Forever Young

Forever Young

Lives in United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Works as a Photography Student Forever
Joined on Jul 24, 2010


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On Kodak announces IM5 Android smartphone post (47 comments in total)

Kodak? And Phone? - No, thank you...! I would even think twice to buy anything from Kodak if it was a camera!!! They certainly are dreaming and have not hired a good marketing manager, irrespective of how 'good' the phone actually is...

Direct link | Posted on Jan 8, 2015 at 09:12 UTC as 7th comment | 1 reply
On Rare Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM goes on sale in UK article (218 comments in total)
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Frank_BR: Out of curiosity, I did the math. To buy at list price the full line of Canon lenses with 74 models, you would spend $146,281, which is less than the $160,000 asked for this single Canon 1200mm F5.6 lens!

Great idea! Thanks for putting it in perspective! This lens is really a joke...

Direct link | Posted on Aug 17, 2014 at 15:14 UTC
On Nikon 1 V3 stock shortage prompts official apology article (288 comments in total)
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Forever Young: Marketing 101: Create artificial shortage to make your product more appealing.

No wonder why Nikon had not expected such a success...

Direct link | Posted on Jul 8, 2014 at 15:32 UTC
On Nikon 1 V3 stock shortage prompts official apology article (288 comments in total)

Marketing 101: Create artificial shortage to make your product more appealing.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 8, 2014 at 15:28 UTC as 43rd comment | 2 replies
On What is equivalence and why should I care? article (2112 comments in total)
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forpetessake: Will this article finally stop those f2=f2=f2 stupid arguments? I doubt it. Stupid arguments come from stupid people: those same people who were explained the equivalence to many times before without any success.

p.2. of the article: " Four Thirds camera with a 50mm f/2 lens at ISO100 should produce a JPEG of the same brightness as a Full frame camera with a 100mm f/2 lens at ISO100 and, set to the same F-number and shutter speed" - the exposure settings - aperture, shutter speed, ISO - will be the same on both cameras. In this regards f/2=f/2 even if the FF picture will be more pleasing due to have 4x more total light.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 7, 2014 at 19:07 UTC

Then we can print the images on a curved photo paper...! :-)

Direct link | Posted on Jun 18, 2014 at 10:46 UTC as 92nd comment | 5 replies
On Portfolio: Photography student Luke Evans article (172 comments in total)

It would be interesting to see what experts of the Rorschach test would say about him ( - especially photos 4,7,10,11,12 - and about the people who think these are astonishing?

Direct link | Posted on May 30, 2014 at 08:32 UTC as 6th comment
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vladimir vanek: Canon fan here: That looks really good!!!

Until you compare it to the Canon G1 X Mark II...

Direct link | Posted on May 18, 2014 at 18:46 UTC
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III First Impressions Review preview (2962 comments in total)

Now I understand the pricing strategy of the Canon G1 X Mark II better! Although EVF is an extra cost, the zoom range of the Canon is much longer, and the sensor is also larger. It will be interesting to see a review side by side, but the Canon has a chance to perform better...

Direct link | Posted on May 17, 2014 at 05:07 UTC as 538th comment | 5 replies

Considering the Canon equivalent is exceptionally great, I wonder why they priced it this way? Just because it is black?

Direct link | Posted on May 16, 2014 at 11:18 UTC as 44th comment

Forgive my ignorance...Where can I enjoy 4K Video? My TVs are only HD, my computer monitors are HD! What is the benefit of 4K Video over 2K? So I can crop? In still photography it makes sense to have higher and higher resolution, up to a limit of course, as I can have large prints with high MP photos, but for videos? Is there any 'everyday' benefit of having 4K over HD? Will they look nicer on a HD screen? Or it is only for professional film making and large screens? If so, why put in in an amateur body?

Direct link | Posted on Apr 7, 2014 at 11:59 UTC as 51st comment | 9 replies
On Hungarian law bans photos taken without consent article (321 comments in total)

The market of superzoom cameras will increase...!

Direct link | Posted on Mar 18, 2014 at 19:49 UTC as 107th comment

Is it available in different colors? I want to buy all of them!

Direct link | Posted on Feb 4, 2014 at 02:19 UTC as 189th comment
On High-end pocketable compacts 2013 roundup article (264 comments in total)

Which category shall the Canon G16 fall in?

Direct link | Posted on Nov 26, 2013 at 08:42 UTC as 82nd comment | 1 reply
On Camera roundups 2013: What to buy and why article (286 comments in total)

Comparing apples and oranges,,,

Direct link | Posted on Nov 23, 2013 at 17:40 UTC as 111th comment
On Preview:canon-eos-70d (1311 comments in total)

Could you, please, do similar tests for the 7D?

Posted on Oct 11, 2013 at 03:41 UTC as 124th comment

"70-200s of all makes among least reliable lenses"


the most abused ones... which is not a surprise, as possibly that is the range most people find themselves to shoot at...

Direct link | Posted on Aug 13, 2013 at 20:29 UTC as 38th comment | 2 replies
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nixda: Here are two things I'd like to see in a camera that haven't been mentioned before:

1. Square sensor. The image circle is a, um, circle, so why tossing out valuable sensor real estate? Aspect ratios can be selected via the menu or in post-processing, if desired. Also, one wouldn't have to struggle with landscape vs. portrait orientation and all that brings with it when it comes to holding a camera or mounting it to tripod heads.

2. The edges of the bottom plate should be shaped to be compatible with the Arca-Swiss standard.

How about a sensor that has circle shape? Then we would not 'lose' any information...

Direct link | Posted on Oct 20, 2012 at 11:50 UTC

New features look very interesting, good luck to you!

Direct link | Posted on Sep 28, 2012 at 05:50 UTC as 244th comment
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pete zeugma: only problem I haveever had is the camera groupings.
please return the 1D forum to 1D only cameras and create a 5D/6D petty squabble forum

I agree, that would be great!

Direct link | Posted on Sep 28, 2012 at 05:48 UTC
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