ageha

ageha

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Joined on Jul 18, 2004

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tallguy600: Got the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 for just $200 more before Christmas.
This Nikon lens looks uninspiring by comparison so the image quality better be good I'm thinking.

There is no 35/1.4 for APS-C.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 7, 2014 at 10:54 UTC
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jhinkey: Why not just make a high quality Samyang extender with all the pass-through electronics (if there are any) so that the user doesn't have to carry around an extender with each lens?
I know there is data that shows extenders/adapters can cause problems, but there's no reason a high quality extender can't be made that mitigates or minimizes these problems. After all people are putting speed boosters and tele-extenders between their lenses and bodies all the time . . .

They don't contain any electronics to pass through.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 17, 2013 at 18:00 UTC
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munro harrap: THe problems are too numerous to mention. Nikon's 18-35mm in both incarnations is a poor lens, but Full-frame has far more use for this zoom than APS-C. What do you do with a lens that is not wide enough and certainly not long enough for general use? UK houses are so tiny interior shots with a 27mm are limited. It should be 16mm for a Nikon etc and 14mm for a Canon to be useful.
And then it has to focus in the correct direction WITHOUT A SEPARATE DOCK (Jeeezzzz!) and be accurate with no faffing! The 16-85 VR just DOES so much more,even though it may do so with less acuity. It will focus faster, its focussing be more accurate straightaway, so "after a day or two of testing...." is a way of comforting oneself for having bought a lemon, sir!

"It has to focus in the correct direction WITHOUT A SEPARATE DOCK (Jeeezzzz!)" makes no sense at all.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 16, 2013 at 19:12 UTC
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RichRMA: Do they have an I.S. mode that works on a tripod? Is someone likely to be using this hand-held?

That doesn't even make sense.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 16, 2013 at 18:47 UTC
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Zenjitsuman: Anyone get the list price yet?

Panasonic didn't even launch the lens yet. Is it so hard to read the text above?

Direct link | Posted on Dec 13, 2013 at 09:27 UTC
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Marksphoto: will there be a panasonic version of the same lens later on?

Oh well... That's the Panasonic version.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 13, 2013 at 09:26 UTC
On App turns your smartphone into a 3D scanner post (6 comments in total)
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Sirandar: This is amazing technology ...... I can hardly wait to try it.

It has serious implications for the computer gaming industry too. Maybe if the devs start using this tech we can get games that actually have a story better than the worst book.

Runs on a S3 (or 4) too ....

I am surprised this hasn't generated any interest as it is way more practical than Lyro

It's cool but no, it won't.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 13, 2013 at 00:08 UTC
On Enter the 2014 World Press Photo contest article (23 comments in total)
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EssexAsh: a few shots of dead children should be enough.

Yup, that always seems to impress people. Sick and old people who can't run or women from the back are also highly regarded targets. I think they call it street photography these days, some people think it's some kind of art.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 11, 2013 at 14:36 UTC
On TIME's top photos of the year article (153 comments in total)
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alfaflash: Rags like Time and Newsweek have made themselves irrelevant. Their awards for Person of the Year and for best photo are meaningless and an insult to the people who did make a difference.

Indeed...

Direct link | Posted on Dec 9, 2013 at 03:48 UTC
On Swimming with the Nikon 1 AW1 article (199 comments in total)
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pocoloco: I am not so convinced a compact camera could not have captured that unique moment : http://www.dpreview.com/galleries/3225500706/photos/160652/turtle?inalbum=beneath-da-surface

With some post processing this could be a great shot.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 6, 2013 at 00:07 UTC
On Swimming with the Nikon 1 AW1 article (199 comments in total)
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Leandros S: "One big disappointment is that neither lens has Vibration Reduction (Nikon's term for image stabilization) built-in. While this isn't a huge deal on the fast 10mm prime, I was surprised to see that the 11-27.5mm zoom lacked this important feature."

Hmm... let's think... when surrounded by massive volumes of water, is my camera still shaky? Actually, no. Let's think again... if I had loose VR lens elements in my system, might it lead to shutter shock? Quite possibly yes. So should I be including VR? I'll let you answer that one.

