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On Nikon D4s First Impressions Review preview (1050 comments in total)
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Jim Salvas: Nikon introduces the 1982 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham. Undoubtedly a great model.

no joke, and even less who can deliver it

Direct link | Posted on Feb 27, 2014 at 01:25 UTC
On Sony Alpha 7 Review preview (1600 comments in total)

I bought one to use in addition to my DSLR because it does one thing no other camera in the world can do...gives you full access to just about any legacy glass you can get your hands on, at its native focal length, and backs it up with a good sensor.... Does it have some issues?...yes....but for what it can do, it also has no competition

Direct link | Posted on Jan 23, 2014 at 02:16 UTC as 323rd comment | 3 replies
On Using third-party lenses on Sony Cyber-shot a7 / a7R article (490 comments in total)

couple of comments:

I just set ISO, instead of using auto
focus peaking helps, but only on edges..doesn't help focus on someones eye instead of their nose for instance...I'm getting better at grabbing an edge and then pulling back slightly into the focus zone

Direct link | Posted on Jan 21, 2014 at 23:01 UTC as 150th comment
On Using third-party lenses on Sony Cyber-shot a7 / a7R article (490 comments in total)
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Kiril Karaatanasov: By the way option to fire without lens was set by default on my A7. Is not this the setting everyone gets when you pickup the camera?

exact same here

Direct link | Posted on Jan 21, 2014 at 22:54 UTC
On Old SLR lenses: full-frame, focal reducer, or APS-C? article (7 comments in total)

no offense, but that's a lot of trouble to go through to tell us what we already knew....using old glass on digital cameras is a lot of fun...results may vary

Direct link | Posted on Dec 31, 2013 at 19:48 UTC as 3rd comment | 1 reply
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aarif: Sony please get someone to fix your jpegs

have an NEX 7, and have never been happy with Sony's jpegs...but the raw files are pretty good....have an A7 on preorder

Direct link | Posted on Oct 31, 2013 at 12:14 UTC
On Sony Alpha A7 / A7R preview (2381 comments in total)
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ferrellmc: For those buying the A7, I'd like to hear your reasons why you have chosen it over the A7R. Also, it would be good to hear the other camera you own.

I'm getting it as my lightweight, travel and etc camera..it will probably replace my NEX7...or maybe I'll keep both. I have a D4, D800, D3s for paid work.....

Direct link | Posted on Oct 30, 2013 at 00:08 UTC
On DSC00080 photo in dpreview review samples's photo gallery (6 comments in total)

yes, this would be an interesting file to have...see whats in all that dark space and to take a look at the outline of girl and horse against that bright sky

Direct link | Posted on Oct 29, 2013 at 23:29 UTC as 5th comment
On Keith Urban Under the Spotlight in the Under the spotlight challenge (7 comments in total)

nice one

Direct link | Posted on Jul 14, 2012 at 21:17 UTC as 6th comment
On The Lady in Red in the It's Up to You!!! #3 challenge (11 comments in total)

great shot

Direct link | Posted on May 28, 2012 at 05:10 UTC as 3rd comment
On Spacetime in the Star Trails challenge (24 comments in total)

great shot

Direct link | Posted on May 5, 2012 at 12:49 UTC as 13th comment
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Franka T.L.: Seems a bit too late for the big O game party. After all , real PRO who would be needing this need time to work put the gear, the workflow and all the bits and so. and this late delivery is not going to help

the D4 will have been in the field for months prior to the Olympics...giving Nikon a chance to find and correct any issues...little dangerous to give cameras to pro's on the eve of an event like this

Direct link | Posted on Apr 13, 2012 at 12:06 UTC
On Canon working on Cinema EOS C500 4K professional rig article (91 comments in total)
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plasnu: This is something that Nikon has to follow.

10 years ago Red was a nobody in video too, now they are a leader. Nikon could get into it if they really wanted to

Direct link | Posted on Apr 13, 2012 at 03:41 UTC
On Sony announces NEX-FS700 '4k-ready' E-mount camcorder article (236 comments in total)
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Ceesprof: Gradually the high cost camera/film productions are replaced by the low and medium cost all digital productions and distributions. The new technology opens possibilities for high quality corporate and medium and low budget movies. That is what is happening!

And don't forget the multi billion dollar porn industry

Direct link | Posted on Apr 3, 2012 at 11:24 UTC
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Hugo808: I have a bag full of Zeiss T* lenses, the image quality is vastly superior to my Nikons. More power to Zeiss, the more lenses they make for my D700 the happier I will be.

"vastly" ? really? you have examples?

Direct link | Posted on Mar 16, 2012 at 23:03 UTC

not sure if it is overrated, but it is surely over-priced

Direct link | Posted on Mar 16, 2012 at 23:02 UTC as 44th comment

yep, say goodbye to compact P&S cameras...the future has arrived

Direct link | Posted on Feb 27, 2012 at 22:14 UTC as 173rd comment | 2 replies
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Guidenet: Unless the price is really good and the optics superb, I see no reason to get one other than for VR/IS. Nikon currently sells the excellent 80-200 f/2.8 AFD that focuses fast, has a professional build, is f/2.8 maximum and continuous aperture, and sells new for around $1100. I'm not so sure I'd move to f/4 just to get a 3rd party lens with VR/IS unless it was somewhat less money with at least the same IQ.

Nikon's 80-200 f/2.8 is another reason Nikon hasn't needed to be so fast releasing a 70-200 f/4 like Canon.

+1...who needs it, I have an ancient 80 - 200 which works great. f4 on a wide angle is OK, but not on an 80-200

Direct link | Posted on Feb 4, 2012 at 15:42 UTC
On First full-res Fujifilm X-Pro1 images appear on the web article (216 comments in total)

I like the idea of this camera more than the actual photos..so far....

Direct link | Posted on Feb 1, 2012 at 01:05 UTC as 115th comment
On Disregard in the DISREGARD challenge (4 comments in total)

normally would object to the heavy tone mapping, but it works well here...reminds me of the old Benny Hill joke about the one eyed cat

Direct link | Posted on Jan 31, 2012 at 22:37 UTC as 1st comment
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