Lives in United States washington, DC, United States
Works as a design/photography
Joined on Jan 23, 2004
About me:

5ii, 6, 7, t1i,70uvir, 2x90, 200, 300, 600, 7000, 7100, 800,

8CF, 15F, 16F, 17TS-E, 24(1.4, 1.4, 3.5PC-E, 3.5TS-E), 28(3.5PC), 35(2.8PC), 45PC-E, 50x4(1.4), 60M, 85(1.2II, 1.4, 1.4, 2.8PC), 100IS, 105VR, 300(2.8)VR

10-24, 12-24x2, 16-35VR, 16-85VR, 17-40, 24-105, 70-200VRII, 70-200IS(2.8II), 18-300VR, 28-300VR, 70-300IS, 70-300VR, 28-300IS, 18-200IS,

1.4, 1.7, 2.0

14, 400, 430, 580, 800, 900

400, 600, 660, 1200

755MF3, 2540LVL, 1325, 1327, 0540, 10, 20, 2270

R72, 093, 500, etc

1510, 1610, etc

raw soft:
lr, dpp, dxo

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  • all their current offerings , dx and FF, are based on same antiquated design from years ago. so the lackluster performance shouldn't be a surprise to anyone know what they are doing. Unless canon ...
  • You're right there's always a point beyond which all pursuit of quality become somewhat irrelevant because there's only so much one can perceive. In the world of photography it's a good practice ...
  • you need to realize they have to invest billions into fabs/steppers, whether their own R&D or buying from Sony, to do it. when they can still make money from their antiquated offering, where's the ...
  • not sure what you're asking. there are L lenses that doesn't incorporate IS. There are even professional canon lenses that aren't marketed as L. then there's plenty of IS and VR lenses that are ...
  • Replied in Make the move
    make the move if pixel quality and absolute pixel count matter to you. The D800 image quality is simply in a different class than any Canon's offerings, and I'm not just talking about pixel count. ...
  • interesting view, so what's more important to you other than pixel quality (i suppose that's what 'pixelphilism' is about)? I always suggest my friends to go out and borrow a nikon, shoot a side by ...
  • Just found a review of the Tamron, looks like it beats the 300/2.8L IS + 2X with ease. If the Sigma has similar or even better IQ then it's quite tempting. Yes a monopod plus the 'contemporary' ...
  • Price is attractive, but it still all depend on IQ. If it's just on par with nikon 80-400 + 1.4 then I'll just keep using the nikon. At 1" thicker, 3" longer and 3lbs heavier than the nikon, the ...
  • they've been adding all possible 'camera' features to their antiquated sensors. Updating fab is very costly, in current economy I don't see it happening any time soon. To the pros need the best ...
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