Why should the 11-27.5mm zoom have VR? The non-waterresistant version doesn't have it either so it's no surprise.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 5, 2013 at 15:18 UTC
On DPReview Top Picks: Stand-out third party lenses article (80 comments in total)
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vadims: I would definitely add Tamron 28-300 to the list.

For Canon FF shooters like myself, that's the only true walk-around FF super-zoom. I wish Canon would come up with it's own 28-300 that doesn't have push-pull design and weight of a tank (like Nikon did); until that happens, Tamron 28-300 definitely deserves honorable mention IMHO.

No, definitely not.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 4, 2013 at 14:22 UTC
On Canon announces EOS M2 in Japan article (619 comments in total)
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kimchiflower: It's amazing how something this beige, dull, and lackluster can generate so many comments!!!

Perhaps this is Canon's genius - any publicity is good publicity.

Or maybe Canon just dropped the ball. Again.

Yeah, especially considering it isn't even available outside of Japan and China (DPReview forgot to mention that).

Direct link | Posted on Dec 4, 2013 at 14:00 UTC
On Canon announces EOS M2 in Japan article (619 comments in total)
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Sdaniella: looks good
fills intended low end niche (aka: mirrorless low end range, but with aps-c IQ)

people forget this isn't a prosumer product, but strictly a basic level beginner range product for ILC from Canon, a kind of Rebel M in compact form, but BELOW even the PowerShot G/S series, with EOS low end aps-c IQ as a bonus.

What?

Direct link | Posted on Dec 4, 2013 at 13:58 UTC
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pwmoree: Wanted: a small flashdrive, battery operated, just to backup my in camera card. With the options *copy only* and *copy and delete on original card*. I am sure many photographers would buy that.

Exactly, additional cards are much safer than "copy and delete".

Direct link | Posted on Dec 4, 2013 at 13:56 UTC
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Glamour by Jim: I bought the media drive as soon as it was available. When I travel I shoot a different card every day, and at the end of the day I want to back up that card.

The media drive does this great for me. I am very pleased and would recommend it highly. There is an app for Apple table that will allow image editing.

Has anyone ever lost a disk, or been unable to download (at home) important shots taken on a trip. I have, and it not fun.

Are laptops already available?

Direct link | Posted on Dec 4, 2013 at 13:55 UTC
On New anamorphic adapter lens for iPhone 5/5S post (37 comments in total)

Is this a joke? Good marketing is everything.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 4, 2013 at 10:00 UTC as 15th comment
On Camera roundups 2013: What to buy and why article (265 comments in total)
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sbansban: I wanted to throw in my two cents under "DPReview Recommends: Best Compact Cameras for Travel" but that article is missing the comments section. Could someone at DPR please fix this glitch?

Nice! That tells a lot..

Direct link | Posted on Dec 2, 2013 at 02:27 UTC
On Nikon Df preview (2817 comments in total)
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precognito: A body that works well with legacy lenses and lends itself to old school two control shooting is interesting but the Df's execution doesn't work for me. I would have used the elegantly clean plain prism Fs and F2s as models rather than the FMs. I'm sure the Df is a fine camera, but I would be more impressed if the concept was even more retro. Why not go all the way and drop jpegs along with the movie mode. Make the Df a RAW only camera that emphasizes post processing over a confusion of in-camera settings. That way the body could be more streamlined by limiting the number of external controls and the shooting experience more film-like (pure?).

I commend Nikon for giving nostalgia a go. I still have the first F I bought in 1964 an miss the intuitive relationship I had with that series and the F2s and with the bags of Nikon lenses. They really were a pinnacle of photography's machine age.

That doesn't make any sense. What has retro to do with RAW? It's the opposite, if they wanted to go more retro they should have dropped RAW and made it JPG only to mimic film with less options to alter the photos after you took them. They should have dropped the LCD as well.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 28, 2013 at 18:46 UTC
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Juck: Nice, but Alpha 7 is much better.

Here's hint, naththo: A7 has an AA filter, too.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 28, 2013 at 06:20 UTC
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