilm's X-series been putting the hurt on Nikon? It appears so.

    Big fails:
    1) aperture ring isn't usable on all lenses sporting one
    2) no split-prism option for focusing screen
    3) It costs...

  • If it's too retro then I'll be bugged and will get a Fuji. If it looks more like a mix between a modern ergonomic SLR and a medium format box then I will know that Nikon is on the function over...

  • The clicks sounded a bit exaggerated or distorted to me (listening on a laptop) so I couldn't tell if he was turning a ring or a dial or both.

  • Hmmm... I recently became a fan of rechargeable AA's (Duracell StayCharged in particular) so if the camera got really far on only two AA's I'm totally game. Nothing beats a 15-minute charge for...

  • I want something that I can use to teach my daughter photography the only way I know how to teach it... how I was taught. That would require a fully manual camera.

  • May I point out that everyone has missed the boat here. Yes, it works with FF but on an APS-C crop sensor, it's coming in at 87mm equivalent... a perfect portrait lens. Also, with coma correction...

  • May I point out that everyone has missed the boat here. Yes, it works with FF but on an APS-C crop sensor it's coming in at 87mm equivalent... a perfect portrait lens. Also, with coma correction...

  • May I point out that everyone has missed the boat here. Yes, it works with FF but on an APS-C crop sensor it's coming in at 87mm equivalent... a perfect portrait lens. Also, with coma correction...

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