steelhead3

steelhead3

Lives in United States Bend, OR, United States
Joined on Dec 22, 2006

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Just Ed: The 200-500 sounds interesting considering the price. But the constant f5.6 could be a handicap at the wide end. Still, the price is reasonable.

With its huge front, it should have had a drop in filter. That would make consumers very happy and proud to own a Nikon Super zoom.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 4, 2015 at 17:02 UTC
On Sony reportedly shifting focus to full-frame cameras article (351 comments in total)
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everybodyisone: As a lot people mentioned canon would become a lens supplier for Sony milc bodies I'm wondering when will Sony release their cameras also with Canon mount...

The way it is going, Canon will release niche cameras with Sony mount.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 3, 2015 at 22:56 UTC
On Sony reportedly shifting focus to full-frame cameras article (351 comments in total)
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Photato: FF is kind of overkill for the masses.
Sony should consider APS-H instead for best value. There is nothing magical about FF.

The beauty of APS-H is that it is the largest sensor that can be imaged with a single mask bringing costs down and yields up. A cost threshold if you will.

If produced in enough quantities it should be considerably more affordable than FF sensors can ever be.

If not Sony I hope Canon goes that way since they have previous models with that sensor including current experimental ones.

Only Canon produced those aps-h, probably due to outmoded fabs that they owned.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 3, 2015 at 22:54 UTC
On Adobe announces final Camera Raw update for CS6 owners article (468 comments in total)
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steelhead3: Capture 1 is waiting folks

It is a no brainer for Sony shooters (free for light or $50 for pro). It is tough to relearn though.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 29, 2015 at 01:19 UTC
On Adobe announces final Camera Raw update for CS6 owners article (468 comments in total)

Capture 1 is waiting folks

Direct link | Posted on Jul 29, 2015 at 01:10 UTC as 116th comment | 3 replies
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV First Impressions Review preview (1392 comments in total)
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steelhead3: Jeff there are cameras with IBIS which stabilize fast primes, everything in the DSLR world isn't Canon or Nikon.

as bright primes don't offer image stabilization, and bulky mirrors and shutters tend to require higher shutter speeds or workarounds like mirror up and electronic first curtain (when they're available ).

I believe there is a camera called A900 and A99 which are FF.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 28, 2015 at 19:12 UTC
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV First Impressions Review preview (1392 comments in total)
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J A C S: I disagree with the conclusion that this camera can sometimes catch up with dSLRS in low light, etc. The resolution is so far behind dSLRs, I am talking about 20-24mp dSLRs only, that even some mirror shock would get you better resolution than this camera on a steady tripod. I just snapped a few shots at 1/15 sec at 200mm with my 21mp FF, one of those crops is in my gallery.

Also, fast primes on FF do not have IS, indeed, but they are really fast by 1" standards. All decent f/4 zooms have IS and they collect more light than the lens of this camera even at its widest (and fastest) setting. They are much sharper, as well.

Yep JAC, that is huge increase in resolution going from 20 to 21 mpix.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 28, 2015 at 19:10 UTC
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV First Impressions Review preview (1392 comments in total)

Jeff there are cameras with IBIS which stabilize fast primes, everything in the DSLR world isn't Canon or Nikon.

as bright primes don't offer image stabilization, and bulky mirrors and shutters tend to require higher shutter speeds or workarounds like mirror up and electronic first curtain (when they're available ).

Direct link | Posted on Jul 28, 2015 at 18:56 UTC as 154th comment | 4 replies
On Shooting with the Canon PowerShot G3 X article (312 comments in total)
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steelhead3: Luminous Landscapes sure likes the lens
https://luminous-landscape.com/canon-g3x-review/

If you haven't noticed, a quality lens usually comes at a price.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 28, 2015 at 00:28 UTC
On Shooting with the Canon PowerShot G3 X article (312 comments in total)

Luminous Landscapes sure likes the lens
https://luminous-landscape.com/canon-g3x-review/

Direct link | Posted on Jul 27, 2015 at 20:55 UTC as 55th comment | 5 replies
On Shooting with the Canon PowerShot G3 X article (312 comments in total)
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AbrasiveReducer: Given the interest in a viewfinder for this camera I'm guessing there will be promotions with free or almost-free viewfinder before long. The Japanese EOS M3 kit I bought came with the viewfinder and was less than $500. So far, I haven't used the viewfinder except to verify it works, but at least the price was right.

Is it the same viewfinder?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 27, 2015 at 16:47 UTC
On Shooting with the Canon PowerShot G3 X article (312 comments in total)
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win39: A camera with an optional add on viewfinder is not a serious camera. It is just a big point if you can see it and shoot.

The RX1 is not a serious camera?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 27, 2015 at 15:47 UTC
On Shooting with the Canon PowerShot G3 X article (312 comments in total)
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mpgxsvcd: I understand why people still buy Canon DSLRs because they have so many Canon lenses that they don’t want to get rid of. However, I don’t understand buying a compact fixed lens camera from Canon when the competition is so obviously superior.

I am sure this is a fine camera. However, gaining the 400-600mm range is not worth giving up almost everything else that would make your picture quality and shooting experience better.

The one thing this camera has going for it is the Canon name. Otherwise it simply can’t match what everyone else offers.

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Direct link | Posted on Jul 27, 2015 at 15:29 UTC
On Shooting with the Canon PowerShot G3 X article (312 comments in total)

we know this sensor is capable of fast read out yet Canon refuses to put in a processor that takes advantage of this and really make a kick ass camera. Did they have a lot of rebel 300 cpu lying around and with just in time inventory control solve a problem?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 27, 2015 at 13:24 UTC as 84th comment | 1 reply
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Peiasdf: Was this back when photographer still have access to Whitehouse or are these staff photographer's work?

Also. I can only imagine how much better the quality would be if a modern FF was used without flash.

Don't be so hard on Dick with his feet up...if he dropped them all the blood would leave his heart and couldn't be pumped back up. The question I guess, Does he have a heart?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 25, 2015 at 21:28 UTC
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Peiasdf: Was this back when photographer still have access to Whitehouse or are these staff photographer's work?

Also. I can only imagine how much better the quality would be if a modern FF was used without flash.

What does a bunker look like? We had an underground complex in our area for the President's escape, since converted to reform young people in a military manner. It is an interesting go through. Central Oregon

Direct link | Posted on Jul 25, 2015 at 19:31 UTC

The prequel of these shots is on video called Dr. Strangelove or how I learned to love the bomb.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 25, 2015 at 15:19 UTC as 99th comment | 1 reply

A quick look around the scene...the sony much sharper in the center but the Canon looks better at the edges. CA is absent with the Sony but shows up in the other cameras. Over all, I think the default cameras are all pretty good with the Panny showing best overall other than center resolution and CA.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 23, 2015 at 14:25 UTC as 17th comment

We have a long way to catch up to the Russian Dash Cam...are our students getting enough math?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 22, 2015 at 22:41 UTC as 28th comment | 4 replies
On Canon PowerShot G3X real-world samples posted article (158 comments in total)

Definitely a non-Canon look, I like them. Good shooting and selection Barney.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 21, 2015 at 20:24 UTC as 50th comment
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